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Faculty of Planning and Public Policy

Center for Environmental Planning and Technology. Ahmedabad,Gujarat, India.

placement

2013


Placement 2013 Published 2012 by FoPPP, CEPT University Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. 380009. www.cept.ac.in www.spcept.ac.in

Š 2012 FoPPP, CEPT University, Ahmedabad. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reprinted or reproduced or utilized in any form or by any electronic, mechanical, or other means, now known or hereafter invented, including photocopying and recording, or in any information storage or retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publishers. Copyright for photographs and graphics are mentioned with the respective items.


Knowledge with Wisdom is the motto of the University. CEPT Uni-

versity - through its programmes - strives to make students aware of the multi-dimensional issues of contemporary society and to meet the challenges that arise in resolving these issues.

Mission

•To become a Resource Centre in the service of the State, industry, society and the profession by developing databases and reference materials and offering CEPT University aspires not only to train competent training programmes, continuing educaprofessionals but also to increase the students’ sensitional courses and consultancy services. tivity to the emotional, spiritual, cultural and aesthetic dimensions of their work. The students are equipped to understand and navigate the complex forces and interactions that shape the focus of their future professional life.

Vision

The process of acquiring wisdom along with knowledge is the most important component of education. The institution aims to instill in its students - together with intellectual independence - the values of integrity, respect and compassion.

•To synergize and facilitate work/study environment for students and the faculty. •To encourage inter institutional collaborations in India and abroad. •To create an environment conducive to creativity and innovations.

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About CEPT CEPT University, sponsored by the Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology trust (1994) was established by an Act of Gujarat State Legislature in 2005. Its constituent School of Architecture, established in 1962, was followed by the School of Planning (1972), School of Building Science and Technology (1982) and School of Interior Design (1991).

CEPT University currently has nine faculties: Faculty of Planning and Public Policy Faculty of Architecture Faculty of Technology Faculty of Design Faculty of Arts and Humanities Faculty of Geomatics Space Applications Faculty of Technology Management Faculty of Climate Change Faculty of Rural Development Studies The undergraduate programs receive grants from the State Government and 5 post graduate programs receive grants from the AICTE. GATE Scholarships from AICTE are available to all eligible post graduate students.

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President’s Message On behalf of CEPT University, it is my pleasure to invite you for the Campus Recruitment Program for the academic year 2012-2013. I am confident that within the batch of the students of 2012, you will find highly motivated individuals who have the right skills, temperament and experience to add maximum value to your organization. CEPT has already transformed into a institute that offers several undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. CEPT remains committed to disseminating education in a way to ensure stronger social development and make education more people centric in the process. The institute will continue to make active and dedicated attempts to infuse a global perspective into education. Innovative changes in the curriculum and teaching methods are undertaken regularly to keep pace with the advances in the relevant areas. Considering the professional nature of the disciplines dealing with human habitation and the built form, a number of experts from the industry / profession regularly teach at CEPT university as visiting faculty. The mission of the university is to become one of its kind Resource Centre in the service of the society and the profession by developing data-bases and reference materials and offering training programmes, continuing educational courses and consultancy services. We sincerely appreciate the positive feedback on the performance of our students from the recruiting organizations. We extend a warm welcome to all the participating organizations. Looking forward for a warm and enduring relationship and expecting this. interaction to grow and strengthen over the years to come.

Dr. B.V. Doshi Distinguished Professor, FoPPP Development Planning is a multi – disciplinary profession and it carries with it a long term responsibility. Somehow this task was not so much known 40 years ago when planning School was established in 1972. I am glad that School of Planning at CEPT University has ventured into most of the areas which finally create a comprehensive development plan. With exposure to several disciplines, studying, I must say, have proved their ability at several National and Multi – National organizations, in proposing alternatives to suit special conditions. And today, they rank in top bracket of demands. As a founder Director, I feel proud of these graduates who have proved their worth beyond expections.

Thanking You Dr. Bimal Patel President CEPT University

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Faculty Profile Dr. Bimal Patel, Director, CEPT University PhD (Berkeley), M.Arch (Berkeley University), B.Arch (CEPT) Dr. B.V. Doshi, Dean – Emeritus, Distinguished Professor ARIBA, FIIA, Hon. Fellow AIA Dr. Y.K. Alagh, Distinguished Professor PhD (Penn.) Prof. Christopher C. Benninger, Distinguished Professor, M. Arch (Harvard), M. Plan (MIT), AIIA, AITP Prof. Dinesh Mehta, Professor Emeritus, PhD (Penn.), MRP (Harvard), B. Tech. (IIT-Madras), PG Dip. Planning (CEPT)

Dean’s Message, The FoPPP, CEPT University has consistently attracted and trained students from all over India with different academic backgrounds, leading to a rich multi-disciplinary learning atmosphere. The courses offered are contemporary and updated regularly to be relevant, combining an in-depth know-how about ground realities with strong theoretical perspectives. CEPT adds constantly to its wealth of experience through live projects carried out by the faculty and students. The students are also exposed to projects in other developing countries, so that they are prepared to play a global role. In the context of growing population and urbanization, the country is in need of planners, a need that the FoPPP seeks to provide for by training dedicated and capable professionals. Thanking You, Prof. Utpal Sharma

Prof. Meera Mehta, Professpr Emeritus, PhD in Economics, M.Plan, B.Arch Prof. H.M. Shivanand Swamy, Associate Director, M. A. (Eco), PG Dip. Planning (CEPT), PG CERT (Trans. Mgmt), AITP Prof. Utpal Sharma, Dean, PG. Dip. Planning (CEPT), PG. Dip. Housing (McGill), AITP, B. Arch Prof. Anjana Vyas, PhD, Masters in Planning, M. A. (Eco), PG Dip. Remote Sensing (IIRS), AITP Dr. C.N. Ray, PhD, M.A. (Sociology) Dr. Shrawan Kumar Acharya, PhD, M.A. (Geography), PG.Dip. Planning Dr. Darshini Mahadevia, PD, Dip. Arch, MURP (SPA Delhi) Dr. R. Parthasarathy, PhD, M.A.Economics Prof.Madhu Bharti, M.A. (Economics), PGD(Urban management), PG Dip(URP) Prof. Saswat Bandopadhyay, Master in Planning (CEPT), B.E. (Civil), PM (Urban Infra, The NL) Prof. Ashwani Kumar Saxena, M.Tech (Planning), B.Tech (Civil Engineering) Prof. Mona Iyer, B.E. (Civil engineering), PG.Dip. Planning Prof. Sejal Patel, B.E (Civil Engineering), PG.Dip. Planning

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Prof. Talat Munshi, M.Sc. (Urban Infra Management), Dip. Const. Tech, PG Dip (Planning) Prof. Anil Kumar Roy, PhD, PG Dip, Planning, M.A. (Geography) Prof. Manjiri Akalkotkar, M.S.A.S, B.Arch Prof. Rutool Sharma, B.E. (Civil), PG. Dip., Planning (CEPT), PG. Dip. (Env. Law) Prof. Rutul Joshi, Masters in Planning (URP), Dip. Arch. Prof. Ajay Katuri, M.Plan. (Housing), B.Arch., PGC in Planning support system, PGC in Decision support system Prof. Subrangsu Goswami, Master in Planning (Environmental), B.E. (Environmental) Prof. Abhijit Lokre, Master of Planning (Environment), B.Arch Prof. Mahroof M., M.Tech (URP), B.E. (Civil) Prof. Vishal Dubey, Masters in Planning (URP), M.A. (Geography) Prof. Neeru Bansal M., PGD in Environmental Planning, B.E.(Civil) Prof. Anurima Mukherjee Basu, M.Sc. (Economics), PG. Dip. Planning (CEPT) Prof. Shalini Sinha, M.Sc. (Engg.) in Urban Transport, Master of Planning (URP), B.Plan. Prof Nitika Bhakuni Masters in Geography, Masters in Environmental Planning Deepak Baindur, PhD in Transportation, M.Sc., in Transport and Maritime Management, B.Sc. (Nautical Science) Ravi S. Sannabhadti, M.Plan. (Urban & Regional planning), Masters in Social Work (M.S.W.) Prof Vijay Anadkat BE Civil, M Plan(URP), LLB, BJMC, Local Self Govt Diploma, Diploma in Environment Management for Human Settlement (IHS, The Netherlands) Prof. Eaga Kiran Kumar M.Tech (NIT Warangal, A.P), B.Tech (Acharya Nagarjuna University, A.P)


Faculty of Planning and Public Policy(FoPPP) The School of Planning under the Faculty of Planning and Public Policy was established in the year 1972. The primary focus of the institution is on promoting sustainable development, and strives to impart quality education as well as to encourage research. These have the primary intention of developing strategies and influencing policy that may directly improve the quality of life of those being planned for. The curriculum of the post-graduate programmes emphasizes the understanding of a wide range of development issues and encourages the pushing of traditional frontiers in planning by the questioning of established practices. The learning process integrates physical planning with a rigorous theoretical backing, supported by workshops and internships. Currently, seven post-graduate programmes are offered by the Faculty of Planning and Public Policy, leading to a Master of Planning degree in the following specializations:

Urban and Regional Planning Second Semester: Urban Development Plan Location: Kathmandu Valley Region To provide a coherent spatial framework together with implementation strategies to ensure integrated social, economic and physical development in three districts in Nepal: Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur.

Third Semester: Regional Plan Location: Dakshina Kannada, Kodagu and Mysore, Karnataka Regional imbalances have been a subject of immense concern in India. This lab attempts to understand these and to knit a regional plan for three distinctly different districts in southern Karnataka, from the perspective of spatial arrangement and temporal changes.

Environmental Planning Second Semester: Regional Environmental Management Plan Location: Pokhara Valley, Nepal and Mahabaleshwar & Panchgani Regions, Maharashtra To develop an Environment Management Plan that pertains to regional growth focusing on environmental conservation of Pokhara Valley and Mahabaleswar & Panchgani regions.

Third Semester: Environmental Impact Assessment Location: Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh EIA is an important tool for environment management and decision making. This lab attempts to carry out environmental and social assessment of Vishakhapatnam Master Plan. The attempt to assess a Master Plan is a first of its kind.

Housing Second Semester: Housing Strategy Location: Guwahati, Assam A housing strategy for the city was prepared taking into account the issues of each of the housing sub-markets. The different housing sub-markets chosen were encroachment on government land, encroachment along railway tracks, encroachment on hills, employer-provided housing and private housing.

Third Semester: Real Estate Project Location: Pune, Maharashtra The main aim of the lab was to prepare real estate projects driven by citywide housing policy. This involved the undertaking of a review of the present housing stock in the city, identifying the housing gap and then preparing a citywide housing policy incorporating the issues of housing, followed by a feasible real estate housing project.

Urban Transport Planning & Management Second Semester: Strategic Land-use & Transport Plan Location: Ramanagara, Karnataka The aim of the lab was to understand the strategic transportation planning process for an urban area. Traffic surveys such as Household surveys, Classified Volume Count, Road Side interviews, Road Inventory, Speed Delay Survey, Cordon-line survey were done to understand the travel behaviour of the people of Ramanagara. The outcome of the lab was a forecasting of the travel demand was and a transportation plan for 2032.

Infrastructure Planning Second Semester: Urban Infrastructure Location: Nadiad, Gujarat The studio focused on preparing a City Development Plan for a Class I Town: Nadiad. The final City Development Plan prepared by the batch was reviewed by Authorities from Nadiad Municipal council and the Gujarat Urban Development Mission. Well-received by the jury members, the final report is under due process by Nadiad Municipal Council for making it an official document. IP+UTPM

Industrial Area Planning & Management

Third Semester: Combined Studio 1 - Freight Management

Urban Development Plan

Location: Ahmedabad’s walled city area and its surrounding The Studio is focused on developing a Project plan for the management of freight activities in such a way as to restore heritage value of old city centres. The Broad objectives of the Studio are: To understand the area’s demand for major freight traffic activities, the area’s land-use and supply of infrastructure, to identify conflict points and assess their impacts and to identify and assess project alternatives.

Second Semester:

Location: Kathmandu Valley Region To provide a coherent spatial framework together with implementation strategies to ensure integrated social, economic and physical development in three districts in Nepal: Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur. Third Semester:

Regional Industrial Planning Location: Kutch Region The project aimed to understand the current industrialisation in the district of Kutch and to prepare a strategic plan for industrial development. It consisted of a study of the region with a special focus on the impact of industrialisation on socio-economic structure and environment

Combined Studio 2 - Gujarat Rail Network Assessment The aim of the lab is to augment railway connectivity as a catalyst to economic development for the state of Gujarat. Assessment of connectivity for Passengers and freight movement is done by taking urban areas, SEZ, Ports, SIR, Industrial estates and Tourist centres as nodes. Analysis of the present and proposed rail connectivity would be done and scenarios would be proposed to connect rail with the nodes.

Combined Studio 3 - Alternative Analysis Location: Thane, Maharashtra The purpose of this studio is to evaluate and identify high capacity transit corridors and range of transit alternatives for transportation investments in urbanized area. This will involve the understanding of the process of development of a system plan, alternative analysis processes, the social, economic and environmental impacts of transit projects, project development processes and preliminary cost estimates.

Rural Planning & Management Second Semester: Rural Project Location: Dasada, Gujarat and Thiruvambadi, Kerala Preparing tourism development strategies for Dasada, Gujarat to ensure economic development of the region and upliftment of the local people taking into account the conservation of eco-sensitive zones. Developing strategies for a Local Development Plan (LDP) for Thiruvambadi Gram Panchayat, Kerala oriented to the natural resource base in western ghats.

Third Semester: Rural Regional Planning Location: Nilokheri, Haryana This lab consisted of an exploration of the Nilokheri Model of Rural Development in order to develop a concept plan for PURA (Provision of Urban Amenities to Rural Areas). The identification of potential growth centres for PURA constituted an integral part of the exercise.

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Urban and Regional Planning The Urban and Regional Planning course seeks to provide students with the knowledge and skill required to fulfill traditional and emerging planning roles, and covers a wide range of disciplines, some of which are:

Land Use Planning Theories and Techniques; Urban Transportation Planning; Urban Management; Regional Planning; Urban and Regional Economics; Development Finance

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The programme strives for a careful balance between the theoretical and conceptual knowledge on urban and regional development on the one hand and practical skills, methods of analysis and a grasp of the subtleties of implementation on the other. The principal aim of the programme is to instill in its students an understanding of the complex relationships between people, physical planning and policy making.

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Deepali Advani M.A. (Economics) Area of interest: Housing markets, Affordable housing, Regional Planning Summer Internship : CRDC, CEPT, Ahmedabad Anuradha Chakrabarti M.Sc. (Geography) Area of interest: Physical Planning, Transport Planning, Project Feasibility & Finance,  Urban Infrastructure & Environment Management Summer internship: Kolkatta Metropolitan Development Authority Arpita Bansal B. Arch Area of interest: Urban Infrastructure,Resource Management & Physical Planning Summer internship: SPARC, Mumbai Dinesh Singh B. Plan Area of interest: Physical Planning, Urban Management, Integrated Land-use &Transport Planning Summer internship: IRADE,New Delhi

Ankita Sharma M.A. (Geography) Area of interest: Landuse And Transport Planning, Urban Slums Summer internship: IRADe,New Delhi Work Experience: 6 Months

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Work Experience: 12 Months

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Anusha Saxena B.Plan Area of interest: Pro-Poor Planning, Urban Infrastructure Management, Water Supply And Sanitation, Real Estate Summer internship: JLL - Mumbai

Perez David Christian B.E. (Civil) Area of interest: Physical Planning, Development Plans, Special Investment Regions, International Financial Centre, Special Economic Zones Summer internship: IL&FS, Gurgoan Emon Dastidar M.Sc. (Geography) Area of interest: Physical Planning, Infrastructure Project Feasibility & Finance, Urban Management & Governance Summer internship: CRDC, CEPT,Ahmedabad

Nimisha Golatkar B.Arch Area of interest: Public Spaces - Management And Planning, Development Plans, Regional Planning Summer internship: CIDCO, Mumbai

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Work Experience: 24 Months

Joy Goswami B. E (Civil) Area of interest: Water Supply Management, Infrastructure Development, Real Estate Summer internship: Urban Networks, Auroville.

Work Experience: 24 Months

Pallavi Palsokar B. Plan Area of interest: Inclusive Development And Equity Summer internship: PAS, Ahmedabad

Praschaya Kaushik B.Arch Area of interest: Development Plan, Disaster Mitigation, Infrastructure Development, Low Cost Housing Summer internship: CRDC, CEPT, Ahmedabad

Work Experience: Fresher

Radolf Carry Jones M.A (Geography) Area of interest: Urban Management, Regional Planning Summer internship: Directorate of Urban Affairs, Shillong Work Experience: Fresher

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Work Experience: Fresher Rashmi P. S B. Arch Area of interest: Integrated Landuse & Transport Planning, Development Plan, Project Planning & Management, Sustainable Development Summer Internship: DULT,Bangalore

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Pooja Sastry B. Arch Area of interest: Participatory Planning Summer internship: EMBARQ India, Bangalore

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Sarvjit Kaur M.A. (Geography) Area of interest: Urban Management & Governance, Research & Policy Making, Poverty Alleviation & Slum Development Summer Internship: HUDCO, New Delhi

Shiwani Pol B. Arch Area of interest: Urban Management & Governance Summer Internship: INTACH, Pondicherry Work Experience: 12 Months

Sowmya Muralidhar Mysore B.Arch Area of interest: Inclusive Planning Summer Internship: DULT, Bangalore

Work Experience: 6 Months

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Rajkumar Kumawat B.Arch Area of interest: Integrated Landuse Planning, Physical Planning, Infrastructure And Resource Planning Summer internship: IL&FS, Gurgoan

Work Experience: 7 Months Priyadarshini Honnur B. Arch Area of interest: Physical Planning & Policy Making; Infrastructure Development. Summer internship: DULT,Bangalore Rahul Rathi M.A (Geography) Area of interest: Urban Governance, Water supply & sanitation, Regional Planning Summer Internship: PAS, Ahmedabad Ritika Mandhyan B. Plan Area of interest: Livelihood Opportunities & Basic Services for Urban Poor, Pro-Poor Planning & Budgeting, Housing Affordability, Urban Governance, Real Estate & Finance Summer Internship: IRADe, New Delhi

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Work Experience: 18 Months

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Work Experience: 9 Months

Work Experience: Fresher Ajay Wankhade B. Arch Area of interest: Urban Infrastructure Development, Physical Planning, Integrated Land-use Planning, Transport Planning. Summer Internship: Axykno Capital Services, Nagpur Sumana Chatterjee M.A (Geography) Area of interest: Urban Governance, Urban Water Supply Management, Mega-City Planning & Policies Summer Internship: T&CP, Goa

Sri Siddhartha Ayyagari B. Plan Area of interest: Urban Governance & Development Policy, Urban Water Supply & Sanitation, Poverty Alleviation & Slum Development Summer Internship: Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ind. Pvt.Ltd , Gurgaon Yogi Joseph B. Arch Area of interest: Urban Mobility, Urban Infrastructure Management Summer Internship: Center for Public Policy Research, Kochi

Work Experience: 30 Months

Work Experience: 12 Months

Deepti Chauhan B. Arch Area of interest: Physical Planning, Project Feasibility And Finance, Housing And Real Estate Summer Internship: IL&FS, Gurgaon

Prachi Sharma B. Arch Area of interest: Strategies For Basic Services For Urban Poor, Development Plans, Project Appraisals Summer Internship: Jaipur Urban Development Authority

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Dual Degree in URP & Urban Design The Dual Degree programme in Urban and Regional Planning and Urban Design offered by CEPT University, was first introduced in 2010, with the intention of bridging the gap between these two disciplines which have distinct academic programmes but which borrow extensively from one another in practice. Students from either programme with a background in architecture can choose to do the Dual Degree by spending an

Work Experience: 24 Months

Kenny P. Joy B. Arch Area of interest: Integrated Landuse & Transport Planning, Urban Design, Use Of Advanced Technology in Urban Planning & Management Summer Internship: Alchemy Urban Systems, Bangalore

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Benjamin Mathews John B. Arch Area of interest: Area Planning, Poverty Alleviation & Slum Development, Urban Design Guidelines Summer Internship: JANAAGRAHA - India Urban Space Foundation, Bangalore

additional year completing the coursework of the other programme, thus earning a dual Master of Planning in Urban and Regional Planning with a Master of Architecture in Urban Design. The students of the first batch of the Dual Degree programme have graduated this year, with a rigorous and holistic understanding of the principles, practice and inter-relationships of both Urban Design and Urban and Regional Planning.

Work Experience: 12Months

Work Experience: 12Months

Prasanth C. Varughese B. Arch Area of interest: Comprehensive Urban Design & Physical Planning, Urban Management & Housing Project Development. Summer Internship: Alchemy Urban Systems, Bangalore Shivani Shrivastava B. Arch Area of interest: Integrated Landuse & Transport Planning, Urban Design Guidelines, Town Planning Summer Internship: Mehta and Associates, Indore

Environmental Planning The Postgraduate programme in Environmental Planning was initiated in 1987 and is outlined to inculcate the expertise required to integrate the built environment with the natural environment by building skills in the following areas:

Strategic Environmental Assessment and Management; Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience; Sustainable Development Framework; Energy Management and Sustainability

The programme emphasizes a rational and scientific perspective by combining contemporary theory in environmental planning with a hands-on problem-solving approach. The concept of sustainable development is used as the guiding principle, with a focus on policy and management. The programme is geared towards training graduates who aspire to make a positive contribution to planning and the environment.

Kiranjith C. Sivavalsan B. Arch Area of interest: Physical Planning,Equity & Urban Design Summer Internship: CRDC, CEPT, Ahmedabad. Work Experience: 24 Months

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Anusha Vaddiraj Pallapu B.Tech (Planning) Area of interest: Physical & Spatial Planning, Urban Infrastructure Planning, Environment Impact Assessment, Urban Transport Planning Summer internship: Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad

Work Experience: 6 Months

Binita Xalxo B. Arch Area of interest: Urban Biodiversity, Urban Infrastructure Planning, Environmental Management and Conservation Summer internship: Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage, Delhi

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Archana Kumari B. Plan Area of interest: Physical Planning, Social Policy & Rural Livelihood, Environmental Infrastructure Devlopment & EIA Summer internship: Under Mr. Astad Pastakiya (Consultant & Academician in Rural Livelihood Augmentation & Natural Resource Management), Ahmedabad Dalwadi Nisharg Dipak Kumar B.Tech Civil Construction (Hons) Area of interest: Environmental Infrastructure planning,Environmental Impact Assessment,Waste Water Treatment Summer internship: Water and Sanitation Management Organization, DWSC-Patan

Hariharan Arun Natarajan B.Arch Area of interest: Smart Cities, Sustainable Energy & Transport, Urban Infrastructure Summer internship: Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad

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Work Experience: 9 Months

Work Experience: 12 Months

Himadri Kumar Bhuyan M.A (Geography) Area of interest: Climate Change and Decision Making, Natural Resource (Management, Conservation and Livelihoods), Environmental Governance Summer internship: Divecha Centre for Climate Change, IISC, Bangalore

Work Experience: 23 Months

Kanishk Harshwardhan Gadpale B.Arch Area of interest: Urban Development and Design, Future Energy Implementation, Master Planning, Resource & Waste Planning. Summer internship: Integrated Research & Action for Development , Delhi

Kushal Tamang M.A (Environmental Studies) Area of interest: Environmental Assessment, Environmental Policy and Governance, Waste Management, Sustainable Energy Summer internship: IL&FS, Gurgaon Mehare Nikhil Prabhakar B.Arch Area of interest: Green and Sustainable Design,Waste and Energy management, Environmental Impact Assessment Summer internship: CRDC, CEPT Ahmedbad Mohini Singh B.Arch Area of interest: Sustainable Urban Environment Management, Urban Infrastructure Planning & Management Summer internship: CRDC, CEPT Ahmedabad Patel Kunjal Harshadbhai B.E (Environmental) Area of interest: Environmental Law and Legislation, Natural Resource Conservation and Management, Environmental Infrastructure Summer internship: CRDC, CEPT Ahmedabad

Makvana Ankit Anilkumar B.E. (Environmental) Area of interest: Environmental Impact Assessment, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Infrastructure, Waste management and Cleaner Production Work Experience: Summer internship: Fresher CEE, Ahmedabad

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Modi Raj Bhadreshbhai B.E (Civil) Area of interest: Disaster management, Urban Infrastructure, Climate change Summer internship: CRDC, CEPT Ahmedbad Paranjpe Sharduli Satish B.Arch Area of interest: Water Resource Management, Eco Tourism Summer internship: Srishti Eco Research Institute (SERI), Pune

Work Experience: 12 Months

Work Experience: 27 Months

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Riya Rahiman B.Tech Civil Area of interest: Sustainable Habitats, Sustainable Energy, Environment Management & Technology Development. Summer internship: International Council for Local Environmental Inititatives (ICLEI) South Asia-Hyderabad Souhardhya Chakraborty M.Sc.(Geography) Area of interest: Climate Change,Sustainable Energy Summer internship: Infrastructure Proffesionals Enterprise Global, Kolkata

Kekare Ameya Mangesh B.Arch Area of interest: Sustainable Urban Transport,Emission Reduction Mechanism,Renewable Energy,Green Design and Urban Infrastrucutre Summer internship: Centre for Environment Education (CEE), Pune

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Housing The Masters of Planning in Housing offered by CEPT University exposes students to issues such as:-

Housing Finance (Various Housing Finance Institutions, Housing Finance System in Developing Countries, Micro Finance, Housing Policies); Housing Project Development and Management (Phases of a Housing Project, Resource Mobilization, Project Execution, Marketing and Implementation) Real Estate Management and Development; Project Appraisal and Finance and Housing Design and Technology

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The programme lays emphasis on the importance of social, cultural, and economic dimensions in public policy related to housing, together with the active development of techniques, methodology, and knowledge in an Indian context. The programme encompasses policy and program analysis through a detailed understanding of private initiatives in the built environment and corresponding public sector developments.

Work Experience: 24 months

Anushree Bhargava B.Arch Area of interest: Real Estate Development, Physical Planning & Finance Summer Internship : HDFC, Jaipur

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Ashish Jain B.Arch Area of interest: Land Management & Real Estate Development Summer Internship : Town & Country Planning Department, Goa Work Experience: Fresher

Work Experience: 18 months

Work Experience: 24 months Saurabh Gajjar B.Arch Area of interest: Physical Planning, Real Estate Development & Appraisal Summer Internship : Aarusha Homes Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore

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Mahima Thussu B.Arch Area of interest: Socio-Economic Aspects &their effect on Planning; Evolution of Housing Strategy at Micro & Macro Levels, Real Estate. Summer Internship : CRDC, CEPT, Ahmedabad.

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Ashka Munshi B.Arch Area of interest: Physical Planning Inclusive of Policy Innovation, Affordable Housing, Land Management & Real Estate Summer Internship : SPARC, Mumbai

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Amit Kaur M.Sc (Geography) Area of interest: Policy Innovation & Implementation, Land Management & Real Estate Planning, Housing & Land Development Summer Internship : IPE Global, Kolkata

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Ratnil Shrivastava B.Plan Area of interest: Project Finance, Real Estate Market Valuation, Spatial Planning Summer Internship : JLL, Mumbai Tanvi Goyal B.Arch Area of interest: Housing Need Assessment & Real Estate Development Summer Internship : Town & Country Planning Department, Goa

Work Experience: 48 months

Work Experience: 48 months

Ankita Dubey B.Arch Area of interest: Affordable Housing, Financing Schemes, Slum Redevelopment & Restoration Summer Internship : HUDCO, New Delhi Arpan Paul M.Sc (Geography) Area of interest: Real Estate Consultancy, Land Management, Public Policy & Administration Summer Internship : Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority , Kolkata Deepak Kumar B.Arch Area of interest: Real Estate Housing Development Projects & Slum Rehabilitation through PPP Model Summer Internship : HUDCO, New Delhi Swapnil Kuldharan B.Arch Area of interest: Physical Planning, Project Feasibility & Housing Design Summer Internship : CRDC, CEPT, Ahmedabad. Pratik Mistry B.Arch Area of interest: Physical Planning, Real Estate Project Development Summer Internship : RMC, Rajkot Sumeet Patange B.Arch Area of interest: Real Estate Market Research And Development Summer Internship : Axykno Capital Services, Nagpur

Work Experience: 12 months

Work Experience: 12 months

Sunitha Elizabeth Thomas B.Arch Area of interest: Physical Planning, Affordable Housing, Land Management Summer Internship : Town & Country Planning Department , Goa


Infrastructure Planning The Master of Planning in Infrastructure Planning emphasizes an integrated approach to planning and covers a wide range of sub-sectors such as:

Urban Infrastructure (Water and Sanitation, Urban Transport); Basic Infrastructure (Power, Industrial Infrastructure); Transport (Highways, Railways, Ports and Harbours, Airports) and Services Infrastructure (Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Social Infrastructure, Health, Education, Irrigation Infrastructure, E-infrastructure)

The programme combines technical, management, financial as well as socio-economic aspects of infrastructure development. The focus is on developing students’ analytical and critical thinking skills while planning for the sector. The programme is designed and administered with direct and indirect contributions from professionals in government departments, research institutions and private firms.

Work Experience: 18 Months

A.Dheeraj B.Arch Area of interest: Urban Infrastructure Develoment, Municipal Finance, Project Development & Finance, Public Policy Summer internship: CiSTUP, IISc, Bangalore

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Anurav Jain B.E. (Civil) Area of interest: Urban Infrastructure, Transport, Finance, Governance Summer internship: Performance Assessment System Project, Ahmedabad

Work Experience: 24 Months

Work Experience: 48 Months

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Akshay Deshmukh B.Arch Area of interest: Urban Infrastructure Development, Urban Transport & Highway Planning. Summer internship: CHF international, Pune Ajay Harale B.Arch Area of interest: Mass Rapid Transit, Transit Infrastructure Summer internship: Prasanna Desai Architects & Urban Designers, Pune

Work Experience: 12 Months

Aditya Ghatate B.Arch Area of interest: Urban Infrastructure , Project Development, Public Policy Summer internship: PAS, Ahmedabad Rahul Chintala B.Tech (Planning) Area of interest: Physical Planning, Transit Design, Urban Infrastructure Summer internship: Lasa, Vishakhapatnam

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G Dileep Chakravarthy B.Tech (Planning) Area of interest: Urban Infrastructure,Physical Planning, Mass Rapid Transit System,Tourism Summer internship: Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad Narender Kumar M.Sc. (Geography) Area of interest: Urban Infrastructure Services,Transport & Logistic, Energy Sector , Project Development & Finance Summer internship: CRDC, CEPT, Ahmedabad

Nikhil Sharma B. Plan Area of interest: Urban Infrastructure Planning, Urban Transport, Revitalisation of Tourism & Heritage, Project Development & Finance Summer internship: IL&FS IDC Gurgaon

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Vijay Saini B.E. (Civil) Area of interest: Urban Infrastructure, Municipal Finance & Energy Sector-Policy Evaluation, Project Development and Finance. Summer internship: CiSTUP, IISc, Bangalore

Work Experience: 12 Months

Sourav Choudhary B. Arch Area of interest: Renewable Energy Sector & Policies,Urban Transport and Railways,Tourism Infrastructure ,Project Feasibility & Financing; Urban Infrastructure. Summer internship: IL&FS,IDC Gurgaon

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Hemal Sonani B.Tech. (Civil) Area of interest: Urban Infrasrtucture Development & Finance, Highway Planning, Integrated Township Development, T.P. scheme Summer internship: Design point vision india ltd.

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Toridabtin Kynta Tiewsoh B.E. (Civil) Area of interest: Urban Infrastructure, Water Supply & Sanitation, Traffic Engineering & Transportation Summer internship: Urban Affairs, Raitong Building, Shillong.

Work Experience: 17 Months

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Sam Thomas Cheriyan B.Tech. (Civil) Area of interest: Urban Infrastructure and Energy Sector - Policy Formulation, Project Development & Finance Summer internship: Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad Hitesh Shrishimal Ashokkumar B. Arch Area of interest: Urban Infrastructure Development, Project Development & Finance ,Urban Transport & Logistic Summer internship: PAS, Ahmedabad. Sushant Sudhir B. Arch Area of interest: Urban Infrastructure, Urban Transport, Physical Planning, Sustainable Development Strategies & Public Policy Summer internship: Embarq India ,Delhi Virupakshayya Swami H. M B.E. (Civil) Area of interest: Infrastructure Systems and its Development, Project Finance, Urban Governance Summer internship: CHF International, Bangalore

Abhilasha Singh B.Arch Area of interest: Urban Infrastructure, Sustainable Transportation, Logistic Summer internship: Lavasa Corporation Limited, Mumbai

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Urban Transport Planning and Management The Masters Programme in Urban Transport Planning and Management (UTPM) at CEPT University is offered under the Centre of Excellence in Urban Transport (CoE-UT), which is recognized by the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India and supported by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation. It emphasizes an integrated approach to planning and covers a wide range of subjects such as:

Transportation Plans (Comprehensive Mobility Plan, Integrated Mobility Plan); Mass Transit Systems (Planning and Operations of BRTS, LRT & Metro Systems); Transportation Modelling (EMME); Transit Infrastructure Design (Rail & Bus based Systems); Highway Planning and Design; Ancillary focus Sectors (Financial Models, EIA, SIA)

UTPM provides students with a rigorous background in the theory, policy, principles and legal framework related to planning and management of urban transport facilities within the socio-economic context. The program teaching approach includes classroom lectures by subject experts as well as live projects to help students develop their methodological and application skills.

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Yash Dave B.E. (Civil) Area of interest: Transport Modelling, Mass Rapid Transit System- Implementation & Finance, Travel Demand Management. Summer internship: CRDC, CEPT, Ahmedabad Manu Singhal B.Plan Area of interest: Travel Demand Management, Transportation & Financial Modelling, Regional Rail & Urban Logistics Summer internship: RITES, Gurgaon. Parmar Bhaumik B.E. (Civil) Area of interest: Mass Transit Systems- Operations & Maintenance, Policy Measures, Transport Uban Infrastructure Planning & Design Summer internship: CRDC, CEPT, Ahmedabad Purohit Aditya B.Arch Area of interest: Non-Motorised Transport in Urban Area, Railway: Passenger & Freight Transportation Management Summer internship: ICLEI-South Asia, New Delhi. Sangeeth K B.Arch Area of interest: Public Transportation and Transit Infrastructure Design Summer internship: DULT, Bangalore Ruchita Shah B.Arch Area of interest: Travel Demand Management, Transport Modelling, Mass Rapid Transit Systems, Transportation Policies Summer internship: Center of Excellence in Urban Transport, CEPT, Ahmedabad. Ravi Krishna B. Arch Area of interest: Mass Rapid Transit System,Detail focus on the Last Mile Connectivity & Sustainable Transportation Summer internship: EMBARQ India

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Ankur Dwivedi B.Plan Area of interest: Urban Governance,Public Policy Making , Rapid Transit System ,Transportation Modelling, Project Development & Finance. Summer internship: IL&FS IDC ,Gurgaon Dhwani Shah B.Tech Civil Construction (Hons) Area of interest: Mass Transit Systems, Project Finance, Logistics Summer internship: Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), Ahmedabad

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Work Experience: 24 Months

Nanda K B.Arch Area of interest: Urban Transportation Planning , Urban Freight Management, Transit Infrastructure Design & Sustainable Transport Summer internship: CISTUP, Indian Institute Of Science (IISC) , Bangalore.

Work Experience: 12 Months

Ritesh Patil B.Arch Area of interest: Mass Rapid Transit Systems-Planning and Implementation Summer internship: Center of Excellence in Urban Transport, CEPT, Ahmedabad.

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Richa Pandey B.Arch Area of interest: MRT, Urban Logistics Planning & Management, Sustainable Transportation, Planning Governance & Frame Work Summer internship: CiSTUP, IISC, Bangalore.

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Sayan Roy M.Sc (Geography) Area of interest: Mass Transit Systems, Transport Modelling, Transport Impact Assessment Summer internship: Center of Excellence in Urban Transport, CEPT, Ahmedabad.

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Kruti Multani B.Arch Area of interest: Transit Infrastructure design, Mass Transit System & Transport Modelling Summer internship: Center of Excellence in Urban Transport, CEPT, Ahmedabad.

Industrial Area Planning and Management Recognizing the need for an integrated approach to industrial development, CEPT University in collaboration with GIDC has introduced a course in Industrial Area Planning and Management, which has as its focus:

Industrial Area Planning at Urban and Regional Scale; Industrial Ecology; Industrial Economics, Industrial Pollution Law and Governance; Industrial Infrastructure and Utilities; Industrial Relations and Logistics and Supply Chain Management; Environmental and Social Safeguards; Industrial Projects; Spatial, Technical, Environmental, Financial, Socio-Economic and Managerial Aspects of Industrial Areas

Along with rapid urbanization and liberalization there is an emergence of a liberalized industrial sector which is not only envisaged to act as one of the key sectors of the economy, but large-scale development of SEZs and SIRs are also aimed at bringing in fresh foreign direct investments.

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Ankit Vora B.E. (Civil) Area of interest: Travel Demand Management, Urban Logistics & Financial Modelling Summer internship: DULT, Bangalore


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Arvindkumar Bhatu M.Sc (Geography) Area of interest: Physical Planning, Policy Generation, Urban Infrastructure Summer internship: CRDC, CEPT, Ahmedabad Himanshu Nandiwal B. Arch Area of interest: Physical Planning, Land Planning & Management, Industrial Ecology, Spatial Planning. Summer internship: Jaipur Development Authority, Jaipur Maneesh Bajpai B.Sc (Physics), B.Arch Area of interest: Integrated Area Development Planning, Development Economics, Governance Structuring, Public Policy- Review & Reforms, Physical Planning Summer intenship: Town and Country Planning Department, Lucknow Mansi Bordia B.Arch Area of interest: Physical Planning, Land Planning & Management, Spatial Planning, Industrial Ecology Summer internship: Jaipur Development Authority, Jaipur

Braj Vallabh Pandey M.A. (Sociology) Area of interest: Industrial Ecology Summer internship: CRDC-CEPT, Ahmedabad Work Experience: Fresher

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Manish Rauthan B.Arch Area of interest Industrial Ecology, Business Location Analysis for Industries Summer internship: Jones Lang Lasalle-Industrial Wing, Ahmedabad

Nagireddy Rama Madhuri B.Tech. (Civil) Area of interest: Fields related to Infrastructure, Port Infrastructure and Port Based Industrial Development, Environmental & Economic Development Summer internship: CRDC, CEPT, Ahmedabad

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Snehal Nasit B.E (Civil) Area of interest: Industrial Area Planning, Physical Planning, Infrastructure Assessment,Policy Formation Summer internship: CRDC-CEPT, Ahmedabad Parul Singh B.Arch Area of interest: Industrial Ecology, Industrial Area Planning, Land Planning & Management Summer internship: Mott Mcdonald, Noida Patel Vedant Dushyantbhai B.E. (Environmental Engineering) Area of interest: Environment Design, Industrial Planning, Infrastructure Planning, Environmental Planning Summer internship: Urban Management Centre, Ahmedabd

Rupa Singh B. Arch Area of interest: Industrial Planning ,Resource Management, Finance & Physical Planning Summer internship: CRDC, CEPT, Ahmedabad

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Navi Gupta B.Arch Area of interest: Industrial Area Planning, Physical Planning, Industrial Ecology. Summer internship: CRDC, CEPT, Ahmedabad Nikunj Patel B.E (Civil) Area of interest: Industrial Ecology,Disaster Management, Policy Generation, Urban Infrastructure Summer internship: Urban Management Centre, Ahmedabad Ritika Kothari B.Arch Area of interest: Project Finance, Industrial Area Planning, Policy Formulation Summer internship: Slum Rehabilation Authority, Nagpur Priyanka Tiwari B. Arch Area of interest: Physical Planning, Industrial Area Planning, Landuse Planning, Policy Formulation Summer internship: CRDC, CEPT, Ahmedabad

Yuva Rekha Edlapalli B.Plan Area of interest: Urban Infrastructure Planning, Industrial Area Planning, Urban & Regional Planning, Land Use Planning Summer internship: CRDC, CEPT, Ahmedabad

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Rural Planning and Management The post-graduate programme in rural planning and management aims to train planners capable of developing integrated (i.e. sectoral, spatial & non-spatial, regional) & bottom-up participatory plans. The major emphasis is on:

Multi-Level Planning, Decentralized Governance; Regional Disparities and Poverty; Infrastructure for Rural Settlements and Livelihoods; Rural livelihoods; Natural Resources and their Management; Environment and Climate Change Issues; Finance and

Micro-finance

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The core skill set of Rural Planners are analytical skills for Policy and Programme Review; Preparation of Micro-plans for rural settlements (Village Developmental Plans), Development/Master Plans at the regional level and Strategic Plans; and the integration of plans (sectoral, urban–rural, regional, spatial and non-spatial).

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Apoorva Parashar B. Arch Area of interest: Physical planning, PRI’s and ULB’s Governance Summer internship: Jaipur Development Authority (JDA), Jaipur

Tejal Bafna B. Arch Area of interest: Sustainable Rural Livelihoods Summer internship: Peace Trust Organization, Uttarkhand

Gayathri L B. Tech (Civil) Area of interest: Integrated Water Resources Management(IWRM) Summer internship: Kerala Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Agency (KRWSA), Thiruvananthapuram Tamanna Edmund Keen M.A (Economics), CFA - ICWA (Fn) Area of interest: Infrastructure Development & Project Finance, Regional Economic Development, Project Costing & Investment Strategy. Summer internship: L & T Infrastructure Development Projects Limited, Chennai Pratik Nayak B.E. (Civil) Area of interest: Governance & Policy Analysis, Infrastructure Project Planning. Summer internship: Centre For Development Alternatives (CFDA), Ahmedabad Priyanka Barua M. S.W Area of Interest: Rural Livelihood, Watershed Management. Summer internship: Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA), Kolkata Reena Shah B.Arch Area of interest: Physical Infrastructure Planning, Land Management,Project Appraisal & Finance. Summer internship: Centre For Development Alternatives (CFDA), Ahmedabad Vishakha Yadav M. A (Geography) Area of interest: Rural / Urban Infrastructure, Rural Marketing, Rural-Urban Linkages, Physical Planning. Summer internship: Peace Trust Organization, Uttarkhand

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Arvind Kaushik M. Sc (Geography) Area of interest: Sustainable Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Natural Resource Management, Rural Infrastructure. Summer internship: Foundation For Ecological Society (FES), Dahod (Gujarat) Deepti Singh M. A. (Geography) Area of interest: Rural Development, Rural Programmes & Projects, Rural Livelihoods, Natural Resource Management. Summer internship: AUDA, Ahmedabad. Kalpesh Kumar Sudani M. Sc (Geography) Area of interest: Urban/Rural Water Supply, Rural Marketing, Tourism Summer Internship: CRDC, Ahmedabad

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Naveen Kumar M.Sc (Geography) Area of interest: Regional Planning, Rural Infrastructure, Rural Livelihoods, Watershed Management. Summer interest: People’s Science Institute (PSI), Dehradun

Parveen Kumar M.Sc (Geography) Area of interest: Rural Livelihood, Water Resource Management, Peri-urban Development. Summer internship: Peace Trust Organization, Uttarkhand Priyanka Sharma M. A (Geography) Area of interest: Rural Governance & Decentralised District Planning, Rural Livelihoods, Rural Infrastructure. Summer internship: Development Alternatives (DA), New Delhi Swapna Uddaraju B.Arch Area of interest: Sustainable Agriculture, Rural Governance Summer internship: SACI Waters, Hyderabad


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Placement committee Contact Persons: Ritika Mandhyan : +91 8690655068 Riya Rahiman : +91 8460578705 Sam Cheriyan : + 91 9067154196 Placement committee e-mail id: sp.placements2013@cept.ac.in www.spcept.ac.in www.cept.ac.in

http://lnkd.in/UC2ntD Placement chairperson: Prof. Saswat Bandyopadhyay phone: +91-79-26302425, +91-9426319352 e-mail: saswatb@cept.ac.in

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