Amit is an urban planner with over 10 years of experience in spatial and research-based urban planning projects. The spatial planning projects include the preparation of Development Plans, Master Plans and Town Planning Schemes for Special Investment Regions and Urban Areas across India. Amit has worked on spatial planning projects which include waterfront based urban design and street design projects, and preparation of development control regulations for urban areas. He has also worked on research-based projects which include a review of housing policies of Gujarat, preparation of Plan of Action for Housing for All, and Manuals for the Preparation of Development Plans, Town Planning Schemes and Local Area Plans for the state of Gujarat. He has also been a key member of the team in providing technical support for preparation of Land Pooling Policy for the state of Bihar.
Amit is passionate about teaching. He regularly teaches advanced courses in the Master’s of Urban Planning program at CEPT University, primarily dealing with the Development Plan studio, Urban Expansion and Regeneration Studio and in guiding thesis projects. He holds a Master’s degree in Planning from CEPT University, Ahmedabad and a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from Indubhai Parekh School of Architecture, Rajkot.