Nivedita Dwivedi is an independent writer. Her primary interests lie in the field of education. She is also a regular columnist for ‘The New Leam’, a magazine on Education and Culture. She writes on social and human rights issues and has a keen interest in writing poetry. She has done her MA in Elementary Education from Tata Institute of Social Sciences and has undertaken this study with the Avehi Abacus Project in Mumbai. Visit her blog at fromwordstovoid.blogspot.in to know more and keep updated.