Dr Indu Anand is an acclaimed educationist and academician. At present, she serves as the Principal of Janki Devi Memorial College, University of Delhi. She received the Charles Wallace India Trust fellowship sponsored by the British Council to participate in the Art History Course at Cambridge.
A Fulbright Scholar under the Fulbright Visiting Specialist Program — Direct Access to the Muslim World — she has lectured in the US to promote American understanding of Islamic civilization and its history.
Dr Anand has achieved numerous laurels such as the Women Achiever Award, Life Time Achievement Award, Women’s Achievement Award, Dr. Radhakrishnan Memorial Award, Mahila Shiromani Award, and Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award.
Her book Akbar: The Aesthete is a notable contribution to the study of social and material culture in the Mughal era through miniatures of that period.