PGDUPDL : POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN URBAN PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Programme Type PGDIPLOMA
Mode Open Distance Learning
School School of Extension and Development Studies
Duration 1 Year
Medium ENGLISH HINDI
Specialization URBAN PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
Description

India is 2nd largest urbansystem in the world with more than 30% of urban population. It is expected that by 2025, half of India’s population will be urbane. The urbanization has created manifold problems such as transportation, poverty, unemployment, unauthorized housing colonies, slums and squatter settlements. The criticality of the urban problems has not been properly understood due to less emphasis on urban development issues in the academic curriculum at the graduation and post-graduation levels. Therefore, PGDUPDL will be useful for the people involved in the urban development programmes and also to the graduates who wish to pursue urban development as a career. The Postgraduate Diploma holders will be fully equipped to serve various Government and Non-Government Organizations dealing with urban planning and development. The programme also strengthen the efficiency and effectiveness of inservice personnel working in Government and Non-Government Organizations,Private orCorporate sectors and handling various urban development projects and programmes viz; Functionaries and elected representatives of Municipal Councils, Corporations, Municipal and Nagar Panchayats; Architects, City and Town Planners (Bachelors and Masters in Architecture, Planning and Related Discipline); Civil Engineers, Corporate Real Estate Professionals; Employees of the Autonomous Institutions/ NGOs, Private or Corporate sectors working in various urban development sectors; Programme Officers, Project Officers, Research Investigators, and Research Assistants dealing with urban development in various International and National Organizations. Also this programme will be useful to the fresh graduates who wish to pursue a career in urban development. Objectives:  To provide opportunity to the learners to deepen their knowledge and understanding of urban development.  To expand capacities of the working urban development professionals on varioustheoretical and practical aspects of urban planning and development.  To develop professional knowledge and skills in formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of urban development programmes

Eligibility

Graduation in any discipline

Fee Structure

Rs.6,000/- for full programme.

Programme Coordinator Prof. Nehal A. Farooquee, nafarooquee@ignou.ac.in, Ph. 011-29571664 Prof. B.K. Pattanaik, bkpattanaik@ignou.ac.in, Ph. 011-29571662 Prof. P.V.K. Sasidhar, pvksasidhar@ignou.ac.in, Ph. 011-29571665

Course Details

Compulsory Courses
Course Code Name of Course Credits
MEDS41 INTRODUCTION TO URBAN DEVELOPMENT 6
MEDS42 ISSUES AND CHALLENGES IN URBAN PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT 6
MEDS43 DYNAMICS OF URBAN PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT 6
MEDS44 MONITORING AND EVALUATION OF PROJECTS AND PROGRAMMES 6
Optional Courses Course Code Name of Course Credits MEDSP45 PROJECT WORK 8 MEDSE46 DEVELOPMENT:ISSUES AND PERSPECTIVE 8

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