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 Assistant Professor,
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

Manasi Bhopale
Project Planner – Urban and Regional Planner, CDSA

Other team members

  • Komal Burte – Admin Assistant
  • Snehal Chavan – Accounts Assistant
  • Prashant Lokhande – Support Staff 
  • Kailas Marne – Support Staff
  • Shakuntala Shinde – Support Staff