About the Author
Shantanu Gupta, is the founder of a leading youth based organization Yuva Foundation, working with youth, on spreading awareness among youth, on policy, politics and social issues. In the past he has worked for a renowned think tank, Center for Civil Society (CCS). Shantanu has worked long in the hinterlands of Bundelkhand with UNICEF in Uttar Pradesh. He has also lead large-scale remedial education interventions with Naandi Foundation in Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra & New Delhi. Shantanu has worked for a decade as a process and management consultant in many cities in India, Switzerland, Cyprus, Hungry and Israel. He has represented India in many international conferences on economy and policy, in Germany, Malaysia &Srilanka.
Shantanu Gupta has an engineering degree from GB Pant University, Management education from XLRI, Jamshedpur and did his masters in policy and politics from Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Sussex (United Kingdom). Before this, Shantanu has authored four more books - Education Policy in India - Voice, Choice and Incentives (CCS), Compilation of Prime Minister's Man Ki Baat (Kapot Books) and Uttar Pradesh, Vikas Ki Pratiksha Mein(Bloomsbury) & The Monk Who Became Chief Minister (Bloomsbury)