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  1. Site visit

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  1. Study trips 
  1. Workshops

Five Million Plus Cities of India

 

A workshop on India’s ‘Five Million Plus’ Cities was organized by School of Planning and Development (SPD), Sushant University in collaboration with University of Nottingham, UK and Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry on 28th February, 2019 in New Delhi. Opening the workshop, Dr. Vibhuti Sachdev, Director Architecture, Planning and Design Schools, AU, SPD emphasized the need for exchange of ideas with leading global universities and think-tanks to look at new approaches towards the planning and governance of these mega cities. Prof. P.S.N. Rao, Director, SPA Delhi was the Chief Guest. Prof. Ashok Kumar, SPA Delhi, Prof. Michelle Clarke, Associate PVC, University Nottingham and Mr. Vijay Srirangan, DG, Bombay Chamber were the special guests.

Special workshop on “Local area planning”

The Lecture was delivered by Dr PSN Rao, Director School of Planning and Architecture, SPA Delhi. Chairman, Delhi Urban Arts Commission DUAC.

The day long work shop was undertaken by Dr. PSN Rao where he trained students about the guidelines, methodology, participatory approach to Planning at local level and shred many good examples of application of local area planning in certain cities internationally, as well as initiatives of Govt of Delhi towards Local area Planning.

  1. Lecture series

Panel Discussion on Education for an Urbanising Planet

The panel on Education for an Urbanising Planet: Inducting Urban Planning into School Curricula agreed to the idea of sensitising school students to Urban Planning. It was unanimously agreed that more deliberations are required to determine whether strengthening of existing curricula is pertinent or inclusion of a new module may be more in line with the requirements of the time so as to create awareness about Planning.

Panel Discussion on Reconfiguring Planning Education for the New World Order

In a panel discussion on Reconfiguring Planning Education for the New World Order, leading academic and industry experts from the field of Planning, summed up that in the changing technological and societal environment, the nature of planning is changing. Hence, there is an imperative on planning education to upgrade its thinking and toolsets.

Public Lecture on Effects based Planning

Prof. Hamish Rennie from Lincoln University, New Zealand delivered a lecture on Effects based Planning. PRIA and GPSC were the Knowledge Partners of the event. Prof. Rennie shared his experiences from New Zealand with respect to traditional planning approach to sustainable, development as well as the environmental effects based approach. The lecture was followed by a panel discussion by experts from public and private organisations to deliberate on the approaches used for Planning in the country. Mr. Dinesh Chauhan, CTP, GMDA chaired and Mrs. Anita Makkar, Principal- HDFC School & Founder member, GPSC, Dr. Namrata Jatli, Save the Children and Dr. Anshuman Karol, PRIA were the panelists.

Special lecture on Prospects on Planning education and scope of Planning Profession, 2015

The Lecture was delivered by Dr PSN Rao, Director School of Planning and Architecture, SPA Delhi. Chairman, Delhi Urban Arts Commission DUAC.

The lecture covered role of an Urban Planner, skills acquired by an Urban Planner, applicability of those skills in professional world, types of work opportunities that an urban planner can undertake, and types of organizations that hire urban planners

Special lecture on Prospects on “Changing Perspective and Growing Relevance of Legislation in Planning Profession”, 2016

The lecture was delivered by Mr. Rahul Singh, Advocate, National Green Tribunal, Supreme Court, Delhi High Court, Director, GreenC India, Private Limited

The lecture covered Genesis of Planning Legislation in India-Constitution Overview and Caselaw analysis, Understanding  in content of Town Planning  legislations-Maharashtra & Uttar Pradesh and formulation, Explain the Provision with Case laws, Discussion on The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act 2013 and Draft Rules 2014 and brief on Land Revenue Code of the States and Discussion on Model Building Code 2016 and it is implication of Environment and Development.

Special lecture on Prospects on “Role of Planners in Disaster management”, 2017

The lecture was delivered by Sh. G.Padmanabhan, Emergency Analyst, UNDP, and India.

Sh. G. Padmanabhan has been handling Disaster Management portfolio of UNDP-India since 1995. He was the Team Leader for implementing the GOI-UNDP Disaster Risk Management in 176 districts in 17 states of India. He was also closely involved in developing UN’s Tsunami Recovery Framework in India. He also moderates the activities of an electronic network of about 3500 DM practitioners in India under an UN system initiative called Solution Exchange. Sh. Padmanabhan has been providing advice to Governments of countries in the Asia region.

Talk by Sh. Padmanabhan provided valuable inputs to the students on dealing with the disaster related city planning issues and guided them towards more pragmatic solutions towards disaster management. The lecture covered role, scope and prospects of Planner in Disaster Management, and provided them with clarity and direction in utilizing their knowledge in their course of profession

Special Lecture on “Master Planning of Gurugram – Solutions and Possibilities”, 2017

The lecture was delivered by Sh. R.S. Bhatt, District Town Planner, Town and Country Planning department, Gurugram.

The lecture provided valuable inputs to the students on dealing with the city’s planning issues and guided them towards more pragmatic solutions. The lecture equipped the students with the legal possibilities, scope and prospects of Planners in formulating the statutory Master Plan for any city.

Panel Discussion on Sustainable Urban Planning, on World Town Planning Day, 2017

Panelists included:

Dr. Sudhir Krishna, IAS, former Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development,

Mr. KK Joadder, Chief Town Planner, Town and Country Planning Organisation,

Mr. Sudhir Chauhan, Senior Town Planner, Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon,

Ms. Anumita RoyChowdhury, Executive Director, Center for Science and Environment, Delhi.

 

The event was also graced by presence of dignitaries including Mr. R. Srinivas, Senior Town Planner, TCPO, Mr. Ravi Sihag, Senior Town Planner, HSIIDC, Haryana and Mr. RS Batth, District Town Planner, Town & Country Planning Department, Haryana.

Panel Discussion on Reconfiguring Planning Education for the New World Order

Chair: Prof. P. S. N. Rao, Director, School of Planning and Architecture

Panellists:

Prof. Ashok Kumar, Head, Department of Housing, SPA Delhi

Shri Rakesh Goel, Dy. Chief Architect, NDMC (TBC)

Ms. Debjani Ghosh, Senior Research Officer, NIUA

Shri. Ajay Agrawal, Director, Planning & Infrastructure Advisory, Knight Frank (India)

Ms. Vineeta Hariharan, Government Relations and Policy Advisory Specialist,World Bank

 

Panel Discussion on Sustainable Development Goals: Global Goals, Local Business

Chair: Shri Pooran Chandra Pandey, Founding CEO and Managing Project Director, DOC Research Institute

Panelists:

Shri Ashok Pavadia, former bureaucrat and expert in public policy, CSR and Sustainable Development

Shri Manpreet Singh, Director, KPMG

Dr. Roopinder Oberoi, Professor of Political Science, Delhi University

Shri. Onkareshwar Pandey, Editor-in-Chief & CEO, Indian Observer Post

 

Panel Discussion on Education for an Urbanising Planet: Inducting Urban Planning in School Curricula

Chair: Mr. R. Srinivas, Town and Country Planner, TCPO, Government of India

Panelists:

Ms. Sadhana Bhalla, Chairperson, Progressive Schools Association of India

Dr. Anshu Sharma, Co-Founder and Director, SEEDS

Ms. Kamal Gaur, Technical Advisor, Save the Children India


  1. Academic calendar

Academic Calendar Even Semester 2021

 

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

Sunday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday

 

 

1

Start of Semester for UG and PG Batch 2020

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

End Semester Exams

Tuesday

 

2

2

 

 

 

 

1

Wednesday

 

3

3

 

 

 

2

Thursday

 

4

4

 

1

Mid Term UG and PG 2020

 

3

1

Friday

1

5

5

 

2

GOOD FRIDAY

 

4

2

Bridge Courses-Webinar/Alumni Talk/Soft Skill Development/Foreign Languages/Industry Interaction

Saturday

2

 

6

 

6

 

3

 

1

 

5

 

3

 

 

 

Sunday

3

 

7

 

7

 

4

 

2

 

6

 

4

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

2

Monday

4

 

8

 

8

Submission of Question Paper UG and PG batch 2019 and 2020 to School Exam cell

5

Social Media Post
Clubs allocation

3

Social Media Post

7

Social Media Post

6

Social Media Post

3

Social Media Post

Tuesday

5

9

9

6

Entering Mid Term Marks on ERP Mid Term UG and PG 2020

4

Final Internal Assesment UG and PG all Batches

8

End Semester Exams

7

4

Wednesday

6

10

 

10

7

 

5

9

8

5

Thursday

7

11

 

11

8

 

6

10

9

Open day for Bachelor's/ Master's Student led event

6

Friday

8

12

12

9

Webinar: Prospects in the field of Urban Planning Profession
By Faculty members

7

11

Open day/Interview and Provisional Admission UG and PG

10

7

Bridge Courses-Webinar/Alumni Talk/Soft Skill Development/Foreign Languages/Industry Interaction

Saturday

9

 

13

 

13

 

10

Creative School event : Design, Architecture and Planning*

8

 

12

 

11

 

8

 

Sunday

10

 

14

 

14

 

11

 

9

 

13

 

12

 

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13

10

Monday

11

 

15

 

15

Mid Term UG and PG 2019

12

Social Media Post/ Meeting with ITPI

10

Social Media Post

14

Social Media Post

14

Social Media Post

11

Social Media Post

Tuesday

12

 

16

16

13

Remedial Week

11

Remedial week

15

Summer Break

15

12

Wednesday

13

 

17

17

14

12

Interaction with SET final Year Students and Alumni for awareness about masters programme

16

16

Workshop on City Planning Techniques (PG)

13

Thursday

14

 

18

18

15

SPD School Level Celebration

13

Interaction with SAA final Year Students and Alumni for awareness about masters programme

17

17

14

Friday

15

 

19

19

16

SPD Celebration with the University

14

ID UL FITR

18

18

Bridge Courses-Webinar/Alumni Talk/Soft Skill Development/Foreign Languages/Industry Interaction

15

Bridge Courses-Webinar/Alumni Talk/Soft Skill Development/Foreign Languages/Industry Interaction

Saturday

16

 

20

Sports Meet

20

 

17

 

15

 

19

 

19

 

16

 

Sunday

17

 

21

21

 

18

 

16

 

20

 

20

 

17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21

18

Monday

18

Start of Semester for UG and PG Batch 2019

22

Question Paper Nomination UG and PG batch 2019 and 2020

22

Entering Mid Term Marks on ERP UG and PG 2019

19

Social Media Post and Final Marks and Sharing the reports with the parents and Uploading Revised Marks on ERP

17

Social Media Post

21

Social Media Post

22

Social Media Post

19

Social Media Post

Tuesday

19

23

23

20

18

Entering marks on ERP UG and PG 2020

22

Summer Break

23

20

Wednesday

20

24

24

21

RAM NAVAMI

19

23

24

21

Thursday

21

25

25

22

Master's interview and Open day/ Provisional admission for B Plan student

20

Master's interview

24

25

22

Friday

22

26

26

23

21

Open Day/ Provisional admission for B Plan student

25

Open day/ B Plan students led event

26

Bridge Courses-Webinar/Alumni Talk/Soft Skill Development/Foreign Languages/Industry Interaction

23

Bridge Courses-Webinar/Alumni Talk/Soft Skill Development/Foreign Languages/Industry Interaction

Saturday

23

 

27

 

27

 

24

 

22

 

26

 

27

 

24

 

Sunday

24

 

28

 

28

 

25

MAHAVIR JAYANTI

23

 

27

 

28

 

25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

29

26

Monday

25

 

 

29

HOLI

26

Social Media Post
Webinar with HSIIDC MD/CTP: Dinesh Chuhan:Future of Industrial Township - a Case study of Manesar

24

Social Media Post End Semester Exams

28

Social Media Post

30

Social Media Post

27

Social Media Post

Tuesday

26

Republic Day

 

30

Mid Term UG and PG 2020

27

CSE training for faculty and 1st year Master's students on : Sanitation Planning*

25

29

Summer Break

31

28

Wednesday

27

 

 

31

28

26

BUDH PURNIMA

30

29

Thursday

28

 

 

 

 

29

27

End Semester Exams

 

30

Friday

29

 

 

 

 

30

28

 

Bridge Courses-Webinar/Alumni Talk/Soft Skill Development/Foreign Languages/Industry Interaction

31

Bridge Courses-Webinar/Alumni Talk/Soft Skill Development/Foreign Languages/Industry Interaction

Saturday

30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

29

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday

31

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

31

 

 

 

Tuesday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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