Divyanshi Vyas

External Consultant | dvyas at iihs dot ac dot in

2023    MPlan, Environmental Planning, School of Planning and Architecture (SPA) Bhopal, Bhopal,

             Madhya Pradesh, India

2019    BPlan, Urban and Regional Planning, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal,

             Madhya Pradesh, India

                                     2021    Diploma in Urban Environmental Management and Law, Centre for Environmental Law (CEL);

                                                  WWF India; National Law University, Delhi, Delhi NCR, India


Countries: India
States: Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan
Cities: Bhopal, Rajgarh, Indore, Kollam, Bengaluru, Ooty, Nilgiris, Panchkula, Shimla, Dharamshala, Bhilwara
Languages: English, Hindi

Divyanshi Vyas is an urban and environmental planner committed to shaping sustainable and resilient cities and driving positive behaviour change. Currently, as researcher at IIHS, she evaluates heat adaptation actions in Indian cities and contributes to sustainable human settlement assessments in the Hindu Kush Himalayas. Divyanshi is a skilled communicator with expertise in GIS applications. She has a Gold Medal in her MPlan (Environmental Planning) degree. Notably, she has received the Best Thesis Award for her undergraduate thesis from the Institute of Town Planners India, Madhya Pradesh Regional Chapter. As a former collegiate basketball player, she brings values of teamwork, discipline, and perseverance to her professional endeavours.


  • Changing Climate, Changing Cities, Urban design and planning, Urban Fellows Programme (UFP), IIHS
  • Scoping Assessment on Sustainable Mountain Settlements across the Hindu Kush Himalaya Countries