Dr. Rashmi Agrawal is a Ph.D in Psychology from Lucknow University. She has a Post Graduate Diploma in Guidance & Counselling from NCERT, New Delhi. She later specialized in Rehabilitation & Counselling from the University of California, USA. She has a Post Graduate Diploma in Management. She has also done an International Course in Evaluation sponsored by World Bank.
Dr. Agrawal has long experience of working in the field of Education, Employment and Other related disciplines. Being deeply interested in Social Issues, she has done research work independently of her official assignments which resulted in a number of books such as Drug Abuse; Street Children; Gender Issues: A Road Map to Empowerment; Educational Vocational Guidance & Counselling; and Education for Disabled Children.
At present she is working as Chief in the Institute of Applied Manpower Research, Planning Commission, New Delhi.