Niua

People

Shri Hardeep Singh Puri

Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs | Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas

Shri. Hardeep Singh Puri, Hon’ble Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs was born in Delhi on 15 February 1952. He did his BA (Hons) History from Hindu College, University of Delhi and was placed first in order of Merit in 1971 and completed his MA(History) 1973 in the First Division.

Shri. Hardeep Singh Puri served on three occasions as a member of India’s delegation to the GATT/United Nations in Geneva including as Ambassador and Permanent Representative from 2002 to 2005. He was the President of the United Nations Security Council in August 2011 and November 2012 and Chairman of the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee in 2011-2012.

http://mohua.gov.in/minister/Hardeep-Singh-Puri.php

Shri Kaushal Kishore

Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs

Shri Kaushal Kishore, Hon'ble Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs was born in Lucknow on 25 January 1960. He completed higher secondary from Kalicharan Inter College, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. He has served as Member of Legislative Assembly, Uttar Pradesh Minister of State, Gov. of Uttar Pradesh Member of Standing Committee on Home Affairs; Consultative Committee in Ministry of Labour Employment; Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice Standing Committee on Water Resources Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development.

http://mohua.gov.in/minister/kaushal-kishore.php

Shri Manoj Joshi

IAS, Secretary | Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

http://mohua.gov.in/cms/contact.php

Shri Kunal Kumar

Mission Director(Smart Cities) | Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Shri. Kunal Kumar, IAS presently holds the position of Joint Secretary & Mission Director (Smart Cities Mission), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India since May 2018. Earlier, he was Municipal Commissioner at Pune Municipal Corporation, Maharashtra for close to 4 years. He has been working in the State of Maharashtra since 1999 and has served across various cities of Maharashtra.

Shri. Kunal Kumar has worked as District Collector in three districts of Bhandara, Jalgaon and Aurangabad and has also worked as Municipal Commissioner in Kolhapur Municipal Corporation. Besides travelling, he has an avid interest in reading and follows sports across the world.

Shri. Kunal Kumar is an Electrical Engineering graduate from IIT Roorkee, and has successfully completed his Masters in Public Management from National University of Singapore jointly conducted with Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, USA. Shri. Kunal Kumar was awarded by the Prime Minister of India for excellence in AADHAR Governance award during his stint as District Collector of Aurangabad.

http://mohua.gov.in/cms/telephone-directory.php

Shri Rahul Kapoor

Director, Smart Cities Mission | Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Govt of India

Shri. Rahul Kapoor is an officer of Indian Railway Accounts Service and is currently working as a Director in the Smart Cities Mission in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. He oversees the operational issues related to implementation of Smart Cities Mission projects and has been involved in program design of various initiatives of the Ministry related to innovation, capacity building, standardization, liveability, and governance of Smart Cities.

Shri. Rahul Kapoor has worked as Director (Banking) in the Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance. As Director Finance in the Ministry of Railways, he has gained expertise in design and implementation of Public Private Partnership projects and framing of innovative schemes for non-fare revenue generation. Shri. Rahul Kapoor has also worked extensively in Rail Land Development Authority on financial appraisal, modelling and management of land development projects.

Shri. Kapoor has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and a Master’s in Business Economics from University of Delhi.

MEMBERS

Mr. Kunal Kumar

Secretary (Mission Director-Smart Cities)

VICE-PRESIDENT

Mr. Shyam S Dubey

Joint Secretary and Financial Advisor

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Mr. Cherian Thomas

National Director World Vision India

Dr. (Mrs.) Jyoti Parikh

Executive Director

Integrated Research Action and Development (IRDAde)

Mr. Malwinder Singh Jaggi

Commissioner

Municipal Corporation Amritsar

Mr. K Venkata Ramana Reddy

Metropolitan Commissioner, VUDA

Dr. Dinesh H.Brahmbhatt

IAS (Retired)

Dr. O.P Agarwal

Chief Executive Officer

World Resource Institute

MEMBER-SECRETARY

Mr. Hitesh Vaidya

Director

National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA)

Aarsi

Aarsi Rajubhai

Program Fellow

adesai@niua.org

Aarti

Aarti Pathania

Office Assistant

apathnia@niua.org

Aayush

Aayush Kakaji

Program Fellow

akakaji@niua.org

Abbas Haider

Abbas Haider Naqvi

Research Associate

ahnaqvi@niua.org

Abby

Abby Varghese

Program Fellow

avarghese@niua.org

Abdul

Abdul Mabood

Admn. Officer

amabood@niua.org

Abhijeet

Abhijeet Mishra

Sr Web Developer

amishra@niua.org

Abhishek

Abhishek Bhardwaj

NMM Skills & Livelihood

abhishek@niua.org

Abhishek

Abhishek Upperwal

Program Fellow

aupperwal@niua.org

Abhisikha

Abhisikha Das

Program Fellow

adas@niua.org

Account

Account Manager

Account manager

accountmanager@niua.org

Aditi

Aditi Chadha

Accountant (NG)

achadha@niua.org

Akanksha

Akanksha Laroiya

Program Officer

alaroiya@niua.org

Akash

Akash Parmar

Research Assistant

aparmar@niua.org

Akshay

Akshay Agarwal

Program Officer

akshayagarwal@niua.org

Akshay

Akshay Atreja

Young Professional

aatreja@niua.org

Akshaya

Akshaya RavindrakumarK

Program Fellow

akudale@niua.org

Aksheyta

Aksheyta Gupta

GIS Specialist

aksheyta@niua.org

Amanjot

Amanjot Kaur

Sr. Associate

akaur@niua.org

Amansingh

Amansingh Rajput

Program Fellow

arajput@niua.org

Ambarchander

Ambarchander Sinha

Program Fellow

asinja@niua.org

Ambika

Ambika Malhotra

Consultant

amalhotra@niua.org

Amit

Amit Varma

Program Fellow

avarma@niua.org

Amita

Amita Pathria

Program Officer Technical

amita@niua.org

Ananta

Ananta Kukreja

Program Fellow

akukreja@niua.org

Anilkumar

Anilkumar Joshi

ME - MIS

ajoshi@niua.org

Anindita

Anindita Saikia

Research Associate(NG)

asaika@niua.org

Anirban

Anirban Bera

Software Developer (NG)

abera@niua.org

Anirudh

Anirudh Gupta

Program Manager

anirudhgupta@niua.org

Anita

Anita Mandal

Research Associate(NG)

amandal_old@niua.org

Ankita

Ankita Mandal

Research Associate

ankitamandal1992@gmail.com

Ankita

Ankita Mandal

Research Associate

amandal@niua.org

Ankita

Ankita Raman

Research Associate

ankitaraman@niua.org

Ankit Kumar

Ankit Kumar Rai

Senior Associate

arai@niua.org

Ankur

Ankur Negi

Program Fellow

anegi@niua.org

Anna

Anna Brittas

Research Associate

abrittas@niua.org

Anshul

Anshul Abbasi

Senior Associate

aabbasi@niua.org

Anshula

Anshula Menon

Research Associate

amenon@niua.org

Anupama

Anupama Bhardwaj

Program Fellow

abhardwaj@niua.org

Anusha

Anusha Mishra

Research Associate

anushamishra@niua.org

Aparajita

Aparajita Dubey

Program Associate

adubey@niua.org

Aparna

Aparna Ramesh

Program Fellow

aramesh@niua.org

Aparna

Aparna Unni

Program Officer

aunni@niua.org

Archit

Archit Nishant

Program Fellow

anishant@niua.org

Arjun

Arjun Dev

Sr. Software Developer (NG)

adev@niua.org

Arpit

Arpit Tiwari

Program Fellow

atiwari@niua.org

Arvind

Arvind Varshney

Urban Advisor

avarshney@niua.org

Atul

Atul Kumar

Team Assistant

akumar@niua.org

AzhaguPandia

AzhaguPandia RajaMP

Program Fellow

apandia@niua.org

Banibrata

Banibrata Choudhury

Research Associate(NG)

bchoudhury@niua.org

Bhavnesh

Bhavnesh Bhanot

Communications Associate(Graphic Design)

bbhanot@niua.org

Bhawani

Bhawani Ram

Junior Secretariat Assistant

niua@niua.org

Biswajit

Biswajit Kar

Research Associate(NG)

bkar@niua.org

Bonamsantosh

Bonamsantosh Kumar

Program Fellow

bkumar@niua.org

Brajesh Kumar

Brajesh Kumar Pandey

Assistant Engineer (NG)

bpandey@niua.org

Chandan

Chandan Singh

MTS

temp6@niua.org

Charvi

Charvi Issar

Coordinator(NG)

cissar@niua.org

Chhavi

Chhavi Arya

Program Fellow

carya@niua.org

Debaditya

Debaditya Swarnakar

Program Fellow

dswarnakar@niua.org

Debjani

Debjani Ghosh

Associate Professor

dghosh@niua.org

Debolina

Debolina Kundu

Professor

dkundu@niua.org

Deep

Deep Pahwa

Communication Expert (Graphic Design)

dpahwa@niua.org

Deepali

Deepali Bakshi

Sr. Urban Planner

dbakshi@niua.org

Devender Singh

Devender Singh Rawat

Communication Associate (Design)

drawat@niua.org

D. Ajay

D. Ajay Suri

Senior Advisor

dsuri@niua.org

Dhriti

Dhriti Jade

Research Associate

ddjade@niua.org

Dinesh

Dinesh Kumar

Peon - Pao

dbhadana@niua.org

Divya

Divya Jindal

Project Associate

djindal@niua.org

Doab

Doab Singh

Programme Officer(NG)

doab@niua.org

Durga Prasad

Durga Prasad Gupta

Senior Accountant

dgupta@niua.org

 

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Empati

Empati Uday

Research Associate

udayempati@gmail.com

Empati

Empati  Uday Kumar

Senior Associate

eudaykumar@niua.org

Ganesh

Ganesh Kumar

NMM Skills & Livelihood

gkumar@niua.org

Ganga

Ganga Singh

Care Taker

gsingh@niua.org

Garima

Garima Gupta

ME - MIS & ME

ggupta@niua.org

Gaurav

Gaurav Thapak

Research Associate

gthapak@niua.org

Gauri

Gauri Srivastava

Program Officer

srivastavagauri030@gmail.com

Gulab

Gulab Behra

MTS

temp7@niua.org

Gulshan

Gulshan Banas

Program Fellow

gbanas@niua.org

Gusai

Gusai Ram

Machine Operator

gram@niua.org

Hari Prakash

Hari Prakash Haihyvanshi

Senior Program Officer

hari@niua.org

Harish

Harish Singh

Staff Car Driver

temp2@niua.org

Harveen

Harveen Kaur

Program Fellow

dr.harveen@outlook.com

Hephzibah

Hephzibah Lakhanpal

Research Associate

hlakhanpal@niua.org

Himani

Himani Verma

Young Professional

hverma@niua.org

Hintoli

Hintoli Vsema

Program Fellow

hsema@niua.org

Hitesh

Hitesh Vaidya

Director

hvaidya@niua.org

Ila

Ila Singh

Communication Expert

isingh@niua.org

Inder

Inder Kumar

PS to Director

ikumar@niua.org

Ipsita

Ipsita Chanda

Program Fellow

ichanda@niua.org

Ishleen

Ishleen Kaur

Sr.Research Associate

ikaur@niua.org

Jash

Jash Goswami

Program Fellow

jgoswami@niua.org

Jismi

Jismi Varghese

Program Fellow

jvarghese@niua.org

Jitendra

Jitendra Anand

Procurement Specialist

jitendra@niua.org

Jivesh

Jivesh Anand

Senior Associate

janand@niua.org

Josh

Josh Singh

Young Professional

jsingh@niua.org

Joydip

Joydip Datta

Program Fellow

jdatta@niua.org

Juhi

Juhi Sah

Program Fellow

jsah@niua.org

Kakul

Kakul Misra

National Program Head

kmisra@niua.org

Kamal

Kamal Kumar

Personal Assistant

kkumar@niua.org

Kanak

Kanak Tiwari

Lead - Urban Policy and Planning

ktiwari@niua.org

Kanika

Kanika Bansal

Project Associate

kbansal@niua.org

Kaustubh

Kaustubh Parihar

Project Associate (NG)

kparihar@niua.org

Kedar

Kedar Singh

Data Entry Operator(NG)

ksingh@niua.org

Naim

Naim Keruwala

Program Coordinator & Team Lead

nkeruwala@niua.org

Kirti

Kirti Kawale

Program Fellow

kkawale@niua.org

Krishna Kant

Krishna Kant Pandey

Team Leader

kkpandey@niua.org

Krishna

Krishna Surjyadas

Research Associate

kdas@niua.org

Kuhan

Kuhan Madhan

Young Professional

kmadhan@niua.org

Kumar

Kumar Priyam

Program Fellow

kpriyam@niua.org

Lailak

Lailak Khongthaw

Program Officer

laila@niua.org

Lavanya

Lavanya Nupur

Manager - Standard

lnupur@niua.org

Lovlesh

Lovlesh Sharma

Sr. Infrastructural Planner

lsharma@niua.org

Mahreen

Mahreen Matto

Program Manager

mahreen@niua.org

Manish

Manish Sharma

Senior Business Analyst

manishsharma@niua.org

Manjaree

Manjaree Dutta

Research Assistant

mdutta@niua.org

Manju

Manju Saxena

Telephone Operator

msaxena@niua.org

Manoj Kumar

Manoj Kumar Shukla

Senior Secretariat Assitant

mshukla@niua.org

Manshi

Manshi Singh

Program Officer

msingh@niua.org

Mansi

Mansi Naidu

Program Fellow

mnaidu@niua.org

Manueldiego

Manueldiego Fernandez

Program Fellow

mplata@niua.org

Mayank

Mayank Saravagi

Program Fellow

msaravagi@niua.org

Mayankmohan

Mayankmohan Mishra

NMM (Social Mobilization & Institution Development)

mmishra@niua.org

Mayura

Mayura Gadkari

Project Coordinator

mgadkari@niua.org

Md Asif

Md Asif Raza

Program Officer

araza@niua.org

Meera

Meera Bhagchandani

Senior Secretariat Assitant

mbhagchandani@niua.org

Mehak

Mehak Bakshi

Jr. Program Associate

mbakshi@niua.org

Mohd

Mohd Shakib

Hindi Typist

mshakib@niua.org

Mohini

Mohini Bhaisare

Sr, Associate

mbhaisare@niua.org

Monica

Monica Thakur

Program Fellow

mthakur@niua.org

Monika

Monika Mohan

Personal Assistant (PA) to the Director

mmohan@niua.org

Mukesh

Mukesh Patir

National Project Coordinator

mpatir@niua.org

Mukut

Mukut Sharma

Team Leader

msharma@niua.org

Murari

Murari Lal

Chowkidar

temp3@niua.org

Murtaza

Murtaza Mohammadi

Program Fellow

mmohammadi@niua.org

Mutum

Mutum Chaobisana

Sector Coordinator

mchaobisana@niua.org

Nabamalika

Nabamalika Joardar

Fellowship Manager

njoardar@niua.org

Nagendra

Nagendra Prasad

Driver

indu.senan09@gmail.com

Naman

Naman Sharma

Program Fellow

nsharma@niiua.org

Nandini

Nandini Bhattacharya

Program Fellow

nbhattacharya@niua.org

Naveen

Naveen Dangi

Data Entry Operator

ndangi@niua.org

Naveen

Naveen Mathur

Research Officer/ HR

nmathur@niua.org

Nikita

Nikita Madan

Research Associate(NG)

nmadan@niua.org

Nilesh Prakash

Nilesh Prakash Rajadhyaksha

Lead - Urban Policy and Planning

nrajadhyaksha@niua.org

Om Vir

Om Vir Singh

Junior Secretariat Assistant

osingh@niua.org

Palak

Palak Mahanot

Program Fellow

pmahanot@niua.org

Pallavi

Pallavi Thool

Project Associate

pthool@niua.org

Paramita

Paramita Dey

Senior Research Officer

pdey@niua.org

Parveen

Parveen Grover

Account Assistant

pgrover@niua.org

Gaurang

Gaurang Patel

Program Fellow

pmahendrabhai@niua.org

Pawan

Pawan Sharma

Sr. Urban Planner

pawan@niua.org

Pinky

Pinky Taneja

Program Fellow

ptaneja@niua.org

Poonam

Poonam Malhotra

Jr. Hindi Translator

pmalhotra@niua.org

Poulomi

Poulomi Paul

Communications Specialist

ppaul@niua.org

Prabha Rani

Prabha Rani Roy

Research Associate

proy@niua.org

Pragya

Pragya Sharma

Project Manager

psharma@niua.org

Prajkta

Prajkta Adhikari

Program Fellow

padhikari@niua.org

Pravin

Pravin Bhardwaj

Expert-Solid & Liquid Waste Management

pbhardwaj@niua.org

Preeti Rakesh

Preeti Rakesh Shukla

Design Associate

pshukla@niua.org

Pritam

Pritam Patnaik

Program Fellow

ppatnaik@niua.org

Priti

Priti Shukla

Junior Associate

pritishukla@niua.org

Priya

Priya Upadhyay

Program Fellow

pupadhyay@niua.org

Priyanka

Priyanka Mehra

Research Associate

pmehra@niua.org

Punit

Punit Gandhi

Program Fellow

pgandhi@niua.org

Purva

Purva Sharma

Young Consultant

purva@niua.org

Radha

Radha Karmarker

Program Fellow

rkarmarkar@niua.org

Rahul

Rahul kumar

Faraash

rahul19kum80@gmail.com

Rahul

Rahul Khanna

Program Fellow

rkhanna@niua.org

Rahul

Rahul Sachdeva

Sr. Program Manager

rsachdeva@niua.org

Raj

Raj Kumar

MTS

temp4@niua.org

Rakesh

Rakesh Ranjan

NMM (Communication & Knowledge Management)

rrbarik@niua.org

Raman Kumar

Raman Kumar Singh

Sr. Urban Planner

rksingh@niua.org

Ramesh

Ramesh Sangam

Consultant(HR)

rsangam@niua.org

Rashmi

Rashmi MalharGandhe

Fellow

rgandhe@niua.org

Rasika

Rasika Chopra

Research Associate

rchopra@niua.org

Ratna

Ratna Priya

Jr. Associate

rpriya@niua.org

Rohit

Rohit Saxena

Program Officer

rsaxena@niua.org

Rohitaash

Rohitaash Debsharma

Program Fellow

rdebsharma@niua.org

Ruchi

Ruchi Gupta

Sr. Sector Coordinator- Urban Planning (MPD-2041)

rgupta@niua.org

Rupal

Rupal Baid

Program Fellow

rvaid@niua.org

S

S Viganesh

Jr. Program Associate

sviganesh@niua.org

Sachin

Sachin Sahani

Program Officer Technical

ssahani@niua.org

Saiba

Saiba Gupta

Research Associate - MPD 2041

sgupta@niua.org

Sai Varsha

Sai Varsha Akavarapu

Program Fellow

sakavarpu@niua.org

Samridhi

Samridhi Pandey

Research Associate(SEDA)

samridhi@niua.org

Sandeep

Sandeep Thakur

Associate Professor

sthakur@niua.org

Sangeeta

Sangeeta Vijh

Supervisor W.P.

svijh@niua.org

Sarath Babu M

Sarath Babu M G

Research Fellow (NG)

sarathbabu@niua.org

Sarika

Sarika Chakravarty

Sr. Sector Coordinator (Land, Transport & Shelter)

schakravarty@niua.org

Sarita

Sarita Bansal

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE GCRF SHLC PROJECT

sbansal@niua.org

Satpal

Satpal Singh

Research Officer

ssingh@niua.org

Shafeeq

Shafeeq Ahmed

Manager Information & Technology

sahmed@niua.org

Shantanu Kumar

Shantanu Kumar Padhi

Senior Program Officer - Technical

spadhi@niua.org

Shashank

Shashank Mishra

Associate (Data Analytics & Technical Support)

smishra@niua.org

Shikha

Shikha Singh

Program Fellow

shikha@niua.org

Shilpa

Shilpa Singh

Program Fellow

shilpa@niua.org

Shilpy

Shilpy Gupta

E&S Specialist

shilpy@niua.org

Shivali

Shivali Punhani

Accountant (NG)

spunhani@niua.org

Shubhashweti

Shubhashweti Sinha

Program Fellow

ssinha@niua.org

Smriti

Smriti Bhatnagar

Program Fellow

sbhatnagar@niua.org

Sonali

Sonali Mehra

Research Associate(NG)

smehra@niua.org

Soundarya

Soundarya VN

Research Associate

vnsoundarya@niua.org

Sourav

Sourav Mukherjee

Program Fellow

sourav@niua.org

Sreenandini

Sreenandini Banerjee

Program Fellow

sbanerjee@niua.org

Srijita

Srijita Chakrabarty

Program Fellow

schakraborty@niua.org

Srinidhi

Srinidhi Ravishankar

Program Fellow

sravishankar@niua.org

Subarna

Subarna Sadhu

Program Fellow

ssadhu@niua.org

SukhbeerTej

SukhbeerTej PratapSingh

Young Professional

sukhbeer@niua.org

Sumani

Sumani Dabas

Program Fellow

sdabas@niua.org

Sumedha

Sumedha Jain

Sector Coordinator-Built Environment, Master Plan Delhi Team

sjain@niua.org

Sunder

Sunder Singh

Chowkidar

temp5@niua.org

Swastika

Swastika Chakravorty

Research Associate

swastika@niua.org

Hamza

Hamza Abdullah

Program Fellow

sabdullah@niua.org

T

T Shravani

Project Associate

tshravani@niua.org

Tania

Tania Debnath

Post Doctoral Fellow

tdebnath@niua.org

Tavishi

Tavishi Darbari

Research Associate(NG)

tdarbari@niua.org

Tek Chand

Tek Chand Sharma

Incharge DTP

tsharma@niua.org

Test

Test User

Manager

test@gmail.com

Thomas

Thomas Krishna pegu

Program Fellow

tpegu@niua.org

Tp

Tp Tiwari

Stenographer

ttiwari@niua.org

Uday

Uday Bhonde

Project Coordinator (NG)

ubhonde@niua.org

Udit

Udit Sarkar

Young Professional

usarkar@niua.org

Umamaheshwaran

Umamaheshwaran Rajasekar

Chair, Urban Resilience

urajasekar@niua.org

Umesh

Umesh Garkoti

Librarian

ugarkoti@niua.org

Umra

Umra Anees

Program Officer

uanees@niua.org

Urwashi

Urwashi Baghele

Program Fellow

ubaghele@niua.org

Utsav

Utsav Choudhury

Team Leader

uchoudhury@niua.org

Vaibhav

Vaibhav Sharma

Program Fellow

vsharma@niua.org

Vaishnavi

Vaishnavi  T G Shankar

Fellow - Urban Resilience

vshankar@niua.org

Varsha

Varsha Singh

Sr. Research Associate(NG)

vsingh@niua.org

Ved

Ved Alawadi

Consultant(Admn. & Account)

valawadi@niua.org

Veera

Veera Vishodhana VI

Program Fellow

vvi@niua.org

Veronica

Veronica Wijunamai

Communication & Documentation Associate

vwijunamai@niua.org

Victor Rana

Victor Rana Shinde

Team Lead & Water and Environment

vshinde@niua.org

Vijay

Vijay Singh

ME- Social & Mobilisation & Institution Development

vijaysingh@niua.org

vishakha

vishakha jha

Sr. Environment Specialist

vjha@niua.org

Vivinr

Vivinr Nair

Program Fellow

vnair@niua.org

Web

Web Admin

Developer

webadmin@niua.org

Yogada

Yogada Sandeepjoshi

Program Fellow

yjoshi@niua.org

Yogesh

Yogesh Bhatt

Accountant

ybhatt@niua.org

YSK

YSK Prerana

Program Fellow

yprerana@niua.org

Zara

Zara Hasnain

Program Fellow

zhasnain@niua.org

Zia

Zia UIhaque

Program Fellow

zhaque@niua.org