A national think tank undertaking cutting-edge multi-disciplinary research, knowledge exchange and capacity development; Policy planning and advocacy.
We explore issues and challenges and generate awareness, build capacity through evidence based research, data analytics and policy advice.
Through extensive research and expertise in the urban sector, NIUA continues to build a rich knowledgebase for evidence based decision making.
We work with a number of partners, nationally and globally to enable peer learning through proliferation of ideas to strengthen our urban initiatives. Their expertise and support is instrumental in delivering the outcome of our work to the stakeholders
We offer distinctive network and exciting career opportunities to build an inclusive and sustainable urban ecosystem. We welcome your comments and feedback.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF PROJECT IDEAS EXTENDED TILL 2nd NOVEMBER 2020 The purpose of this sponsored thesis competition is to tap into the intellect and creativity of students to arrive at innovative solutions for re-imagining the outlook and management of rivers that flow through cities and their associated features. This competition provides an opportunity for students with relevant academic background to align their academic thesis research with the themes of the competition described in the next section. The competition is organized by the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and the National Institute for Urban Affairs (NIUA) under a joint project that the two organizations are implementing to promulgate river-sensitive development in our cities. Please refer to the related documents for additional competition details and to download the template for submission of entries.