Eklavya is a Bhopal based non-profit NGO set up in 1982 which has worked with the Madhya Pradesh government to develop educational programmes for teaching school children science (inspired by the Hoshangabad Science Teaching Program), social science and primary education. It develops and field tests these programmes and trains resource people to implement them, through a network of education resource centers located in Madhya Pradesh.Over the decades, it has built up a range of innovative learning aids, including children’s literature, magazines, and textbooks. The aim is to relate education to social change and the all-round development of the learner, encouraging questioning and problem-solving skills.
Anu Gupta has been working on adolescent issues for several decades, and has been involved in developing educational material for a number of State governments. She is keenly interested in traditional medicine, healing, and mental health, and has written a series of booklets on the human body.