Advancing knowledge and action on built environment and human habitats

 

Welcome to CEPT Research and Development Foundation (CRDF).

CRDF is the research and advisory arm of CEPT University. CEPT University has created a vibrant environment of interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation focused on issues concerning human habitats. Through CRDF, University engages actively in research projects, advisory assignments and capacity building initiatives aimed at solving critical problems in the built environment and improving people’s quality of life in towns and cities.

Through these research and consulting pursuits, our faculty members make available their academic knowledge and professional expertise to external stakeholders including the government, public sector organisations, NGOs, communities and businesses.

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CRDF is organized around domain-focused centers typically overseen by a senior faculty member associated with CEPT University.


Our Impact

 

Engaging with government agencies on policies, processes and capacity enhancement is central to CRDF’s mission of advancing knowledge and action on built environments in Indian cities. Our interdisciplinary research that spans diverse areas from built environment and energy, urban land planning and policy processes, urban infrastructure, to leveraging geospatial technology for decision making is aimed at delivering tangible results with far-reaching impact.

13000+

CRDF's social media strength

900+

Cities supported under Performance Improvement Plans of CWAS

585+

Personnel trained for Local Area Planning & Town Planning Schemes

28+

Cities supported for sustainable transport policy and practice

Projects

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Events

Certificate Course on Heritage Conservation 101
Training Program
Certificate Course on Heritage Conservation 101

February 12, 2023

Digital Documentation of Built Heritage
Training Program
Digital Documentation of Built Heritage

January 02, 2023

Future Directions
Lecture
Future Directions

November 09, 2022

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News

  November 09, 2022
3D for Heritage India publishes an issue brief
  November 09, 2022
Publication
3D for Heritage India publishes an issue brief

The issue brief by 3d for Heritage India inside the publication: “Cultural heritage in the context of disasters and climate c...


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