IUDI Andhra Pradesh Centre was launched on 29th June 2013 in a day-long event of an Urban Design Symposium. It was meticulously organized by the IUDI members of AP in collaboration with Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University. The faculty and students of JNA & FA University and the other two colleges of the city were actively involved in the event. Presentations were made by Prof. P.V.K. Rameshwar, Members of IUDI (AP Centre) and Faculty and Students of all three colleges. The VC, Registrar and principal (SPA) of JNA & FAU addressed the gathering of over 200 people. IUDI President, UjanGhosh, gave a presentation on IUDI, its formation, objectives, activities and the new challenges. An exhibition of urban design works done by the students of the three colleges was organized. The exhibition also had works of two professional architectural firms of Hyderabad. The event was well attended by a wide cross section of the various professionals of the city. Members IIA and ISOLA were also there.