Anindya Kishore Debnath

Assistant Professor, DURP, BUET.


Academic Qualification

  • MURP (2014): Department of Urban & Regional Planning, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • BURP (2011): Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)

Research Interest

  • Transportation Policy and Planning,
  • GIS Application in Spatial Analysis


  • Daisy, N.S., Debnath, A. K., Rahman, N., Islam, I. and Hasan, M. M. U., (2013) “Community Perception on the Redevelopment of Old Dhaka based on Local situations” in Jahan, S and Kalam, A. K. M. A. (ed), Dhaka Metropolitan Area and Its Planning: Problems, Issues and Policies, Bangladesh Institute of Planners, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Debnath, A. K. and Daisy, N.S., (2011) “Industrial Concentration as a Predictor of Slum Agglomeration in Dhaka Metropolitan Development Plan Area: A Spatial Auto Correlation Approach” Journal of Bangladesh Institute of Planners, Volume-IV. URL: Bangladesh Institute of Planners - JournalBook


  • Attended and presented paper in “Bridging the Policy-Action Divide: Challenges and Prospects for Bangladesh” organized by Bangladesh Development Initiative (BDI) at University of California, Berkeley, 22- 24 February, 2013.
  • Attended and Presented Paper in  “National Research Conference-2012” organized by National Academy for Educational Management (NAEM) and Bangladesh Peace and Development Mission (BPDM), Dhaka, Bangladesh,  15 June, 2008.
  • Seminar on Town Planning in Bangladesh: Vision 2020 organized by BIP (Bangladesh Institute of Planners) at November 2008.
  • Seminar on Planning for Livable Communities organized by BIP (Bangladesh Institute of Planners) in association with LGED, DFID and UNDP at November 2009 for the celebration of World Town Planning Day.
  • Roundtable on “Planning Our Secondary Towns for Better Life” on World habitat Day 2010 organized by GTZ (German Technical Cooperation), Embassy of Switzerland in Bangladesh, BIP and Habitat For Humanity.
  • Roundtable on Planning for Inclusive Urban Development organized by BIP (Bangladesh Institute of Planners) in association with UNDP, Bangladesh; GTZ, Bangladesh and UPPR (Urban Partnerships for Poverty Reduction) at November 2010 for the celebration of World Town Planning Day.

Professional Experience

  • Density Zoning of Dhaka Metropolitan Development Plan (DMDP) area based on the methodology developed in undergrad thesis work funded by the RAJUK (development authority of Dhaka, Bangladesh).
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Academic Achievements

  • Prime Minister Gold Medal Award 2010 from University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh in recognition of excellent result in Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning of the faculty of Architecture and Planning, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET).
  • Best undergrad thesis award (2008-2009) from the department of Urban and Regional Planning, BUET.

Research Experience or Work

  • A study on identification of the efficient mode for daily commuters living outskirts of Dhaka.
  • Analysis of short run regional disparity in Bangladesh based on provided public amenities.
  • Spatial dependence between transportation network development and morphology of industrial structure of Bangladesh during 1991-2001.
  • BURP thesis completed on Urban Planning: Towards a Generic methodology for Determining Desirable Density for Dhaka City: A Case Study on Some Selected Detailed Planning Zones (DPZs)