Usha Mukunda studied English literature in Calcutta and later took a post graduate degree in Library Science from the Bangalore University. She is deeply interested in nurturing discerning readers and users of the library, not only at CFL but in all places where children abide.
Amrita Patwardhan is part the elementary education portfolio of the Tata Trusts . She has done her MPhil in Education from Central Institute of Education, Delhi University. She represents the Trusts on the National Mission on Libraries. She is deeply interested in early literacy and children’s literature.
Is an educator who works with children and teachers and is deeply interested in the power of the printed word and the gateways and pathways to access and grow from reading.
Kamal Mahendroo works with Vidya Bhawan Society , Udaipur and represented the VBERC in coordinating the first LEC with the Trust.
Shivani Bajaj works part time with Tata Trusts and runs a children’s book club from her home. She has a keen interest in children’s literature and education .
Various experts with spefic domain knowledge and experience were invited to facilitate sessions during the contact period of the course. They were
works with the Azim Premji Foundation and is based in Bhopal
An independent poet and poetry educator
Ph.d Scholar, University of Delhi
Teaching B.El. Ed graduates in Mata Sundri college for Women, University of Delhi.
Arnavaz Kharas, Manjiri Nimkar and Keerti Jayaram additionally supported participants as mentors and co facilitators during some sessions.
The First course in design, organisation, logistics, transalations and administrative support was enabled and strengthened by VBERC team comprising of