NameDr Purnima Parida
Date of Birth19-02-1962
E-mailpurnima@cbri.res.in, punam31@gmail.com
Present DesignationSenior Principal Scientist
DivisionPlanning & Business Development
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Educational Attainments

Degree / DiplomaMain SubjectUniversity/Institution with DistinctionCountryYear of Passing
M. A.EconomicsMeerut UniversityIndia1984
M. PlanningRegional PlanningSPA, New DelhiIndia1989
Ph.D.Transportation PlanningIndian Institute of Technology, RoorkeeIndia2006

Specialization

a) Main Area of SpecializationTransportation Planning
b) Sub-area of SpecializationPlanning for NMT, Fuel loss estimation, Planning & Management, Planning for Public Transport

Countries visited in connection with higher studies, research training, employment and other scientific assignments:

Country visitedPurposeFromTo
Shanghai, ChinaPaper in WCTR conference13 July 1616 July 16
Cebu City, PhillipinesPaper in Easts ConferenceSept 15Sept 15
Taipei, TaiwanPaper prentation in EASTS conference12 Sept 1315 Sept 13
Changwon, South KoreaInvited Speaker22 Oct 1124 Oct 11
BangladeshTeam Leader for ADB sponsored projectApril 2010Sept 2010
Irvine, USAPaper in TRB Conference26 Oct 0930 Oct 09
Washington, USAPresenting research at World Bank12 jan 0916 Jan 09
Ho Chi Minh, VietnamPresent paper in CODATU11 nOV 0815 Nov 08
Publications and Patents
  • Current Publications (2009 onwards) :
  1. Development of Qualitative Walkability Measures for Pedestrian Facilities in Delhi, Dr Purnima Parida,. Presented at Transforming Transportation,, World Bank Washington, D.C. Jan 2009
  2. Appreciation of Gender Difference in Development of Qualitative Level of Service for Sidewalks, presented in 4th International conference on Women Issues in Transportation, Organized by Transportation Research Board, USA, Irvine California, 27-30 Oct 2009.
  3. Development of Non Motorized Transport as a Sustainable Initiative, Dr Purnima Parida, Dr. M Parida, Dr. Najamuddin, published  in ITPI journal 6 no. 4, Oct-Dec 2009.
  4. Appreciation of Gender Difference in Development of Qualitative Level of Service for Sidewalks, Dr Purnima Parida & Dr M Parida published in 4th International conference on Women Issues in Transportation, Transportation Research Board of the National Academy, USA, 2011
  5. Design of Sidewalks using Pedestrians Flow Models, Dr Purnima Parida, Dr M Parida, Dr S Gangopadhyay, published in Journal of Road Transport, No:4 Oct-Dec 2011.
  6. Integrating User Perception into Walkability Index – A Tool to Improve Quality of Pedestrian Infrastructure, Dr Purnima Parida, published in the proceedings of International Conference on Mobility for the Future of Sustainable Cities., Changwon, Korea, 22-24th 2011.
  7. Real World driving cycle in heterogeneous traffic condition in Delhi “ Ravindra Kumar, Parida, B.K.D, W. Saleh  to World Association of Sustainable Development (WASD) Abu Dhabi 2012 Conference , Published in  book in WASD Outlook 2012.
  8. Driving Cycle for Motorcycle Using Micro-Simulation Model “Ravindra Kumar, B.K.D, Parida, W. Saleh” “Journal of Environmental Protection, Scientific Research USA- SCI Journal IF-2 by invitation Published ISSN Print: 2152-2197.
  9. Kumar Ravindra, Durai B.K., Parida Purnima, Saleh, W, Gupta Kamini (2012) “Micro simulation based driving cycle for motorcycle, Journal of Environmental Protection. 3 No.9A, September 2012, PP. 1268-1273
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  11. Ravindra Kumar, Purnima Parida, Devesh Tiwari, and S. Gangopadhyay Idling Emission at Intersection and Exploring Suitable Mitigation Measures, presented in,2nd International Conference on Traffic and Logistic Engineering (ICTLE 2013), 15th – 16th           Mar 2013 Istambul, Turkey and published in  Journal of Traffic and Logistics Engineering, Volume 1, No.2, June, 2013.
  12. Jiten Shah , Gaurang JoshI , Purnima Parida, Walking Speed of Pedestrian on Stairways at Intercity Railway Station in India, Presented and published in the Proceedings of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies EASTS, Vol.9, Sept 2013.
  13. Shah J., Joshi G. and Parida P. “Behavioral characteristics of pedestrian flow on stairway at railway station” J. Social and Behavioral Science, ELSVIER, 104, pp. 688-697. ISSN/ISBN No. 1877-0428. 2013
  14. Kumar, R.,Parida, Purnima.Evaluation of following headway behaviour in mixed traffic conditions   , World Sustainable Development Outlook 2013, Sustainable Development: New Multi Disciplinary Approaches and Methodology , pp 365-390, 2013
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  16. Neelima Chakravarty, Kamini Gupta, Purnima Parida, Nishi Mittal, Driver Education – A Mandatory Tool for Road Safety, भारतीय वैज्ञानिक एवं औध्योगीकी, वर्ष 21, अंक 2, ,ISSN-0873-7706. Dec 2013
  17. Mukti Advani, Purnima Parida, Non Motorised Transport Trips in India; Past , Present and Future, ( Paper accepted for presentation in TRB 2014, USA), published in Indian Journal of Transport Management, Volume 37, Number 4, Oct-Dec 2013.
  18. Kumar Ravindra, Purnima Pardia, B.K. Durai, Saleh, W., “How real world driving differs in heterogeneous traffic condition World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development, Volume 10, Issue 1, PP 66 – 80. Emerald Publisher 2013
  19. Kumar, R., Parida, P. Evaluation of following headway behaviour in mixed traffic condition in north east part of India. In: Ahmed, A. (Ed.) 10th Years of Sustainable Development, New Multi Disciplinary Approaches and Methodologies, World Sustainable Development Outlook. (pp. 365-390). London. 2013
  20. Purnima Parida, Jiten Shah, S Gangopadhyay, ,Feasibility of Providing A Skywalk For Pedestrian In Chandni Chowk, Delhi, Indian Highways, Jan-Mar 2014.
  21. Ravindra Kumar, Purnima Parida, Wafaa Saleh Effect of type of lead vehicle on following headway behaviour in mixed traffic “”, World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development, Vol. 11, pp.28 – 43, ISSN: 042-5945, ,2014.
  22. Kirti Bhandari, Mukti Advani, Purnima Parida, Generic Framework for Estimating Carbon Footprint of Commuting with Public Transport Modes, , Journal of Institute of Public Transport, 2014
  23. Kirti Bhandari, Mukti Advani, Purnima Parida, S Gangopadhyay, Consideration of access and egress trips in Carbon Footprint estimation of Public Transport Trips- Case study Delhi, Journal of Cleaner Production, 2014 (SCI)
  24. Kumar, R.Parida, P.Shukla, S.Saleh, W,.: MOVES model for idling emission of signalised junction in developing country. World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development (WJSTSD), World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development (WJSTSD) vol: 11, issn:4 , 2014 .
  25. Kumar, R.Parida, P.Saleh, W.Effect of type of lead vehicle on following behavior in mixed traffic. World Journal of Science, Technology and   Sustainable Development, 11(1), pp.28 – 43. 2014
  26. Taru Jain, Purnima Parida,’ Gender Appraisal of Mobility Patterns and Instances of Exclusion for Working population in Delhi, , Presented at 5th International conference on Women’s Issues in Transportation, (Transportation Research Board, USA), Paris 14-16 April 2014.
  27. Kumar, R.Parida, P.Shukla, S.Saleh, W., August. Idling emission at signalised intersection- A case study in Delhi. Paper presented at WASD 2014  International Conference, Le Meridian Versailles – Montreal, Canada.  2014
  28. Kumar, R.Parida, P.Shukla, S.Saleh, W.(2014). : MOVES model for idling emission of signalised junction in developing country. World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development (WJSTSD), World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development (WJSTSD)  vol:11, iss:4 , 2014 .
  29. Dr Purnima Parida, Dr Mukti Advani, Dr M Parida, Safety and Security Based Evaluation of Pedestrian Facilities around Public Spaces, , published in Shelter magazine of HUDCO, October, 2015 .
  30. Jiten Shah, Gaurang Joshi, Purnima Parida, and Shriniwas Arkatkar, “Impact of Train Schedule on Pedestrian Movement on Stairway at Suburban Rail Transit Station in Mumbai, India”, Journal of Advances in Civil Engineering, Hindawi, 297807, 2015, pp. 1-9 2015, (SCOPUS)
  31. Mukti Advani, Purnima Parida, Sobhana Patnaik, Developing Methodology to Assess Walking Facilities on Indian Roads, Indian Journal of Transport  Management, Vol. 39, Number 3, July-Sept 2015
  32. Mukti Advani, Neelam J. Gupta, ,Purnima Parida, B.K.Durai,’ Analysis of Interrelationship between Transport System, Safety and City Sizes Distribution – a case study of India’, published in ITPI Journal ,Oct. – Dec. 2015.
  33. Shah Jiten,Joshi Gaurang,Parida Purnima S. Arkatkar, Empirical Study of Bidirectional Movement on Stairway at a Suburban Railway Station in India , presented at 94th Annual Transportation Research Board meeting,Washington D.C Jan 2015..
  34. Sobhana Patnaik, Mukti Advani , Purnima Parida, Why and when pedestrians walk on carriageway in presence of footpath? A behavioural analysis in mixed traffic scenario of India”, presented in 8th UMI Conference and Expo. Awarded Best Paper in Students Category ,Dec. 2015
  35. Jiten Shah, Gaurang Joshi, Purnima Parida, and Shriniwas Arkatkar. (2016) “Determination of pedestrian level of service for undivided stairways at suburban rail station in developing countries” Transportation Research Record (TRR), Transportation Research Board, Jan-2016. (SCI)
  36. Jiten Shah, Gaurang Joshi, Purnima Parida, and Shriniwas Arkatkar “Effect of Stairway Width on Pedestrian Flow Characteristics at Railway Station” Transport Letters, The International Journal of Transportation Research, Taylor and Francis, 10-1197, pp.1-15. 2016, (SCI)
  37. Jiten Shah, Gaurang Joshi, Purnima Parida, and Shriniwas Arkatkar “Effect of Directional Distribution on Stairway Capacity at Suburban Railway Station in India” Transport Letters, The International Journal of Transportation Research, Taylor and Francis, , 10.1080, pp. 1-11, pp.1-15. (SCI)
  38. मुक्ति आडवाणी, नीलम गुप्ता, पुर्णिमा फरीदा, बी की दुराई भारत की परिवहन व्यवस्था, सुरक्षा और शहरीकरण का सह संबंध, , , published in जर्नल ऑफ सी एस आई आर
  39. Mihir Prajapati, Mukti Advani, Purnima Parida,, “Identifying Suitable Methodology for Crossing Infrastructure for Pedestrians”, Transportation Letters.2016 (SCI)
  40. Taru Jain, Purnima Parida, “Women’s Use of Public Transportation in Delhi: `Usage Patterns as Indicators of Accessibility, Presented in Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board (TRB), USA, 2016. (Best Paper in Tier-1)
  41. Chauhan Boski P., Dr. G.J Joshi, Dr. Purnima Parida, Vehicular Speed Pattern Analysis On Access Controlled Urban Roadway In Surat City, , International Journal of Current Engineering and Scientific Research, Volume 2 Issue 2, February 2015
  42. Natasha Singh, Purnima Parida, Mukti Advani, Rajesh Gujar, Human Ellipse of Indian Pedestrians, accepted for presentation in International Symposium on Enhancing Highway Performance (ISEHP) in Berlin, Germany, July 2016.
  43. Jiten Shah, G J Joshi, S. Arkatkar and P. Parida, Estimation of free speed of pedestrian flow on stairways at busy suburb rail transit station in India” World Conference on Transport Research – WCTR 2016 10-15 July 2016..
  44. Mukti Advani , Purnima Parida, M Parida , “Methodology for Evaluating Walking Facilities Based Types of Obstructions Observed on Footpath of Indian Roads”, World Conference on Transport Research – WCTR 2016 10-15 July 2016. (Accepted for publication).
  45. Ravi Sekhar, K.Ravinder and Purnima Parida “Idling Delay Estimation at Signalised Intersections Using Input – Output Flow”,: World Conference on Transport Research – WCTR 2016 Shanghai. 10-15 July 2016. .
  46. Ravindra Kumara Purnima Parida, Errampalli Madhu, A.V.A.Bharat Kumar, “Does connectivity index of transport network have impact on delay for driver, World Conference on Transport Research – WCTR 2016 Shanghai. 10-15 July 2016..
  47. Jiten Shah, Gaurang Joshi, Purnima Parida, and Shriniwas Arkatkar, Comparative study of pedestrian flow at stairway at Transit station, Current Science.(SCI)
  48. Dr R Kumar, Dr M Parida, Dr Purnima Parida, Transport Infrastructure for Smart Cities, , Journal of Institute of Town Planners India, Vol.-13, No. -2, April-June 2016 ,Pp 32-47 ,ISSN 0537-9679
  49. Mukti Advani, Purnima Parida, Demand Estimation of Non Motorised Trips generated in Delhi, Journal of Indian Roads Congress, vol. 77-1, April- June, ISSN 0258-0500, Pp 293-302. ( Presented as Discussion paper in Annual Congress of IRC)
  50.  Mukti Advani and Purnima Parida (2016), “No carbon footprints, only human footprints”, Indian Highways, Sept 2016
  51. Mukti Advani, Purnima Parida, Shobhna Pattnaik, Pedestrian Serviceability Index Including Pedestrians on Vehicle-Path , Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering Volume 5, Number 6, Nov.-Dec. 2017 (Serial Number 20).
  52. Jiten Shah, Gaurang Joshi, Shriniwas Arkatkar ,Purnima Parida, Estimation of free speed of pedestrian flow on stairways at busy suburb rail transit station in India, Current Science, Vol. 113,Number 5,10, Sept 2017, ( SCI)
  53. Bivina G.R., Purnima Parida, Mukti Advani, Manoranjan Parida- Pedestrian Level of Service Model for Evaluating and Improving Sidewalks From Various Land uses, European Transport\Trasporti Europei International Journal of Transport Economics, Engineering and Law, no. 67, Jan 2018, ISSN 1825-3997.
  54. Boski Chauhan, G J Joshi, Purnima Parida, Driving cycle analysis to identify intersection influence zone for urban intersections under heterogeneous traffic condition, submitted to Journal of Sustainable Cities and Society, Elsevier, Science Direct, Volume 41, August 2018, Pages 180-185
  55. Rahul Tiwari, Kshama Puntambekar, Purnima Parida, Redefining the Service Level Benchmarking for Public Transport System in India, ASCE International Conference on Transportation & Development (ICTD 2018) .
  • Publications previous to 2009:
  1. “Cooperation Housing’, Ali. M., Dhariyal G., Manglik, Purnima, Builder’s Friend, June 1986.
  2. ‘‘Housing for the Country’s Poor”, Khutbe G., Manglik Purnima., Design Incorporating India, Jan-March 1988.
  3. ‘Unplanned Residential Development in a New Planned City. The Bhubaneshwar Experience”, Parida, M., Manglik, Purnima. “Civic Affairs, March, 1991.
  4. “Role of Non-Conventional Energy Technology in Alleviating the Drudgery of Rural Women” Manglik Purnima., Parida M., Khadi Gramodyog ; The Journal of Rural Economy, October, 1991.
  5. “Non-Motorised Transport in Urban India – Some Issues” by Purnima Parida and Khem Chand, Published in the Journal of Institute of Town Planners, India, New Delhi, February, 1996.
  6. “Pricing Policy for Urban Bus Transport System”, by T.S.Reddy, Khem Chand & Purnima Parida, Published in the Special Issue “Competitive Efficiency in Public Transport – Indian Journal of Transport Management (IJTM), CIRT, Pune – March, 1996.
  7. “City Bus Transport – Issues and Appraisal”, Khem Chand, Purnima Parida & T.S.Reddy, Paper Published in the Journal of Institute of Town Planners, India, Decemeber, 1998.
  8. “Abating the Transportation Problems Through Low Cost Measures’, by T.S.Reddy and Purnima Parida, Published in the Energy Scenario, Journal of IBPL, Urja Research Foundation, September, 1999.
  9. “Development of Measures for Pedestrian Safety on Indian Roads” by Dr.Najamuddin & Purnima Parida, published in journal of Institute of Town Planners, India October-December, 2004.
  10. “ “Retrofitting of Pedestrian Transport Network for Development of Walkable Environment” by Purnima Parida and Prof.Najamuddin, published in Journal of Spacio-Economic Development Record July-September, 2005 Vol.12 No.4
  11. “Integrated & equitable development of infrastructure for metropolitan cities” by Dr.Najamuddin & Purnima Parida, Keynote paper and published in the proceedings of ITPI congress on ‘National Urban Renewal Mission: Spatial Planning Implications’, 11-13 January 2006.
  12. ‘Estimation of fuel loss at New Delhi railway station (Paharganj side’, Dr Purnima Parida, S Gangopadhyay, A K Goel, published in Journal of Institute of Urban Transport, India, Vol.7, No. 1, Dec. 2006.
  13. “Sustainable Strategies for Developing Road Transport in Delhi” Purnima Parida & Dr. S Gangopadhyay – published in INSIGHT Magazine may 2007, (Kiran Bedi’s initiative)
  14. “Planning Design and Operation of Pedestrian Facilities in Delhi” by Purnima Parida, Dr.Najamuddin and Dr.M.Parida – published in Highway Research Bulletin, Oct 2007.
  15. Cost Effectiveness of Advanced Parking Management System (APMS) Installed at Palika Parking, New Delhi’,S Velumurugan, Purnima Parida, S Gangopadhyay & Kirit B Nasit , Urban Transport Journal, Volume -8, No. 2, December 2007.
  16. Development of Qualitative Evaluation Methodology for Sidewalks in Delhi ’Dr Purnima Parida, Dr. Najamuddin & Dr. M Parida, published in ITPI Journal Vol. 4 No.3, July – September 2007.
  17. ‘Estimation of Fuel Loss during Idling of Vehicles at Signalized Intersections of Delhi’, Purnima Parida Dr. S Gangopadhyay, Published in Journal of Indian Roads Congress. Jan-Mar 2008.
  18. Sensitivity Analysis of Walkability for Pedestrian Facilities in Delhi, Purnima Parida, Prof. Najamuddin, Dr.M.Parida, IUT journal, Oct – Dec 08
  19. Estimation of Fuel Loss during Idling of Vehicles at Signalized Intersections in Delhi, Dr. Purnima Parida, S.Gangopadhyay,  Discussion Paper presented in Annual Congress of Indian Roads Congress. Kolkata, Dec.2008.
  • Tech. Reports:
  • Scientific Books / Book Chapters:
EditorsTitle of the chapterYear of PubnTitle of BookCountry
Ahmed, A. (Ed.) Evaluation of following headway behavior in mixed traffic condition in north east part of India201310 Years of Sustainable Development, New Multi Disciplinary Approaches and MethodologiesWorld Sustainable Development Outlook 2013

Awards and Distinctions (including fellowships of the learned societies):.

Name of AwardAwarded byAwarded forYear
IRC MedalIndian Roads CongressFor paper entitled,’ Estimation of Fuel Loss during Idling of Vehicles at Signalized Intersections in Delhi.2009
सांत्वना पुरस्कारCSIR-CRRIहिन्दी में प्रकाशित लेख के लिए हिन्दी दिवस पर2014
सर्वश्रेष्ठ लेख पुरस्कारCSIR-CRRIहिन्दी में प्रकाशित लेख के लिए हिन्दी दिवस पर2014
Best paper prize in Pillar 15th International conference on Women’s Issues in Transportation, Transportation Research Board (TRB), USA, ParisFor Paper2014
Best Research Paper awardUrban Mobility of India 2015For Paper2015
Highly Commended Paper AwardWorld Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable DevelopmentFor Paper2016

Professional Experience:.

JoiningLeavingDesignationName & address of EmployerBrief description of duties/responsibilities
Dec 1992Sept 2017ScientistCentral Road Research Institute, New DelhiResearch & Development, and consultancy projects
April 2010Sept 2010Team Leader (On Deputation)WAPCOS Ltd., Gurgaon, HaryanaPPTA for Sustainable Rural Infrastructure Improvement Project
Oct 2017Till dateSr. Principal ScientistCentral Building Research Institute, RoorkeeBusiness Development & project monitoring
Any other:
  1. Member of committee to revise IRC Code on Design of Pedestrian Facilities 103:88 “Now rechristened as,’Guidelines for Pedestrian Facilities’, 108; 2012.
  2. Invited by World Bank, Washington DC USA to present work on ‘Development of Walkability Index for Sidewalks in India’ Jan 2009.
  3. Dissemination of research on fuel loss at Signalized Intersections through print & electronic media. Paper published in IRC Journal as Discussion Paper.
  4. Mentor of the Winning Team, ‘Future Cities India 2020’, initiated by Ministry of Science & Technology and Bentley group. India., Jan 2009
  5. Worked as Team Leader for Asian Development Bank sponsored project entitled,’ Sustainable Rural Infrastructure Improvement Project”, in Bangladesh, April 2010 – Sept 2010.
  6. Invited to deliver presentation in International Conference on Mobility for the Future of Sustainable Cities. Organized by ICLEI, at Changwon, South Korea, 22nd -24th October, 2011.
  7. Inclusion in Marquis Who’s Who in the World 2014 (31st Edition).
Supervision (Ph D, M Tech, B Tech)
  • Ph.D. – 3 (1 awarded, 2 Ongoing)
  • M.Tech. – 17