Smt. Piya Thakur joined KVS in November 1995 as Education Officer and served in Chandigarh, Delhi Region and KVS (HQ) till 2005. She was promoted to the post of Deputy Commissioner in the year 2005 and served in KVS(HQs), and Dehradun Region. From 2008 to 2010 she was on deputation in NCERT as Deputy Secretary. She also served as Director, ZIET Chandigarh from 2017 to 2019. Smt. Piya Thakur has done MA in Geography and M.Phil in Population Studies from Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi.
She has rich experience in all aspects of school education including Teacher Training with specialization in Design of Training and Direct Training skills.