Organizing and partaking in brainstorming, consultation and dissemination workshops, and making presentations on critical issues and emerging trends -

A number of workshops have been organized on contemporary as well as futuristic subjects like urban flooding, Aeretropolises, Urban Innovation Hub, Divyang-friendly cities, Heritage Cities, Open Source Data Exchange Platform as a key enabler for Smart Cities etc. The recommendations and key takeaways from these workshops were shared with the Ministry for including them in the policies and programs/sub programs. Deliberations and workshops were organised on behalf of NIUA on themes of Sustainable Financing and Municipal Bonds in Smart Cities/ Urban Local Bodies, Presentation of Memorandum to 15th Finance Commission, Solid Waste Management in Ganga Towns, Urban Flood Resilience, ‘Ease of Living Index’, Association of Water Supply and Sanitation Organisation (AWSSAR) & sub – mission for FSSM and Rejuvenation of Water Bodies etc.