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About the Centre

The Centre for Law & Urban Development at National Law University, Delhi, aims to bring together the students, industries and academia working towards enhancing the understanding and teaching of property, housing, urban development and other related laws. In doing so, the Centre has undertaken a variety of projects and activities, such as the SDG Series, Research Projects and Publications on relevant topics of prime importance and awareness drives through proactive public initiatives and webinars, amongst a multitude of other projects. These projects are driven towards answering some pertinent questions that surround the existing system within today’s society such as the needs, status and standing of the underprivileged in the urban structure and other such key issues that plague the societies in their current form. In an attempt to offer solutions that are not just viable but also sustainable, pragmatic and stakeholder friendly, CLUD has also undertaken projects in the area of affordable housing to ensure housing for all as a facet of urban planning. At CLUD, we understand that Urban Planning is an all-round and holistic field of study that requires the cooperation of professionals and scholars from diverse fields. This will further our aim to also delve into and attempt to tackle issues such as the impact of climate change on sustainable cities, the prospects of smart cities and the scope of Urban Development in its truest sense from the lens of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.

To further the goals and ambitions of CLUD, we would also collaborate with and work towards initiatives like the HUDCO, NPCC, NBCC, Project AMRUT and the Delhi Development Authority to truly realize the implications of the efforts undertaken and be the change we envision for the future.

Our Team

Dr. Prem Chand, Executive Director
Dr. Jasper Vikas, Member
Mr. Neeraj Tiwari, Member

Advisory Council (Alphabetical)
  1. Adv. Arvind Kumar Gupta, Vice President, NCLT and NCLAT Bar Association, New Delhi
  2. Adv. Ravi Prakash, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India
  3. Dr. S.K. Mishra, Executive Director (Ex-ED) In-charge (Legal), HUDCO, New Delhi
  4. Mr. Abhilash Pillai, Cyrill Amarchand Mangaldas, New Delhi
  5. Ms. Shalini Rohilla, AGM, HUDCO, New Delhi
  6. Prof. (Dr.) Amar Pal Singh, Dean, University School of Law and Legal Studies, GGSIPU, New Delhi
  7. Prof. (Dr.) Gurdip Singh Bahri, former Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi & former VC, RMNLU, Lucknow, presently Chancellor IMS Unison University, Dehradun
  8. Prof. (Dr.) Mahavir Singh Kalon, Prof.-in-Charge, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, New Delhi
  9. Prof. (Dr.) P.S.N. Rao, Director, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi
  10. Prof. (Dr.) Rajat Ray, Dean, University School of Architect and Planning (USAP), GGSIPU, New Delhi

Student Team
  1. Mr. Abhishek Jain (Coordinator and Research Associate)
  2. Ms. Aishvarya Rajesh (Research Associate)
  3. Mr. Devesh Meena (Research Associate)
  4. Mr. Harjaap S. Ahluwalia (Research Associate)

Contact Us
Centre for Law & Urban Development (CLUD)
National Law University Delhi, Sector 14, Dwarka, New Delhi - 110078
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