Smart City Lab Participates in Workshop on Using Data to Build Safer Cities by Safetipin

Rewa Marathe, Research Associate at the Smart City Lab, participated in a workshop on “Using Data to Build Safer Cities” by Safetipin. It included a panel discussion with Ashok Bhattacharjee – Former Director Planning, UTTIPEC, AGK Menon – INTACH Founder-Member, Nandita Bhatla – Senior Technical Specialist at ICRW and Kalpana Vishwanath – Co-Founder Safetipin. The discussion covered challenges of collecting data of the intangible ‘feeling of safety’, exclusion in planning and design and the gendered nature of the built space. Safetipin also presented its work, explaining their safety audits and the mobile application based data collection process. To learn more about Safetipin visit their website at