Dr. Mahavir

Dean, School of Planning and Architecture (SPA) – Delhi

Prof. Dr. Mahavir has been engaged in teaching and practice of Urban and Regional Planning over last 35 years. He holds degrees in Architecture, and Urban & Regional Planning. He also holds a Ph.D., jointly from the University of Utrecht and ITC, The Netherlands. For over 15 years, he has been holding the position of Professor at School of Planning and Architecture: New Delhi (An Institution of National Importance under an Act of Parliament), where he is currently the Dean (Academics, Research and Students’ Affairs). Prior to this, he has headed the Departments of Environmental Planning, Physical Planning and Regional Planning. His areas of interest include application of Geo-informatics in Planning, Regional Planning, Planning Techniques, etc. He has several professional projects, research and publications to his credit. He is on several committees of the Government, notably related to the NCR Planning Board and the GIS based Master Planning for AMRUT Cities.