-Architecture and tenureship in urban areas
-Orientation of Ethnic villages in urban areas
-Tenancy Laws and urban development strategies.
-Sustainable transportation planning
Anila is a PhD. student in the Public Policy and Administration program at L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), United States. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture and Master in Urban Planning from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India. She has an experience 10 years of before joining VCU, including 6 years of experience as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture and Planning, B.I.T. Mesra, India. She has worked as an architect and has served in the field of sustainable transportation planning as well.
She has closely worked with the tribal community and is deeply interested in their vernacular architecture and organic planning of the tribal communities. She is most concerned in the urban policies of the area where tribals live and have land regulations and land rights.
She takes pride in being a part of the community and serving them.