Ms. Pratiksha Baruah is currently working with IPE Global for Shillong Smart City as an Urban Planner. The author has completed Masters in Planning with specialization in Environmental Planning and Management, from School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada (SPAV), Andhra Pradesh.
Founded in 2011, South Asia Journal (SAJ) is a policy magazine focused on issues relating to South Asia. Bearing no political affiliation, the journal’s goal is to provide discerning, critical perspectives on the South Asian sub-continent and its evolving relationship to the broader world. SAJ aims to highlight emerging regional trends, especially issues which call for more emphasis among decision makers and policy framers.