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Dr. Indrani Chakraborty  [Architecture]

Indrani Chakraborty
Name : Dr. Indrani Chakraborty
Designation : Associate Professor
Phone No. : 9433349769
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  • Qualification

    Ph.D., Architecture and Regional Planning, IIT, Kharagpur, India, Master of City Planning, Architecture and Regional Planning, IIT, Kharagpur, India , B.Arch., B.E. College (DU) (present IIEST), Shibpur, India
  • Specialization

    Environment Design and Planning, Green Building
  • Experience

    13.5 years
  • Subject Teaching

    Graduate Level

    : Advance Material and construction, Building services, Environmental Studies, Energy efficient building design, Utility Design, Project Management

    Post Graduate Level

    : Water sensitive urban design, Appraisal of design of buildings
  • Research Area

    1. Storm water Design and management
    2. Rooftop Rain water harvesting and management
    3. Institutional Green Building design
    4. Utility planning for campus development
    5. Responsive Design
  • Research Guidance

  • Awards & Honours

    1.March 2002 : MHRD Scholarships(GATE) For perusing Masters
    2.May 2003 : Sponsored training at IIRS Dehradun Sponsorship from IIT Kharagpur
    3.April 2008 : MHRD Scholarship for PhD
    4.Oct 2011 : Administrative Staff college India, Procurement for World bank Aided Projects Life membership, ASCI Hyderabad
    5.Dec 2016 : IGBC Accredited professional, LEED India, CII
  • Members of Professional Bodies

    1. Registered with Council of Architecture, Delhi
    2. Associate member of Indian Town Planning Institute
    3. Life Member ASCI, Hyderabad
    4. Accredited Professional IGBC
    5. Member Building Committee, SBI, Kolkata
  • Sponsored Projects & Consultancy

    1.DFID funded Project preparation of Draft Development Plan for ULBs in KMA.(2005-2008)
    2.Preparation of Land Use Development Control Plan and LandUse Map and Register through the modern GIS techniques for 07 urban areas and Development Authorities (2005-06)
    3.Architectural master Plan project of Satsang Ashram at Puri, Odisha (2008-10)
    4.World Bank Funded project Integrated Coastal Zone Management Plan. (2010-2012)
    5.Preparation of Detailed Project Report for Development and improvement of infrastructure facilities and services for Food Park under West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation;  at Sankrail, Howrah,  West Bengal (2014-16)
    6.Quality Assurance and Quality Control ;Project  for Eco‐Tourist resort and complex; a South City Infrastructure Project, at Bairampur , Rajarhat, West Bengal (2014-16)
    7.Architectural project of Renaissance school,  bally, Howrah,  West Bengal (2015-16)
    8.Architectural project of Doon school, Kharagpur, Medinipur, West Bengal (2015-16)
    9.Architectural project of Tata Housing Smart value    home Project, Nibra, Howrah,  West Bengal (2015-16)
    10.Architectural competition project  of Gate design in front of Ceremony Hall at Eco park, NewTown, Rajarhat, West Bengal (2015-16)
    11.Preparation of Detailed Project Report For development of infrastructure facilities  and services for Food Park Phase 3 under West  Bengal Industrial Development Corporation;  at Sankrail, Howrah, West Bengal (2015-16)
    12.Preparation of Architectural drawing,  BOQ and  all allied services for the Ceremony  Hall at  Eco‐Park, Rajarhat, NewTown; A HIDCO; GoWB project (2015-16)
    13.Architectural project of Amusement park at Samsara (2015-16)
    14.Total Station Survey, Preparation of Drainage Master plan 1.2sqkm Tikiapara Railway yard, West Bengal. (2015-16)
    15.Design and implementation of 11.5 Sqkm townships at Sadarsahar, Churu district, Rajasthan. (2015-16)
    16.Architectural project  of Explore International School, Singur, Hooghly, West Bengal(2016)
    17.Detail Project Report Of Improvement Of Mahesh Heritage  Area In  Serampore, Hooghly, West Bengal (2016-17)
  • Publications

    International Publications

    1.Chakraborty I. & Sen Somnath, , “Methodology for a supplementary source of water supply in slums of Kolkata Metropolitan Area”,  56TH   International Conference on poverty alleviation and urban development, ITPI, DELHI January, 2010.
    2.Chakraborty,I.& Sen Somnath, 2009, “Effective rain water harvesting – an Indian experience”, International Conference on Water Resource Development, EWRI, ASCE, IIT, MADRAS January , 2010.
    3.Chakraborty,I.& Sen Somnath, “Rain water harvesting in Kolkata a big challenge for sustenance”, 3rd International Conference on Decisions in Management and Social Sciences for  Sustainable Development, IISWBM, Kolkata November , 2009.
    4.Chakraborty,I.,” Impact of Informal Economy in Urban Planning” National Seminar at CUES, Calcutta University, Jan 2008.
    5.Chakraborty,I.,Sen,Joy.”Environment Management Plan” Anthropology Inter Congress. Department of Anthropology, Calcutta University, 2004.
    6.Chakraborty,I.,Banerjee,S. “Spiritual Aspects of Vernacular Architecture”, National Conference Of Traditional Knowledge System Of India I.I.T.Kharagpur. January 9 –11 , 2004.

    National Publications





  • Books/ Chapter Published

    1.2005-2008 : Five Year Development Plan Report for Panihati Municipality, KUSP. Policy Document, DFID, INDIA.
    2.2005-2008 : Slum Level Development Study and Report Local Economic Development for Panihati Municipality, KUSP. Policy Document, DFID, INDIA.
    3.2005-2008 : Annual Development Plan Report for Panihati Municipality, KUSP. Policy Document DFID, INDIA.
    4.2014-2015 : Amendment of New Town Kolkata Planning Area(Building) Rules, 2014 and LUDCP. Gazette notification, 10/06/2015.
  • Seminar/ Symposia/ Short term Course organized

    • Invited speaker on Green building, WBHIDCOltd (May 2013)
    • Invited speaker on Infrastructure Planning For Urban Local Bodies in Kolkata Metropolitan Area, WBHIDCOltd (January 2014).
    • Sensitization of the citizen about the Process for preparation of Development Plan at Municipal Level, KUSP.(July 2005-December2005) Took on initiatives for capacity building workshop at ward level and Municipal level for improved urban planning and governance
    • Access to the basic services for the poor
    • Promoting economic growth in KMA
    • Capacity building of urban local bodies (ULBs)
    • Improvement of physical infrastructure/services like roads, drains, supply of drinking water, solid waste management etc. at slum level, municipality level and trans-municipality level.
    • Prioritization Process for Development Proposal to be incorporated in Development Plan in 35 ward committee, KUSP (March 2006-May 2006)
    • Final Presentation of Development Plan at Change Management Unit.(Dec,2006)
    • Co-coordinator for Application of GRIHA in building, Pillai College of Architecture, Panvel, Navi Mumbai
    • Coordinator for Workshop on Shoreline change Management
      • Invited lectures
        • National Symposium on Managing Lands in Urban Fringes : Controlling Urban Sprawl
        • Workshop on Shoreline change Management
        • National Conference for Integrated Coastal Zone Management Project(ICZMP), Gujarat
        • First Community training Program on integrated coastal zone management, MARC,  ZSI, Digha
  • Extra Responsibility

    1. Digital Documentation of students Work, Pillai HOC College of Architecture
    2. Co-ordinator for final year B. Arch Thesis, Pillai HOC College of Architecture
    3. Member of Academic core committee, Pillai HOC College of Architecture
  • Other Informations

    Mumbai University appointed examiner for third year design viva (university exam) to LTT College of Architecture, AIKTC college of Architecture, Pillai College of Architecture, Navi Mumbai

  • Address for Communication

    Present Address : 
    Department of Architecture
    VSSUT, Burla
    Sambalpur, Odisha- 768018
      Permanent Address : 
    150/2 Kavi Nabin Sen Road
    N C Ghosh Garden. South Dumdum
    Kolkata West Bengal 700028
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