Balu is the creative director and co-founder of Auroville Bamboo Centre. His passion for education, natural resources and social entrepreneurship inspired the vision for the Centre. Previously, he was involved in a range of Auroville projects, such as co-founding Mohanam Cultural Centre and Svaram Music Centre. The common objective of these Auroville projects has been providing a rich educational environment, both sharing traditional knowledge and exploring modern practices. His dream with Bamboo Centre is to inspire new generations to be connected with nature and bring change through the incredible potential of bamboo.