Our People

Venita Kaul


Venita is Professor Emerita at Ambedkar University Delhi, where she headed the School of Education Studies and Centre for Early Childhood Education and Development since it began. Venita, a Senior Education Specialist in the World Bank from 1998 to 2008, was Professor and Head of Department of Preschool and Elementary Education at the NCERT where she worked for more than 20 years. She has a Master’s degree in Psychology from Allahabad University, for which she was awarded the Chancellor’s gold medal. Her doctorate is from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

Vijaya Varma


Vijaya is Distinguished Professor at Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD), having worked as Dean Planning since 2005. He taught for almost 40 years at the Department of Physics and Astrophysics of the University of Delhi. Since 1972, he also worked with the Hoshangabad Science Teaching Programme for rural government schoolteachers of Madhya Pradesh. He was the President and is still a member of the Governing Body of the Eklavya Foundation. Vijaya was awarded an ICI fellowship to study theoretical Physics at the Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, from where he obtained a DIC and a PhD.

Anjali Arora


Anjali is an early childhood education specialist and practitioner for over 35 years. She taught at Sardar Patel Vidyalaya (SPV) for 23 years. In 2003, she left SPV to help set up and head the Primary Section of ‘The Srijan School’ in New Delhi. She did her schooling from Convent of Jesus and Mary, New Delhi, and graduated in History from Indraprastha College, Delhi University.