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Mr. Rais Mian

Advisory (Hydro-mechanical and Dam Safety Expert)

Mr.Mian holds enriched 35+ years of experience in design & execution of Gates, Penstocks, Hydro Turbines, Rope Drum hoist, Gantry and EOT Crane, Trash rack Cleaning Machine etc. He has been responsible for fabrication, erection, testing and commissioning of Barrage and Head Regulator Gates and was fully involved in Progress Monitoring, Supervision/Inspection (including welding and non-destructive testing), Fabrication, Sand Blasting, Painting, Erection, Testing and Commissioning and thereafter Operation and Maintenance of various hydel projects. He brings to EIPL rich experience of work in major hydro PSU, NHPC Ltd.

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. 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.

Mr. Vijay Kumar Singla

Hydro-Mechanical Expert

Mr.Singla has 48+years of experience in activities including design, estimate of quantities & cost and preparation of specifications & drawings; tender level design calculation, preparation of tender specifications and drawings for hydro-mechanical equipment and turbine,  review & approval of manufacturer’s design and drawings of gates and U/G steel liner and its accessories along with detailed fabrication and erection drawings etc. He brings with him rich experience of work from BHEL & a few private organisations.  

Mr. Ajay Kumar Atrea

Advisor –Contracts and Civil Expert

Mr.Atrea pursued Masters in Structures with 39+ years of experience in  handling different types of contract related work in civil, electrical & mechanical areas including infrastructural works like roads, bridges, external electrification,  project & contract management based on Integrated Project Management concept of all Civil, Electrical & Mechanical contracts of  HRT, Power House & Barrage including Reconciliation, Claim Management & assisting. He has been  Head of Planning & System Department in Koldam Hydro Electric Projects (800MW), etc and construction of NTPC's Tapovan Vishnugad Hydro Project in Uttrakhand.

Mr. Vikas Saksena

Advisor-Transmission,Substation Expert & Solar Energy

Mr. Saksena  has over 40 years of multi-disciplinary experience in Power Sector consisting of  29 years with premier Public Sector organizations of India – NTPC & POWERGRID and thereafter in Private Sector organizations in areas of Power Transmission, Thermal Power Generation and Solar Power, etc. He has  handled International consultancy assignments as Project Manager for Consultancy related to Bhutan Power Corporation Ltd. and as Project Director for Consultancy work for Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, which included Transmission line and substation works.

Mr. K R Nagendra Kumar

Advisor (Transmission Line Expert)

Mr.Nagendra Kumar has Masters degree in Power System from renowned REC,  Warangal and  holds  35+ years of experience as  Head-Electrical Design Team in  all Transmission related activities including  preparation of BOQ for feasibility report & NIT cost estimate, Technical specification including Scope finalization, Bid price Schedules and  tender drawings  connectivity and Long Term Access agreements, co-ordination with authorities, Issues/petitions related to regulations on Connectivity & Open Access,  Transmission License, BOQ & Cost estimation and other technical support under Tariff bidding, etc

Dr. Rakesh Kumar

Advisor (Geo-Technical & Civil Experts)

Dr.Kumar has been Doctorate in  Geotechnical Sciences from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi along with Masters in Geotechnical (Rock Mechanics) with over 20+ years of experience in  design, monitoring and construction supervision of large infrastructure, thermal, hydro and metro projects of large underground caverns and tunnels. He has expertise in design of diaphragm walls, soldier piles, secant piles, retaining walls, struts, anchors, Geotechnical and Structural design of tunnels (D&B, cut and cover, soft ground, metro, transportation, TBM, NATM), design of underground metro stations, structural lining design, segmental lining design, settlement analysis for tunnels, design of underground structures in soil and rock, design of large caverns & shafts (D&B), selection of orientation of large caverns, design and monitoring of instrumentation, geotechnical investigations, Preparation of Geotechnical Interpretation Reports and Specifications, geotechnical and structural foundation analysis and design for project components and buildings (Shallow and deep), Geotechnical and Structural design of Pile foundations, Pile testing like PIT, High strain dynamic testing, soil and rock slope stability analysis and design (static & seismic), design of ground improvement system including stone columns, sand piles, vibro compaction, dynamic compaction, grouting, jet grouting, liquefaction analysis, seepage analysis, analysis and design of Earthen/Rockfill dams, Tailing dams/ash dykes, reservoirs, rail embankments, Concrete Face Rockfill Dams (CFRD) and concrete dams, etc.