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Urban and Regional Planning in India
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Urban and Regional Planning in India
A Handbook for Professional Practice

First Edition


September 2012 | 328 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
The scope of professional practice in planning has now become very vast-in addition to traditional land-use planning at urban, regional and national levels, it includes development management; real-estate development; advice, arbitration and legal services; education and training; and research.

In this book, Dr Kulshrestha provides a detailed study of this profession in India, covering such aspects as ethics; scope of work in public, private and joint sectors; procedures for procuring consultancy, engaging contractors, and entering into agreements; calculation of fee charged for rendering the service; establishing offices in India and abroad; and managing personnel.

The book presents a comprehensive study to the subject of urban and regional planning in India, detailing the changing role of spatial planners and their professional requirements, and in that sense is a complete guide for those working in the spatial-planning field or aspiring to get into it.

 
Preface
 
I: THE PROFESSION AND PROFESSIONAL ETHICS
The Profession, Roles, Responsibilities and Ethics

 
 
II: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES
Professional Practice in the Public Sector

 
Initiation of the Private Sector in Spatial Planning Process

 
Professional Practice in the Private Sector

 
Professional Practice in the Joint Sector

 
International Urban Planning Practice under WTO-Gats

 
 
III: PROFESSIONAL FEE AND PREPARATION OF CONSULTANCY PROPOSALS
Scale of Professional Fees and Charges

 
Preparation of Consultancy Proposals

 
 
IV: LEGAL SUPPORT
Agreements and Contracts

 
 
V: ESTABLISHMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF OFFICE
Organising and Establishing Office

 
Personnel Management and Performance Appraisal

 
 
Annexes
 
Bibliography
 
Index

A handbook for professional practice...helpful for both training and learning purposes...the contents of the book are well-communicated and are of good quality...undoubtedly a good repository for the library section on planning and management.

Current Science, Vol 105, 10 September 2013

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ISBN: 9788132106975
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