A research & exchange MoU was executed between the CMDA and CEPT University for an urban action research program.
What’s it about? The MoU between the CMDA and the Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT) in Ahmedabad will include an urban action-research program to strengthen Chennai’s urban planning.
- It’ll include an internship program for students from CEPT University in the CMDA. They’ll receive support for their research projects and advisory activities.
- CEPT’s expertise can be used to study and assess Chennai’s Third Master Plan and the regional plans to extend CMDA’s jurisdiction.
CEPT’s credentials? Anshul Mishra from the CMDA said the MoU would allow for knowledge sharing with India’s premier urban planning school. The school undertakes advisory projects to make habitats more liveable, including in villages and towns.