Our team is made up of a handful of people at Azim Premji Foundation and a host of partner organizations and enthusiastic individuals. And you of course!

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Jaikumar Mariappa

Sincere, friendly and outspoken Jaikumar is the editor of the Kannada section of the portal and responsible for the selection and validation of resources. He is also a poet, a writer of short stories, and the translator of a wide range of subjects from various fields and a literary critic. His other passions are cooking, photography teaching and reading world epics. He believes language should connect people instead of being a barrier and cherishes the “visva manava” culture of a  global citizen which in essence, means being a person who is not confined within the man-made walls that divide people.

Juny K Wilfred

Open, frank, rebellious and imaginative, Juny is the visual and interactive designer of the team.  A voracious reader, Juny also loves drawing, watching films, listening to music and cycling around the town. He takes his power nap in the afternoon very seriously and hardly ever misses it!


Mujahid is the Educational Technologist in the team who looks after the technology innovation and applications possible in the field of education. He co-ordinates the maintenance, promotion and content development for the Teachers of India portal. He is particularly interested in mobile learning and has been involved with Mobile based projects in the past. 

A theoretical practitioner and a liberal orthodox in the social technical domain, Mujahid’s hobbies include reading (not only writing), cooking which follows no rules, travelling and unravelling new places and culture.

“ Be yourself, everyone else is already taken” is Mujahid’s take on life.

Rajesh Utsahi

As the editor of the Hindi section of the Portal team, Rajesh selects, validates and creates content and collaborates with other content partners. He is a person with a scientific perspective and critical thinking. Rajesh had edited Chakmak, (a publication of Eklavya ) as well as “Gullak” and “Palash”, the two magazines of the Dept. of Education, Madhya Pradesh, in the past. He hadeen a resource person for Nalanda, Room to read and the Department of Education, Madhya Pradesh government. He lives in search of his mission in life.


Rajkishore creates and curates resources for the portal. He has been a science communicator and a recreational math enthusiast in the world’s largest mobile science exhibition train. He taught Coordinated Sciences, Mathematics, Global Perspectives at The Blue Mountain School, Ooty.  

“Doer alone learneth” is what he believes in.

RamG Vallath

RamG Vallath as he is known loves life. He brings with him years of experience in the corporate world and the real world. He is passionate about education. In his spare time, when he is not solving math or physics  problems, he is reading up on history or mythology. He loves to tell absurd and wacky stories to children and has recently become a published author. He is the Editor of I Wonder... a Science magazine published by Azim Premji University.

Ramnik Mohan

Ramnik is a part of the Editorial Team of the Hindi Section of the Teachers’ Portal. He identifies (and occasionally creates) resources for the Portal, and validates, translates, edits the identified resources in tune with the standards expected of the Portal. With a doctoral degree in English Literature, Ramnik taught in a college for about 25 years before seeking voluntary retirement to seek pastures new. Socially committed to progressive causes and a fervent advocate of people-to-people contact between India and Pakistan, he has been working in this arena for quite some years now. He has also worked with Total Literacy Campaigns, edited a quarterly magazine of the State Resource Centre, Haryana for over 10 years and, been associated with institutions such as ‘Digantar’ in the field of education. ‘Work to the best of your ability, and move on’ is what he believes in.