Akila S

External Consultant | akilas at iihs dot ac dot in


2019   MPlan, Urban and Regional Planning, CEPT University, Ahmedabad

2015   BArch, Architecture, SRM University, Chennai




Countries: India
States: Tamil Nadu, Gujarat
Cities: Chennai, Trichy, Ahmedabad
Languages: English, Tamil

Akila holds a Master’s degree in Urban & Regional Planning with a specialisation in Environmental Planning from CEPT University. Her academic research includes the preparation of Strategic Plan for Sustainable Agriculture Practices for Rajkot, Critical analysis of Area-based EIA for Construction projects in Bodhakdev (Ahmedabad) and Understanding Impact of Metro on Air Quality-The Case of Chennai.


Before pursuing Planning, Akila also worked as an Architect for 2 years in transit mass projects such as Nagpur Metro, Chennai Metro and Cochin Metro. She was also a part-time writer providing content for blogs & press concerning urban issues, cityscape & community issues.


At IIHS, Akila started as an Intern with TNUSSP and is now a part of the CWIS-Trichy team as a Junior Specialist.