About Ashish Kelkar
Ashish has written 13 articles so far, you can find them below.

Indian smart cities: A distinct approach

Smart City

Understanding The Concept Of A Smart City The smart city is a combination of smart function, pleasant aesthetics and sustainable built environment that reflects an image of the city. In early years of India’s Independence, our first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru focussed on industrialization and advancement in technology, art, and architecture. In town planning, his

Urban Transformation: A Study of Pune City

Pune Developed in the form of Concentric Rings

Pune City- Introduction Nestled amidst the Sahyadri hills in the vast, prosperous Indian state of Maharashtra, Pune has a population of 45lakh (Intach, 2007). Situated at the height of 560m above sea level at the confluence of the Mula and Mutha rivers, it is surrounded by hills, valleys and historic forts (Intach, 2007).  Pune is

Impact of Globalisation on the Role of Planners

Role of Planners

Introduction: “Globalisation can be defined as the increasing interconnectedness of people, places, institutions, production, trade, and finance in real time throughout the world and its biosphere” (Afshar, Pezzoli, 2001, p. 277). Globalisation has both its advantages and disadvantages, and it has made a growing impact on planning as a discipline. Planning practice has become more