DTE Code: 3460
DTE Code: 3460

Advisory Board of Civil Department

Name: Mr. Girish Dravid
Name of Company: Sterling Engineering Consultancy Services Pvt. Ltd
Designation: Director

Girish Dravid is alumni of the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT Bombay) from where he completed both his Graduation in Civil Engineering (1981) and Post-Graduation in Structural Engineering (1983).

He currently is Director at Sterling Engineering Consultancy Services Pvt. Ltd., a Structural Engineering organization in the forefront in India. The company provides consultancy services in all major cities in India and countries such as UAE, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh and Muscat. In his long career spanning 33 years, he has led structural engineers’ teams to design a variety of projects that include large and complex residential, commercial, retail, luxury hotels and office buildings, infrastructure projects, convention centres, exhibition halls, railway stations, power plants and energy distribution stations, industrial buildings, and sports facilities. His particular interest though, lies in high rise buildings. He has conceptualized many innovative structural solutions that involve outriggers, vertical post tensioning of shear cores, composite construction, steel frames, deep transfer girders, damping systems, and other pioneering ideas. He is particularly known for his aptitude to produce designs that are construction friendly and that achieve systemic project optimization and minimizing visual structural intrusion in spatial experience.

Some of the major projects that can be picked up from Girish’s sterling credentials are Grand Chola Hotel at Chennai, Grand Central Hotel at Mumbai, Palais Royale – the current tallest residential building in Mumbai, ICICI Regional Head Quarter at Hyderabad – the largest office building constructed with structural steel in India, TSI Bar Building at Hyderabad – the longest (200 m) monolithic building in India, Chepauk Cricket Stadium at Chennai, and the under construction 8 million sq.ft. convention and exhibition complex at Mumbai.

Name : Mr. Nikhil Shanghvi
Name of Company: Shanghvi & Associates Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
Designation: CEO

Nikhil Shanghvi, a Civil graduate and a seasoned technical expert, currently is a CEO in Shanghvi & Associates Consultants Pvt. Ltd. He brings 18 years of experience through the pressures of large-scale projects, managing people. He has 10 years of experience within the Multicultural Middle East environment. He also develops concepts designs for complex structures and strategies to achieve goals, motivates people, measures result and meets targets. He is a well-organized, logical thinker, and hardworking team player that is driven to deliver quality for his clients. His 4 years in managing satellite offices in Pune, Surat has given him valuable insights and experience on running both projects from remote locations and the operations of a small business that he is keen on further developing.

The firm of SACPL- Shanghvi & Associates Consultants Pvt Ltd in Vile Parle East puts in a lot of thought and ideas into every project that is undertaken. A meticulous process of planning, designing and implementation is followed for each and every project it undertakes. It offers a myriad of architectural design and development services for bungalows, hospitals, hotels, corporate offices, banking and financial institutions, commercial complexes, shopping malls, educational institutions, recreational centres, sports centres, airports, townships, railway stations, low-cost housing projects, and civil redevelopment and infrastructure projects.

Name: Mr. Umang Bhavsar
Name of Company: PERI (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Designation: Regional Head – Central Region & High Rise Segment- Head

Mr. Umang Bhavsar is currently Leading the Technical department and Heading the Central zone at PERI INDIA Pvt Ltd. He is one of the first three employees of PERI in the Indian operation which is established in 2006.

From the last few years he has been associated with many premier educational institute of India like Indian Institute Of Technology, Mass housing projects by Gujrat Government etc. as a guest speaker for Formwork and Scaffolding technology. 

He has completed his B.E. (Civil) education from Birla Vishwakarma Vidyalaya, Gujrat and participated in many training/seminar in Germany on Formwork and Scaffolding technology.

Name – Mr. Suhas Dhuri
Name of company- eCube consultants.
Designation- Director of the company

Mr.Suhas Dhuri is one of the promoters and the partner of e cube consultants. In past 5 years he has established himself & e cube as prime consultant in the concrete industry. He has worked with ACC Ltd for more than 25 years in various divisions like R&D, product development & ready mix concrete.

He is Civil Engineer from VJTI with professional membership of American Concrete Institute – India (ACI) & Indian Concrete Institute, Mumbai (ICI).

During his tenure in R&D division he was involved in evaluation of Blended Cements, Concrete Mix Design, and evaluation of concrete making materials including construction chemicals.

Name: Dr. Tanuja Bandivadekar
Name of Institute: NMIMS
Designation: Professor, Civil Engineering Department

Education qualification: BE (Civil) in 1981 from SPCE , Mumbai
ME (structural engineering in 1985 from VJTI
Ph. D from IIT Bombay in 2009 

  • worked in Industry for more than 15 years on various residential, industrial and commercial projects
  • worked as independent structural consultant for more than 20 years
  • Worked as academician since 2000 in various administrative capacity as department head, as acting Principal. Experience in international accreditation ABET.
  • Worked as claim settlement structural consultant during BHUJ earthquake.
  • Expert lectures delivered to teaching faculty as well as to structural engineering professionals
  • Papers presented in national and international conferences in India and abroad.



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Kaman Bhiwandi Road,
Vasai, Palghar-401208.

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