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Dr. Krishnan S S

Dr. S.S. Krishnan holds a Ph.D. and a Master's in Computer and Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Prior to CSTEP, he worked with the Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University and has worked extensively on major collaborative projects with Indian and global entities i...

Sujaya Rathi

Sujaya Rathi is a Principal Research Scientist at CSTEP and has over 17 years of experience in the field of integrated land use transportation research and planning in India and the USA. She is currently involved in the development of decision support tools for sanitation and transport. She is also ...

Shrimoyee Bhattacharya

Shrimoyee Bhattacharya works as a Senior Research Scientist and holds a Master's degree in Urban and Rural Planning. She has over 8 years of professional experience in the areas of Urban Planning and Policy Advisory for Regional plans, and urban governance. She also has experience...

Trupti P Deshpande

Trupti P Deshpande holds an M.Tech degree (Town and Country Planning) from College of Engineering, Pune. Her research areas include Master planning, Campus planning, Transport & Urban planning and leaning interest towards housing and cluster development....

Sandhya Sundararagavan

Sandhya Sundararagavan holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Pune. Her areas of expertise include Renewable energy, Demand side management, Distribution sec...

Vivek Vaidyanathan

Vivek Vaidyanathan is a Research Scientist working on urban infrastructure related projects. He holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D from TU Delft, Netherlands. He has close to 10 years of work experience i...

Sonali Anusree

Sonali has completed her Bachelor's in Architecture from College of Engineering, Bhubaneshwar and completed her Master's in Planning with specialisation in Environmental Planning from CEPT, Ahemdabad. She has gained architectural experience during her B.Arch training from Anindiya Basu &...

Anantha Lakshmi P

Anantha Lakshmi P is a Senior Research Engineer working in the Infrastructure domain  at CSTEP. She holds a Master’s degree in Transportation Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.  She is interested in transportation planning, policy analysis and public transport an...

Yeshika Malik

Yeshika Malik, Research Economist, holds a Master of Science degree in Economics from the University of Edinburgh, U.K. and a Bachelor’s degree from Banasthali University, Rajasthan. Prior to joining CSTEP, she has worked as a Consultant with the National Institution for Transforming India (NI...

Gayathri Muralidharan

Gayathri Muralidharan holds a Master’s degree in Regional Planning from School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi. Prior to joining CSTEP she worked at Egis Geoplan Pvt. Ltd. Her areas of interest include study of issues in urban development and in providing sustainable & smart soluti...

Rishu Garg

Rishu Garg has completed MBA in Power management from the National Power Training Institute (NPTI), MDU, Haryana and a B.Tech (Electrical) from Punjab Technical University (PTU), Punjab. She previously worked with GMR Group in Energy-Strategic Planning Group (SPG) and Transmission (Regulatory) ...

Aswathy KP

Aswathy has completed M Tech in Civil Engineering with specialisation in Traffic and Transportation Planning from National Institute of Technology, Calicut. She previously worked as a Project Assistant at Centre for infrastructure, Sustainable Transportation and Urban Planning (CiSTUP, IISc Bangalor...

Harikrishna K V

Harikrishna K.V. holds a Master’s degree in Power and Energy Systems from Bangalore University. With over 6 years of work experience, he has worked with Power Research & Development Consultants, Central Power Research Institute  and Energy Economy & Environmental Consultants, prio...

Marisa Yesudas

Noelene Marisa Yesudas completed her Post Graduation in Urban and Regional Planning from CEPT University, Ahmedabad and Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from M.S Ramiah School of Architecture, Bangalore. Prior to joining CSTEP, Marisa worked at the Centre of Excellence in Urban Transport (CoE...

Sreesha Bhat

Sreesha Bhat is pursuing his Masters in Architecture from University of Mysore. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from Visvesvaraya Technological University. His research interests lie in the area of sustainable transport planning....

Workshop on Training Needs Assessment on Climate Change Regional Dialogue

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist and Shrimoyee Bhattacharya, Senior Researcher from CSTEP participated as subject experts for Urban Planning and Transport at the Training Needs Assessment Workshop on Climate Change, organised by the Environmental Management and Policy Research Institute (E...

Workshop on Energy Secure Outlook for India IESS 2047

CSTEP, in collaboration with the Planning Commission, organised a workshop on ‘Energy Secure Outlook for India: IESS 2047’ at the Capitol Hotel, Bangalore. The workshop was aimed at presenting the India Energy Security Scenarios 2047 (IESS 2047) tool to policy makers, university students...

Consultation Workshop on Version 2 of IESS 2047

Dr. S.S. Krishnan (Principal Research Scientist), Deepthi Swamy (Senior Research Engineer), and Nihit Goyal (Senior Research Engineer) from CSTEP attended a consultation workshop on the next version of the India Energy Security Scenarios 2047 (IESS 2047) tool, organised by the Planning Commission at...

Project Advisory Committee Meeting A Platform for Integrated Sanitation Investment Planning Proof of Concept Tool

Center for Study of Science Technology and Policy (CSTEP) organised a Project Advisory Committee Meeting for “A Platform for Integrated Sanitation Investment Planning – Proof-of-Concept Tool”. The meeting was attended by representatives from CSTEP, CEPT University, Arghyam, CDD Soc...

Workshop on Energy Secure Outlook

Dr. S.S. Krishnan, Principal Investigator, Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, Head – Communications and Policy Engagement and Shweta L. Srinivasan, Senior Research Analyst at CSTEP participated in a workshop on ‘Energy Secure Outlook for India: IESS 2047’ along with Shri. Anil K. Jain, Ad...

Workshop on Energy Modelling

Nihit Goyal (Senior Research Engineer) and Mohd. Sahil Ali (Research Economist) from CSTEP attended a workshop on Energy Modelling, organised by the Sustainable Growth Working Group of the US-India Energy Dialogue at the Planning Commission in New Delhi. Dr. Amit Kanudia and Nihit Goyal also present...

Workshop on Energy Data Management

Nihit Goyal (Senior Research Engineer) and Mohd. Sahil Ali (Research Economist) from CSTEP attended a workshop on Energy Data Management, organised by the Sustainable Growth Working Group of the US-India Energy Dialogue at the Planning Commission, New Delhi....

Workshop on Scientific Mining Policy and Critical Minerals in Kerala

Dr N. Balasubramanian, Advisor at CSTEP, was a panellist in a workshop titled ‘Scientific Mining Policy and Critical Minerals in Kerala’, organised by the State Planning Board, Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment and Science and Technology Department, Government ...

Training on using the LEAP Tool for GHG Mitigation Assessment at a Sub National Scale

Dr S.S. Krishnan, Principal Research Scientist and P. Shyam Sunder, Senior Research Engineer from CSTEP attended a four day training session on using the Long range Energy Alternatives Planning System (LEAP) tool for Green House Gas (GHG) Mitigation Assessment at a Sub-national Scale....

The Launch Workshop for the India Energy Security Scenarios 2047

Dr. Anshu, Bharadwaj, Executive Director, and Deepthi Swamy, Sahil Ali and Shweta Srinivasan, researchers from the Center for Study of Science Technology and Policy (CSTEP) attended the launch workshop for the India Energy Security Scenarios 2047 (IESS), organised by the Planning Commission and Conf...

Workshop on Performance Assessment System

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Investigator, Smita Kumari Dolly, Research Engineer and Bhavna Sharma, Research Analyst from the Center for Study of Science Technology and Policy (CSTEP) attended a workshop conducted by the Centre for Environment Planning and Technology (CEPT) University, Ahmedabad....

The Economics of Investment in High Speed Rail

The Economics of Investment in High Speed Rail organised by The Planning Commission, International Transport Forum, and the Asian Institute of Transport Development, Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi....

Sanitation Planning Stakeholders Civil Societies

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BGMF) hosted a workshop on Modeling for City Sanitation Planning in India in Bangalore. This workshop brought together over 40 participants from The United States of America, Europe and Asia. Dr. Jai Asundi, Sujaya Rathi and Arati Daryanani from CSTEP attended ...

Stakeholder Consultation Workshop for the India Energy Planning Tool

Final Stakeholder Consultation Workshop for the India Energy Planning Tool (IEPT) being developed by Planning CommissionDeepthi Swamy and Shweta Srinivasan attended a final stakeholder consultation workshop on IEPT, organized by the Planning Commission at New Delhi. ...

Stakeholder Consultation Workshop for the India Energy Planning Tool being developed by Planning Commission

Stakeholder Consultation Workshop for the India Energy Planning Tool (IEPT) being developed by Planning Commission...

Regional Training on Using LEAP for GHG Mitigation Assessment

Researchers and Analysts, Mohd. Saquib, Mohd. Sahil, Shweta Srinivasan and Bishal Madhab Mazumdar from CSTEP attended a training programme on Using Long-range Energy Alternatives Planning System (LEAP) in Bangkok, Thailand....

Workshop on Developing an Energy Planning Tool for India

Dr S. S. Krishnan, Principal Research Scientist and Nihit Goyal, Senior Research Engineer, CSTEP attended a workshop organised by the Planning Commission, Government of India, for creating an Energy Planning Tool for India at New Delhi. ...

Planning Commission of India and CSTEP sign MoU to develop energy models

The Planning Commission of India and CSTEP signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop an integrated energy planning system for India. ...

Workshop on Energy Modelling

CSTEP was invited to present at a Workshop on Energy Modelling conducted by the Planning Commission....

Talk on Community Planning and Participation

Prof. Tom Angotti, Professor of Urban Affairs and Planning at Hunter College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York gave a presentation on Community Planning and Participation, and showed videos prepared by his students at Hunter College at CSTEP....

Visit by Shri. Montek Singh Ahluwalia

Shri. Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, Government of India, visited CSTEP. Researchers from CSTEP presented their work on Energy Efficiency, New Battery Materials, Urban Infrastructure and a demonstration of the Disaster Management and Energy Game developed by CSTEP....

Talk on Between the Monsoon and the Sea: Re-visualizing Mumbai's Terrain

Researchers from CSTEP attended a talk on Between the Monsoon and the Sea: Re-visualizing Mumbai's Terrain delivered by Prof. Dilip da Cunha and Dr. Anuradha Mathur from University of Pennsylvania, USA organised at CSTEP. Abstract of the presentation:  This presentation will focus on our mo...

Talk on Karnataka Town and Country Planning Act and its Implementation

Shri S. B. Honnur, Additional Director, Town Planning and Member and Secretary, Bangalore-Mysore Infrastructure Corridor Area Planning Authority visited CSTEP and delivered a talk on Karnataka Town and Country Planning Act and its Implementation....

Talk on the Water Resources Framework Study

Dr. Arunabha Ghosh, CEO, Council on Energy, Environment and Water and his team presented the findings of the Water Resources Framework Study to the Planning Commission....

Consultation Workshop on Version 2 of IESS 2047

Dr. S.S. Krishnan, Principal Research Scientist and Nihit Goyal, Research Scientist at CSTEP attended a consultation workshop on the next version of the India Energy Security Scenarios 2047 (IESS 2047), organised by the Planning Commission, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), and Prayas Ener...

Lecture on Incorporating Demographic Shifts in the Planning Process

Shrimoyee Bhattacharya, Senior Researcher, Urban Development at CSTEP was invited to deliver a guest lecture on ‘Incorporating Demographic Shifts in the Planning process: A Look at Methodological Challenges’ to the students of Architecture at R.V. College, Bengaluru....

Stakeholder Consultation on Decentralised Renewable Energy

Deepthi Swamy, Senior Research Analyst from CSTEP attended a consultation on ‘The role of energy access indicators and decentralised renewable energy technologies for energy planning in rural areas’ organised by SELCO Foundation on January 6, 2015....

Lecture Series on Smart Mobility

Anantha Lakshmi P. (Senior Research Engineer), Subhrajit Debnath (Research Engineer) and Chaitanya Kanth (Research Engineer) from CSTEP attended a Guest Lecture Series related to “Smart Mobility" organised by the Center for Infrastructure and Sustainable Transport and Urban Planning (CiST...

Round Table on Decision Analysis Framework for Integrated Resource Planning

CSTEP with support of Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation (SSEF) conducted a Round Table on A Decision Analysis Framework for Integrated Resource Planning. The event took place in Taj West End, Bengaluru, Kolkata on August 30, 2016. ...

Decision Theatre for Planning, Planning Commission

Decision Theatre for Planning, Anshu, Jai, Sujaya Rathi, Planning Commission , October 17, 2012...

An approach to regional planning in India

An approach to regional planning in India, The 4th Annual International Conference on Next Generation Infrastructures, November 16-18, 2011...

Developing GIS tools for Planning, Mitigation and Preparedness for Large Scale Emergencies & Disasters

Developing GIS tools for Planning, Mitigation and Preparedness for Large Scale Emergencies & Disasters, The 4th Annual International Conference on Next Generation Infrastructures, November 16-18, 2011...

Scenarios: Shaping India's future

India needs a new plan to accelerate more inclusive and sustainable, yet faster, growth. The plan must be a departure from old structures of thinking and planning. The need to substantially change both the content and the process of planning required the Planning Commission to apply innovations in t...

An Approach to Regional Planning In India

An approach to regional planning in India...

Developing GIS tools for planning, mitigation and preparedness for large scale emergencies and disasters

Developing GIS tools for planning, mitigation and preparedness for large scale emergencies and disasters...