Monthly Archives: June 2019

Abhijit Gupta

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Abhijit Gupta is Professor of English at Jadavpur University and Director, Jadavpur University Press. He is co-editor, along with Swapan Chakravorty, of the Book History in India series of which three volumes are out: Print Areas, Moveable Types and Founts of Knowledge. He and his team have created an electronic bibliographic database and location register of […]

Amrita Patwardhan

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Amrita Patwardhan heads the education portfolio of the Tata Trusts. She has been with the Trusts since 2003. Ms Patwardhan has masters in child development from MS University and MPhil in education from Delhi University. She was recipient of Edberg Foundation, Sweden’s fellowship in 2001 where she spent a year at the International Development Department of […]

Arvind Gupta

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Arvind Gupta is an Indian toy inventor and popularizer of science. He participated in the Hoshangabad Science Teaching Programme (HSTP) in Madhya Pradesh in 1978. While he was there he developed his idea of creating simple toys and educational experiments using locally available materials as well as items usually thrown as trash. These simple toys, he found, fascinated children and […]