Since 2004, Uma Adusumilli has headed the regional planning division of Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), with a remit of regional planning & development, financing and co-ordination.
She worked from 1989 to 2004 as an urban planner with the City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra (CIDCO), a new town planning and development agency of the Govt. of Maharashtra.
Ms Adusumilli gained a Master of Science (M.Sc) in Urban Housing Management from the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies, Rotterdam, The Netherlands and the Lund University of Sweden, 2003, a Master of Planning (M.Planning) with specialisation in Housing from the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, 1987 and a Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) from the College of Fine Arts & Architecture, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India, 1985.
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