Design Educator Professor Sudarshan Khanna , was Principal Designer, Chairman of Education & Research and Head of Toy Innovation Centre at the National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad, India. An internationally acclaimed designer and educator, he has helped establish several new courses and programs, including the Post Graduate Program in Toy & Game Design. He has been associated with the National Institute of Design for 35+ years.
Prof. Sudarshan Khanna was the Ravi J Matthai Chair for design and education innovations at National Institute of Design, India.He has been Education Development Consultant with Learn Today, the education wing of India Today group.
Sudarshan Khanna is a pioneer in the research of interesting facets of indigenous toys and crafts communities all over India.
He was conferred 1996 National Award for his life time work for design-science among children by Department of Science and Technology. He is recipient of international BRIO Award 2013 for his lifelong contribution for research and innovation for toy design and development in India.