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V. Devadas
V. Devadas Professor valanfap[at]iitr.ac.in 01332-285298
Areas of Interest
  • Urban and Rual Development Planning,
  • Urban Dynamics, Rural Dynamics, Regional Dynamics
  • Infrastructure Development Planning, ( Physical Infra., Economics Infra., and Social Infra. )
  • Sustainable Development Planning, Integrated Development Planning, Financial Management
  • Resource Management, etc.
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
20042005Chief (Decentralized Planning)State Planning Board, Govt. of Kerala, India
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Khosla Research Prize (First Prize)IIT-Roorkee1998
Gold MedalGandhigram Rural Institute, Gandhigram, Tamil Nadu.1984
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
Ph. D.Development PlanningIIT- Kharagpur1994
M.Phil.Micro Level PlanningGandhigram Rural University 1986
M.A. EconomicsAnnamalai University1998
M.A. Rural Development Gandhigram Rural University 1984
Administrative Background
FromToDesignationOrganisationLevel
20042005Chief (Decentralized Planning)State Planning Board. Govt. of Kerala, India
Memberships
  • System Dynamics Society of India, IIT-Kharagpur, India, Life Member
  • Indian Society of Continuing Engineering Education, IIT-Roorkee, Life Member
Refereed Journal Papers

Publications

  1. Book Published:
  1. Devadas, V. (2012), “Regional Tourism Development Planning”, Lambert Academic Publishing, U.S.A. October 24, 2012, ISBN-10: 3659245704, ISBN-13: 978-3659245701, (Co-author: Dillip Das)
  2. Devadas, V., (2014),” Analaysis to Establish Relationships Among A Subsystems of a Regional     System: A Case of Bihar, India” in Govind Chandra Mishra (Edited), “Sustainable Constructivism: Traditional Vis-à-vis Modern Architecture”, Excellent Publishing House, New Delhi, ISBN: 978-93-83083-76-3, 2014, pp 145-152. (Co-author: Rashmi kumari).
  1. Research Papers Published:

       1. Research Papers Published in Foreign Journals/Technical Reports:

  1. Devadas, V., 1997, “Rural System Model for Micro Level Development”, Energy Sources, Taylor  & Francis Ltd., U. S. A., Vol. 19, No. 6, Pp 593 – 612.
  2. Devadas, V., 1997, “A Linear Programming Model for Optimum Resource Allocation in Rural System”, Energy Sources, Taylor  & Francis Ltd., U. S. A., Vol. 19, No. 6, Pp 613 - 622.
  3. Devadas, V., 1997, “Micro Level Planning - Part I: Forecasting The Future Scenarios”, Energy Sources, Taylor  & Francis Ltd., U. S. A., Vol. 19, No. 6, Pp 623 - 634.
  4. Devadas, V., 1997, “Micro Level Planning - Part II: Impact Analysis Through Scenarios”, "Energy Sources", Taylor  & Francis Ltd., U. S. A., Vol. 19, No. 6, Pp 635 - 642.
  5. Devadas, V., 2001, “Planning for Rural Energy Systems: Part – I”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier & Pergamon, U.S.A., Vol. 5/3, Pp 203 – 226.
  6. Devadas, V., 2001, “Planning for Rural Energy Systems: Part – II”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier & Pergamon, U.S.A., Vol. 5/3, Pp 227 - 270.
  7. Devadas, V., 2001, “Planning for Rural Energy Systems: Part – III”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier & Pergamon, U.S.A., Vol. 5/3, Pp 271 - 297.
  8. Devadas, V., 2003, “Socio-economic Factors: Effect on Energy Consumption Pattern in Rural Hilly Areas”, Nigerian Journal of Renewable Energy, Vol.10, Nos. 1&2, pp.124–131 (co-authors: Saini, R. P. & E. Fernandez).
  9. Devadas, V., 2005, “Relative Inequality in Energy Resource Consumption: A Case of Convashram Village, Pauri Garhwal District, Uttaranchal (India)”, Renewable Energy, Elsevier, U.S.A., Vol. 30 (2005), pp. 763-772 (co-authors: E. Fernandez & R. P. Saini).
  10. Devadas, V., 2007, “Municipal Solid Waste Management in Kanpur, India: Obstacles and Prospects”,  Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bradford, U. K., Vol. 18, No. 01, pp 89-108 (co-author: Hina Zia).
  11. Devadas, V., 2007, “Energy Management in Lucknow City”, Energy Policy, Elsevier, U.S.A., Vol. 35/10, pp 4847-4868 (co-author: Hina Zia).
  12. Devadas, V, 2008,Urban Solid Waste Management in Kanpur: Opportunities and Perspectives”, Habitat International, Elsevier Publishers, Vol. 32, Issue 1, pp 58-73 (co-author: Hina Zia).
  13. Devadas, V., 2008, “Assessing Informal Waste Recycling in Kanpur City, India” Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal (MEQ), Emerald Publishers, United Kingdom, Vol. 19, Issue 5. (co-authors: Hina Zia & S. Sukhla)
  14. Devadas, V., 2002,Infrastructure Provisions in Trivandrum City, Kerala State, India”, Technical Report on Human Rights and Towns, University of Valladolid, Spain, pp. 53-58 (co-Author: Salim, A.)
  15. Devadas, V., 2002,Government Programs for Slum Improvements in India: A Critical Review”, Technical Report on Human Rights and Towns, University of Valladolid, Spain, pp. 63-73 (co-Author: Pipralia, S.).
  16. Devadas, V., 2015, “Exploring the Planning Design Opportunities for Road Transportation Network of Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India”, International Journal of Built Environment and Sustainability, Vol. 2, Issue 3, pp 150-157, E-ISSN: 2289-8948, ISSN: 1511-1369, Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malasiya (Co-author: Tejas Rawal).
  17. Devadas, V., 2016, “Integrated Planning for Sustainable Development of Kuttanad Wetland Region, Kerala State”, Procedia Technology 24 (2016)1660-1667, Science Direct, Elsevier, U.S.A, (co-author: Sanil Kumar).
  18. Devadas, V., 2016, “Integrated Planning for Sustainable Development of Kuttanad Wetland Region, Kerala State”, Procedia Technology 24 (2016) 1660-1667, Science Direct, Elsevier, U.S.A., (Co-author: Sanil Kumar).
  1. Research Papers Published in Indian Journals:
  1. Devadas, V., 1997, “Waste Management”, Kerala Calling, Government of Kerala, Trivandrum.
  2. Devadas, V., 2004, "An Anatomy of Christian Architecture in Kerala", Journal of Council of Architecture, New Delhi (Co-Authors: Shankar, R. & Sunil Edward).
  3. Devadas, V., 2005, “Indigenous Church Architecture”, a + d – Journal of Indian Architecture, Vol. XXII, No. 5, May, pp – 48 – 53, New Delhi (Co-Authors: Shankar, R. & Sunil Edward).
  4. Devadas, V., 2006, “Information Technology Revolution: A Spatial Planners Perspective”, Spatio-economic Development Record, New Delhi, Vol. 13, No. 3, May – June, pp 35-39 (Co-Author: Sonar Sanjay Kumar, G.).
  5. Devadas, V., 2006, “Management of Solid Wastes in Urban Settlements: A Case Study Kanpur City”, Journal of the Institute of Town Planners-India, New Delhi, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp 59-66 (Co-Author: Hina Zia).
  6. Devadas, V., (2006), “Municipal Solid Waste Management in Kanpur City”, Nagarlok, New Delhi, Vol. XXXVIII, No. 4, pp 20-31 (co-author: Hina Zia).
  7. Devadas, V., (2007),Integrated Development Plan: A Scientific Approach”, Journal of Indian Building Congress, New Delhi, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp 35-42 (co-author: Nand Kumar).
  8. Devadas, V., (2008), “Emergence of Information Technology Industry in Indian Cities”, Journal of the Institute of Town Planners-India, Vol. 5, No. 1, PP 66-72 (co-author: Sonar Sanjay Kumar, G.).
  9. Devadas, V., (2010), “Vernacular Habitat in Indian Rural System”, Architecture, Time, Space & People, Vol. 10, No. 09, Pp-34-41 (co-author: Mekhala Saha).
  10. Devadas, V., (2011), “Planning for Special Economic Zone: A Regional Perspective”, Journal of the Institute of Town Planners-India, Vol. 8, No. 02, Pp 53-58 (co-auther: Vaibhav Gupta).
  11. Devadas., (2013), “Analysis of National Highway-47 in Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu” Journal of the Institute of Town Planners-India, Vol. 10, No. 03, Pp 33-65 (co-authers: Nand Kumar & Tejas Rawal).
  12. Devadas, V., (2014), “An Evaluation of the Land Management in Indian Metropolitan Cities: A Case of Jaipur City, India”, Asian Journal of Research in Social Science & Humanities, Asian Research Consortium, New Delhi, Vol. IV, No. V, pp. 111-118, ISSN 2250-1655 (Co-author: Pooja Nigam).
  13. Devadas, V., (2014), “An Assessment of the Urban Infrastructure in Residential Areas of Indian Metro Cities: A Case Study of Jaipur City”, International Journal of Multidisciplinary Approach and Studies, Vo. 01, No. 4, PP 31-39, July-August, ISSN No. 2348-537X, New Delhi, (Co-author: Pooja Nigam).
  14. Devadas, V., (2014), “Postulates for Spatial Planning of Haridwar City”, Journal of the Institute of Town Planners-India, Vol.11, No. 2, April-June, pp 9-23, ISSN No. 0537-9679 (Co-author: Najammuuddin).
  15. Devadas, V., (2014), “Planning for Integrated Tourism in Bihar State”, Journal of the Indian Institute of Architects, Vol. 79, Issue 8, August, pp 28-35, ISSN No. 0019-4913, Mumbai, (Co-author Ar. Kamna Karan).
  16. Devadas, V., (2015), “Intelligence Transportation System In India-A Review”, Journal of Development Management and Communication, Vol. II, No. 3, July-September, ISSN 2348-7739, pp. 299-308, Jaipur (Co-author: Tejas Rawel).
  17. Devadas, V., (2016), “Energy Management for Smart Habitat”, Journal of Indian Building Congress, New Delhi, Vol. 23, No. 02, 2016, ISSN 2349-7475, pp. 159-166 (co-authors: Nand Kumar & Manoj Panwar).
  18. Devadas, V., 2016, “An Insight in to the Economic Growth Pattern and Attaractiveness of the Lucknow District”, International Journal of Multidisciplinary Approach and Studies, ISSN No. 2348-537X, Vol. 03, No. 4,  July –Aug., pp 54-63 (Co-author: Niruti Gupta).

       3. Research Papers Presented in International & National Seminar/Conferences:

  1. Multipurpose Energy Resource Development in Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, New Delhi, 1989.
  2. Application of Operations Research Techniques in Planning, University of Roorkee, Roorkee, 1996.
  3. Waste Management in Thiruvananthapuram city, Thiruvananthapuram, 1996.
  4. Rural Energy System:  A Case of Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, Chennai, 1997.
  5. Integrated Renewable Energy System for Self-Sustainable Electric Power in Remote Villages of Developing Countries, Chennai, 1997.
  6. Planning for Environmental Control & Management, Roorkee, 1997.
  7. Waste Resource Assessment in Thiruvananthapuram City, Roorkee, 1997.
  8. Estimation of Levels of Development in Rural District of Lucknow, Roorkee, 1997.
  9. Technologies for Recycling Urban Wastes, Roorkee, 1997.
  10. Capacity Excited A. C. Generations for Small Scale Power Planning In Remote Areas of Developing Countries, Roorkee, 1997.
  11. Private Sector Housing: Recent Trends in Kochi City, Roorkee, 1997.
  12. Significance of Information Network System in Planning Education, Mysore, 1997.
  13. An Estimation of Correlation for the Output of a Solar Photovoltaic Pump, Indore, 1999.
  14. Impact of Socio-economic factors on Energy Consumption in Rural Hilly areas, Indore, 1999.
  15. Water Resource Management for Optimal Agricultural Production in the Rural System, 2001.
  16. Energy Resource Demand in A Rural Setup: Role Of Some Economic Consideration, 2001.
  17. Impact of Technology in Development of Hill Areas, 2001.
  18. Energy Management in an Urban System, CBRI, Roorkee, 2003.
  19. National Housing Policy: A critical Appraisal, CBRI, Roorkee, 2003.
  20. Optimal Finance Strategies for Housing Development, CBRI, Roorkee, 2003.
  21. Strategies for Provision of Infrastructure in Urban System, CBRI, Roorkee, 2003.
  22. Low Cost House Construction Materials and Appropriate Technology, CBRI, Roorkee, 2003.
  23. Development of Hill Capitals: Shimla, ITPI, 2003.
  24. Traditional Construction Materials and Technologies of Kerala, I.I.T., Kharagpur, 2004.
  25. Traditional Church Architecture of Kerala, I.I.T., Kharagpur, 2004.
  26. Planning for Development of Inland Waterways of Kerala, I.I.T., Kharagpur, 2004.
  27. Substitute for Acid Using Natural Products in Rubber Latex Coagulation, I.I.T., Kgp, 2004.
  28. Biomass and Sustainable Energy, I.I.T., Kharagpur, 2004.
  29. Stakeholders Participation and Partnerships in Integrated Tourism Development, Indore, 2004.
  30. Urbanization in the Context of Information Technology Revolution, Mumbay, 2004.
  31. Planning for Appropriate Infrastructure for Sustainable Eco-tourism Development in Protected Hill Areas, Mussouri, 2005.
  32. Strategies for Stakeholders Participation and Partnership of Sustainable Eco-tourism Development in Protected Areas, Mussouri 2005.
  33. Urbanization Process in Bhubaneswar, the Capital City of Orissa State, Bhubaneswar, 2005.
  34. Rethinking Sustainable Delhi Development, Delhi, 2005.
  35. Integrated and Equitable provision of Infrastructure through JNNURM: A Dream or Reality, ITPI Conference, 2006.
  36. Emerging Urban Pattern in the Context of Information Technology Revolution, Central Institute of Road Transport, Pune, 2005.
  37. Role of ICT’s on Transportation Planning in Pune City, India, Central Institute of Road Transport, Pune, 2005.
  38. Solid Waste Management in Kanpur City, Hubli, Karnataka, 2006.
  39. Problems and Prospects of Transportation in Banagalore City, India, Kolkata, 2007.
  40. Planning for Sustainable Development in an Urban System, Nagpur, 2007 (keynote address).
  41. Application of System Dynamics in Management of Real Estate Industry, Banarus, 2008.
  42. Transportation Planning for Integrated Development of Bangalore Metropolitan Region, Banarus, 2008.
  43. Planning for Optimal Road Transportation in Hassan City, Karnataka State, Ahmednagar, 2008.
  44. Rejuvenation of Informal Neighborhood: A Case of Indore City, India, Hawaii, USA, 2008.
  45. Urban Poverty and the Inherent Issues, ITPI Conference, Nagpur, 2010.
  46. Strategies for Infrastructure Provisions in Puduchery City, ITPI Conference, Nagpur, 2010.
  47. Shelter Provisions in Bhopal City, ITPI Conference, Nagpur, 2010.
  48. Slum as an Integral Part of Urban System - A Case Study of Kolkata City, India, ITPI Conference, Nagpur, 2010.
  49. Role of Technology Management in Development, IISc Bangalore, 2012.
  50. Urban land Management: The Retrospect of Three Metropolitan Cities in India, IISc Bangalore, 2012.
  51. Sustainability Assessment of Ahmedabad Bus Rapid Transit System, National Conference of Sustainable Cities in Arid Region, MNIT-Jaipur, December 26-28, 2012.
  52. Analysis of Inter-regional Disparity in India, India Business Academy, New Delhi, 2013.
  53. Transit Oriented Development and Neighborhoods, MNIT, Jaipur, 2014.
  54. Good Governance in Calicut District, Kerala: An Analysis of Role of E-Governance for Good Governance, KILA, 2014.
  55. Innovations in Decentralizations in Kerala, KILA, 2014.
  56. Municipal Financial Management in Jaipur City, KILA, 2014
  57. Systems Approach to Redevelopment of Slums, Keynote Address, MNIT-Jaipur, 2017.
  58. Waste to Energy for Sustainable Urban Development: A System Dynamics Approach, ISPER, 2017.
  59. Wetland Planning and Its Role in Resilience-A Study of Kuttanad Wetland Region, ISPER, 2017.
  60. Analysis of Domestic Electrical Energy Consumption and Appliances in Jodhpur City, ISPER, 2017.