“My journey from equity research to an early child educator may sound like a sharp deviation from the usual course, but in reality, it supplements my ideas perfectly. My activities provide kids an exciting experiential learning avenue,” Neeta says who belongs to Khilnany dynasty of Bhiria city of Sindh.
Neeta Khilnani is the daughter of Dwarko Khilnani, Secretary General, Sahiti Panchyat, Mumbai and President of Reserve Bank Sindhi Sabha, Mumbai, who originally belonged to Bhiria, a Sahiti town in Naushehro Feroze district of Sindh. Dwarko Khilnani son of late Topandas Tuljaram khilnani, was about four years of age when his parents had to leave ancestral abode in 1947.
The Khilnanis are legendary dynasty of Bhiria, as it gave birth to a number of renowned personalities who are acclaimed around the world as educationists, businessmen, philanthropists etc.
Shri Topandas Tuljaram, one of the members of Khilnani Dynasty, was in government job as ‘Abdar’ in irrigation department and posted at Moro town. After the partition, Shri Topandas joined Textile Department of Indian government, as there are no rivers or canals in Mumbai. The educated Sindhis had to take up whatever job was available at that time.
Shri Dwarko Khilnani is one of the five sons and two daughters of Shri Topandas Khilnani. He had served Reserved Bank of India, and is acclaimed writer having authored around three dozen books for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs).
His daughter Neeta Khilnani too has followed her father. She not only coaches children on logical reasoning and lateral thinking through her exclusive, out of the box activities, but has authored two children’s books – ‘Activity Book for Brain Development – based on Associative and Conceptual learning technique- which consists of 75 innovative, engaging activities supplementing school curriculum for 4 to 7 years and ‘Color Hunt’ – an intelligent coloring book with two fun games and riddles – available on Amazon.
She has also co-authored Facilities in India for NRIs and OCIs, with her father, Shri Dwarko Khilnani, which is the Foreign Exchange Management Manual.
Neeta is based in Mumbai, India. She completed her post-graduation from the National Institute of Industrial Engineering and has independently authored numerous research reports since the start of her equity research career spanning eight years. She has worked in renowned financial institutions such as CRISIL, India’s largest rating agency. She possesses a strong academic track record – a rank holder in junior college, she topped her graduation college in each of the three years too. With an analytical and creative bent of mind coupled with an unrelenting passion for writing, she has shifted gears to creating engaging and unique content for kids. She has coached more than 100+ students across the globe, including kids from India, Dubai, United States, United Kingdom, Ghana, Muscat and China. She also has tie-ups with NGOs where her team coaches underprivileged girls on her brain boosting activities. She has a lot of resources for kids on her website, www.neetakhilnani.com. She can be reached at email@example.com.
“My journey from equity research to an early child educator may sound like a sharp deviation from the usual course, but in reality, it supplements my ideas perfectly. My activities provide kids an exciting experiential learning avenue as I leverage on my rich analytical experience, creativity and imagination skills and my personal motherhood lessons to create workshops and worksheets which are stimulating, knowledge-packed and fun at the same time,” Neeta Khilnani says.