Knowledge about town planning in its context of socio-economic, political and governance is embedded in shloka and needs to be translated into regular text. The textneeds to be organized into chronology and analyzed for its evolutionary trend and innovation.
The knowledge-base created needs to be disseminated for public awareness using graphical representations for the ease of interpretation. Once the base is prepared, it will be translated in various Indian languages.
IKS associated with town-planning along with its context have faded and need to be rediscovered and contextualized. The research has the potential to initiate a timely discourse on town-planning practice for context-specific interventions instead of generalized bylaws across the country. It will be great initiative to catalyze change in planning approach for local needs and context.
Strengthening of courses-curriculum in school, college, and professional courses is the need of the hour. With multi-dimensional NEP, education shall incorporate this knowledge in curriculums. Develop a MOOC course for digital dissemination of knowledge
C-IKS-TP will be established at SPA Bhopal to support, guide and monitor interdisciplinary researchers of various domains of Planning, architecture and governance. C-IKS-TP will support to develop a doctoral and masters research repository on IKS to influence and inspire evidence-based research practice of global standard.