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Dr Jeetah was elected Member of the National Assembly in December 2003 for the first time for Constituency No.7 (Piton/Rivière du Rempart), and remained so until April 2005. Dr Jeetah was re-elected as: • Member of the National Assembly for Constituency No.11 (Vieux Grand Port-Rose Belle), in 2005 and became Minister of Industry, Small and Medium Enterprises, Commerce & Cooperatives (2005 to 2008).He became Minister of Health & Quality of Life (2008 to 2010). • Member of the National Assembly for Constituency No.10 (Montagne Blanche- GRSE)in 2010 and became Minister of Tertiary Education, Science, Research and Technology till 2014. Education and Qualifications: a. University of Cambridge (2002 -2003) - ACU Research Fellowship b. University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) (1984-1993) • BSc (Hons) – Textile Technology • PhD – Textile Technology

‘Courtesy Call’

I met with Mr. I. K. Mukhopadhyay, Former Director General of the National Council of Science Museums, India and Mr. D. Balgobin, Officer-in-Charge, at Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre. Mr. I. K. Mukhopadhyay has been associated with the setting up of the Centre, since its very inception in 1998.  He has more than 30 years’ experience in Science Centre/Museum as an exhibit designer.  Moreover, he has been involved with the setting up over 45 science centres and various planetaria all around India.