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Webinar on NEP 2020 and Traditional Knowledge in Architecture and Planning by MANIT Bhopal [Oct 28]: Register by Oct 25

About the Webinar

Department of Architecture and Planning, MA-NIT, Bhopal, in association with COA-TRC, Bhopal are jointly organizing a Webinar 1.0 on “NEP 2020 and Traditional Knowledge in Architecture and Planning: Opportunities and Challenges”. 


India has a rich tradition of architecture and planning since prehistoric times of Harappan civilization. Built examples as well as theoretical works are proof of this living heritage. In literature, this knowledge is referred to as vastushastra, staphatya, shilpashastra and other terms. To give it a distinct identity, it can be termed as ‘Indian system of architecture’. The Indian system of architecture encompasses the fields of planning, architecture, interiors including iconography and sculpture as well as vehicle design. It also covers building material properties and construction techniques among other themes.

Since the early modern era, numerous scholars have contributed to this knowledge base and work is being carried out even now. However, in our curriculum, we study only a small part of this knowledge base, primarily due to lack of readily available literature and shortage of resource persons. The National Education Policy 2020 has given us an opportunity to address this task with reinvigorated efforts. This would not only enrich our knowledge but also give us an opportunity to apply the same in designs in present times.

  • The Program: The Webinar would be conducted by the Dr Vinay Mohan Das (Prof. & Head, Department of Architecture and Planning, MANIT, Bhopal).
  • Participants: The webinar is open for all interested Professionals, Academicians, PG & UG students and Research Scholars.
  • Cost of Registration: Free
  • Venue: ZOOM Online Platform/ Google Meet
How to Register?

Interested applicants can apply for the webinar through this link.

Registration Deadline

Oct 25, 2020


Dr. Navneet Munoth,
Hon. Director COA-TRC, Bhopal, India – 462003
Phone: 9691620084




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