We have a strong inter disciplinary team consists of
researchers, statisticians, IT professionals etc. The team consists
As a platform to outreach the expertise of the AAPIL Planning
& Consultancy, Ms. Hema R. Dudhwala formed the
SPRS research Foundation.
Hema R. Dudhwala is the director of the AAPIL
Planning & consultancy and the Principal of the SPRS Research
Foundation. She possess almost 17 years of urban planning, poverty
research and architectural experience. Her work on the
"Sustainable steps towards slum free city: a case of
Surat" awarded as the one of the global Best Practices by
the United Nations ( United Nations Human Settlement Programme )
and she presented a paper on the same in the Asia Pacific
Ministerial Conference on Housing and Human Settlements, 2006."
She is a member of various professional organizations involving
Indian Institute of Architects, Indian Institute of Town Planners,
American planning association etc.She also possess strong academic
experience which involves her work as the acting principal,
visiting faculty and the project guide in architectural studies.
Currently she is a Research scholar of National Institute of
Technology, Surat on the topic "Policy and strategy to
eradicate slum ; A case study of Surat
The research wing handles the research process &
implementation. The team consists interdisciplinary specialists who
are involved in the programme planning, surveying, methodological
support for implementation, research coordination, analysis,
interpretation, appraisal, documentation as well as the publication
of the various research programmes. The team constitutes various
sociologists, economists, statisticians etc and is leaded by the
various well known researchers and the doctoral holders in the
Information Technology Wing:
This team offers the technical solutions for the implementation
of the research programmes. They support the research programme by
providing the technical models for the time bounded data sorting
and evaluation. In addition the team also provides all kinds of
technical support for the research implementation.
This section take care the administration and the management of
the programmes. The team deals with the necessary office
administrational and the management aspects as well as the
communication regarding the programme implementation.