DR. SUSHMA DEODHAR Ph.D. | Architect

Dr. Sushma Deodhar, proprietor of Deodhar Associates and partner in Grit Architectural Consultancy Pvt. Ltd. is practicing as an architect for more than 25 years. She has completed her B.Arch in 1983 and Ph.D. in ‘Management in Real Estate in India and Abroad’ in 2012 from Mumbai University.

Initially starting with Great India Metal Industries, she established her own furniture factory in Nasik. Along with her husband, both ventured in interior projects in Nasik. In 1995, she shifted back to Mumbai and concentrated her architectural capabilities in development of slum rehabilitation particularly in Mumbai. She has been advisor to number of government and semi government organizations naming small industry service institute, Mahila Arthik Vikas Mahamandal, Government of Maharashtra, Central Excise and Customs, Government of India, S.N.D.T. University etc.
She has managed the Architectural sector and ventured into Project Management Consultancy.


Arun Deodhar, originally from Pune has been in Mumbai for the past 35 years. He completed his graduation from MumbaiUniversity as B. Arch. in 1981.
After completion of Architecture, he went abroad and worked with Dr. Watts from West Germany on various projects such as American BankBuilding, Palace of King Ziyadh at Saudi Arabia and few commercial interiors.
After setting up his own business in Mumbai, he undertook various projects in cities like Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore with government and semi government organizations. He has also worked in other parts of Maharashtra like Pune, Nasik, Dhulia, Aurangabad, Sangamner etc.
A pure designer and innovator, Arun is a principal designer in DA. He has received various awards for his Architectural contribution towards the society.


Saloni Deodhar has been associated with a variety of Architectural and PMC works varied in scale, magnitude and type. Her work over the past few years includes a multitude of projects including those of residential and commercial designs, urban development in the urban context.
Her core capabilities of design management across various platforms results in her ability to incorporate operations with design and production. She is a graduate of Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute for Architecture (KRVIA). She has also been a part of Student exchange program with Bern University and has worked in Bern with ‘Itten+Brechbuehl’, an Architectural company.
An events tasker, Saloni breezes through her work with a smile on her face. She is adventurous, industrious and is capable of working in any set conditions.