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Mr. Manoj Basu

Geology Expert

Holds Masters Degree in Geology with 44+ years of experience as Head of geological unit planning & execution of geotechnical/ construction material investigation activity, Geotechnical data analysis, appraising rock conditions concurrenct to acquisition of data for optimization of the scheme.

Mr. R S Mehrotra

E&M,O&M and Commissioning Expert

Holds 39+ years of proficient experience in executing strategic plans & schedules of O&M, installation, erection & commissioning activities for Hydro Power Projects.

Mr. Bimal Jyoti Purkayastha

Electro-mechanical Expert

33+ years of experience in Hydro Power Sector as Project Head for erection of E&M equipment, site handling, design and implementation of power plant equipment, erection and commissioning, implementation of EHS policy, etc

Mr. S C Sud

Advisor (Hydrology)

Mr. Sud holds Masters Degree Water Resources from IIT Delhi with 52+ years of experience in detailed hydrological studies covering analysis of hydro-meteorological data, river system and basin characteristics, finalization of catchment area, water availability, Design flood, Diversion flood and Sedimentation Studies, Collection, compilation, filling data gaps &application of consistency checks on discharge data at various sites; review of hydrology of River Nile by various agencies, preparation of flow – duration curves, dependability studies for carrying out water availability studies, Flood frequency studies for estimation of  Design  & Diversion flood, etc

Mr. Pramod Bhalchandra Deolalikar

Advisor (Civil & Hydraulic Engineering)

Mr. Deolalikar holds Masters Degree in Structures with over 48+ years of experience in detailed Hydraulic analysis, design of structures, analysis from the physical and numerical model studies for evolving layout of the structures, etc

Mr. K.I Singh

Advisor (Architectural Expert) 

Has 45+ years of experience in complete and comprehensive design, cost estimation and site supervision services including Architecture, Interior, Electrical and Lighting, Plumbing and Fire Fighting, overall Architectural design and drawing review of Employer’s Township facilities e.g. Residential Houses, Bungalows for Senior Officials and Hostels, Recreational Facilities like Club, Swimming Pools, SPAS & Gyms, Admin Offices, and Information Centre, etc. Has rich experience of working in Powergiant NTPC Ltd.


Civil & Team Lead Expert

Mr. Russu is Romanian citizen with Masters Degree in Hydro-Technical Constructions and holding 49+years of experience as Head / Lead for construction supervision of the project, including detailed designing of the dam, intake and other appurtenant structures etc. made activities contribution in 600MW Karuma HPP in Uganda.

Mr. Didar Singh

Advisor -Transmission and Distribution Expert 

48+ years of Lead  experience in design of Power Distribution system  improvement schemes of urban areas formulated for reduction of transmission & distribution losses, examination / scrutiny of transmission line designs, technical specifications, vetting of tender documents , etc.

Mr. Anirudh Raj Gupta

Hydro-Mechanical Expert

Mr. Gupta holds Masters Degree in Water Resource Development (Mechanical) with 46+ years of experience in review & approval of  manufacturer’s design and drawings of hydro-mechanical equipment including turbines, approval of installation methodology, review of field quality plans and quality data book of various gates, hoists & other equipment, estimate of quantities & cost and preparation of tender specifications and drawings for HM equipment, review of Design Gates and U/G steel liner and its accessories along with detailed fabrication and erection drawings

Mr. Ashok Kumar Sharma

Advisor (Contracts Management)

Mr. Sharma is a Mechanical Engg. graduate holding  45+ years of experience in management and administration of EPC contracts, with thorough understanding in Contract interpretation with FIDIC Conditions, assisting for obtaining project related insurances, maintaining all contract correspondence, identify responsibilities, correspondence, obligations, ambiguities and or additional item payments and handling claims vide contractual provisions, claim verification etc


Mr. S.C. Singh

Advisor (Transmission Line and Substations)

Mr. Singh is graduate in Electrical with over 39+ years of experience in construction supervision, project management and execution of approx. 5,000 ckt. Kms. of EHV AC Transmission Lines and Sub-Stations, Operation and maintenance of  about 8000 ckt. Kms.  transmission lines and 15 nos. Substations etc. He has made notable and rich contribution in M/S Powergrid Corporation of India Ltd.



Mr. Pankaj Kumar

Advisor–Transmission & Distribution Expert

Mr. Kumar is Management Graduate in Buisness Administration from Management Development Institute, Gurgaon holding 38+years of experience in Project planning, procurement, contracting of high voltage Transmission System Projects which involved loans and grants from multilateral funding agencies e.g. World Bank, DFID, OECF, KFW etc., Contracts and Procurement ,Formulation of PPP Model for Transmission Line Projects in India as member of the committee, Managing Regulatory Issues related to Transmission Tariff Regulations, Preparation and presentation of Project Financial Reports etc. Made significant contributions to the working of M/s Powergrid Corporation of India Ltd.                                         

Mr. Bhupinder Magan

Advisor-Civil and Project Management Expert

Mr. Magan is a  Civil  Engg. Graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur with 39+ years of experience in spearheading end-to-end Engineering, Contracts, Construction, Erection, Monitoring, Testing and Commissioning of Power projects, extending support for development of resource and project schedules,execution methodologies, milestones, budgets and cash flow projections; preparation of tender documents and sub-contractor / contractor agreements and tracking procurement schedules to ensure targets, etc. Has extremely rich experience of work in NTPC Ltd, at Project sites as also in Consultancy wing.                                     

Mr. S K Saxena

Quality Control Expert

Mr. Saxena has Masters degree in Business Administration with 48+ years of experience in advisory services for assignments related to Project Construction Planning, Quality Assurance Plan, Quality Control Plan, Quality Control and Quality Assurance of various Civil Works for Dam and other Structures, evaluation of abrasion for HPC grade mix based on locally available aggregate, inspection and advisory services on production and placement of concrete, etc.

Dr. B. N. Asthana

Advisor (Contracts Management)

Dr. Asthana is Doctorate in the Field of Application of System Engineering in Water Resources Planning form I.I.T., Delhi with Masters in Water Resources Development from Roorkee University holding  59+ years of experience in feasibility studies and preparation of DPR of Irrigation & Hydropower Projects, design of Hydro Power Stations, Dams Tunnels and Irrigation Structures, systems approach to water resources Planning, due diligence & feasibility studies of various hydroelectric projects, etc

Mr. Madan Mohan Goswami

Advisor (Transmission Line and Substations)

Mr. Goswami is graduate in Electrical with over 39+ years of experience in engineering and design, preparation of Single Line Diagram, development of layouts, inputs for preparation of Feasibility Reports, NIT cost estimates, Site Selection, preparation of technical specifications, Bid evaluation, Design Review and Testing, failure analysis and engineering  etc. for high voltage AIS and GIS Substations and HVDC interconnection transmission projects etc. Has made significant contributions in organsations like NTPC and DGCIL.