Department of Urban and Regional Planning

The Department of Urban and Regional Planning aims to train the future planning professionals, and hence to cater to the human resource needs to address the issues of built environment, human settlements and contribute or plan for a sustainable future. The discipline of Urban and Regional Planning is one of the important and highly opted professional programmes. 

The discipline deals with efficient planning of land-use activities, landuse practices, infrastructure, built environment and guided settlement pattern and settlement growth at a broader scale across regions and urban areas. It includes identification of problematic issues and areas for spatial intervention for a sustainable future of the settlements. This encompasses inter-cross disciplines and interdisciplinary fields such as architecture, engineering, geography, economics, sociology, management, law, etc. This multidisciplinary character makes the discipline of urban and regional planning very interesting.

Students' featured projects

Plan Assessment Tool


Future-Proofing for 2041


Village Development Plan