Our Doctor

Dr.Nandini Mundkur M.D

Position Title: Director, Centre for child development and Disabilities

Inter National Children’s Peace Council


Personal Statement

Dr.Nandini Mundkur M.D is a developmental pediatrician based in Bangalore with specialization in developmental disorder in young children namely attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism, learning difficulty and behavioral problem. Dr. Mundkur has been in practice for nearly 20years and considered the pioneer to develop this specialty for the Indian academy of pediatrics.

Developed an assessment kit for early diagnosis of developmental disabilities in children for the pediatrician called the NM early intervention diagnostic profile, which is widely used in their practices of many pediatricians. She also conducts an on line for early diagnosis and early intervention over 100 pediatricians has been trained by this program.


  • MBBS - 1972
  • MD (Ped) - 1977
  • Undertaken Certified Course In - Oct 1989
  • Undertaken Bayley-III Clinical And Talent Assess - June-2011

Positions and honors

  • Director - Center for Child Development & Disabilities.
  • Director - International Children’s Peace Council.
  • Director - Children's Art Foundation.
  • Vice president - CAN (Concern Action Now) New Delhi (till 2006)
  • Convener - IAP Childhood Disability Group till 2007
  • Coordinator Women wing - IAP - South Zone
  • Executive member of Child Right Commission (CRC).Bangalore
  • Member of the National and State plan Karnataka for children.2003
  • Coordinator for the NIE school health program.
  • Founder member of ‘Raheen,’ an NGO in New Delhi


  • National Neonatology Forum
  • Indian Academy of Pediatrics
  • Indian Medical Association
  • National Autistic Society
  • Editorial Board of the Indian Edition of the American Journal of Diseases in Children
  • Editorial Board of Childhood Disability Update (Journal)
  • Core member of India Disability Network.com
  • Board of Studies, Dept. Of Human Development, Mount Carmel College, Autonomous, Bangalore.


  • Sathya Guptha Award for Social Pediatrics -1978
  • Ashoka Fellowship for Social Entrepreneurship -1986
  • Desha Snehi award for Dedicated Service towards the Welfare of Children - May 1996
  • Rotary Excellence Award for Child Care -1998
  • Honour role of IAP Bangalore Branch – 1999
  • “Women achievers award” by Bangalore city Ladies circle on International Women day - March 2002
  • Manthan Asia 2008 award for e content for teaching math to rural children in Karnataka via VSAT
  • She is listed as one on the Indian genius by the Week Magazine in 2008


  • C’S Cohort Action Research Project 2000 - 2003
  • PICAN - 2010
  • International Seminar On Developmental Disability 2/11/2007 - 4/11/2007
  • Workshops on various topics in Developmental Pediatrics throughout India.