Ms. Vrinda Sarup is a retired bureaucrat who served in the Indian Administrative Service till 2016 December. She has worked in the Education Sector for nearly 23 years of her career, both at the Central and State Govt. levels and therefore has had rich experience of education development and policy making. She has been instrumental in designing and implementing major national programmes for school education like the District Primary Education Programme in the 90’s, the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan from 2003 and the new Vocational Education programme of 2014. As a practioner of education programme implementation and grass roots work with village communities, teachers and education managers in Uttar Pradesh, she has blended practice and policy making over the years.
Ms. Sarup has served as Secy. School Education in the Govt. of India in a journey of continuous association with school education, professional and vocational education.
Ms. Sarup continues to be actively associated with the education sector after retirement too, with both the private sector and Govt initiatives in education.