Mugdha Sinha, currently Secretary, Dept of Science and Technology, is a poet, of mixed pedigree and international travels. She doodles and creates meditative mandalas and paints wine-vodka bottles. An aesthete who lives to read, loves to travel, splurges on books and maintains a huge personal library. As the literary secretary of the IAS Association, Rajasthan, she regularly curates book related conversations. Her poems have been previously published in Sahitya Academy’s Journal of Indian Literature and in Femina by its poetry editor, late Kamla Das. She has also been an International Executive Program Fellow at the Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California at Berkeley, USA.