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RESEARCH

RESEARCH

NIUA conducts state-of-the-art research on urban development that can be utilized towards transformative improvement in cities.

CAPACITY BUILDING

RESEARCH

Capacity Building of officials in cities, states, institutions and industries, in addition to citizens’ is one of our key mandates. NIUA create, document and adopt standards, tools and best practices so that various policies can be implemented with best possible outcomes.

OUTREACH

RESEARCH

We extend our outreach through alliances with government organisations, academia, industry and citizen bodies for the welfare of one and all with the benefits accruing from urban development.

 
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Bridging the gap between Policy and Practice

For more than 40 years since its inception, NIUA has been the vanguard for contributing to, and at times, building the urban narrative for a fast-evolving Urban India. The institution has been actively bringing forth key areas of concern to build the discourse at various urban scales.

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Bridging the gap between Policy and Practice

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Our

Process

NIUA focuses on research, knowledge management, policy, advocacy, and capacity building on urban development and management to address and develop sustainable,inclusive, and productive urban ecosystems in the country.

It has emerged as a thought leader and knowledge hub on urbanism in India through collaborations and partnerships with Indian and International organizations.

NIUA is committed to aligning its effort and programs towards achieving UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Our

Projects

NIUA works on a wide array of projects. It delves into various aspects of urban development through these projects that support and augment the Institute’s vision of transforming the urban landscape of India.

These projects emcompass areas such as spatial growth, demographic trends, development of toolkits and frameworks, municipal finance, climate change, water, sanitation and hygiene.

It develops toolkits and frameworks, prepare city master plans and conservation plans.

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Hitesh Vaidya (Director)

Debolina Kundu

Debjani Ghosh

Sandeep Thakur

Paramita Dey

Umamaheshwaran Rajasekar

Uday Bhonde

Utsav Choudhury

Kanak Tiwari

Nilesh Prakash Rajadhyaksha

Naim Keruwala

Nabamalika Joardar

Deep Pahwa

Victor Rana Shinde

Krishna Kant Pandey

Mahreen Matto

Mayura Gadkari

Our

People

Our human resource are the key to our sustainability and productivity. They belong to diverse range of backgrounds and are focused on the Urban issues of the society. The strength of their ideas, planning, research and building capacity are the foundation of our success.

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Our

Publications

We produce a variety of publications reflecting our commitment to quality and informative products. NIUA is dedicated to communicating the ground level information to the society through its publications.

संवाद गृह पत्रिका
SDG 6.2—Sanitation and Hygiene
भारत की स्मार्ट सिटीज
Policy Brief on Effects of COVID-19 on the Health and Well-being of Young Children and their Caregivers
Policy Advisory on City Planning from the Lens of a Young Child and Caregiver
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Our

Presence

NIUA is working nationwide with various city and state officials on the urban issues through our projects.

The institute continues to support MoHUA on implementing the national urban missions across 4000+ cities and towns, 3000+ municipal bodies, 100 Smart Cities and 500 AMRUT Cities