Salila has worked as a Senior Scientific Officer from 1994 for two years at iBooks, Odisha, a coaching institute for medical students. She has assisted and tutored several middle-school students. During this time, she has had the opportunity to observe and handle children with various learning difficulties. Salila currently works as a Special Educator for children of ages 7 to 11 years. She aids teachers at Brindavan for handling groups of children in class, as well as for creating learning materials.