Apoorvanand is a professor of Hindi at the University of Delhi. He has published two books of essays in literary criticism: Sundar ka Swapna and Sahitya ka Ekant, and his critical essays have appeared in all major Hindi journals. Apart from his academic and literary writings, he is also a regular contributor in Indian Newspapers and magazines on the issues of education, culture, communalism, violence and human rights. He has been part of the core group that designed the National Curriculum Framework for School Education in 2005 and a member of the national Focus Group on Teaching of Indian Languages formed by the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT).