Dr. Kamla Kant Pandey

Dr. Kamla Kant Pandey, Professor

Dr. Kamla Kant Pandey

Dr. K.K. Pandey, Professor, Urban Management and Coordinator, Centre for Urban Studies at IIPA holds Ph.D in Urban Finance and PG Diploma in Housing Planning from Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies, Netherlands (1985), Advance course in Urban Management from University of Birmingham (1994) and Course on Population Studies from EWC, University of Hawaii, USA (1991) and online course on Municipal Finance in 2001 from UNESCAP and University of Cardiff UK.

Dr. Pandey has intensively worked on urban management and finance during last four decades and coordinated empirical research, training and advisory services on matters related to urban governance, infrastructure and housing. He also has several publications to his credit. He has also travelled extensively on various academic assignments within India and abroad.

Dr. Pandey has been member of seven UN expert committees constituted by UN-HABITAT, UNESCO and UNESCAP on urban finance, governance, Training of Trainers, leadership, pro-poor PPP, sustainable development and urban management. He has been also member of seven Expert Committees of United Nation (UN) and other committee in the Government of India, States and Metro cities. He also headed a study group of the Government of India on Economic Activity in the National Capital Region.


  1. Urban Governance and Development, Housing, Municipal Finance, Poverty Alleviation, Local Economic Development, Resource Mobilisation and Public Private Partnerships.
  2. Programmes for Urban Local Bodies, Para-statals/Para-municipal, Central Institutions such as HUDCO (Housing and Urban Development Corporation Ltd.), NBCC (National Buildings Construction Corporation Ltd.), CPWD (Central Public Works Department), MES (Military Engineering Services) and Cantonment Boards.
  3. Training Programme also cover Inter-Country participants from Afghanistan, Nepal, Vietnam, China etc.
  4. Seminars, Workshops and Round Table Discussion on contemporary issues pertaining to urbanisation and urban development.

Ongoing Research

  1. Professional support to MSME (Preparation of National Policy for MSME in India) (Jan 2020)

Completed Research

  1. Professional support to MSME (Working Group to Study the need for changes in MSME Development Act, 2006) (Oct 2020)
  2. Evaluation of RGNIYD  (Aug 2020)


  1. More than two dozen Books/Research Reports/Guidelines/Checklists/Manuals on Urban Finance, Management and Economic Development.
  2. Articles/Pieces in the Newspaper/Magazines/Journals/Books reviews of High repute.
  3. Presented papers in the seminar/workshops, study groups etc. at National and International level.


Indian Institute of Public Administration
I P Estate Ring Road
New Delhi-110002
Phone: 011-23468335
Email: kkpandey@iipa[dot]education

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