Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
Ritu Agrawal
Assistant Professor, Architecture and Planning
B.Arch., Masters in Architecture
Contact Address
Permanent Address C/O Mr. C.B. Agrawal, Shubh Laxmi Cloth Store, Belaganj, Gaya, Bihar.
Local Address D -I/31, Inner Campus, B.I.T. Mesra, Ranchi, JHARKHAND - 835215
Phone (Office) +91-651-2275896, 2275444, extn.425 (O
Phone Residence +91-9431382679
Email Id rituagrawal@bitmesra.ac.in, rituag_bitmesra@yahoo.com
Joined Institute on : 14-Mar-2000

  Work Experience
 
Teaching : 22 Years

Research : 2 Years

Individual: 2 Years

  Professional Background
  • Office

Designation - Duration

Work/ Project/ Nature

 

 Project Architect- July’99 – Jan. 2000

 

M/s SPA Design consultant Pvt. Ltd.

 

 Worked on the concept plans, preliminary working drawings and perspectives of various Residential Projects, Institutional Projects, Commercial Projects, Landscape Development of a farmhouse, Interior of a Jewellery shop, a cloth shop, etc.

 

 

 

 Assistant Architect - July ‘96 - May ‘97

 

 

 Worked on projects of Residences, Farmhouse, Interior of a cloth shop, Interior of Residences and Renovation of the conference room of the Naval Headquarters, etc.

 

Project Architect- Jan ‘96 – June’96

 

 

 Worked on concept plans of projects on Residences, Hostels, Library building, Commercial complex, Hospital renovation and a Temple.

  Research Areas
 
  • Health Vulnerability in Slums;
  • Urban and Rural Planning;
  • Water Resource Management;
  • Inclusive Planning
  • History of Architecture;
  • Vernacular Architecture, etc.
  Award and Honours
 
  • Awarded a Certificate of Appreciation  for the Best Presentation Award  for the Topic – ‘Domestic Water Resource Demand Modeling for the Ranchi: A Multivariate Econometric Approach’, at 3rd International Conference on Environment and Ecology ICEE 2017, organised by International Foundation for   Environment and Ecology, Kolkata, held on 27 -29 March, 2017 at St. Xavier’s College, Ranchi.
  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) Scholar July 1997 - June 1998.
  Publications
 

Papers in Refereed Journals

 

S.No.

Author(s)

Year

Title

Complete Reference of Journal

1

J.Gupta,M.Chakraborty,  Ritu Agrawal

2015

The Need for Vernacular Mud Huts of Ranchi to Re-adapt in Response to the Changing Climate of Ranchi over the Last 30 Years

Proceedings of conference of South Asian Vernacular Architecture on ‘ Challenges to its Continuity and Strategies for its Future’, 11-13 December, 2015, IGRMS, Bhopal, MP, India.

2

Harshit Lakra, Sashi Kant Pandey, Ritu Agrawal, Smriti Mishra

2008

Fact Sheet Human Development Index

Abacus Vol. 3. No 2 Monsoon 2008 (Page I- VI)

3

Harshit Lakra, Smriti Mishra, Ritu Agrawal

2007

Fact Sheet Slums a Step Above Homelessness

Abacus Vol. 2. No 1

Spring 2007 (Page 23)

4

Harshit Lakra, Smriti Mishra, Ritu Agrawal

2007

Project news for NBJK, The Success Story of Clean Jharkhand Project

Abacus, Vol 2, No 1,

Spring 2007 (Page 67)

Participation as Resource Person in Seminar, Workshops. Training Programs and Symposium and External Jury Member

  • Invited as an expert speaker (in online mode) for Ten Day Online SWAM - Series with Invited talks on Application of mathemetics in Various Real World Problems from 18th May - 27th May 2022, organised by the Department of Mathematics, BIT Mesra, Ranchi.
  • Invited as a moderator (in online mode) for Ten Day Online SWAM - Series with Invited talks on Application of mathemetics in Various real World Problems from 18th May - 27th May 2022, organised by the Department of Mathematics, BIT Mesra, Ranchi.
  • Invited as a Speaker in the Third Session of Webinar Series on Sustainable urbanism, organised by School of Human Settlements, Xavier University, Bhubaneshwar on 16th Jan, 2021.
  • Invited as an external jury member for Architectural Design Studio- Semester VII of Pillai College of Architecture, Mumbai on 10th December 2020.
  • Invited as Resouce person at Extension Training Centre, Hehal, dated 22.08.16; and 27.08.16 on the  Topic- Landscape and Agriculture’.
  • Invited as Resouce person at State Institute for Rural Development (SIRD), Ranchi, in a training program on “Natural Resourse Management for Sustainable  Livelihood”, 27th -March – 1st April, 2017, sponsored by NIRD and PR, Hyderabad on thetopic- Horticuture, Floriculture and Agriculture’. 
  • Invited as Resouce person in Workshop on “Convergence of Disability into Employable Ability”, organized by Deepshikha Institute for Child Development and Mental Health, Ranchi and sponsored by Department of Social Welfare, Government of Jharkhand, on 17th July, 2008.
  • Trainer in a two-day workshop on “Awareness Building Program for School Teachers Regarding the Latest Issues of Concern”, organized by the Department of Architecture on behalf of TEQIP (Technical Education Quality Improvement Program), from 21st September, 2007 – 22nd September, 2007.
  • Trainer in a Short-Term Training program sponsored by TEQIP, on Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premier, Sound Forge and Flash from 7th – 19th May 2007 at BIT Mesra, Ranchi, (Training was for the non-teaching staff of BIT Mesra.)
  • Invited as Resouce person in “National Workshop on Architecture for the Challenged” on 22nd- 23rd September 2004, organized by the Department of Architecture, B.I.T. Mesra in collaboration with NIOH Calcutta.

Chairing of Sessions in Seminar, Workshops and Symposium

  • Chaired a Technical Session as a moderator (in online mode) for Ten Day Online SWAM - Series with Invited talks on Application of mathemetics in Various Real World Problems from 18th May - 27th May 2022, organised by the Department of Mathematics, BIT Mesra, Ranchi.
  • Seminars, Workshops, Conferences and Lectures Organized

  •  
  • Coordinator of Symposium  2022 - ‘Journey in Architecture School and beyond’  organized on 08th March 2022, by Students’ Society of Architecture,  Department of Architecture and Planning, BIT Mesra, Ranchi.
  • Program coordinator of a One-day Workshop on ‘Streets for All  on 22nd August 2019, jointly organized by Department of Architecture, BIT Mesra, Ranchi and World Resouces Institute for the MUP students.
  • Coordinator of a Two-Day “Capacity Building and Training workshop on Universal Accessibility” on 4th & 5th April 2012 jointly organized by Department of Architecture, BIT Mesra, Ranchi and Samarthyam, National Centre for Accessible Environments, New Delhi.
  • Member of the Organising Committee of ‘All India Seminar in Architectural Engineering - The Co-ordination of Various Engineering Wings in Architectural Planning for Building Construction’, 8-9 March 2006, organized by The Institute of Engineers (India) in association with Department of Architecture, BIT, Mesra, Ranchi.
  • Member of the Organising Committee of ‘Workshop on Modern Buildings and Sustainable Building Practices in Jharkhand’ January 9-10, 2006, at Capitol Hill, Ranchi organized by Building Construction Department, Government of Jharkhand and Department of Architecture, BIT Mesra, Ranchi.
  • Member of the Organising Committee of “National Workshop on Architecture for the Challenged” on 22nd- 23rd September 2004, organized by the Department of Architecture, B.I.T. Mesra in collaboration with NIOH Calcutta.
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  • Member of the Organising Committee of International Conference on Art and Architecture of Eastern India’ from 8th-11th February, 2005, organized by the Department of Architecture, B.I.T. Mesra in collaboration with The International Centre for Study of Bengal Art, Dhaka and National Archives, Dhaka.

 

 

Paper Presented in International and National Conferences, Seminars and Workshops.

 

  • Presented a paper titled ‘Domestic Water Resource Demand Modeling for Ranchi: A Multivariate Econometric Approach’ in 3rd International Conference on Environment and Ecology ICEE 2017, organised by International Foundation for  Environment and Ecology, Kolkata  and Department of Botany, St. Xavier’s College, Ranchi on 27 -29 March, 2017.
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  • Presented a paper titled “Watershed Management for Environmental Sustainability: A Case Study of Three Main Sources Water in the Capital City of Jharkhand, Ranchi” in 3rd International Conference on Environment and Ecology ICEE 2017, organized  by International Foundation for   Environment and Ecology, Kolkata and Department of Botany, St. Xavier’s College, Ranchi, 27 -29 March, 2017.
  • Presented a paper titled ‘Watershed Management for Environmental Sustainability: A Case Study of Water in the Capital City of Jharkhand, Ranchi’ in National Conference on Construction Management, Mechanization and Environmental Sustainability, organised by Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi on 21-22 Feb, 2017.
  • Presented a paper titled ‘Urban Domestic Water Resource Demand Modeling for the State Capital of Jharkhand: A Multivariate Econometric Approach’ in Two Days National Workshop on ‘Recent Advances in Civil and Environmental Engineering’, organised by Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, BIT Mesra, on 25 - 26 February 2016.
  • Presented a paper titled ‘The Effects of Environmental Degradation in a Campus’ in Vth Annual Conferences & National Seminar, ICSSR Sponsored on “Environmental Degradation-Challenges & Remedies, organized by Nirmala College, Ranchi University, 5-6 November 2015, Ranchi, Jharkhand.
  • Presented a paper titled Analytical Framework for Affordable Urban Water Resource Sharing’, in Two Days National Workshop on ‘Water Engineering’, organised by Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, BIT Mesra, Ranchi on 11 – 12 March, 2015.
  • Paper titled “Appropriateness of Vernacular Architectural Practices in Disaster Mitigation: An Indian Perspective” was accepted for oral presentation in the 6th International Seminar for Vernacular Settlement, to be held in Famagusta, North Cyprus in April 2011.
  • Paper titled “Development Model for Empowering Domestic Laborers in Jharkhand.” was published  in 58th National Town and Country Planning Congress, January 4th – 6th, 2010, Nagpur.
  • Agrawal Ritu, Pandey Richa. “The Role of Technology in Empowering the Disabled” in a One Day Workshop on “Convergence of Disability into Employable Ability”, on 17th July, 2008 organized by Deepshikha, Institute for Child Development and Mental Health, Ranchi and sponsored by Department of Social Welfare, Government of Jharkhand.
  •  
  • Poster presentation on ‘Remote Sensing and GIS Application in Prioritization of Slums, A case of
  • Ranchi.’ by Lakra Harshit, Mishra Smriti, Agrawal Ritu, Kullu Nishi Jaya, Pandey S.K., at “MAPASIA 2007: 6th International Conference on GIS Technology and Applications”, organized by GIS.
  • Development, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and Department of Survey & Mapping, Malaysia at City Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 14th  16th August, 2007.
  • Paper titled “Urban Environment Management, Performance Measurement of NGO’s and ULB’s initiatives, Case Study of Slums of Ranchi, Jharkhand” was accepted for oral presentation in
  • International Conference - ANZSEE (Australia and New Zealand Society of Ecological Economics) to be held in Australia in 3-6 July 2007.
  • Working paper on “Physical Planning in achieving Million Development Goals” (jointly by students and faculty) was accepted for oral presentation in International Conference- ANZSEE (Australia and New Zealand Society of Ecological Economics) to be held in Australia in 3-6 July 2007.
  • Poster presentation on ‘Urban Environmental Management, Performance Measurement of NGO’s and ULB’s initiatives, Case Study of Slums of Jharkhand ‘by Mishra Smriti, Lakra Harshit, Agrawal Ritu, in ‘Ninth Biennial Conference of International Society for Ecological Economics on Ecological Sustainability and Human Well-Being’ December 15-18 2006, New Delhi.
  • Paper Presentation on ‘Indicator Identification for Energy Efficient Urban Growth’ on All India Seminar in Architectural Engineering,’ The Co-ordination of Various Engineering Wings in Architectural Planning for Building Construction’, 8-9 March 2006, organized by The Institute of Engineers (India) in association with Department of Architecture, BIT, Mesra, Ranchi.
  • Paper Presentation on ‘Bamboo: Natural Resource Utilization & Conservation’ in National Conference on ‘Recent Advances in Environmental Biotechnology for Bio-diversity Management’ by Dr. Suniti Choudhary, Lecturer, Yogoda Satsang Mahavidyalaya, Ms. Ritu Agrawal, Sr. Lecturer, Dept. of Architecture, BIT Mesra, Ms. Harshit Lakra, Lecturer, Dept. of Architecture, BIT Mesra, Ms. Smriti Mishra, Lecturer, Dept. of Architecture, BIT Mesra, Ranchi, on February 11-12, 2006, Organized by Inter Disciplinary Forum , Ranchi Women’s College in Collaboration with CVS.
  • Paper presentation on ‘Green Buildings: An Approach Towards Sustainable Development’ in ‘Workshop on Modern Buildings and Sustainable Building Practices in Jharkhand’ by Ms. Ritu Agrawal, Sr. Lecturer, Dept. of Architecture, BIT Mesra, Ms. Harshit Lakra, Lecturer, Dept. of  Architecture, BIT Mesra, Ms. Smriti Mishra, Lecturer, Dept. of Architecture, BIT Mesra, Ranchi, organized by Building Construction Department Government of Jharkhand on 9-10 January, 2006.
  • Paper presentation on Octagonal Tombs In Bihar, A Case Study of Tomb of Sher-Shah Suri at Sasaram, Bihar” in ‘International Conference on Art and Architecture of Eastern India’ from 8th-11th February, 2005, organized by the Department of Architecture, B.I.T. Mesra in collaboration with The International Centre for Study of Bengal Art, Dhaka and National Archives, Dhaka.

 

International/ National Conferences, Seminars and Workshops Attended:

 

  • 3rd International Conference on Environment and Ecology ICEE 2017, organised by International Foundation for  Environment and Ecology, Kolkata  and Department of Botany, St. Xavier’s College, Ranchi on 27 -29 March, 2017
  • Construction Management, Mechanization & Environmental Sustainability organized by Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, BIT, Mesra, 21st Feb17-22nd Feb17, BIT, Mesra, Ranchi.
  •  Two Days National Workshop on ‘Recent Advances in Civil and Environmental Engineering’, organised by Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, BIT Mesra, on 25 - 26 February 2016.
  • V Annual Conferences & National Seminar, ICSSR Sponsored on “Environmental Degradation- Challenges & Remedies, organized by Nirmala College, Ranchi University, 5-6 November 2015, Ranchi, Jharkhand.
  • Two Days National Workshop on ‘Water Engineering’, organised by Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, BIT Mesra, Ranchi on 11 – 12 March, 2015.
  • Workshop on ‘Outcome Based Education and Accreditation’ organised by Quality Assurance Cell, BIT Mesra on July 11, 2014.
  • One Day Workshop on “Convergence of Disability into Employable Ability”, on 17th July, 2008 organized by Deepshikha, Institute for Child Development and Mental Health, Ranchi and sponsored by Department of Social Welfare, Government of Jharkhand.
  •  
  • Half Day Workshop on Green Building Awareness Under the National Mission on Education through ICT (MHRD, Govt. of India) 24th August, 2013 Conducted by IIT Bombay in association with Team Shunya (IIT Bombay + Academy of Architecture) on 24th August 2013.
  • wo-day workshop on “Research and Development in Engineering Education” organized by B.I.T Mesra, Ranchi, on August 18th-19th, 2008.
  • Participated in a four-day workshop on “Effective Teaching” organized by B.I.T Mesra, Ranchi, on August 11th-14th, 2008.
  •  One Day Workshop on “Infrastructure Development for Small and Medium Towns for Newly Constituted States”, organized by Jharkhand Regional Chapter, Institute of Town Planners, India at Department of Architecture, BIT Mesra Ranchi, on 29th February, 2008.
  •  Three Days Workshop on “Water Conservation and Quality”, organized by Environmental Science & Engineering Group, B.I.T. Mesra in association with Department of Science   and Technology, Government of Jharkhand, Ranchi, during 5th  7th February 2008.
  • “MAPASIA 2007: 6th International Conference on GIS Technology and Applications”, organized by GIS Development, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and Department of Survey & Mapping, Malaysia at City Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 14th  16th August, 2007.
  • East Zone Planning Conference of Institute of Town Planners, India at BIT Mesra  ,            Ranchi, on 4th August 2007.
  •  State Level Programmes under the aegis of National Programme for Capacity Building of Engineers in Earthquake Risk Management at BIT Mesra, from 30th July – 4th August 2007, organized by Department of Architecture, B.I.T. Mesra in association with Disaster Management Department, Government of Jharkhand.
  • Workshop on Model Building Byelaws for Safety Against Natural Hazards” on 12th March 2007, organized by Building Materials and Technology Promotion Council (BMTPC), Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Department of Urban Development, Government of Jharkhand
  • ‘Ninth Biennial Conference of International Society for Ecological Economics on Ecological Sustainability and Human Well-Being’ December 15- 18 2006 , New Delhi.
  • One day International Conference on ‘Advisory Services in Environmental Management ‘organized by Urban Development Department of Jharkhand on 19th July 2006 , at Capitol Hill , Ranchi
  • Undergone ArchiCad Software Training for three days conducted by ArchiCad Company in the Department of Architecture, B.I.T. Mesra in June 06.
  • Two-day Stakeholders Workshop on City Development Plan of Ranch’, organized by Meinhardt Singapore Pvt. Ltd.
  • Workshop on ‘Content Development in e-Learning’ held on April 3-4, 2006 under TEQIP organized by TEQIP Cell, at RND Building, BIT Mesra, Ranchi.
  • ‘All India Seminar in Architectural Engineering - The Co-ordination of Various Engineering Wings in Architectural Planning for Building Construction’, 8-9 March 2006, organized by The Institute of Engineers (India) in association with Department of Architecture, BIT Mesra, Ranchi.
  •  National Conference on ‘Recent Advances in Environmental Biotechnology for  Forest and Bio-diversity Management’ March 7-8, 2006, Organized by Inter Disciplinary Forum, Ranchi Women’s College in Collaboration with Council for Vocational studies, Ranchi University, Ranchi.
  • Workshop on ‘Green Buildings: An Approach Towards Sustainable Development’ on Modern Buildings and Sustainable Building Practices in Jharkhand’ January 9-10 , 2006, at Capitol Hill, Ranchi, organized by Building Construction Department, Government of Jharkhand and Department of Architecture, BIT Mesra, Ranchi.
  • Workshop on “Energy Efficient Building Design & Computer application to design of Built Environment”, under Indo – UK REC Project – Energy Theme, from 10th November - 22nd November 1997 at Maulana Azad College of Technology, Bhopal.

 

  Teacher Training, QIP and other Training Programs Attended:

 

  • Short Term Training Program (STTP) on Mobility in Sustainable Cities (Online), organized  by Departmentt of Architecture and Planning, BIT Mesra, Ranchi from 20th-24th June , 2022.
  • National Research Development Workshop on 'Statistical Technique and Data Analytics' (Online), organized  by Department of Management, BIT Mesra, Ranchi from 10th - 14th June 2022. 
  • Short Term Training Program (STTP)  on Research Methods in Architecture (STTP - Online), organised by Department of Architecture and Planning, NIT Patna from 11th - 15th April 2022. 
  • Faculty Development Program (FDP)  on Quantitative Methods for Qualitative Research in Architecture and Planning (Online), organized by COA-TRC, Bhopal and IES College of Architecture, Trissur, Kerala from 7th - 11th March 2022.
  • Faculty Development Program (FDP)  on Intellectual Property Rights in Architecture and Design ( Online), organized by  AICTE- QIP Sponsored -MITS Gwalior from 21st - 25th Feb 2022. 
  • Short Term Training Program (STTP) on Techniques of Design, Analysis, and Retrofitting  of Skyscrapers  (Online), organized by Department of Architecure and Planning, BIT Mesra, Ranchi from 13th - 17th  Dec 2021.
  • Faculty Development Program (FDP)  on Inclusive Initiatives for Sustainable Development - Need and Relevance of Interdisciplinary Research ( Online), organised by Amity Business School (ABS), Amity Law School (ALS) and Amity School of Architecture and Planning (ASAP), Amity University Kolkata, from 16th - 21st Aug 2021.
  • Faculty Development Program (FDP)  on Personal Effectiveness (ATAL training)  (Online), organised by BIT Mesra, Ranchi from 5th - 9th January  2021.
  • Online Course on ‘ City-wide Sanitation Planning’, offered by School of Water and Waste, Centre of Science and Environment, India, from 7th Sept, 2020 - 5th Oct, 2020.
  • Faculty Development Program (FDP)  on Cyber Security  (Online), organised by Department of  Computer Science and Engineering, BIT Mesra, Ranchifrom 11th -15th September 2020.
  • Teachers’ Training Program on Conscious Induction of Skills in Architectural Pedagogy: The Need of Time  (Online), organised by School of Architecture Urban Development and Planning, Pune and COA-TRC from 15th -21stJuly 2020.
  • Online Seminar on Rediscovering Cities, organised by MM School of Architecture, Ambala and IIA Hry-Pb Chapter from 7th - 9th July 2020.
  • COA-TRC Online Training Program ‘Learning to Teach and Teaching to Learn: Architecture Online’, organised by Council of Architecture – Teaching and Research Centre from 26th- 30th May, 2020.
  • Online Teachers’ Training Program on Teaching Indian Architectural History, organised by Sinhgad College of Architecture, Pune and COA-TRC, from 11th -15th May 2020.
  • TEQIP Online Certification Two-week course on ‘Digital Transformation in Teaching Learning Process’ from Feb 16th to 16th March 22nd, 2020 offered by IIT Mumbai, funded by Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India.
  • Online Course on ‘Water Woes: Reality of Urban Water Management’, offered by Anil Agarwal Environment Training Institute, Jaipur from 3rd June, 2019- 7th July 2019.
  • Short Term Training Programme on Building Maintenance and Preservation, organized by
  • Department of Architecture, BIT Mesra from 29th February 2016 to 2nd March, 2016 at BIT Mesra, Ranchi.
  • Short-term Course on Conservation, Protection & Management of India’s standing living Heritage of 19th and 20th Century”. , organized by GIAN, MHRD, Department of Architecture and Planning, NIT Patna from 14th -18th December, 2015.
  • One Week STTP on Applications of Artificial Intelligence Techniques in Engineering and Research Department of Production  Engineering, Mesra, Ranchi from 23rd  – 27th  September,  2013. 
  • Short-term course on Statistical Modelling of System organized by VGSOM, IIT K   haragpur, from 21st 24th December 2009.
  • EduSat based distance learning programme on “Basics of RS, GIS & GPS” sponsored by NNRMS and organized by Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, NRSA, Deptt. Of Space, Govt. of India, September 24th -December 3rd, 2007.
  • Six day State Level Programme from July 30th to August 4th, 2007 under the aegis of National Program of Capacity Building for Architects in Earthquake Risk Management (NPCBAERM) organized by department of Architecture, BIT Mesra, a State Resource Institute, on behalf of Department of Disaster Management, Government of Jharkhand.
  • Teachers’ Training Program (TTP )– “Gen_5 Architecture” at NIASA, Pune from 28th May to 1st June 2007, sponsored by Council of Architecture and conducted by NIASA (National Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture), Pune.
  • “Induction Training Program (ITP)” at NIASA, Pune from 4th June to 8th June 2007, sponsored by Council of  Architecture and conducted by NIASA (National Institute of  Advanced Studies in Architecture), Pune.

 

Other Training and Workshop Participation

  • Participated in Sustainable Urban Transport and Integrated Urban Planning workshop organized by Institute of Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), OAK Foundation, and Ranchi Municipal Corporation at BNR Chankya 17th  May 2012.
  • Participated in three days Mission KYaat (Know Yourself as a Teacher) workshop held during 28th - 30th April 2011 at Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, sponsored by Internal Quality Assurance Cell, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra.
  • Participated in one day workshop on’ Model Building Byelaws for Safety Against Natural Hazards’ organized by BMTPC, Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Department of Urban Development, Government of Jharkhand, 12th March 2007.
  • Participated in ‘Stake Holder Workshop on City Development Plan of Ranchi’ organized by Meinhardt Singapore Pvt. Ltd., Ranchi Municipal Corporation, Ranchi during 26-27 June 2006.
  • Undergone Archi Cad Software training for three days conducted by ArchiCad company in the Department of Architecture, BIT Mesra Ranchi, June 2006.

 

  Member of Professional Bodies
 

Name of the Professional Institute/ Society

Type of Membership

  • Council of Architects (COA)

CA /96 /19616

  • Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE)

LM 40774

  • Indian Institute of Architects     

A-15923

  • Architects Association of Jharkhand

 

  Current Sponsored Projects
 

S.No.

Title of Project

Funding Agency/ Organization

Duration

Grant mobilized (Rs. lakhs)

Principal Investigator

/ Co- Principal Investigator

(PI/ Co-PI)

 

Status (Ongoing/ Completed); Outcome

from

to

1

Gram Panchayat Spatial Development Plan for Neori and Kandra Gram

Panchayat, Ranchi District, Jharkhand

Ministry of Panchay ati Raj, GOI

June 2020

December 2020

Rs. 5,00,000/-

Co- Principal Investigator

Completed; Gram Panchayat Spatial Development

Plan

2

National Mission Project on Education through ICT Subject:

Vernacular Architecture (Pilot Phase)

MHRD,

GoI

2010

2012

Rs. 5,16,000/-

Co-Principal Investigator

Completed; Learning materials, e- content

3

Study of Energy Consumption Trends, Demand and Supply Trends in all Building Types in India

UTRC, USA

2007

 

8000 USD

Co-Principal Investigator

Completed; Report

4

Performance Measurement of  Urban Local Bodies and Non Governmental Organisations in Urban Environmental Management

BIT Mesra, ranchi

2006

2007

Rs. 5000/- per month for the project period

Principal Investigator

Completed; Posters and publications in conference proceedings

5

Study of Pro-poor Habitat Services in Ranchi

Mahila Housing Trust, SEWA

April, 2013

 July, 2013

 -

 External assistance for preparing the questionnaire and report

Completed; Report

6

Upgradation of Birsa Munda Airport Ranchi

Airport Authority of India

2004

2005

Rs. 1,75,000

Co-Investigator

Completed

  Member, Editorial Board
 
  • Editor of the Monsoon Issue of journal ABACUS, Volume 7, Number 2, focusing on ‘Evolution of Architecture’ (a special issue) ABACUS, an Internationally Refereed Bi- Annual Journal of Architecture, Conservation and Urban Studies’, published by Department of Architecture, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi.
  • Member of Editorial Board, ABACUS, an Internationally Refereed Bi-Annual Journal of Architecture, Conservation and Urban Studies’, published by Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi.