Dates & Venue:
14-16 May 2020 at Hall No 4, BEC, Goregaon, Mumbai
About Concrete Show India
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Dr. K.C. Tayade
Jt. General Manager (QC),
Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Ltd.
Mr. R.L. Mopalwar
Vice Chairman & Managing Director,
SH.NAGENDRA NATH SINHA ,IAS
National Highways & Infrastructure Development Co. Ltd.
Dr. Avneesh Anshul
Ministry of Science and Technology
Mr. Manu Maudgal,
Bureau of Energy Efficiency
Thermax Ltd, Power Division
Dr Yogini Deshpande
Mr. Sujit Kumar Kar,
Head Specification & Marketing,
MC Bauchemie India Pvt Ltd
Assistant General Manager and Head- Business Development & Marketing,
Mr. Raj Lakhani,
PERI (India) Pvt. Limited
Mr. N. Shridhar,
Pegasus FinInvest Advisory Pvt Ltd.
Mr. Sanjay Adsar,
B G Shirke Construction Technology Pvt Ltd
Dr. Nilesh Gandhi (Hon)
Metadesign India Pvt Ltd.
Mr Raj Pillai,
Starworth Infrastructure & Construction Ltd
Mr. AK Jain,
UltraTech Cement and RMC
Mr Jayaprakash S. Rao,
Shapoorji Pallonji & Company Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai.
Mr. Ashok Bansal,
Civil Engineer and MBA in Finance & IT.,
Colliers International. (Moderator)
Mr Shashank Rajbhoj,
Afcons Infrastructure Limited.
Mr. Deepak Rao,
The Founder and CEO,
Dr. K.C. Tayade
Jt. General Manager (QC) and Head-Quality Assurance for Nagpur Metro and Pune Metro Rail Projects
Dr. Tayade started his career in 1985 with Water Resources Dept, GOM 1985, and subsequently worked on Pench Hydro Electric scheme-a 160 MW Hydel Project, Lift Irrigation Scheme and on Right Bank Main Canal of Gosikhurd Project. He has also worked in the Quality Control and as Principal of Regional Training Centre, Nagpur of Water Resources Deptt..
Actively involved in many professional bodies, including Secretary of the Engineers Forum, Nagpur, governing bodies of Indian Water Works Association & Indian Water Resources Society, he was Vice President (West) of ICI, Chennai for the term 2013-15. He was also organizing Secretary/Convener for 4 National Seminars organized by ICI jointly with IEI and ACCE On panel of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) - Concrete Sub-committee. He has presented about 20 papers in various International and National seminars and Journals.
After completing his B.E.(Civil) in 1983, he did his post-graduation in Hydraulics in 1985 from IIT Powai and has been awarded P.Hd in Concrete Technology. He also completed his L.L.B. in 2010.
Mr. R.L. Mopalwar
Vice Chairman & Managing Director, MSRDC.
Mr. R.L. Mopalwar is currently Vice Chairman & Managing Director, MSRDC. He joined Indian Administrative Services in 1995.
Before joining his current posting he was Member Secretary of Maharashtra Jeevan Pradhikaran, Mr. Mopalwar has served as CEO of Rural Development at Hingoli, Director of Water Resources at Pune, General Manager at Transport Department (Pune), Collector – Land Revenue Management and District Management at MIDC, Member Secretary – Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) – Mumbai City.
He completed his Graduation in Economics and is a Post Graduate in Law.
SH.NAGENDRA NATH SINHA ,IAS
Managing Director, National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited
Shri Nagendra Nath Sinha IAS (JH-1987) is currently the Managing Director, National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited New Delhi since 07 August 2017.
Prior to this, he was working as Additional Chief Secretary, Rural Development, Govt. of Jharkhand where he played a pivotal role in organizing rural poor, creating sustainable livelihood & employment opportunities & NRM based development. Having served in the state of Jharkhand in major departments including PWD, Mines, Industry , IT, he is credited with several landmark projects in Jharkhand including Mega Sports Complex & Games Village at Ranchi, Ranchi Ring Road, State Data Center etc.
He has also been instrumental in development of several policies and documents viz. PWD Code 2012, public private partnership policy etc. His major interests include sustainable development, IT, Infrastructure, Health and Institution Building.
Shri Nagendra Nath Sinha holds a baccalaureate degree in Electrical Engg from IIT Kanpur and later on completed his M.Sc ( Health Sciences from Johns Hopkins University)
Dr. Avneesh Anshul
Scientist Fellow, CSIR –National Energy and Environment Institute, Ministry of Science and Technology
Dr. Avneesh Anshul completed his Ph.D in Physics and is currently a Fellow Scientist at CSIR-NEERI. He is currently handling projects on Research and Technology Deployment sponsored from Private industries like Hindalco and Reliance, as well as govt. agencies like DST , NTPC, Municipal commission. He is also involved in international projects for Indo – Korea and Indo Canada.
He has over 8 years of post Ph.D. experience and has been granted 4 patents in various countries as well as filed patents for 4 more. Among the awards he has received include Young Scientist Award BVS 2009 and IISR 2015, Nehru Fellow Award CSIR 2011. He has been a guest researcher at Institute of Materials Science, Darmstadt, Germany.a.
His primary research area is in the field of advanced structural materials in the office of Centre of Strategic Management ( C-SUM ) .
Mr. Manu Maudgal
Programme Advisor, Indo –German Energy Programme, Bureau of Energy Efficiency
Manu Maudgal is working as Programme Advisor with the Bureau of Energy Efficiency under the umbrella of GIZ’s Indo-German Energy Programme.
He is passionate and has a consistent track record for building concept-to-execution business approaches of high impact national initiatives on energy efficiency and climate change mitigation which enhance governance and market transformation. In the past he has worked on national programmes on : Smart meters/ electric vehicles/ Lighting/ super- efficient air conditioning / and raising financing / (Green) bonds for energy efficiency. Currently areas of interest lie in conceptualizing strategy and programme design on initiatives enabling energy efficient bricks.
He has experience and knowledge on Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) and Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs).
Manu holds a B.Tech Chemical & Bio Engineering (National Institute of Technology- Jalandhar, India) and Masters in Environment Management (SIES-IIEM, Mumbai, India).
Business Head-Waste to Wealth and Integrated Utility Solutions,Thermax Ltd, Power Division
Vivek Taneja is currently business head, waste-to-wealth, at Thermax Limited. In this role, he is incubating a new business line to offer complete solutions in the field of waste-to- wealth and to improve efficiency and reduce carbon intensity in the process industry through optimal design of utilities in an integrated manner
With over two decades of experience in sales, marketing, product management and business development across the conventional and non-conventional power sectors. He was earlier with Suzlon Energy in its international business development department, and with Jost’s Engineering as a technical product manager.
Taneja’s own most challenging, though memorable, assignment was testing the large rotor assembly at NHPC’s Dulhasti hydro project during the peak militancy days in Jammu & Kashmir. He also feels that his business trips to Africa and Southeast Asia for formulating entry strategies taught him a lot.
A mechanical engineer from the University of Pune with a Master’s in management, he has a keen interest in sports, nature treks and water.
Dr Yogini Deshpande
Principal Consultant,Renuka Consultants
Dr. Yogini Deshpande is Principal Consultant Renuka Consultants. A prominent Structural and Geo-technical Engineer, she brings with her over 18 years experience in various aspects of civil engineering in India and abroad.
A PhD from Purdue University, USA, in the field of Civil Engineering Materials. She also holds a M.Tech degree in Geotechnical Engineering. She has a strong passion and commitment to the field of Civil Engineering. She has a techno-commercial experience in the field of design, repair and rehabilitation of structures. She was named International Fellow of the International Road Federation (IRF) for year 2006. She has received many awards for Outstanding Research and Teaching. She was a Senior Research Fellow at Atomic Energy Regulatory Board and worked on India’s first ever research project on High Performance Concrete. Prior to joining Renuka Consultants she was an Assistant Professor at University of South Alabama and Michigan Technological University. She has over 20 publications to her name and is a member of the American Concrete Institute 546 Committee for Concrete Repair, a premiere institute that develops manual of practice for repair and rehabilitation of structures. She has presented at more than 40 conferences and invited talks and has published in many International and National Journals.
Some notable key assignments include Development of LNG Terminal at Charra ,Gir- Somnath, Gujarat, India –(Rs 10,000 Cr.), Four Laning of Goa-Karnataka Border to Kundapur- (Rs. 2,500 Cr.), Development of Specifications and QC Maintenance for Construction of New Highway using recycled concrete aggregates for Michigan Department of Transportation – ($650 million), Construction of Nuclear Power Plant in Rajasthan and Maharashtra etc. She is an Internal Quality Auditor For Laboratory Management System & Internal Audit as per ISO:17025:2005.
Mr. Sujit Kumar Kar
Head Specification & Marketing,MC Bauchemie India Pvt Ltd
He is currently Head Specification and Marketing at MC Bauchemie India Pvt. Ltd.
A Techno Marketing & Business Development professional with 17+ years experience in various product range for the channels of Retail,Industries and Infrastructure Projects in (Cement/Construction Chemicals, Admixtures,Protective coatings, Industrial Free flow Grouts for Machine Foundations , High-End Waterproofing, Epoxy Flooring, Structural Repair and structural strengthening, Expansion joint treatment/NDT and Concrete QC Experience for High performance concrete Consultancy field/Repairing,structural strengthening and Waterproofing of Hydro Electric Projects like Dams).
He has worked extensively in Cement and Construction chemical domain, Specification development and execution for the various Industrial and Infrastructure projects, Technical Consultancy. He has also conducted training on Repairing/Structural Waterproofing/Industrial Flooring/Protective coating/Structural Grouting etc. He has spearheaded various Brand Building activities like presenting/Participating in various Technical seminars, CRM activities for the clients/Consultants on Behalf of the company.
Mr. Sujit Kumar Kar is an M.Tech-Civil Engg from KIIT, Bhubaneshwar.
Assistant General Manager and Head- Business Development & Marketing, Godrej Construction
Abhijeet Gawde is Assistant General Manager and Head- Business Development & Marketing, Godrej Construction.
He has multifaceted experience be it Business Development, Strategy Deployment or Brand Communications, in Infrastructure, Buildings and Special Projects. He has responsibly handled projects in the segments of Construction or Project Execution or Design Engineering or Tendering. He has demonstrated experience of handling organic & inorganic business growth in Infrastructure (Railways, metros, Ports, Roads) and Buildings sector for Consultancy to Construction Organizations.
Some of the major projects he was involved in include General Consultancy Services for Mumbai Metro Line 3, Design & Consultancy Services for Shivaji Maharaj Memorial project in Arabian Sea and Development of 4th Container Terminal at JNPT.
Mr. Shashank Rajbhoj
India Afcons Infrastructure Limited
Mr. Shashank Rajbhoj is presently working with one of the leading construction company in India Afcons Infrastructure Limited.
With an overall experience of 20 years in Infrastructure Projects, mainly Design of Bridges, project planning, making construction schemes and development of related enabling structures. His areas of expertise include Long span bridges, expressways and Industrial Structures, amongst others.
As Fellow Member of Indian Institute of Engineers & Affiliated Member & Society of Engineers – UAE., he has also written various technical articles on Structures in various journals/magazines, (won 3 rd Prize for Article on Engineers Day on Innovative Method of erecting Tall piers.) He has done the Internal Auditor Course for ISO: 2000 conducted by BVQI. and attended various seminars on Steel Structures/Pressure Vessel Designs. At Muscat, Oman & Institute of Engineers India.
A Civil engineering graduate from Govt. College of Engineering Auranagabd ( 1997), he completed his Masters in Structural Engineering from VJTI, Mumbai (2000) Session to be chaired by Mr S M Ramchandani, Retd Jt MD, MSRDC
Managing Director, Starworth Infrastructure & Construction Ltd.
Raj Pillai has been a champion of bringing world-class path breaking technologies at various projects in India including usage of wet-mix macadam for ADB aided Bangalore- Hosur highway the first time in India, setting up and propagating quality ready mix concrete in the early 90s and during construction of Infosys Mysore campus, ( 28 acres)
Raj has been instrumental in conceptualizing and execution of ‘Sobha Dream Acres’, a 10 million residential project done with state of the art precast technology, wherein more than one million sqft per annum of ready to occupy construction has been carried out. During his tenure with Sobha, Raj was also involved in ‘Sobha Indraprastha’, a 36 storey residential apartment, wherein NO plastering and grinding was carried out on core and shell. Currently, he has been involved with ‘Provident Park Square’ a 2.2 million sqft residential design and build project done with state of the art precast cast technology.
A guest speaker at various international conferences such as ‘ICEX Berlin’ and Smart Build at Johannesburg, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Shanghai and Advancement of Concrete at Doha and Dubai on precast technology at various forums, and a member of Nation Building Code 2016 on precast section. He has also been Vice-President – (South), Indian Concrete Institute. He was awarded with ‘Vishwakarma Award’ 2012 by CIDC.
He has authored ‘Corporate Safari’ a book on ethical practices in corporate world and is also an adjunct faculty at NMIT Bangalore. After completing Civil Engineering Degree, he went to study further in UK and completed various masters courses in the structural, construction and related fields.
Jayaprakash S. Rao
The Director, Shapoorji Pallonji & Company Pvt. Ltd.,
He is currently the Director, Shapoorji Pallonji & Company Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai. Primary achievements within the company include establishing the SP Defence Company SPEED in Jan 2015 exclusively for Defence Projects, the Design & Build Division ( 2004 ), and EPC Power Division in 2009 as an SPV.
He brings to the table his vast experience in the Design Inception & Value engineering, Bidding, Coordination, Execution, Commissioning, Claims Processing and Arbitration with Project Management, Commercial & Field Management- blended with Contract Management background.
He has handled projects all around the world in India, Middle East, Russia, West Indies including a variety of building/infrastructure projects for verticals like Power sectors, hotels, townships, palaces and also sea defense, defense, bridges, dams, airports, highrise buildings, commercial, stadiums, data centres and green buildings.
He has previously worked with NPAPL Architects as MD, Trinidad Contractors, Oman Shapoori, Jindal Power, Gammon India Ltd.( Russia, Nepal Projects), PMC with WS Atkins (UK) in Kuwait, MES & MIDC amongst others.
Mr. Rao recently got a Honorary Doctorate – Excellence in Management in CIAC Global during 2019. He holds a Baccalaureate degree in Civil Engineering from NIT-Nagpur (then VRCE)
Mr. Ashok Bansal
Senior Director NCR with Colliers International
He is currently Senior Director NCR with Colliers International. (Moderator) He has more than 27 years of experience in Mega Contracts, Consultancy and Project Management has indepth knowledge of Project Management has serviced clients across MNCs, IT/ITES, Healthcare, Roads & Transportation and Energy Sector.
Specializing in Project Management operations, Bidding, Legal and Contractual aspects and arbitrations, he is well versed in the nuances of Design Build Contracting and Execution in the Indian scenario.
Awards and Accomplishments include 2 nd award (out of 69) in Global B-School strategy case – 2005, Max Group for Leadership in Group Projects – 2009, Construction World Magazine ( Feb 2014) – Achievers and Great Minds. During 2000-2004, he accompanied an 8 – member professional team to Sweden as Costing Engineer to study construction of underground nuclear raid proof shelters.
Some of the key projects handled by him include Godrej Summit NCR ( 3.7 mn sqft), Godrej Frontier Gurgaon ( 1.2 mn sqft), Crowne Plaza ( Jaipur), Max Vana Resort & Max Super Specialty Hospital ( Dehradun), Convention-cum exhibition Centres – Delhi and Bangalore, Vijaywada State Legislative Assembly etc.
Mr. Bansal is a Civil Engineer and an MBA in Finance & IT.
Mr. Raj Lakhani
Managing Director,PERI (India) Pvt.Limited
Mr. Raj Lakhani has pioneered the Indian operations of the Global leader PERI in 2006. He has taken the lead role from inception to conception of PERI India by introducing the first ever System Formwork in the country and making PERI India the ‘market leader.’
Mr. Lakhani’s 35-year professional career comprises experience across various functions, in India and abroad with expertise on Formwork and Scaffolding.
After completing his Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from SVNIT, Surat and his Master’s in Business Administration from IIM- Ahmedabad, Mr Lakhani started his career with a company of British Origin named Acrow in the year 1982, which was at that time a leader in Formwork. He started his career as a Sales Engineer and rapidly moved up the ladder to a Managerial Position.
Mr. Lakhani’s career with Multinational Companies gave him dynamic exposure to the different construction technologies all around the globe. He is also a cosmopolitan traveller and is well versed with the type of Formwork and Scaffolding systems used around the world.
As Managing Director, he has taken PERI India from being one-man army to guiding strong teams for being the market leader since 12 years.In 2017, he received the “Innovation Award for Eco Friendly Polymer based Formwork System” which is widely used in construction industry across India & abroad.
Mr. N. Shridhar
The Managing Director of Pegasus FinInvest Advisory Pvt Ltd.& Director-& Advisor Hiranandani Communities.
With more than 23 years of experience, he is an expert in the execution of complex transformational initiatives for top companies with clear focus on driving profitability for organizations by spearheading their evolution from conservative business models to a more process driven and customer-centric models that streamline and align business functions.
With a keen understanding and deep knowledge of key industries, market changes and market needs, he has in leadership roles directed the strategy and business model of companies towards profitable growth that successfully facilitate this transition to realize maximum business value.
He is also a Mentor for start-up entrepreneurs as part of the National Entrepreneurs Network (NEN) out of Bangalore. He is currently mentoring 3 company promoters in the IT/ITES space. He also co-invests and helps start-up technology companies.
He is an accredited member of the Director’s club, a program certification from KPMG, Board Evaluation committee, UK and SP Jain essentially as an Independent Director. Has vast experience as Group Director & CFO, raising capital, taking companies public, setting up an investment companies and enhancing operational effectiveness and efficiencies.
Given his Business as well as Finance Leadership roles across different industry verticals like FMCG/consumer space/Financial Services, Real estate and Hospitality and in organizations like State Bank of India, Bharat Heavy Electrical Ltd, Asian Paints and Unilever Group at Ponds India Ltd, Coca-Cola & Britannia, his experience spans across various facets of Finance & Business Strategy including M & A .
He is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and Chartered Global Management Accountants. He is also an Associate Member of the ICWA India and an Intermediate with Institute of CS of India.
He holds a B.Com in Commerce and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management Studies from Mumbai University.
Mr Sanjay Adsar (Retd)
The General Manager at B G Shirke Construction Technology Pvt Ltd
Col Sanjay Adsar (Retd) is currently the General Manager(Engineering planning and Design) at B G Shirke Construction Technology Pvt Ltd, Pune. A postgraduate in Structural Engg from IIT Kanpur, he has served in many prestigious assignments during his 24 year service with Corps of Engineers of Army.
During the past 6 years, in his second career with Shirke group, he has been involved in Engineering Planning, Designing and monitoring for Post design execution of pan India precast housing projects. These projects are executed using 3S Prefab building construction technology necessitating detailed and comprehensive planning, intricate prefab detailing and design besides quality control towards execution at site. The RCC structural design of precast residential buildings range from S+3, S+7 to G/S+24 storeyed configurations.
A regular speaker at numerous Conferences/ Seminars, he also participated at the International Conference in Singapore(Nov 2017). He is also heading the Training Department towards Skill and Aptitude development for the technical staff in B G Shirke Construction Tech Pvt Ltd.
Represent BDO India and is a Partner with the firm
Ashish Gangrade representing BDO India, is a Partner with the firm and focuses on advising clients towards conceptualization, design, implementation & sustenance of business and technology transformation initiatives in Government & Public Sector.
With 17+ years of experience in leading large-scale complex projects, systems and teams, his experience ranges across multiple domains including e-governance, smart & safe cities, digital transformation, citizen service delivery, cyber security, sustainable development & public policy.
In the past he has worked with firms like Infosys, Deloitte, PwC and the National e- Governance Division of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India and contributed towards success of several national, state & city level transformation initiatives both in India and abroad.
An Electronics Engineer and MBA by qualification he has deep interests in smart cities, city fiber networks and sustainable development.
Mr. Deepak Rao
The Founder and CEO of Pivotchain Solutions
Prior to Pivotchain Solutions, he built Risk and data products at Investment Banks, Retail Banks and NBFC's., focusing primarly on consumer technology solutions and working closely with partners to evaluate new opportunities. He held leadership roles at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Lehman Brothers, IBM & Bajaj Finance for over 15 years.
His Specialties include General management, Team building Product development Machine Learning Data & Solution Architecture, Domain Knowledge: Consumer Lending, Retail banking, Risk Management & Financial Products
His Technical Expertise includes Statistical modeling, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Big Data, Stream Computing, CUDA Framework, Identity Management, Cloud Computing, DevOps, Python, R, Java, Scala Software Design patterns, Serverless Architecture, Micro service Architecture. Session to be Chaired by Prof Himmi Gupta, Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Department, NITTR
Mr. AK Jain
Advisor to UltraTech Cement and RMC in Mumbai
Mr. AK Jain is Currently working as Advisor to UltraTech Cement and RMC in Mumbai
Earlier he was Sr Vice President(Technical Services) in UltraTech, before which he was with SE (Selection Grade) in MES and earlier with Grasim Industries.
His areas of interest include QualityAssurance and Value Engineering in Construction Projects, Cement and Cementitious materials, RMC and cement based building products. Mr. Jain holds a Civil Engineering Degree from University of Roorkee ( now IIT Roorkee) Session to be chaired by Architect Nilesh Gandhi
Dr. Nilesh Gandhi (Hon)
Principal Architect, Metadesign India Pvt Ltd.
Dr. Nilesh Gandhi is Principal Architect Metadesign India Pvt. Ltd, one of the leading architectural firms specialized in landscape and Green Building certifications on pan India basis.
He is a certified accredited professional for various rating systems such as US Green Building council, LEED AP Building design + construction, IGBC AP for Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), Trainer and Evaluator for Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA) and EDGE green building certification.
He has been conducting Green building awareness workshops and has delivered talks at several national and international platforms in an attempt to spread its expertise and help corporates, stakeholders and decision makers embrace green buildings as an ideology.
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