Sadhana Manthapuri


Sadhana Manthapuri
Research Associate

  • Email: sadhana.manthapuri@gmail.com
  • Key Areas: Smart City Initiatives, Regional Transportation, Regional Economic Development, Urban Sanitation and Tourism Development

Sadhana obtained her master’s degree from School of Planning and Architecture (SPA) New Delhi with the specialization in Regional planning. Her thesis dissertation focused on promoting regional economic development through cultural revitalization. Prior to that, she is a graduate planner from School of Planning and Architecture (SPA) Vijayawada.

She worked as an intern with various government organizations, private MNC’s and NGO’s during her academic curriculum. During the training, she supported in WASH projects, sustainable development of Andaman Islands and research programs on municipal finance.

She has published various journal articles and assisted for writing chapters in books. Her articles are published in GIS India, Spatio-economic development record, springer and NCHF bulletin. She is also a member of International Society of City and Regional Planners.

Sadhana joined NIUM as a Research Associate. She is involved in research aspects focused on regional transportation, economic development, climate change and infrastructure development


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