Department of City and Regional Planning

Overview

City and Regional Planning (CRT') Department is first department of its kind in a Women University in Pakistan with a broader objective of main streaming gender in development. The establishment of the CRP Department at LCWU was recommended by the National Curriculum Review Committee (NCRC) on City and Regional Planning in its meetings held at Higher Education Commission (HEC), Regional Office, Karachi. The recommendation to establish CRP Department at LCWU was given by Prof. Dr. M.Atiq Ur Rahman which was endorsed by the representatives of Pakistan Council of Architecture and Town Planning (PCATP) in NCRC-CRP. As an outcome of the recommendation of NCRC-HEC, the Syndicate of LCWU approved the establishment of CRP Department in the year 2012. The department has got accreditation by Pakistan Council of Architects & Town Planners (PCATP) vide letter number NO.PCATP/LCW1J-CRP-LHR/10/16 dated October 24, 2016. The department has produced 82 registered Town Planners and aims to add a total of 200 Town Planners by the year 2022 as a contribution to strengthen national human resource in the field of City and Regional Planning. Most of the graduates are doing jobs in public and private sector and many are pursuing higher studies in the field of City and Regional Planning in institutions such as NUST, UET, and LCWU etc.

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