The writer is an architect, an urbanist and visiting professor of architecture in the School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi. Views are personal
Should we not be moving away from an imperial design mindset to a democratic approach which ensures that public spaces are meant for the people and not for the government?
UGC has outlived its use, but so have councils that regulate professional education and practice. These, too, cry for reform.
A shift to their respective ministries will help professional education, skill development