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Rahul Tiwari

NAME: Rahul Tiwari


Assistant Professor


Department of Architecture and Planning

MANIT, Bhopal

(+91) 98930 - 44012

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Date of Birth

  28th November’82

Educational Qualification

  • PhD (pursuing)
  • M. Tech (Transportation) [2009] from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras
  • B. Arch [2007] from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Bhopal


  • Manager, Public Transport Planning at ANI Technologies (OLA) Pvt. Ltd from February 2018 to December 2018
  • Manager, KPMG through Pyramid IT from May 2017 to February 2018
  • Senior Consultant (Urban Transport), Urban Administration and Development Department (UADD), Govt. of Madhya Pradesh from October 2013 to May 2017
  • Analyst, IMaCS from April 2013 to October 2017
  • Senior Manager (Planning), DDF Consultants from September 2011 to April 2013
  • Transportation Planner, HALCROW Consulting (CH2MHill) Company from December 2010 to September 2011
  • Transportation Engineer, Dar Al Handasah from April 2009 to December 2010


 Transport Planning


  • Authored “Ease of Moving Index 2018, India Report” covering 20 major cities of India to assess the overall Mobility performance on citizen’s perspective.
  • Paper in International Conference on Urban Transportation Systems (ICUTS) organized by American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) USA, paper titled “ Design of Access Facilities and Modal Integration for Major Rapid Transit Projects in Developing Countries”
  • Technical Presentation on "Service Level Benchmarks (SLBs) as a Strategy to fulfill Commuter Aspiration" at Urban Mobility India 2016 International Conference organized by Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), Govt. of India
  • Comparative Analysis of Performance Evaluation Methodologies for Bus based Public Transport followed by Transit Agencies in Indian and abroad with reference to Service Level Benchmarks published in Proceedings of Urban Mobility India Conference 2015
  • Presenter at Urban Mobility India 2011 International Conference organized by Ministry of Urban Development. Presentation titled “Unconventional Transportation Measures for Disaster Prone Hill Areas‐ Case Study of Gangtok, Sikkim”
  • Speaker at Urban Mobility India 2010 International Conference, organized by Ministry of Urban Development. Presentation titled “Urban Access Controlled Roads” published in the proceedings
  • Study of Benchmarking Parameters for Bus based Public Transport (A Case Study of Bhopal) published in Urban Panaroma, a Journal of Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India
  • Assessment of Parking Problems, Needs and Potential Innovative Solutions for Residential Areas of New Delhi –A Case Study published in Traffic Infratech, a Technical Magazine in the field of Transport and Traffic
  • Paper titled "Redefining the Service Level Benchmarking (SLB) for Public Transport System in India" presented at International Conference on Transportation and Development (ICTD) 2018 organized by ASCE at Pittsburgh, USA. Paper published in the proceedings.

Member of professional bodies


  • Fellow, United Habitat Forum (UHF) Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), India
  • Certified Trainer, Transport Planning, MoUD, India
  • Leader in Urban Transport Planning (LUTP), the World Bank
  • Member, Public Transportation Committee, Transportation and Development Institute (T&DI) USA
  • Member, Institute of Urban Transport (IUT) India
  • Member, Council of Architecture, India.
  • Member, Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), U.S.A.
  • Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), USA
  • LEED GA certified by United States Green Building Council (USGBC)

   Country  Visited

      United States of America (USA), Japan, Egypt, Singapore, Malaysia and      


Number of P.G. Projects guided



Project/ Consultancy undertaken


  • Master Plan for Trashiyangtse town, Bhutan
  • Blue and Green Master Plan for Bhopal under Smart City Mission
  • City Development Plan (CDP) for 14 towns of Madhya Pradesh
  • ABD Master Plan for Ranchi Smart City
  • DPR and RFP for implementation of Public Bicycle Sharing (PBS) at Ranchi under Smart City Mission
  • DPR for Smart Road from HEC Gate to Tupudana at Ranchi under Smart City Mission
  • Establishment of City Bus Services in 20 major cities of Madhya Pradesh under AMRUT
  • Comprehensive Mobility Plan (CMP) for Gangtok and Agartala
  • Ridership (Boarding and Alighting) Assessment for the Rapid Metro, Gurugram
  • Technical support in preparation of DPR for Bhopal and Indore Metro
  • Pedestrian Modelling for Mecca Mosque expansion
  • Traffic Analysis and Financial Assessment for Yamuna Expressway
  • Diversion Analysis for National Expressway – 1, Ahmedabad Vadodara
  • Traffic Survey and Toll Assessment for Durgapur Panagar section of NH-2
  • Traffic Surveys and Data Analysis for more than 10 National Highways
  • Advertisement Policy and Rules for Madhya Pradesh
  • Madhya Pradesh State Parking Policy
  • TOD and TDR Policy of Madhya Pradesh
  • Road Safety Policy of Madhya Pradesh

Administrative work done

  • Member, Road Safety Committee, Government of Madhya Pradesh
  • Road Safety Expert, Police Training Research Institute (PTRI), Home Department, Madhya Pradesh

Any other information


  • Awarded by Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh for designing Transportation Road Network and Urban Planning for Bhopal.
  • Secured All India Rank (AIR) – 24 in Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2006
  • GIS Certificate by ESRI
  • Watershed Management Certificate by United State Environment Protection Agency (USEPA)