Nosplan Newsletter 2021 Vol 6 Issue 1
Hope you are safe and in good health
The National Publication Cell is excited to release The 1st issue of Volume 6 of NEWSPLAN . The issue of June – August highlights the subject of urban resilience for climate change.
I thank all the members of National Publication Cell: the editorial team and the designing team for their commendable efforts to make this issue into its present form. I also thank all the Associate Editors for their contributions. Heartful appreciation to the members of Executive Council for their constant support .
Editor-in-Chief (EIC), 2021–22
NOSPlan- Organisation of Students of Planning India
Punarutthan NOSPlan Annual Convention (2020-21)
This past year has been full of turmoil. Amidst all the chaos, NOSPlan in collaboration with many organisations came up to host the NOSPlan Annual Convention with a new exiting online events.
Specific Events: This year, 7 out of 21 competitions, are in collaborations with various planning organisations
Design it Accessible – National Istitute of Urban Affairs
Cure for Basti – Centre for Urban Regional Excellence
Strength Mapping – Nonurbanism
Map it out – Urban box
‘In and out’, ‘Online Discussion Forum’ & ‘Article Writing’ – Planning Tank
Chess – Chess.com
NEWSPLAN 2020 Volume 5 Issue 2
Greetings to all!
Hope you all are well. The NOSPlan Publication Cell is publishing the second issue of NEWSPLAN for the Year 2020!! it brings me great joy to present it to you. This NEWSplan is based on the theme of COVID 19. We are as well expecting to get your contributions for the upcoming magazine and your participation in the Convention!
Enjoy the Read!
As the sun goes down with a sleepy shine As men turn homeward to recline As sunlight dim on this land of mine I head onword with an unheard whine. My path is green and desolate-untreated, untrodden And I pray others aren’t this way led For here you clamber, to death or dismay Loneliness
Archimedes famously said: “Give me a lever long enough and a place to stand, and I can move the Earth.” To lift a heavy object, there is a choice: whether to use leverage or not. A task can be performed, say to plan & implement a metropolitan scale urban public transportation system; directly – risking
Dream Dream dream dream And dream untill dream come true Life is nothing but dreams Some accomplished, some unfinished Some dreams are trifle, some cherished You are nothing but a result of dreams Dreams, dreams and nothing but dreams A dream of someone or a dream of your own Dream is not what you dream
Reflections, often a collage Dreams are a conniving mirage Realistic dreams, optimistic dreams, fantastic dreams, drastic dreams What / have are the “distant dreams” Everything seems to be at a distance Trying to approach something, Something that is forever moving ahead I take a pause, breathe and pursue The search to incarcerate those dreams
“Hidden behind city branding exercises through large projects are acts of land capture and slum demolitions by a predatory local state and crony capitalism. In the policy arena, meanwhile, the urban, and particularly the metropolitan story has been one of deliberate confusion, and fragmentation of policy and implementation. The promise of Rapid City transformation has