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Omkar Parishwad


Assistant Professor


Town Planning


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020 2550 7684

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B.Arch (Bachelors in Architecture) July 2004-June 2009

Visveswaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur (NIT), AIEEE Ar: All India Rank 2027 (2004)


M.Plan (Masters in Urban and Regional Planning) July 2010-June 2012

School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal (SPA), GATE Qualified All India Rank 333

Teaching Responsibility: 

  • Urban Energy Systems (TY B.Tech.): Understanding of the Energy Systems that can be used for planning Cities. Conservation of these Energy Systems by means of Planning. Concepts: Sustainability, Energy Consumption Patterns, Technology appraisal, Financial Viability.
  • Geo-Informatics in Planning (TY B.Tech.): Concept of Remote Sensing and Satellite image acquisition thru Aerial Remote Sensing. To study Planning Information System and its Application in Human Settlements Planning. Base actual core subjects with analysis aimed by image processing in software such as ERDAS Imagine and ENVI.
  • Evolution of Aesthetics, Culture and Technology in Planning (FY. B.Tech): Understanding of fundamentals of Aesthetics, Culture and Technology; the Evolution of Culture and Aesthetics in India and abroad. Development of the ability to relate the historic lessons imparted by the evolution cycle in Planning.
  • Computer Aided Design (SY B.Tech.): Software applications in Planning- AutoDesk AutoCAD Maps for analysis thru georeferenced mapping in vector formats. Google sketch-up and related rendering software for 3D visualization.
  • Development Plan Studio (TY B.Tech): Preparation of a Development Plan for Aurangabad City. Planning Socio-Economic and Cultural development upon trends based analysis.
  • Planning and Development Studio (FY B.Tech): Introduction to Planning aspects via psycho-motor coordinative skills.

Additional Responsibility: 

Faculty Advisor - Final Year B.Tech. Planning



  1. O. Parishwad and M. Parishwad (March, 2017). Assessment of Environmental Impacts using spatio-temporal analysis of satellite imagery, for coal mining in Jharkhand, India. In International Conference on Recent Advances in Civil and Environmental Engineering (RACEE17), Conference Proceedings pp. 275-281, Department of Civil Engineering, Walchand College of Engineering, Sangli.
  2. O. Parishwad and P. Shukla, M. Mitkari (November, 2016). Sustainable Municipal Solid Waste Management and Economics of Informal Sector in India. International Conference on Solid Waste Management at Jadavpur University, paper proceeding. [Received Excellent Research paper award at the International Conference at Jadavpur University, organized by IIT Kharagpur; Consortium of Researchers in International Collaboration (CRIC); by International Society of Waste Management, Air and Water (ISWMAW) on November 24 ‐ 26, 2016 for oral presentation of paper on Solid Waste Management (TEQIP II funded)]
  3. O. Parishwad and V. Shinkar (February, 2017). Critical review of the climate change impact on urban areas by assessment of Urban Green Spaces in Indian cities. In International Journal on Emerging Technologies 8(1): 553-559(2017) (Ed.), National Conference on Urban Environmental Management in India. Jaipur: Dept of Architecture & Planning, NIT Jaipur.
  4. O. Parishwad and Pankaj Shukla (February, 2017). Mitigating Water Crisis by Prioritization of Sub-Watershed Areas for Resource Management- Case of Latur. In International Journal on Emerging Technologies 8(1): 635-641(2017) (Ed.), National Conference on Urban Environmental Management in India. Jaipur: Dept of Architecture & Planning, NIT Jaipur.
  5. O. Parishwad and V. Gupta (2014). Defining Pace of Urban Development: e-Governance in ULB's and PWD's. International Journal of Applied Engineering Research. Volume 9, Number 1, pp. 71-80. Research India Publications.
  6. O. Parishwad and T. Singh (August, 2014). Analysing and Rating Smart Cities in India. Krishi Sanskriti Publications. Volume I, Number 6, pp. pp. 54-59. Journal of Civil Engineering and Environmental Technology.
  7. O. Parishwad and A. Kakirde. (June 2016). Analysing Dynamics between various planning bodies in Indian system of Governance. Krishi Sanskriti Publications. Volume 3, Issue 7, pp. pp 659-664. Journal of Civil Engineering and Environmental Technology.
  8. Kakirde and O. Parishwad (December, 2016). Interrelating Urban form and Pedestrian movement, case of Nagpur. IASTER: International Academy for Science & Technology Education and Research.

Memberships and Affiliations: 

Council of Architecture, India (November 2012) CA/2010/48348

 Institute of Town Planner’s, India (ITPI)  (March 2015) ITPI 2015-141 (AITP)

Current Projects : 

Selected as a Global talent for the co-creation and problem-solving Summit on Sustainable Development Goals organized under United Nations initiative- UNLEASH (; being held at Copenhagen, Denmark. The 9-day summit (12th to 22nd August, 2017) accompanying not only 1000 global top talents, but also a high number of cutting-edge companies, NGOs, government agencies, investors and foundations for support and guidance.

Submitted a Research Proposal with Electronics and Telecommunication Dept. faculties -Dr. Priti Rege and Dr. Radhika Joshi, regarding my area of interest- on GIS enabled analysis on satellite data for the Smart city initiative. Students are being involved in this project collaborated with Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

Organized internship at College of Engineering, Pune for Planning students, Civil Dept. on Perception study of Mula Mutha river for Restoration”. Interactions with various stakeholders and active participation of students under our aegis.

A part of the “Unnat Bharat Abhiyan”.

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