Vrishti Saini

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Associate – Practice
vsaini at iihs dot ac dot in

Masters in Planning with specialisation in Urban Planning, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi;
Bachelor of Planning, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi.


Vrishti’s Master’s thesis deals with the critical appraisal of the New Land Pooling Policy for Delhi notified by DDA in 2013 for the development of sub cities based on the concept of land pooling and public private partnership. Her Bachelors thesis involved in depth study on the concept of Urban Renewal and characteristics of Walled Cities leading to proposals for improvement/renewal of Walled City of Delhi (Shahjahanabad).

She has briefly worked with IIHS on a project – Built form study, Madanpur Khadar. Post that, she has mainly worked in the real estate sector, but always had an inclination towards planning related sectors. Her interest areas include disaster management, urban governance, land management, planning legislation, climate change, informal sector.

At IIHS, she is part of the Practice Team working on the ongoing land project.