have been writing in many newspapers and
magazines on a variety of issues. I have also been a regular
contributor to several magazines including Down To Earth and Chatterbox.
have written more than a dozen books for young adults which
have been published by Scholastic Inc. Amongst my other books, From Bugs to Blackholes
has been published by Penguin Books. The Story of Technology and
Story of Science have been published by Ulman.
I have also translated several books from English to Hindi for Pratham.
have contributed the chapter on Science
& Mathematics Teaching for the forthcoming Routledge Handbook of
Education in India. I have also contributed to the forthcoming edited
volume on Academic Freedom as well as one on The Idea of the Public
have been associated with several Voluntary Agencies in various capacities.
I have been the Member Secretary of CENDIT, (a registered society which
works in the field of developmental communication, www.cendit.org) .
I was also the Treasurer of Dr. Arvind N. Das
Foundation. I have been the Treasurer of Sampradayikta
Virodhi Andolan and was
among the Founding Trustees of Om Charitable Trust.
am very interested in the visual media and have made two films. I have also
been part of several panel discussions for the BBC Science Programme. (www.bbc.co.uk)