Ahwaan Nayak

External consultant | anayak at iihs dot ac dot in


2022     MPlan, Environmental Planning and Management, SPA Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh

2020     BPlan, Urban and Regional Planning, CET-OUTR, Bhubaneswar, Odisha




Countries: India, Sri Lanka
States: Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Delhi, Gujarat
Cities: Bhubaneswar, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Puri, Balasore, Paradeep, Jagatsinghpur, Sambalpur, Jajpur, Vijayawada, Ganjam, New Delhi, Ahmedabad
Languages: Odia, Hindi, English, Sanskrit

Ahwaan Nayak holds a master’s in planning and is a development enthusiast with multi-cultural and diverse experience as a professional and intern in driving major urban, environment, heritage, infrastructure and development projects from the conceptualisation, research, analysis and recommendations to implementation. He has worked in both public and private sector domains and is a member of NOSplan. He was a state-level winner of the idea challenge competition by Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited – MSME Dept., Govt. of Odisha. He is also an artist, singer and cultural researcher recognised at a state level. His major competencies include urban planning, sustainable goals, smart city, disaster management, industrial development, development and research, consulting, governance, culture tourism and heritage.