The U. P. Architects Association(UPAA) was formed on 20th December 1987 at Meerut under the nominated president Ar. Y. Chandra for taking further actions and making constitution of UPAA. The next General Body Meeting(GBM) was held at Hotel Taj, Saharanpur on 29th June 1988, where Ar. Y. Chandra was elected as President alongwith Ar. S P Bansal as General Secretary.The monogram of UPAA was designed by Ar. (Mrs.) Sushma Garg of Ghaziabad.

Architect Raksha Kosh was formed on the proposal of Ar. D C Gupta of Moradabad.

UPAA was formed with certain aims & objectives. The constitution of UPAA runs as follows:

NAME OF SOCIETY: U.P. Architects Association REGISTERED OFFICE : 145/L, Begum Bridge Road above Loyal book Depot Meerut

OBJECT OF THE SOCIETY: The Society shall have the following objects:

  1. To integrate the Architects of entire Uttar Pradesh.
  2. To stream line the working of the architects at all the places.
  3. To arrange such meetings in which architects can exchange their views by healthy discussions for the upliftment of the profession.
  4. To assist the Architects to keep their knowledge full fledged regarding bye-laws, new building materials, new techniques of construction & legal rights of the architects etc. by sending them information's.
  5. To make a code of conduct of the architecture profession.
  6. To educate the public with the profession of Architecture.
  7. To fight for legal rights of Architects even in court of law if necessary.
  8. It shall remain non profit organization & shall work only for the upliftment of ARCHITECTURE PROFESSION.
  9. To take all such actions for the benefit of the members which may be directed by the General House or by the elected Executive Council of the Society.
  10. Liaison with the other professional bodies.



FUNDS: Funds may be raised by the following sources for the expenses of the Society.

  1. Membership fee from the members.
  2. Subscription from the members.
  3. Collections raised by means of books, periodicals, souvenir, etc.
  4. Grants from the Govt. of other Agencies.
  5. Donations made by the business organizations & Individuals.


This website of UPAA was inaugurated by Ho’ble Justice Krishna Murari, Justice, Allahabad High Court on 29th January 2006 in Executive Body Meeting.

Website Committee Chairman, Agra

  1. Ar. Rajiv Dwivedi, Agra.

List of Past Presidents and General Secretarys of UPAA:

Sl. No. President General Secretary Year
1. Ar. Y. Chandra , Meerut Ar. S P Bansal , Meerut 1987-1989
2. Ar. Late H K Agarwal , Ghaziabad Ar. Vineet Garg, Ghaziabad 1989-1991
3. Ar. A K Pachauri, Lucknow Ar. Ajay Behal, Lucknow 1991-1993
4. Ar. A K Agarwal, Kanpur Ar. Ajay Seth, Kanpur 1993-1995
5. Ar. Bharat Bhushan, Noida Ar. Vineet Garg, Ghaziabad 1995-1997
6. Ar. Vineet Garg, Ghaziabad Ar. A K Gupta, Ghaziabad 1997-1999
7. Ar. Atul Gupta, Noida Ar. Rajiv Dwivedi, Agra 1999-2001
8. Ar. Atul Gupta, Noida Ar. Rajiv Dwivedi, Agra 2001-2003
9. Ar. Atul Gupta, Noida Ar. Rajiv Dwivedi, Agra 2003-2005
10. Ar. Rajiv Kumar Dwivedi, Agra Ar. D P Singh, Greater Noida 2005-2007
11. Ar. Rajiv Kumar Dwivedi, Agra Ar. Anil Gupta, Allahabad 2007-2010
12. Ar. Jagesh Kumar, Meerut Ar. Devendra Mohan, Meerut 2010-2013
13. Ar. Rajiv Kumar Dwivedi, Agra Ar. Anil Gupta, Allahabad 2013-2015
14. Ar. Rajiv Kumar Dwivedi, Agra Ar. Anil Gupta, Allahabad 2015 -2017
15. Ar. Vineet Garg, Ghaziabad Dinesh Kumar, Ghaziabad 2017 -2019