Arani Baksi has served in various roles as an educator, mentor, counsellor, hostel warden and administrator for over 18 years. He created MUN (Model United Nations) Clubs in multiple schools, and his delegation participated and won accolades in conferences worldwide including ones concluding in the United Nations General Assembly Hall at New York. He started his career as a teacher and as a hostel warden in DPS RK Puram (then ranked #1 school in India by India Today Magazine) in the year 2003. In 2015, he went abroad as the head of the department of an academy based on core American curriculum. He has taught a wide range of subjects from geography, history, economics, business studies, psychology, legal studies, and sociology. His present research interest lies in reimagining school education through an interdisciplinary, technology enabled, and inclusive approach.
Academics, Scholarships, and Projects:
Bachelors in Education from Central Institute of Education, University of Delhi, New Delhi.
Masters in Geography from Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi.
Bachelors in Geography from Delhi University.
First Rank in the Delhi School of Economics entrance examination (2000) held by the Department of Geography.
Department of Geography scholarship.
National Scholarship (2000-02).
CIE Merit Scholarship.
Report on Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems with emphasis on vector and raster satellite data, data errors and error elimination.
Report on Computer Applications in Geography, computer mapping, interpolating, and analyzing data.
Project report on the Resources of Uttaranchal Himalayas with emphasis on the land, industrial and human resource base of the study area.
Project report on the Urban Influence and Sprawl of Delhi into adjoining rural areas- a case study of an urban village called Naharpur in North Delhi.
Project report on the Female Population Statistics of the National Capital Region, interpreting and analyzing data with analog choropleths.