MUHAMMAD SAEED MANZOOR

URBAN PLANNER & TRANSPORTATION ENGINEER, TLC
Key Experiences:

Urban Planning, Project Management, Transportation Engineering, Multidiscipline design coordination, Preparation of PC-1s.

Career Profile:

Practicing Professional Urban Planner for over 42 years. Worked in Managerial position in the Administration of offices. Prepared detailed Master Plans for the New City, Mirpur and four small towns located around Mangla Reservoir to resettle the affected families as a result of Mangla Dam Raising, Prepared Master Plans including 5 years investment plans for metropolitan cities like Lahore, Karachi, Quetta to guide their future growth in all the sectors, including land management, housing, traffic and transportation,social and physical infrastructure, environmental and institutional aspects.

Undertook detailed planning of various housing schemes including the preparation of infrastructure plans covering an area of up to 150 hectares. Formulated Building and Town Planning Regulations for Quetta Development Authority. Prepared 30 years Master Plans for the three districts headquarter towns in Northern Areas including Gilgit, Chilas and Gahkuch.

Carried out field surveys related to land use, traffic, parking, public transport and their analyses. Prepared Master Plan for Transportation and Traffic Engineering and Management for Metropolitan Hyderabad with a population of 1.2 million.

Carried out land use/traffic flow studies, parking, speed and delay studies at Karachi, Hyderabad and various towns in Northern Areas to assess and resolve the existing traffic problems. Undertook OD surveys, their analyses and writing of reports on various components of the projects highlighting their existing problems and policy recommendations to overcome these.

Prepared site and services and upgrading schemes for low income communities. Undertook Environmental Improvement Projects for Quetta which included preparation of land use plans, upgrading plans and infrastructural services like roads, water supply, sewerage and drainage systems.

Prepared master plans and housing schemes in various towns in Nigeria including Bauchi, Gombe, Azare, Darazo, Misau, Ningi etc. Prepared detailed master plan of Gujranwala Cantonment.

Education:

B.Sc Town and Country Planning - 1967

University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan

M.Sc Highway and Transport Engineering - 1972

University of Salford, United Kingdom

Nationality

Pakistan

Geographical Experience

Nigeria, Pakistan

Professional Affiliations:

Member Pakistan Council of Architects and Town Planners Member Pakistan Institute of City and Regional Planning

Professional Experience : 42 years

National Engineering Services Pakistan (Pvt).Ltd (Nespak), Lahore Pakistan, NESPAK Foundation

October 2005 to January 2009

Head Urban Planning/Coordinator

National Engineering Services Pakistan (Pvt).Ltd (Nespak), Lahore Pakistan, NESPAK Foundation

August 1988 to September 2005

General Manager/ Head Urban Planning

M/s Progressive Consultants, Lahore

April 1985 to August 1988

Senior Urban Planner

Ministry of Land, Housing and Environment, Bauchi State, Govt. of Nigeria

October 1975 to December 1984

Senior/Principal/Chief Town Planner

Karachi Development Authority, Karachi

October 1968 to October 1975

Assistant Director. Deputy Director

Transportation