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Bhasker V. Bhatt

Bhasker V. Bhatt
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M.T.R.P.; MBA; BE CIVIL; DCE; PhD
Consultancy and research assignments related to urban, rural and regional planning and infrastructure engineering domain

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Introduction
Prof. Bhasker Bhatt, an urban planner and civil engineer is pursuing his PhD in Civil Engineering. The topic intervenes the local climate and urbanization. He has experience of working with organizations of UNDP-India, The World Bank, Central Government of India, State Government of Gujarat - on several diversified projects pertaining to urban planning.
Additional affiliations
July 2021 - present
Shantaben Manubhai Patel School of Studies & Research in Architecture and Interior Design (SMAID)
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
June 2018 - May 2021
Arvindbhai Patel Institute of Environmental Design
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Description
  • Begin contributing at The Urban and Regional Planning Research Centre (BCHS) for building capacities of urban planning aspiring young generations.
August 2015 - January 2018
Sarvajanik College of Engineering and Technology
Position
  • PG in-charge (ME-TCP)
Description
  • The activities include the contribution in teaching for M. E. Town & Country planning courses and dissertation/seminar. Also, fetching opportunities of live projects for students to contribute through their academic exercises.
Education
June 2016 - January 2021
Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad
Field of study
  • Climate change and urban land use intervention
December 2011 - December 2013
Sikkim Manipal University (DLM)
Field of study
  • Project Management
August 2005 - July 2007
Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology
Field of study
  • Town & Regional Planning

Publications

Publications (48)
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The alteration from a rural into an urban region is one of the most remarkable processes of transformation of recent times. India is a 2nd most populous country in the world and the population is continuously rising day by day which increase the demand for social infrastructure. Ahmedabad is one of the recently declared smart cities in India, where...
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The presentation explores the history of urban development using Town Planning Schemes in Gujarat State. It also illustrates the way the schemes are prepared along with the provisions of prevailing legislation.
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Surat city has emerged as an earmarked urban space drifting with the development of built-up areas. The momentum was observed in the decadal census of the year 2001 while the city registered a decadal growth rate of higher than 88%. Globally, the city is ranking among the top hundred considering various lists, and yet the pace is not slowed down. T...
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The urbanization is becoming inevitable across the globe and for one of the fastest growing cities, Surat, the status is reported to be alarming. Faster growth of population and settlement with an increase in enterprise establishments generating opportunities are acting as counter magnets in the case of Surat. The city has a natural advantage by me...
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India is a 2 nd most populous country in the world with more than 1.35 billion residents. Due to the rise in demographic trend in the population, there will be more demand in infrastructure especially social infrastructure. Analysis of accessibility of social infrastructure provision is useful for long term planning. This paper clarifies the relati...
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Increasing population and urbanization demand more resources in the urban area in terms of hard and soft infrastructure both. Many problems related to spatial resources in the urban area are addressed which disputes to development of the city. The process of building up spaces by every contributing individual and organizations somehow leaves certai...
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One of a considerably old civilisation settlement of Surat as a prominent urban centre is established in the western part of India and in the Southern region of the Gujarat state. The city was earmarked in the year 1992 since it recovered from a devastating calamity of plague. Since then, the city has recorded enormous progress regarding urbanisati...
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The Book contains proceedings of the 2nd International Conference "Reaching the Unreached: Challenges for Technological Development" as well as published papers that were presented in the Conference held during 19-20 November 2018 at Bali, Indonesia. It was organized by ISTE Sections of Gujarat state and Madhyapradesh state. Papers which are not in...
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The urban sanitation is actively being addressed by the Central Government of India. The action is taking place though various provisions of Swachh Bharat Mission launched in the nation. The paper discusses about a study undertaken for auditing and assessing pay and use public toilet and urinal blocks located within the central zone of Surat Munici...
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A road crash refers to any accident involving of at least one road vehicle, occurring on the road open to public transit using different modes. Intentional acts (terrorism, war) and natural disasters are excluded. Road crashes will be acquiring higher rank among non-natural deaths around the globe. The fatalities in urban road crash incur major eco...
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The Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals (DOC&PC), Government of India (GoI) has approved the Gujarat Petroleum, Chemical & Petrochemical Investment Region (PCPIR) at Dahej (District: Bharuch) in the year 2009. MOA is signed between DOC&PC and the Government of Gujarat (GoG) in the year 2010 for developing the Special Investment Region (SIR) un...
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The Gujarat Technological University initiated a movement of learning engineering by applying the approach of design thinking across all the branches through curriculum since the year 2014. The initial efforts were focusing on developing a mindset through a logical process of structured thinking through the introduction of a course "Design Engineer...
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SouthEast zone is the second most populous zone in Surat city with a population of 7.48 Lakh in the year 2017. The city with growing population faces high motorization rate that needs to be addressed. The rapid increase of motorization rates on the urban road mainly generates a lot of traffic problems like traffic delay, traffic accident, congestio...
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Street vending is pervasive across the globe, especially in developing nations. It is a significant activity related to the informal sector in urban areas. In India, the Largest concentration of street vendors in Mumbai has 0.25 million , followed by Kolkata is having 0.2 million street vendors. This informal activity offers employment opportunitie...
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A rapidly growing industrial metropolitan of Surat is prone to many natural and human-made disasters like floods, earthquake, chemical incidents, war, stampede and so on. Such events lead to frequent loss of lives as well as infrastructural facilities. To prevent such injuries and damages, the central government is advocating for local governments...
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The poster is an attempt to mention a work through dissertation during PG program ending in Jun-July 2017. It shows the aim-objectives-methodology-study area profile-identified heritage properties in the walled city area of Surat city (in the Southern Gujarat)-Clustering exercise based on categories of properties-routes for minimum length and trave...
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The physical infrastructure plays and vital role in urban planning. The water distribution system for potable water supply is necessary in all human life. The water distribution system supplied the water from the distribution center to the end consumer. Due to rapid urbanization, the burden on the existing network is increasing along with widening...
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In modern cities the stormwater drainage system is the essential part of the urban infrastructures. Basically the most important use of the stormwater drainage system is to carry the excess rain water in the monsoon season from the roads, streets and roofs and make the city free from the problems of back flow and also from the flood. In Surat city,...
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In developing countries as India, the probable population lives in and around metropolitan areas and large cities, including the peri-urban areas. This paper is about studying six selected peri-urban villages outside the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) but included in the regulatory limits of the Surat Urban Development Authority (SUDA); in the a...
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With the increasing urbanization, there's an intense concern about land consumption, especially, urban expansion onto rural land. Such kind of growth addressed as peri-urbanization and to manage these areas becomes one critical issue in the spatial planning. Literature reading is carried out to understand the peri-urban areas and its challenges. Th...
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In any urban area, the residential location is an integral part of urban planning. Residential location choice of households are core agents in the urban dynamic system. Selection of Residential location is a very complex nature of every household of an urban area. Studies of residential location choice show that many factors contribute to the choi...
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The aim of this study is public private partnership (PPP) mechanism in public bike sharing (PBS) over the different model of PPP. Mainly 3 model of PPP is involved in PBS such as BOT, O&M and Turkey. All 3 model is certain advantages and disadvantages in PBS. The different case study is also including in this paper. In this case study is included b...
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The citizen's comfort and satisfaction of needs shall be a prime focus to improve a quality of service delivery. For that, the social infrastructure plays a significant role. It includes health, education, recreational area, open space and distributive services. Surat is on a path to become a smart city and, for that availability of social infrastr...
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The citizen's comfort and satisfaction of needs shall be a prime focus to improve a quality of service delivery. For that, the social infrastructure plays a significant role. It includes health, education, recreational area, open space and distributive services. Surat is on a path to become a smart city and, for that availability of social infrastr...
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In India, currently the smart city projects become a most important part of the growth for the nation, and many cities are participating in it. In smart cities, the smartness of urban infrastructures also plays an important role. For that, the smart management of Stormwater drainage system is also essential. Thus it becomes necessary for the planne...
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In the urban area, the physical infrastructure plays an important role. In water distribution system, the water supplied from the reservoir to the consumer end. The pattern of the pipeline will follow the road network of the area. Due to rapid urbanization in an urban area, the water demand is rapidly increasing. Therefore, the pressure on the exis...
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Multi-Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) technique has seen an unbelievable amount of use over the last several decades. The present study explores the operation of MCDM method with the case study of nuclear dump site selection among the various choices. This study uses Simple Multi-Attribute Rating Technique (SMART) is a method of multi-criteria deci...
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Heritage is an idea that sets in the past. India is evidence of a large number of human habitations; some of them left their identity through heritage assets. The task of bringing heritage to an audience at local or national level is enormously challenging. It becomes necessary for a planner to a careful presentation of the heritage assets. For enc...
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The water has a potential to make cities as a cultural and heritage hub. Every tourist that came to the city will pass the river, so by developing the river in a beautiful way that attracts the more people to visit the place and that increase the revenue. In this paper, the case study Sabarmati riverfront at Ahmedabad is discussed. The main concern...
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The Disaster Management Act, 2005 has provided constitution of National Disaster Response Force for the purpose of response to natural and man-made disasters. It is only agency with comprehensive response abilities having multidisciplinary and multi-skilled, high-tech, standalone nature. It gives responses to all usual and man-made disasters in int...
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Final year M. Tech. Student, Construction Engineering and Management, B.V.M. Engineering college, Abstract—It is Most common in human being that lives in cities or mega cities for various of reason. since 2030, the population of the cities around the world is increased with passing of time. Also it is predictable to grow from 3.3 billion to 5 billi...
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Due to continuing migration of people from rural area to urban area and urbanized area there is many problems faced by the urban area. So there is difficulty to provide good living condition to each and every citizen. Overcome of that condition we construct smart city, intelligent city as the solution of urbanization as well as construct green buil...
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Formwork systems can play a vital role in the success of a construction project in terms of time, quality construction and economy. Clients demand their project to be completed as early as possible and at a minimum cost. For a multi-storied building, the most efficient way to speed up the work is to complete RCC framework for typical floors of the...
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Urbanization, a precarious scenario is globally spread which is revamping the whole concept of urban planning. To handle the expansion radically increased urban area, the local government faces challenges particularly in planning for future. However, Quality Of Life (QOL) is a tool that expands the city into sustainable manner by improving environm...
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In India, especially in urban cities, the population is increasing mostly due to rural-urban migration in accomplishing higher standard of living. The current population of the world is growing at the rate of 1.13% per annum. These increased populations needing basic amenities for provision of which is challenging to the urban managers. To provide...
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In India, with an unprecedented population growth and migration, an increased urban population and urbanisation is unplanned. More and more towns and cities are booming with a change in the land use of outer fringe and to the immediate vicinity of the city. This dispersed development is an urban sprawl. It brings opportunities yet it is an undesira...
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The main goal of an urban planner is to plan with citizen's comfort, health, and utility in context. GIS is a tool for mapping the plans with attribute data and details. As a result, the best suitable location for any of the facility is identified. The educational centers in the study area are identified to have poor accessibility (Waleed Lagrab, 2...
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BRT system is flexible, high-performance rapid transit mode that combines a variety of physical, operating and network elements.It is a permanently integrated system with a quality image and unique identity for urban transportation. The objective of this study is to analyse existing performance of Surat BRT system andto recommend measuresto improve...
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There are many areas in many cities of India having a lack of service in infrastructure.The absence of some basic facilities like water supply, sewerage, health, transportation, electricity and solid waste directly affects the life of people. Government always attempts to improve the lives of individuals by enhancing infrastructure service. Economi...
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Riddle, in general, is – why an engineering brain is not becoming able to create? Despite being a social animal filled with full of energy and enthusiasm, one engineer, surely is able to observe, ideate and many times criticize and generate an idea but not in a position to chase for and innovate to resolve the tough scenario. The present paper exam...
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Paper discusses parking needs at intersections of developed T. P. Schemes of Surat under the GTPUD Act, 1976. Land use and width of road along with existing parking facilities have an impact where the act has no specific provisions. Study identifies Parking consumes 0.1%-2.46% road land at intersections.
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From the beginning of history, human sensitivity has revealed an urge for mobility leading to a measure of Society's progress. The history of this mobility or transport is the history of civilization. For any country to develop with right momentum, effective and efficient transport as basic infrastructure is a must. Urban areas are engines of econo...
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The document is an outcome of information gathered during an exercise taken up as a part of creating Revised Development Plan (RDP) 2035 for Surat city. The actiivity was initiated by Surat Urban Development Authority (SUDA). Being a committee member, the author prepared the content for further usage by the SUDA.
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All the fields of engineering and technology have developed significantly in attaining the sustainable and green aspect of technology conserving the natural state of planet Earth. The regime of civil engineering which is well-known for exploiting the maximum natural resources however, this exploitation is an integral part of overall development of...

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