Karni Singh Jasol
Karni Singh Jasol is the Director of Mehrangarh Museum Trust, Jodhpur. Educated at the "Eton of the East", Mayo College, Rajasthan, Jasol holds a postgraduate degree in Museum Management and Indian history, Culture and Ethno-archaeology. Over the span of his career, he has received several prestigious awards, including The Charles Wallace Award for study on the collection, management, and storage system at the Victoria and Albert Museum (London); the Nehru Trust Award for study on the status of museum education in Indian museums; the Alfred H. Barr Jr. Award by CAA College Art Association, Fulbright Scholar Recognition by The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, and The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of United States Department of State; and Certificate of Merit from UNESCO for key person responsible for Museum Artifacts Conservation and Interpretation at Chowmohallah Palace, Hyderabad, India. Under his headship, Mehrangarh Fort has been awarded the UNESCO Asia Pacific Award of Excellence in 2005, the Fassa Bortolo Domus Award for Architectural Conservation in 2012 and has been recently nominated for the prestigious Agha Khan Award for Architectural Conservation.