Navamani Ramasamy

Specialist TNUSSP | navamani at iihs dot ac dot in

2010    PGD, RS and GIS, Human Settlement Analysis Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun
2008    MPlan Town & Country Planning, School of Architecture and Planning, Anna University, Chennai
2006    MSc Applied Geography, Government Arts & Science College, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
2004    BSc Applied Geography, Government Arts & Science College, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore



States: Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand 
Cities: Chennai, Bengaluru, Dehradun, Ranchi
Languages: English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil

Navamani Ramasamy has a Masters in Town & Country Planning from the School of Architecture and Planning, Anna University, Chennai, and a Post Graduate Diploma in RS and GIS with a specialisation in Human Settlement Analysis from Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun, ISRO. He has professional membership as an Associate Institute Town Planner (AITP) in the Institute of Town Planners India since 2010.


He is an urban planner and GIS specialist with seven years of professional experience in urban planning, traffic & transportation planning and RS & GIS, urban sanitation improvement planning. At IIHS, he works as a Specialist in Engineering and Planning in the Tamil Nadu Urban Sanitation Support Programme (TNUSSP) project. He handles GIS application in urban sanitation, which includes spatial and non-spatial data creation, spatial data analysis and mapping for effective visualisation. His contribution in spatial data creation and analysis starts with household level, city level and up to state level in the project.


He earlier worked as a Technical Consultant at the Traffic Planning Department in the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation where he optimised existing routes using GIS technology, long-term objectives of travel time and fare stage update for the entire operational routes with the help of GPS survey. He has also worked as Senior Executive in the GIS Department in Engineering Procurement Commission, Reliance Infrastructure Ltd in thermal power projects. He handled the major responsibility of digital image processing and geo-spatial database creation using various satellite imaginary (Low Resolution to High Resolution) references with SOI sheets and also done QA /QC for geo-data. His work includes numerous Geospatial analysis and 2D profile generation & 3D modeling for effective visualisation to support decision-making.

Practice Projects at IIHS

 2016 onwards Tamil Nadu Urban Sanitation Support Programme (TNUSSP)

Other Writing

  • Ramaswamy, N. (2017, August 8) Managing faecal sludge the app way. Indiawaterporatal. Retrieved from
  • 2017 Tamil Nadu State FSM Investment Plan, Cluster Approach – Ongoing
  • 2017 Tamil Nadu Urban Groundwater Risk Zone Mapping Study – Ongoing
  • 2017
  • 2010 A study of urban growth dynamics in Dehradun Doon Valley Region
  • 2008 Planning for Prevention of Disaster in Chennai
  • 2007 IT Transformation of Indian Cities – NOSPLAN convention, JNTU, Hyderabad, India
  • 2006 Natural Disaster Management Planning – Govt. Arts & Science College, University, Coimbatore, India