Webinar on LOOKING BEYOND CITIES – 30th September, 2020


LOOKING BEYOND CITIES- Urbanization of Rural India



Dipika Tuteja

Founder Architect, In AWE

Dipika Tuteja is a practicing architect in Delhi with more than 30 years of experience. Her work has been in consulting & designing. Since 2014, she is working in the area of Sustainability. She has conceptualized a Rural Development Plan and compiled it as a case study under CSR, Urbanization of Rural India that has been published by PHD Chamber of Commerce and implemented by a large organization in Maharashtra.


Mr. Sudhir Rajpal


Principal Secretary to
Govt. of Haryana

Development & Panchayats Department

 Secretary to
Govt. of Haryana

Dr. K. K. Upadhyay Chairman – DNR Foundation,

Director – Centre for Social Review, Rohini, Delhi, India

Dr. K. K. Upadhyay’s a widely respected and seasoned development professional, with over four decades of experience across government, not-for-profits, academia and corporate. He has pioneered several innovative and successful models that exist in the development sector today including — Mother Dairy’s ‘Safal’, ‘Aapni Yojana’ an integrated rural water supply & sanitation project for 1000 villages and 10 towns in Rajasthan.

Dr Kadambari

Chief Executive
 PHD Rural Development Foundation

Dr Kadambari is a certified Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) professional from IICA (Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs) and works as Chief Executive of PHD Rural Development Foundation, a social arm of PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Dr Kadambari comes with more than 2 decades of experience in the field of Research, Social Development, CSR Consulting and Corporate Affairs. She has been pioneer in establishing CSR Foundations of corporates and has extensive experience working with various civil society organisations for the benefit of people at the bottom of the pyramid.

Punam Chopra

Director DPNC Consultants Pvt. Ltd

A professional with over 20 years in multi- dimensional leadership roles, Punam’s experience spans a broad range of functions including Setting up New Businesses, Business Development, Residence & Citizenship Advisory, Human Resources and Operations. Since 2018, Punam has been involved with the PHD Rural Development Foundation, where she has played a valuable role in mobilizing & raising funds as well as project identification, development & completion. Based on her efforts, funds raised through her network have financed 10 completed projects in the course of 15 short months.

Mr. Goonmeet Singh Chauhan

Architect and an Inspiring Author

Founder Partner, Design Forum International

Goonmeet is an Urbanist, Architect, and futurist with a vision to bring forth Newness that is both ‘Delightful’ and ‘Useful’. With a focus on creating design with a purpose, he is passionate about transforming the lives of people.