New Principal for Center for Environmental Planning and Technology
University (CEPT), Ahmedabad.
Renowned architect Bimal Patel, whose many works in the city include
IIM-Ahmedabad’s new campus, the city’s CG road and the controversial
Sabarmati Riverfront, has been chosen to replace R N Vakil as
president of the Center for Environmental Planning and Technology
University (CEPT). Patel is an aluma of CEPT and went on to receive a
dual degree in architecture and city planning from the University of
California, Berkeley, and later a Doctor of Philosophy in regional
planning. The outgoing president R N Vakil, became the president of
CEPT in 2005.