Prasanna Bhangdia is an India Smart Cities Fellow under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India. He holds a degree in Masters of Urban Planning from NIT Jaipur. He is currently working on the development of a data-driven tool for Indian cities to adapt and mitigate the effects of climate change. The outcome of this work is in the form of a dashboard for decision makers and a gamification tool for citizens. He has published five research papers in prestigious national and international journals. In his free time, Prasanna enjoys reading and volunteering with social organizations.