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Dr. Purnima Parida

Principal Scientist Central Road Research InstituteTransport and Planing
Location: New Delhi, India


Dr. Purnima Parida is a Principal Scientist and Head of the Transportation Planning Division of Central Road Research Institute, New Delhi, India. Some of the significant projects handled by Dr Parida include research on the development of qualitative and qualitative Level of Service Models for Sidewalks, Estimation of Energy Loss due to Congestion, Development of Parking Norms for Residential and Commercial Areas, and connectivity of an airport terminal with the city transport system. For her work in planning for pedestrian facilities, she was invited by the World Bank to deliver a presentation in the Transforming Transportation workshop. She received the IRC Medal for her work on Estimation of Fuel Loss during Idling of Vehicles at Signalised Intersections in Delhi. She is a member of the Urban Roads, Streets & Transport Committee (H8- committee) of Indian Roads Congress. She has completed over 30 sponsored research and consultancy projects, published more than 70 research papers in various journals and presented at national and international conferences.



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