Director TPS

Mrs. Lata Vaidyanathan

Mrs. Lata Vaidyanathan, is a veteran educationist who stands dedicated & committed to promotion of child-centered education. During her illustrious career of more than three-and-a-half decades, she was the Principal of Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan's school at Chandigarh, the founder Principal of Eicher School at Parwanoo and the Principal of Modern School Barakhamba Road, New Delhi for the last fourteen years.

She spearheaded burden-free education, she is a practitioner of Multiple Intelligence approach to learning & Total Quality Management in education. She is well respected as an educationist both at home and abroad.

She undertook many outreach programmes to help community and sensitize students & teachers towards addressing issues concerning community development. Her contribution towards inclusive education of differently- abled children is commendable.

She was honoured with the 'National Award to Teachers' in the year 2003 by the President of India. She is also the recipient of numerous awards including the Dr.Radhakrishnan Award, 'Bharat Shiromani Award', 'Madhav Gourav Ratna Achievement Award', 'International Lifetime Achievement Award 2009' and 'Global Warming Reduction Award 2009', 'Educationist of the Year Award 2013' and 'Lifetime Achievement Award by the Patanjali Trust 2014'.

Her current assignments include being

  • Member - Board of Management of National Bal Bhavan
  • Member - Executive Committee of National Council for Education Research & Training
  • Director of EdCIL (India) Limited, besides being associated with numerous educational institutions in an advisory capacity.
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