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Niyati Gupta

Niyati Gupta

Research Analyst

Niyati is a Research Analyst in the Risks and Adaptation team at the Council. She is involved in drawing recommendations on climate-proofing of critical infrastructure, climate change risks, sustainability and environment resources management. She is an Architect with Masters in Urban Development and Management. She has worked extensively on issues relating to resilient designs and planning strategies for healthcare infrastructure in India.

Prior to joining the Council, Niyati was working with the School of Planning and Architecture in Delhi. During that time, she was an integral member of various research and consultancy projects on ‘Urban Infrastructure Resilience’, ‘Disaster Risk Management’ and ‘Healthcare Architecture’. Additionally, she has taught many courses in Architecture and has worked on developing training and academic modules for short-term training programs and MOOC courses on Healthcare Architecture, Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Material Utilisation in Construction Industry. Through her doctoral research findings, Niyati drew up Urban Development Controls and Guidelines for an academic consultancy project of 1500 bed medical college campus of the Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Nepal.

Before taking a leap on the front of ‘climate change’ and ‘disaster resilience’, she assisted in various built-infrastructure projects including educational institutions, residences and interior design projects.

Niyati hails from Jaipur, Rajasthan and is an art enthusiast. She has drawn illustrations for different kinds of books including poem compilations and children story books. She combines her interest in travel and sketching as she maps out the landscapes and city/streetscapes. Presently, she is learning calligraphy and impressionism art using acrylics.

  • 487Sketches made
  • 18Paintings done
  • 3Interior design projects undertaken
  • What I believe in


    Here is my secret: A very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.

    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Le Petit Prince