Er. Swagat Kumar Padhi was a Research Associate (Urban Planner) at the Centre for Policy Research working in the programme, Scaling City Insitutions for India (SCI-FI) in Odisha. His work focuses on looking after construction of New Liveable Habitats for relocating slums, delisting of in-situ slums, preparation of estimation and costing of identified infrastructure works under the JAGA Mission.
He is a civil engineer by profession and has pursued Construction Management from NICMAR, Hyderabad. He holds a 12-year-long experience in the construction field.
Prior to joining CPR, he has worked with Gammon India Ltd., Simplex Infrastructures Ltd., RKD Constructions Ltd. and SM Consultants. He possesses competencies in planning, billing, team management, material management, machinery management and documentation.