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  • Multimodal Hub Project
    Railway Station Multimodal Hub Project, Bhubaneswar., 2018.

    First transit‐oriented smart development project and would be a trigger for development of planned central business district for Bhubaneswar. The Project would have two components:
    1. Public Infrastructure Component – This will be developed on EPC model at approximate cost...

  • Smart City Walkthrough: Jabalpur

    This video about Jabalpur Smart City takes one through the envisioned journey of Area Development. It shows the changes expected to  Ranital lake, incubation centre, sports cluster, Gol Bazar etc.

  • Implementation of Street Redesign Tajganj area (ABD)

    The video was presented during the National Workshop on Accelerating Implementation of Urban Missions: AMRUT and Smart Cities held at Vigyan Bhavan on 08th December 2017.

    The video shows the recent changes that would attribute to enhance the appeal of a majorTourist attactraction, the Taj...

  • News Article
    Chandran, Rina. Community Comes Together To Modernise Mumbai’s 150-Year-Old Bhendi Bazaar In NDTV Every Life Counts. NDTV Convergence Limited, 2017.

    This article focuses on persepectives of the community towards the Redevelopment Project of Bhendi Bazaar as proposed by Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust.

  • Retrofitting of Sarabha Nagar Market – Ludhiana
    Retrofitting of Sarabha Nagar Market – Ludhiana In India Smart Cities: Success Stories from Mission Cities. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

    The Ludhiana Municipal Corporation has planned to undertake retroftting model of development in the market place to address the up-keep issues of the markets. Under the initiative, Sarabha Nagar Market has been reconceptualized to create spaces that accommodates the needs of local shopkeeper,...

  • Conservation of bazaars in the walled City – Udaipur
    Conservation of Bazaars in the Walled City – Udaipur In India Smart Cities: Success Stories from Mission Cities. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

    As part of the Udaipur Smart City theme: “Eternal Udaipur: World’s favorite Lakeside Heritage City”, there is a keen focus on heritage conservation. These interventions are subsequently being taken up by Udaipur. The interventions are expected play a major role in the upkeep, maintenance and up-...

  • Urbanization in Shirdi
    Planning for urbanization in religious tourism destinations: insights from Shirdi, India., 2017.

    This paper examines the urbanization process in religious tourism destinations using the example of Shirdi in India. Shirdi, a town dedicated to worship of a twentieth-century Saint Sai Baba, attracts more than eight million visitors every year. The paper explains how religious tourism economy...

  • BhendI Bazaar Redevelopment Project
    Presentation on Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust (SBUT) for AMRUT & Smart Cities . Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust, 2015.

    The Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust have initiated the Bhendi Bazaar Redevelopment Project in Mumbai. The presentation provides a detailed case of the project and its current status.

  • Walled City Bazaar Udaipur
    Conservation DPR For Walled City Bazaars Under Virasat Sanrakshan Programme., 2014.

    This presentation on the Detailed Project Report for Conservation of Bazaars in the Walled City of Udaipur provides an overview of the assessment of the existing issues in the bazaars, broad proposals and project cost estimates. The key features of the project have been given below:


  • Guidebook
    Eppig, Marianne, and Lavea Brachman. Redeveloping Commercial Vacant Properties in Legacy Cities: A Guidebook for Linking Property Reuse and Economic Growth. The German Marshall Fund of the United States, 2014.

    Designed as a how-to manual for local leaders, Redeveloping Commercial Vacant Properties in Legacy Cities focuses on practices and policies that leverage the link between available commercial properties and needed economic regrowth in Legacy Cities. Local practitioners can use the guidebook’s...