Kabir Vajpeyi

18 September 2020

Kabir, Ashoka Fellow and co-founder of Vinyas, has created a framework to creatively treat space and its built elements and make school architecture more conducive to child development. He has initiated the concept of Whole School Development Planning, which is now in the framework for implementation for Elementary Education and is expected to influence more than thirteen lakh primary and elementary schools across the country in next few years. By convincing State Governments to invest in his idea, he has created an effective delivery mechanism that brings engineers, teachers and architects together to implement and spread his idea to rural government schools. Kabir is also Advisor Infrastructure for Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) to the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. He has advised us on the design and development of the Nourishing Schools toolkit.

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