M Faraz Ahmad
Deputy Manager - Transport Systems & Electric Mobility
A Transport Planning Research Associate at the ITDP India Programme, Faraz provides technical input to the Urban Development and Housing Department, Government of Jharkhand and Ranchi Municipal Corporation. His work primarily concentrates on developing safe, sustainable, and inclusive transportation systems. This, he believes, can be achieved through better street designs and transportation initiatives. He is responsible for developing full-scale project plans and coordinating with various stakeholders, including government officials, to build broad support for sustainable transport initiatives. Faraz majored in Architecture from National Institute of Technology, Patna and did his Masters in Infrastructure Systems, specialising in Transportation, from IIT-Roorkee. Inclusive Street Design is his forte and as a part of his thesis, he developed a complete street design for MG Road, Delhi, in consideration with all guiding parameters and global best practices.