Mrs. Piya Thakur was appointed as Education Officer in Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan in November 1995 and served in Chandigarh, Regional Office and Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (HQ) till 2005. She was promoted to the post of Assistant Commissioner (now designated as deputy commissioner) in the year 2005 and served in Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (HQ) and Dehradun Regional Office. She was on deputation to NCERT as Deputy Secretary from 2008 to 2010. She also served as the Director of ZIET Chandigarh from 2017 to 2019. She is working in KVS(HQ) since 2019. She was promoted to post of Joint Commissioner(Acad.) on 16-07-2020 in KVS (HQ).
Mrs. Piya Thakur has an MA in Geography and an M.Phil in Population Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She has rich experience in all aspects of school education and teacher training with expertise in Training Design and Direct Training Skills.