About the Author

Dr. Pushpa Saxena
Publications Profile

  • 32 Books:
    • 16 Collections of Stories
    • 5 bestselling novels
    • 7 Story books for children
    • 2 collections of One-Act Plays and simplified stories of Prem Chand and others
    • 1 Dr. Harivansh Rai Bachchan Ka Gadya-Sahitya
  • More than 370 Stories, Articles, Travelogues published regularly in popular Indian national magazines and journals:
    • Dharamyug; India Today; Hans; Kadambini; Vama; Saptahik Hindustan; Vartman Sahitya; Samaj Kalyan; Vagartha; Sarita; Manorama; Grah Shobha; Mukta; Aaj Kal; Vanita; Gagananchal; Harigandha Hindi Jagat; Vishwa USA, Chetna, Canada, Amsganga, Holland etc.
  • My book “Usaka Sach” is being used as text book in Hindi Department at University of Moscow, Russia
  • Several stories are part of curriculum in Hindi Department at University of Washington, USA
Honors and Awards:
  • Bhartendu Harishchandra National Award for “Mati Ke Tare” by Ministry Of Information and broadcasting, Government of India.
  • Pravasi Bharatiya Hindi Bhooshan Puraskar
  • Authors Guild of India National Award for my story book “Alvida”
  • Awards by Ministry of Environment and Mahila Ayog for my poem and article.                  
  • Kamleshvar katha smriti award for best story by Katha Bimb magazine, Mumbai.
  • Sail Chairman's shield as First prize for Hindi implementation
  • Three Gold Medals in Hindi in B.A, Allahabad University, India.
  • First Position in Allahabad University for Hindi in B.A.
  • U. P. State Government Merit Scholarship for academic excellence.
  • Three Distinguished Service Awards – SAIL, Ranchi, India.
  • Innovation Trophy, Mauritius.
  • Eastern Zone India Trophy for implementation of Hindi.
  • Three National Level Awards for Story / Articles in Vartaman Sahitya and Sahitya sangam.
Several scripts developed into educational/entertaining films and telecast on local and national TV
  • A feature film made in Mumbai based on my story “Sooryaast ke Baad”
  • "Prayas" script for Tele film made by National Film Development Corp., Mumbai
  • "Pukar" a documentary on female infanticide produced by the Films Division of India
  • "Wajood" a four-episode serial telecast on Delhi Doordarshan
  • Quiz for Children written and conducted for Doordarshan.
  • "Choona Hai Akaash" an educational Tele film telecast on Delhi Doordarshan
  • Scripts for films telecast by Ranchi Doordarshan
  • Short TV films developed by Ministry of Health & Family welfare
  • Conducted TV interviews for several famous personalities like Kiran Bedi; Bhimsen Joshi; Rajendra Yadav, Tijan Bai etc.
  • Author for National Aids Control Org sponsored program on awareness and prevention of AIDS broadcast on All India Radio in 12 regional languages for 3 years
  • Several plays, dramas, educational and fictional stories broadcast by AIR, New Delhi and Ranchi
Work Experience:
  • Program Director – SAIL Communication Network (Cable TV Network)
  • Senior Hindi Officer – R& D Center, SAIL, Ranchi for implementation of Hindi in a technical organization.
  • College Principal, Bokaro Girls College.
  • Principal, Lala Lajpat Rai School Ranchi, Jharkhand.
  • Lecturer for Hindi and Geography at Ispat Public School, Rourkela; St. Xavier's, Bokaro; Bokaro Girls College, Bokaro; Vasant Valley, New Delhi.
  • Ph.D. (Hindi) Ranchi University, Jharkand
  • M.A. (Hindi) Ranchi University, Jharkand
  • M.A. (Geography) Allahabad University, Allahabad
  • B.A. Allahabad University, Allahabad (Three Gold Medals and First Position in University)