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Pangotra Prem

Name Pangotra Prem
Area Public Systems Group (PSG)
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Educational Qualifications

  • Ph.D. (Urban and Regional Planning), University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA, 1988
  • Master of Science (Urban and Regional Planning), University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA, 1981
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (MBA) Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, 1976
  • Bachelor of Technology (Electrical Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, 1974

Academic Affiliation

  • Advisor, AC-AMA Center for Management of Civic Affairs, Ahmedabad Management Association, Ahmedabad, since 1995
  • Member – Doctoral Research Committee, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, since 1998
  • Member – Board of Studies, School of Planning (CEPT), Ahmedabad, since 2002
  • Member – Board of Studies, School of Planning and Architecture, Anna University, Chennai, 1993-95

Professional Affiliation

  • Member, American Planning Association (APA), 1985-91


Other Professional Affiliations : Consultant to:

  • TVS Motor Company Limited (2003-2004)
  • International City Managers’ Association and USAEP (2003)
  • Ahmedabad Management Association and 3iNetwork (2002-2003)
  • Tata Energy Research Institute, TERI, New Delhi (2001-2002)
  • Tata Consultancy Services (2000-2002)
  • Hyderabad Urban Development Authority (2001)
  • Gujarat State Drinking Water Infrastructure Company Limited (2000-2001)
  • Ludhiana Municipal Corporation (1999-2000)
  • Ludhiana Municipal Corporation (2000)
  • Surat Municipal Corporation (1999-2000)

Area Of Research

  • Economic Development of Cities
  • Urban Quality of Life
  • Performance Management Systems for Urban Local Governments
  • Environmental Management Strategies for Cities

Current Research

  • Technical Audit and Quality Assurance System for Post-Earthquake Housing Reconstruction Program in Gujarat
  • Environmental Approach to Provision of Urban Services
  • Competitiveness of Cities

Publications/ Articles/ Cases

  1. “Benchmarking Performance: A Manual on Performance Measurement in Urban Local Bodies”, published by TERI, The Energy and Research Institute, 2004. (The book was written by me as part of a consultancy project).

  2. “City Monitor 2002: Inter-City Comparisons of Quality of Life in Seven Cities”, book published by Ahmedabad Management Association and 3iNetwork, 2003.

  3. “An approach directed towards developing a performance measurement system for urban local bodies for better management of water supply services in India”, Journal of Environmental Studies and Policy, 5(1): 53-62, 2003.

  4. “Energy Management and Environmental Protection in India”, Joint Project of University of Twente, the Netherlands, and Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, January 2002.

  5. “Dyestuffs Industry in Gujarat: A case of Environmental Impasse”, Proceedings of the National Workshop on Industry and Environment, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 1999.

  6. “City Monitor1996-97: Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Pune”, book published by Ahmedabad Management Association, 1998.

  7. “Infrastructure Development and Financing: Towards a Public Private Partnership”, Co-authors: P. Pangotra, G. Raghuram, R. Jain, S. Sinha, S. Morris, Macmillan India Ltd., 1999.

  8. "Management of Urban Energy and Air Quality: Case of Ahmedabad City", Chapter 10 in Energy Strategies and Greenhouse Gas Mitigation, Ed. P.R. Shukla, Allied Publishers Limited, 1997.

  9. "Resource Mobilisation Strategies for Financing of Transport Infrastructure and Services", Asian Transport Journal, May 1997, Co-author: Prof. G. Raghuram.

  10. "Sustainable Micro-Watershed Development: A Multiple Objective Planning Model with Applications". Chapter.3.3 in Operational Research for Development, Ed. J. Rosenhead and A.Tripathy, New Age International Publishers Limited, 1996. Co-author: Prof. P.R. Shukla.

  11. "Turning City Garbage into Eco-Business", The Independent (Newspaper), Bombay, October 17, 1992.

  12. "Consumer Boom: Will Lack of Infrastructure Spell its Doom?" The Independent (Newspaper), Bombay, September 2 1992.

  13. "Urban Environment: A National Crisis". Appeared under the title "A tale of Decaying Cities", The Independent (Newspaper), Bombay, August 1 1992.

  14. “Regional and Local Economic Impacts of Transportation Investments", Transportation Quarterly (October 1990), Co-author: Prof. Jack Huddleston.

  15. “Assessing the Impact of Public Investment in Transportation on Wisconsin's Economy”, (Madison, Wisconsin: Transportation Policy Study Institute, June 1985), Co-authors: Prof. Jack Huddleston and Kwame Arhin.

  16. "Marketing of Birth Control in LDCs: With Special Reference to India", Canadian Journal of Development Studies, Vol. VI, No.1, 1985), Co-author: Prof. Gurprit Kindra.

  17. “Financial and Economic Dimensions of a Community Refuse-Derived-Fuel System”, Proceedings of the National Colloquium on Community Energy Management as an Economic Development Strategy (Lincoln, Nebraska Centre for Continuing Education, 1984)

  18. "The Public Sector and the Marketing of Birth Control in LDCs". Ch.9 in Marketing in Developing Countries, Edited by G.S. Kindra (London & Sydney: Croom Helm, 1984)

  19. "Population Growth, Economic Development and Urban Stagnation: A Case Study". Institute for International Development and Co-operation, University of Ottawa, Canada, 1982.

  20. Rural Energy Consumption in Northern India, (National Council of Applied Economic Research, 1981), Co-author: Dr. I. Natarajan.