Urban planners are in demand and an interesting thing here is that some Municipal Corporations too have started recruiting urban planners to oversee several central sponsored projects. Here is a list of professional movement in urban planning sector in recent months.
Baalavignesh Nagarajan has been appointed as Assistant Planner at Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA). Baalavignesh has more than 7 years’ experience in master plan, regional plan, CMP & CTTS studies, feasibility and detailed project reports for mass rapid transit systems, multi modal integration studies and urban transport project finance. He is BE in civil engineering from PSG College of Technology and has Masters degree from SAP, Anna university in urban planning.
Malavika Raghavan is now Senior Consultant at Deloitte. She is currently working on strategy & transformation projects for government, public and private sector. Malavika has Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry and MTech in urban planning from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology.
Sai Krishna Kurumeti has been appointed as Project Associate at All India Institute of Local Self Government, Hyderabad. Sai will be working on MIS for Swachh Survekshan and solid waste management documentation at Nellore Municipal Corporation. Sai is BTech in planning and Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University.
N Santosh Naik is now Urban Planner and GIS Expert at Waves Tech India. Santosh is an urban planner with more than four years of experience. Santosh is BTech in civil engineering and MTech in City/urban, community and regional planning from Jawarharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Art University Hyderabad.
Tamilarasu D has been promoted as Assistant Planner at Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA). He holds a Master’s degree in Urban Planning from CEPT University, Ahmedabad and Bachelor’s degree from School of Architecture, AMACE, affiliated to Anna University. He had undertaken a short-term course in Amsterdam relating to Urban transformations in Dutch city through CEPT University.