ZKMRC has been founded by Gharib Shah in 2004 at a Rental Hall. In this Museum at very early stage the archaeological and historical findings of Mr. Faiyaz Ahmad were exhibited. In 2006-07 Ahmad worked in a Research Project ‘Megalithic Civilization of Ramgarh (Funded by Art, Culture, Sports and Youth Affairs, Jharkhand Govt.). During the research a lot of archaeological findings of Megalithic age were added in a new section of the Museum. In 2008 a new hall was constructed by the founder’s wife Shrimati Zarina Khatoon. After construction of a new hall Faiyaz Ahmad with his co-operators organized and managed a number of archaeological exploration programs and thus a lot of artefacts were added to the Museum. For the national integration in 2008, an organization named House of Science and Culture Studies (HSCS) was established by Faiyaz Ahmad and eminent persons like Mr. Akhlaque Ahmad, Late Dr. Enayatullah, Mr. Yogendra Upadhyaya, Prof. Nageshwar Mahto, Mr. Majeed Alam, Mr. Wasim Hassan and Mr. Khaliqueullah and it has been registered by Jharkhand Govt. under Registration Societies Act 21/1860 with different objectives including conservation of cultural heritage through the collections interpretations and researches. After Registration of the organization all the archaeological, natural, cultural and historical artefacts were officially donated to the House of Science and culture Studies (HSCS). In 2009 a small Hall and a Varandah were constructed at Railway over bridge at NH-23, Chitarpur by Central Coal field Limited (CCL), Rajrappa Project for the Museum in which natural history and culture section has shifted.
The director of the Museum Mr. Faiyaz Ahmad says that “This Museum is a small modal of a great dream, in which all the conservation and research institutes will be constructed at a single campus and it will be a one of the biggest research centre of the country.” This will be a biggest centre for promoting cultural democracy and national integration.
Zarina Khatoon Museum-Cum-Research Center Tipu Road, Chitrapur, 16 k.m East from Ramgarh Cantt Tel - +91 9934146524