Interns at Parisar



Saga Wingård - Pedestrianization of Laxmi Road - 2011

Saga is an urban planning student from Sweden, doing her master thesis project in cooperation with Parisar. Studying at Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH) in Karlskrona, Sweden. She was in India on a Minor Field Study scholarship from SIDA, for 2.5 months, autumn 2011. Working with a planning proposal for a pedestrian street on a part of Laxmi Rd, and a concept plan for sustainable transport in the whole core city. Her final thesis report can be found here.






Maya Fe Holzhauer - Mobility Issues of the Disabled -  2011

Maya Fe is in her third year at University of Vermont where she is majoring in Environmental Studies with a concentration in Policy and Development, with a double minor in Political Science and Music.  She is studying abroad in India for the fall semester with the Alliance for Global Education and joined Parisar in October. At Parisar, Maya Fe is working to promote a pedestrian friendly, handicapped accessible city.







Kendra Dawsey - Mobility Issues of the Disabled -  2011

Kendra is a third year student at Yale University. She is majoring in Environmental Studies, with a focus on human rights and the environment. From September to November 2011, she worked to promote a pedestrian friendly, barrier free environment for those with disabilities. The work she has done includes creating and doing site surveys, legal research, and writing reports of what she has seen in the city of Pune.






Aishani Sharma - Analysis of Transport Budget of Pune - 2011

She is currently pursuing her Second Year in Bachelors Of Science (Economics) from the  Symbiosis School Of Economics(SSE) a constituent of  Symbiosis International University,Pune.Her area of interest lies in the field of Financial Economics .At Parisar,she was working on the PMC Budget Analysis Project. She also contributed to the signature campaign for supporting BRT in Pune.






Thomas Howland - GIS based Transport Network of Pune - 2011

Thomas is student of University of Wisconsin, Madison, pursuing a degree in English. He came to Pune for an internship of two months of June and July 2011. He helped collect and collate the data of an Origin-Destination survey of cyclists in Pune, which was later used in the GIS based Transport Network of Pune.






Radhika Mulay - GIS based Transport Network of Pune - 2011

Currently studying in the second year of her degree in Foundation for Liberal and Management Education (FLAME), Pune, she was interning in Parisar from

Her internship project involved field study -  conducting surveys for the  12 Para-Transit routes in the city, gaining first hand data from Drivers and Passengers, data entry and data analyzing. She also had to mark the surveyed routes on Google maps to gain a visual perspective of the routes through out the city.






Angad Deepak Gadgil

He completed his graduation as a Civil Engineer from Pune University and has been involved with a couple of projects in Parisar like the Walkability Survey, data collection and compilation for the GIS based Transport Network of Pune and the PMPML Report Card 2010-11.





aditya kuwalekar

Aditya Kuvalekar - Analysis of the proposed Metro rail system in Pune - 2009

Aditya helped with the Analysis of the proposed Metro Rail System in Pune. Currently he is pursuing a PhD in Economics at New York University.