Mrs. Sunita Khanna - a multi-faceted personality, has been a TV face, an author, a teacher, a renowned craft trainer, a workshop consultant and now as an environmentalist, she is trying hard to strike an ecological balance so that the present and future generations can breathe easy.
With a long track record of 36 years into the teaching profession as a Primary Teacher and In-charge Resource Centre with DPS Mathura Road,
Sunita Ma'am has written various articles in leading newspaper and magazines/books for children. She was also teaching life skills and moral values in the school to young children whereby she emphasized on the 3 R's of environment and imbibing good values.
"I am very proud to share with everyone that I worked in DPS Mathura Road for 36years. I always encouraged my students to participate in extracurricular activities".
With more than 10 books to her credit, her very own popular series of 'Do It Yourself Craft' is a big hit with children. She has also written lots of storybooks for children.
"Later when I realized that students are wasting so much I starting teaching techniques of 'Best out of Waste', and made them participate in contests of their creations and they got encouraged when they won prizes. Later, I got the students involved with the NGOs I was connected with and I wanted them to realize how lucky they are to have parents, to have limbs, hands, feet, and eyes,"
She has been conducting workshops at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi for the last sixteen years.
Sunita Khanna also conducted workshops on glass painting, tile painting, personality development etc. She organized and conducted numerous eco-friendly and craft workshops for children at prestigious places like India Habitat Centre, Epicentre, Dilli Haat, Taj Palace Hotel, DLF Malls, Radisson Hotel etc. She also conducted numerous family days and camps for Corporates like TCS, Fresca, ABB etc.
At present, she has many health problems but nothing stops her from being creative, she still conducts workshops, does online editing work and is associated with five NGOs for the betterment of underprivileged and specially-abled. Suffering from physical disability to some extent, she has a soft corner for the spastic.
She voluntarily helps UDAYAN CARE NGO and AKSHAY PRATISHTHAN.
About 2 years back she came in contact with the NGO Gramar that is making all eco-friendly products like seed pencils and pens and seed notes pads, seed rakhis, seed national flags eco-friendly return gifts, and many more.
These days I am teaching my grandsons environmental and sustainability goals they are:
SAVE TREES by using seed pencils
SAY NO TO PLASTIC by using seed pens and using cloth bags
SAVE OUR HOLY GAU MATA by using cow dung products like diyas, dhoop battis and stand and pots
GARDENING AS A HOBBY from seeds from the kitchen
BEST OUT OF WASTE ITEMS to enhance their creativity