Shekhar Bhattacharjee is a faculty at NID in the field of Toy and Game Design. He completed his master’s degree in painting from Indira Kala Sangit Vishwavidyalay, Khairagarh, Chhattisgarh and was actively engaged with traditional crafts communities in Bastar, Chhattisgarh. He conducted creativity workshops with children in Chhattisgarh and West Bengal before he joined NID’s Faculty Development Programme. On completion of the programme, he joined as an Associate Faculty in the area of Toy and Game Design and has been contributing in the areas of Design Drawing, Colour and Form, Representation Techniques, Nature drawing, Character design, Material- Technique and Model Making, Nature and Design, Toy Design project and so on. He guides students through specific toy design projects. Sekhar was awarded the Junior Fellowship for Painting by the Government of India in 2003.