The south zone center of IUDI was formally launched in Bangalore on 23rd of May, 2009. The launch program was organized alongwith the Habitat Design Talk hosted by Department of Architecture, BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore. Mr. YatinPandya gave the key-note address followed by a panel discussion comprising of urban designers, town planners, government officials and academicians. The discussion on Development Scenario of Bangalore city was co-ordinated by Mr. SathyaPrakash Varanasi, IUDI member and Convenor, Banglore center.