Bachelors in Education, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma,USA–1971
Bachelors of Art with Honors in Sanskrit, Meerut University, Uttar Pradesh, India–1969
“Anju Poddar is the rare face of modernity……. Textiles and Weaves.”
Anju sits on the Board of various educational and social organizations and prestigious Business Enterprises. Her passion for art has made her a frequently called speaker at Art Shows, Museums and Educational Institutions such as Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.
Director, Crafts Museum of India, Delhi–Current
Director, Samay Books Limited, Hyderabad–2001 – Current
Society Member, Hyderabad Public School, Hyderabad – Current
Committee Member, Coal India, Delhi
Director, Pantaloons, Mumbai–2001 – 2006
President, Banjara Hills Literary and Home Crafts Center, Hyderabad–1995 – 2005
“A successful home maker, Anju Poddar…….. She is the Author of well received books”
Anju Poddar is the rare face of modernity and tradition. With honors in Sanskrit followed by BE from USA, she is a well traveled person. She has devoted a great deal of her energy and time in working with women and children. She has also developed a collection of Contemporary Indian Art which she has collected passionately over 4 decades. Anju has a keen and seasoned eye for Textiles and Weaves.
A successful home maker Anju belongs to the well known Marwari families – Modi and Poddar. She is married to Vinod Poddar and lives in Hyderabad. She believes in celebrating everyday surrounded by her children Pallavi & Niraj More – Avantika & Puneet Dalmia and her beloved grand children Aman, Yash, Avanee and Priyang. Friends are a major support system in her life.
She is the author of the many well received books.