IIEST, Shibpur

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

(Formerly Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)

Empowering the nation since 1856

Souvanic Roy
Souvanic Roy Souvanic Roy
Professor, Architecture
  • PhD in Architecture, Town and Regional Planning (Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)
  • Master of Urban and Regional Planning with specialization in Urban Planning ( School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi)
  • Bachelor of Architecture (Calcutta University)

 

Contact Addresses
Phone (office) +91 - 33 - 26684561/62/63
email souvanic_roy@yahoo.co.in

 

Research Areas

 

Recent Publications
  • Climate Change Adaptation in Urban Areas of Low and Middle Income Countries: Issues in Spatial Planning, Proceedings of the National Workshop on “ Beyond Master Plan” organized By School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, pages - 23-32, 2010.
  • Resource Mobilization and and Inclusive Development for Empowering Urban poor : Case Study JNNURM in Kolkata Metropolitan Area, Proceedings of 58th National Town and Country Planners Congress published by Institute of Town Planners India, pages - 187-195, 2010.
  • Integrating Needs of the Urban Poor in the Development process- Key Issues in Kolkata Metropolitan Area, Journal of Institute of Town Planners India, Issue No.- 6 (3), pages - 1-10, 2009.
  • “Aila”, the Cyclone Disaster in Sunderban and the Possibilities of Rehabilitative Planning for Affected Communities, Proceedings of the International Conclave on Local-Global Cooperation Towards Refugees, Displaced People and Environmental Migrants: Assessment, Responses and Challenges, pages - 62-77, 2009.
  • Eco-development and Biodiversity Conservation: A Study Sunderban Biosphere Reserve, West Bengal, Insights from the Field: Studies in Participatory Forest Management in India, Published by Winrock International India, pages - 221-242, 2008.
  • Tenure Security and Quality of Life in Urban Slums: Case Studies in Kolkata Metropolitan Area, Proceedings of 36TH World Congress on Housing Science, Published by International Association for Housing Science, Florida and IIT Kharagpur, India, pages - 1-10, 2008.
  • Urban Poor in the Planning Process: Case Study Kolkata Metropolitan Area, Proceedings of 56th National Town and Country Planners Congress published by Institute of Town Planners India, pages - 172-178, 2007.
  • Eco-development and Biodiversity Conservation: Case Study Sunderban Biosphere Reserve, West Bengal, www.rupfor/org, 2007.
  • Methodology for Assessment of Tourism Potential: A Case Study of Kolkata Metropolitan Area, Journal of Institute of Town Planners India, Issue No. - 2 (4), pages - 55-62, 2005.
  • Urban Design Framework for Heritage Tourism Complex- Murshidabad, Indian Architect and Builder, Issue No. - 18 (05), pages - 66-71, 2005.
  • Protecting India’s Forests: the Effectiveness of Forest Protection Committees- A Case Study of Southern West Bengal, India, International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology, Issue No. - 12 (01), pages - 68-76, 2005.
  • Protected Area Management in Thailand- Lessons from the Experiences of Thailand, Research Monograph published by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Thailand, pages - 1-40, 2005.
  • Forest Protection Policies and Local Benefits from NTFP- Lessons from West Bengal, Economic and Political weekly, Issue No. - 39 (06), pages - 587-591, 2004.
  • Joint Forest Management and Its Impact on the Forest Fringe Economy, Research Monograph titled, “ Reconciling Environment and Economics: Executive Summaries of EERC Projects”, pages - 66-70, 2003.
  • Joint Forest Management and Forest Protection Committees: Negotiation Systems and the Design of Incentives, Research Monograph published by World Bank, MOEF (GOI) and IGIDR (Mumbai), pages - 1-60, 2003.
  • Joint Forest Management in West Bengal- A Game Theoretic Critique, Indian Journal of Environmental Protection, Issue No. - 22(6), pages - 707-716, 2002.
  • Dynamics of Low Income Urban Housing in Developing Countries- An Overview, Thought- A Socio Technical Review, Issue No. - 5 (3), pages - 5-9, 2001.
  • Ecological Sustainability and Metropolitan Development- the Calcutta Experience, Article in Book on “Waste Recycling and Resource Management in Developing World” published by University of Kalyani and International Ecological Engineering Society, Switzerland, pages - 293-302, 2000.
  • Urbanization in West Bengal in the Context of Industrial Resurgence- Issues and Prospects, Proceedings of National seminar on “ Industrial Resurgence and Urban Development Prospects in West Bengal” published by Institute of Town Planner’s India, pages - 49-65, 1997.
  • Urbanization Policy for West Bengal – Issues and Challenges, Proceedings of the Workshop on “ Urbanization Policy for West Bengal in 21st Century – Issues and Challenges published by FOSET and ILGUS, Govt. of West Bengal, pages - 87-96, 1997.
  • Action Plan for Calcutta in 2011, Proceedings of the Workshop on “ Calcutta in 2011-the Agenda for Action” published by FOSET, pages - 1-6, 1996.
  • Riverfront near CBD of Calcutta- Few Suggestions for Revival”, Planner’s Newsletter, Issue No. - 15 (01), pages - 5-8, 1996.
  • Evaluation of Shelter Strategies for Urban Poor-Case Study Metropolitan Calcutta, Proceedings of the International Workshop on “Housing Development and Management” published by Centre for Built Environment Calcutta, pages - 137-141, 1996.
  • Status of Planning Profession in West Bengal: its Impact on Town Planning, Proceedings of National Seminar on “ Planning and Management of Town Planning Education in India” published by Jadavpur University, Calcutta, pages - 101-114, 1995.

 

Courses Undertaken

 


Department of Architecture, Town & Regional Planning, BESU, Shibpur - 7111 03, INDIA