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Naim Keruwala

Public Policy / Urban Governance / Citizen Engagement

Professional experiences

Program manager - citiis (city investments to innovate, integrate & sustain)

National Institute of Urban Affairs , Delhi

From January 2019 to Today

Program manager - governance & advocacy

Sulochana Thapar Foundation , Pune

From February 2016 to January 2019

Visiting lecturer - urban economic development

Symbiosis School of Economics , Pune

From July 2014 to Today

Assistant director - urban governance

Janwani - Mahratta Chamber of Commerce (MCCIA) , Pune

From April 2012 to January 2016

Regional director

YUVA Unstoppable , Ahmedabad

From April 2010 to December 2011

Project intern - urban risk reduction

All India Disaster Mitigation Institute , Ahmedabad

From August 2009 to March 2010

Project intern - pruda

Planning & Resources on Urban Development Affairs , Ahmedabad

From January 2009 to June 2009


The Royal Commonwealth Society

Associate Fellow

Global Shapers Community

Shaper, Pune Hub


Vice President, Ahmedabad Chapter


NL – The Hague Academy for Local Governance – 2017


Anglais - Fluent

Hindî - Native language

Gujarâtî - Fluent


public policy
urban development
Project management
participatory processes
participatory training skills
Partnership development
Local Urban Environmental Governance
inclusive development


  • Public Policy
  • Urbanization
  • Urban Governance
  • Public Participation
  • Socio economic mobility