Centre for Development Studies and Activities is a multi-disciplinary research and training body addressing itself to problems of poverty and environment in the development process both in rural and urban contexts with a diverse core team. 

Prof. Aneeta Gokhale – Benninger
Executive Director, CDSA
Professor of Sustainable development at
School of Development Planning, CDSA
Siddhartha Benninger 
Economist and planner
Senior Project Planner and Admissions Coordinator, School of Development Planning, CDSA
Aditya Sathe
Civil Engineer and GIS analyst
Project Planner and Lecturer at 
School of Development Planning, CDSA
Yash Ketkar
Project Planner – Geographer and Cartographer, CDSA

Other team members

  • Komal Burte – Accounts and Admin
  • Prashant Lokhande – Support Staff 
  • Kailas Marne – Support Staff
  • Shakuntala Shinde – Support Staff