Urban planning and within that Transport Planning is the most important segment where some hectic activity is taking place. This week’s Movers & Shakers indicates that.
Abhishek Sada is now Traffic Modeler at Khatib & Alami. Abhishek has quit Surbana Jurong Pvt Ltd where he was a Transport Planner to join Bengaluru-based Khatib & Alami. Abhishek has done B. Tech from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University. He also holds Master’s Degree in Transport Planning from School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi.
Bhargava Bhimavarapu has been promoted as Senior Transport Planner at Atkins. Earlier he was Transport Planner in the firm where he has been working for the past five years. Bhargava has more than five years of experience in the field of transportation planning and modelling and he uses CUBE and VISUM for development of urban and regional transport models. Bhargava is a Bachelor in Civil Engineering from Osmania University and has done M. Tech in Transportation Engineering and Management in National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli.
Lilanand Chaudhary has joined Rodic Consultants Private Limited as AVP – Contracts. Lilanand has more than 22 years of experience across Industry including Highways, Metro & Railways, Power, Water Resources, Building, Oil & Gas and Mining while working with reputed companies like L&T, Reliance, Tecnimont, Leighton, Areva and Continental Engineering Corporation. Lilanand has done BE in Civil Engineering from Institution of Engineers and Masters in Transport Planning from School of Planning and Architecture.
Sajith S has joined UN-Habitat (United Nations Human Settlement Programme) as Urban Planner and City Project Coordinator. He will provide technical support for the implementation of the Project: Sustainable Cities, Integrated Approach Pilot in India. Sajith is a Bachelor in Planning from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University and is also a Master of Urban Planning School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi. He has also done Post Graduate Diploma in Disaster Management, Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management from Indira Gandhi National Open University.
Ar. Shruti Rajagopalan, LEED AP, is now Strategic Planner – Urban Designer at UN-Habitat (United Nations Human Settlements Programme). Her job profile involves working with government and private entities, assisting them in the realization of best sustainable practices in the field of planning and design. Shruti is B. Arch from SRM University and has done Masters in Urban Design from University of Michigan.