Ashfaque Alam
Assistant Professor,Department of Planning

PhD (from SPA, Bhopal)
Master of Arts (M.A.) in Geography from Jamia Millia Islamia Central University, New Delhi (1996)
Masters in Planning (M. Plan) with Specialization in Regional Planning from School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), Delhi (1998).

Institute Responsibilities:
Assistant Professor,  Assistant Controller of Examination

Courses Thaught:
Graduation Level (B. Plan):
1. Demography and Urbanization
2. Rural Development and Management
3. Settlement size and Planning Strategies
4. Planning Studio-II (Graphics and Presentation Technique, Base Map, etc.)
5. Planning Studio-V (Local Area {Planning)
6. Planning Studio-VII (Regional Plan)

Post Graduate Level (M. Plan):
1. Demography and Economics
2. Regional Planning and Development
3. Special Area Planning
4. Planning Studio – II (City Development Plan)
5. Planning Studio – III (Regional Plan)

Post Graduate Level (M. Arch):
1. Planning Tools for Urban Design

Areas of Research/Study:
1. Impact of spatio-functional determinants of small towns on the development of region – with emphasis on why the growth rate of small towns is higher than other size-class towns in India; how these towns are acting as centre for production of goods and services for rural areas; which things are promoting spatial and functional growth of small towns and how these determinants contributing to the development region/district.
2. Urban Planning
3. Small and Medium Towns
4. Regional Development/District Development
5. Urban Governance