School of Architecture and Planning organised a virtual launch of their project Varanasi: A Historic Transformation; From an Ancient Temple City To Smart City on 7th November 2020. The launch was attended by the chief guest Mr. Piyush Tiwari, Temple Trust, Varanasi, Mr Sandeeep Misra; PA to Vice Chairman at Varanasi Development Authority, Ar. Abhinav Kaushal, Architect, Varanasi Smart City Ltd. The virtual launch commenced with address by Vice Chancellor, KRMU, Prof Aditya Malik followed by brief introduction about the project by Prof. Hemani Singh.
It was a student driven project which was presented in the form of report by students. Every student was very gratified after working on this project which highlighted the architectural and historical heritage of Varanasi. The project also explored the transformation which took place since many centuries making it one of the important cities of India. The launch concluded with feedback and question session after which Prof. Hemani delivered vote of thanks.