Mr. PRAKASH M. APTE
Son of Madhusudan S. Apte
Indian, Born in India, Date of Birth: 10th September, 1939. Married.
B. Architecture (First Class First) M.S. University, Baroda, India, 1959.
M. Tech. (Regional Planning) Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, 1961.
Certificate in Urban Design, University of Naples, Italy, 1963.
Dip. Business Management (Chancellor’s Gold Medal) Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan,
(Deemed University) New Delhi, India, 1974.
EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS :
Chief Consultant Aptey Consultancy, 1982 to date.
President(Architecture) : Makers Development Services Ltd. 1984 to 2009.
Project Director : Nirman Housing Pvt. Ltd. Baroda, 1982-1984
Visiting Professor : M.S.University & School of Architecture, Baroda, 1982-84
Executive Director : Spencer Estates Ltd. Bangalore, 1979 - 82.
Chief (Projects) : Housing & Urban Dev. Corp. India, N. Delhi, 1972 - 79.
Senior Town Planner : New Capital Project, Gujarat, 1965 - 72.
Associate Planner : Asansol Planning Org. Asansol, W. Bengal, 1964 - 65.
Asst. Associate Planner : Delhi Development Authority, N. Delhi, 1963
Junior Architect : Council of Scientific & Ind. Research, N. Delhi 1961 - 63.
1. Economic Dev. Institute (Shelter strategies), World Bank, Washington.
2. School of Planning & Architecture, Town Planning Department, New Delhi, India.
3. Management Institute, (Student/Personnel selection) Bandra, Mumbai, India.
4. Centre for Development Studies & Activities,( Housing development) Pune, India.
5. Department of Architecture (Housing), M.S. University, Baroda, India.
6. Institute of Environmental Design (Architecture) Vallabh Vidyanagar, India.
The building of Gandhinagar New Capital of Gujarat:INDIA April 2012
Urban Planning & Development;An Indian Perspective July 2013
Urban Growth Strategies:Mumbai Lessons August 2013
Housing Strategy for Thimphu, Bhutan. Royal Govt. of Bhutan, Feb.2002
The Master Plan: A Search for Alternatives. Ministry of Urban Dev. India, May, 1997
Planning & Management of Shelter Programs in Developing Countries. 1990
Design Concepts: Low Cost Housing Designs. (Book) March 1976
Resettlement of Hawkers: Research study in Mumbai,(HUDCO) 1997
Land Procurement for Housing: Case Study of Maharashtra: CRDT of ITPI, 1991
Environment in Habitat: A HUDCO Study 1983
An outlook for India’s Future: Housing. N.C.S.T. New Delhi, 1976
Legislative Support for Dev. Plans : 50th Town Planning Congress ,April 2002
Planning Education: Need for Reorientation, I.T.P.I. Journal, Feb. 2001
Urban Management: Int. Conference on Urbanization, Bangalore, Jan. 2000
National Housing Bank: Structure, Systems & Tools, I.T.P.I. Journal, 1990
Management of Public Housing Agencies, Housing Seminar, Madras, India 1974
Low Rise Development for High Cost Land, IIA Journal, 1973
The B.M.R. Plan : Reviewing Basic Parameters, 1998
Vision 2000 : Creating a National Identity. IIA Journal, March 1993
Planning Practice & Professional Charges : ITPI Workshop, June 1991
Insights into Interiors : Indian Architect & Builder Dec. 1989
Alternative for Municipal Octroi Duty (Marathi), Maharashtra Times, Sept. 1987
Housing the Urban Poor. Science Today. April 1980
Delivery of Socio-Economic Services, Times of India, Delhi,1974
Financing Low Income Housing, ITPI Journal.
Teaching of Architecture Today: A Contemporary Approach. 1969
Gandhinagar: New Capital of Gujarat. ITPI Journal 1969
Stemming the Tide:: Town & Country Planning, London ,1966
Fellow of the Institute of Town Planners, India.
Fellow of the Indian Institute of Architects.
Italian Govt. Scholarship for Post Graduate Studies in Urban Design , Naples,1963.
Eisenhower Fellowship, Fellow in the field of Urban Management, U.S.A. 1988.
AVAS: Association for Voluntary Action & Services, Bangalore, India. 1979 A Non
Government Organization undertaking slum up gradation, housing, adult
literacy, women’s empowerment and self employment programs.
ABHINAYA: Association for Cultural Activities, Bangalore, India.1979. To promote
Indian Classical music and theatre.
National/International Urban Planning/Architectural Design Competitions.
Research Board of Advisors, American Biographical Institute, 2001
Vasai- Virar Sub-Region Development Plan Committee, 1996-98
Bombay Development Plan Advisory Committee, 1987-88
Maharashtra Housing & Area Dev. Authority, Mumbai, 1974-84.
Bombay Metropolitan Region Development Authority, HURE Board, 1974 -1980.
Board of Governors, School of Planning & Architecture , New Delhi 1974-1978.
Board of Studies in Architecture, M.S. University, Baroda - 1978.
Working Group on Housing, Planning Commission. New Delhi -1976.
Indian Standards Institution Committees, New Delhi, 1974 - 76.
1. The World Bank, Mumbai Urban Transport Project (advise on Resettlement &
Rehabilitation of families being evacuated from along the suburban railway tracks)
ETRP, Chennai Tsunami resettlement project
2. Royal Government of Bhutan, Structure Plan for Thimphu, Capital city (Preparation
of a Shelter Strategy, housing projects ,architectural designs, building bylaws etc.)
3. Tata Consultancy Services, Mumbai.(Development of Real Estate at underground
stations for a Light Railway System for Central Business District of Bombay, on
regional rail links and other projects in the Bombay Metropolitan Region)
4. Maharashtra Housing & Area Development Authority, Mumbai.(Planning Housing
projects all over the State and identification of towns for integrated development)
5. Centre for Dev. Studies & Activities, Pune.(Conducting workshops and lectures for
the students of Development Planning)
6. Housing & Urban Dev.Corpn. N.Delhi.( Feed back studies of Housing and Urban
Development Projects undertaken with financial assistance from HUDCO)
7. ESSAR group of Companies, Mumbai.(Real Estate Development options in Bombay)
8. Weizman India Ltd, Mumbai. (Feasibility studies for Real Estate Development)
9. National Housing Bank, New Delhi (Framing Housing Finance guidelines)
10. Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philipines. (on the Panel)
11. United Nations Center for Human Settlements, Nairobi, Kenya.(on the Panel)
12. Malasya International Consultants, Petaling Jaya (Site & Services Planning)
13. United Nations Development Program (registered as a Consultant)
302-E, Gurudarshan, 7- Samarthanagar, Andheri (W), Mumbai 400 053, India.
Tel. Res: 91-22-26311241/26369101 Tele- Fax. 91-22-26369101
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Over 52Years in:
Graduate and post graduate students in Architecture, city & regional planning
housing and business management at School of Planning & Architecture, N.Delhi,
Colleges of Architecture in Bombay, and Baroda & Management Institutres in
Mumbai. Graduate students of Development Planning at Centre for Development
studies and Activities, Pune. Short term courses and workshops all over India.
Architecture & Interior Design:
Design of residential towers, offices, shopping malls, health-education-
Recreation- community buildings, star hotels, restaurants, convention halls,
large commercial complexes. Total work worth Rs.9000 Million.
Rural & Urban Housing:
Design of housing Projects worth Rs.1050 Million in 300 towns and cities in
India. A self contained township for 4280 apartments in Mumbai.
Research & Studies:
Regional Planning strategies. Identification of Urban Growth Centres. Urban
Development Planning Options. Economics of land development. Slum up
gradation methodologies. Shelter & Housing Strategies. Development Control
Regulations & Building codes. Housing density criteria. Housing Finance
Strategies. Real Estate Development. Market Surveys & Feed back studies.
Management & H.R.D :
Designing and conducting training programs, seminars, short term courses.
Preparing manuals. Personnel selection and evaluation. Management of
multidisciplinary Teams for project design, planning, feasibility, Implementation,
monitoring and evaluation.
Urban Development & Urban Design:
Design of Business & Shopping Precincts, Transport terminals, Urban renewal
(Srinagar), City structure, urban form and land optimization models (Jaipur,
Gandhinagar, Srinagar, Hyderabad, Bangalore). Commercial Complex of 3
million. sq.ft. (Mumbai).
Regional/ Urban/ Rural Planning:
Planning for Resource, Administrative & River valley regions (Damodar
Valley,Asansol-Durgapur Coal-Steel region, Vasai – Virar sub region) New
Towns/Capital cities (Asansol, Durgapur, Gandhinagar, Vivekanand Nagar,
Bodela) Metropolitan development (Bombay- Pune ) Development plan for
extended area of Pune Municipal Corporation, Regional transportation network
for Mumbai sub-region, Regional and new city plan for Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
City Development Plan, Pimpri-Chinchwad town.
Physical & Socio-Economic Surveys, working with voluntary organizations for
health, nutrition, education and shelter projects.
Royal Government of Bhutan for preparing Structure plan for the Capital City
Thimphu, with the World Bank for Resettlement & Rehabilitation for Mumbai
Urban Transport Project, Public & Private Sector Organizations for Integrated
Rural/Urban Dev.,City Planning,Urban Management, Market Surveys, Feasibility
& Project Reports for Star Hotels & Institutional Finance.
Consultant to World Bank’s; Housing Project for Malaysia; (Building materials &
Const. Industry); Thane Municipal Corporation (Development Management);
Madhya Pradesh Urban Development Project (Legislation); Maharashtra Urban
Development Project. Perspective Plans for housing agencies, Evaluation of slum
rehabilitation schemes (Gujarat). Resources mobilization for Railway links (IRCON),
Light Railway Transport Study for down town Mumbai (real estate development),
Regional transport plan (Mumbai sub-region).
Project Management :
New Towns, Sites & Services projects, Urban/Rural, community dev. projects,
Commercial complexes, Housing Projects, Building Materials/Components
manufacturing, Five Star Hotels, Restaurants, Renovation & Interiors; total
projects worth Rs.2476 Million.
1. Architecture & Interior Design
2. Urban Development
3. Housing (Development & Finance)
4. City & Regional Planning
PROFESSIONAL VISITS TO OTHER COUNTRIES:
1. Bhutan, Thimphu, Sept. 2001, Senior Adviser to Royal Government of Bhutan.
2. Denmark, Norway, Sweden, July 2000.
3. U.S.A. 1988,1994,1996,1998, 2000. Studied Housing & Urban Development
Management in 20 cities of U.S.A. (Eisenhower Fellow in 1988)
4. Malaysia, Kualalumpur, October 1978. Consultant to World Bank aided Sites &
Services and Low Cost Housing Project for Malaysia.
5. Singapore, 1976,1998,2000. Studied Low income housing Projects.
6. Hongkong, 1976,1998. Studied Slum up gradation and low cost housing.
7. Thailand, Bangkok 1976. Studied housing & Urban Development Projects.
8. Indonesia, Jakarta, 1976. Studied Urban Planning & Slum Up gradation Projects.
KNOWLEDGE OF LANGUAGES:
English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati. Working knowledge of Italian & Bengali.
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Prakash M. APTE