An MURP student's paper selected for the 6th National Seminar on Architecture for Masses
Participatory planning is being used as a word of fantasy wherein the community has no role to play. This encourages dissatisfaction amongst the people and they lack a feeling of responsibility & ownership of the plan.
The lecture talked about the important role that urban planners should play
Cities are labour markets. If we accept this premise, only then can efficient urban planners enter. I am well aware that every year I’m learning more about the city. It changes every year; and you have to adapt to it.
National Symposium on Industry-Academia Collaboration for Geospatial Technologies at CEPT University
...whether you join the private industry, a business organization, your own startup or work as a researcher/academic, keep in mind that Earth Observation and Geospatial Technologies are primarily to preserve the earth and make this world a safer and better place...
An inquiry in the case of Kochrab Ashram, Ahmedabad, a lesser known place in the history of India's independence that may have had a critical role to play as a 'place' in the 'making of Mahatma Gandhi'