Knowledge makes one an epitome of humility. If imparting knowledge were an art form, then the promoter of Purohit Academy, Anita Purohit (PhD in nuclear physics) would be a master painter.

Originally from Orissa, this unassuming educator migrated to Mumbai and started teaching at Vidyanagari, Kalina University, Mumbai. Anita’s thirst for knowledge inspired her to learn Italian and soon she developed a passion for foreign languages. Currently, she is well versed in Italian; understands French and Spanish; speaks Chinese and also knows Oriya, English and Hindi. As an Italian language trainer, translator, and interpreter in the metro city of Mumbai, Anita has traveled a long distance. She is qualified as a higher diploma holder in Italian language from Delhi Italian consulate. Within the next three years, Anita’s fame and reputation spread far and wide. When Madhu Sapre, the famous model, got married in November 2001 to an Italian, she used Anita’s services as an interpreter! Anita also acted as an interpreter when the owner of Little Italia restaurant wanted to converse with his Italian-born chef, who did not understand English!

As the promoter of Purohit Academy, she always has a vision of quality educational services in the core fields of foreign education. She envisaged “Education for knowledge, Education for pleasure, Education for a bright career.”

Anita has served various corporate for translation; training and interpretation work in the recent years. She has trained almost 500 people in two years. She has been working almost for 25 years now. Over the years, she has groomed thousands of students for higher studies in various countries such as the US, UK, Canada and Australia amongst others. Anita also served the corporate world, equipping it with various foreign languages’ service expertise.


“A good teacher is like a candle which consumes itself to light the way for others.”