Pushpa Gupta did her M.Sc. and Ph.D. from MS University, Baroda and Gujarat University, Ahmedabad respectively. She had been associated with teaching, research and extension at College of Home Science for 39 years. Pushpa Gupta was head of the department and Dean of College of Home Science. She has several books and research papers to her credit and has received a national award for farm women empowerment. She is associated with NGOs for social work and also contributes articles for magazines.