Expert Details

Expert in Civil Engineering

Expert ID: 736033 India

Request Expert

A Senior Construction Industry Veteran with more than 35 years of experience in fields of:
Civil Engineering, Consultancy Real Estate Development, Merger & Acquisitions & Project Management.

Senior executive with verifiable year-after-year success achieving revenue, profit, and business growth objectives within rapid-change environments. Extensive experience in infrastructure industry, which require deep understanding of critical business drivers in multiple markets and industries; highly successful in building relationships with national upper-level decision makers, seizing control of critical problem areas. Client- focused and performance-driven. Led and motivated worldwide teams comprised of more than 2,000 employees and managed more than 16 Billion US$ business.

 Civil Engineer  Government Relationships  Policies Formation & Implementation at Company & Nation Level Operations Management  Acquisitions & Integrations  Organic Business Growth  Strategic Planning Staff Development-Promotion  Performance & Quality Standards  Client Satisfaction & Allegiance Leadership Development  P&L Management/Budget Planning  Infrastructure & Engineering  Change Management  Commercial & Customer Support  Strategic Partnership

 During tenure as CMD, NBCC, scripted a glorious journey for the CPSE. NBCC attained Navratna status in 2014, the turnover doubled and orderbook increased by more than 8 times.
 Significant contribution in national flagship schemes like Swachh Bharat, Housing for All by 2022, Namami Gange, Smart City and Skill India Mission.
 Paved the way for NBCC to achieve and get awarded with the most prestigious project of MoHUA i.e. Re- development work of East Kidwai Nagar under GPRA Scheme where in 4747 dwelling units and one million Sqft of Commercial Spaces would be constructed in a land area of 86 acres.
 Enabled NBCC to secure the breakthrough redevelopment of GPRA Colonies of Nauroji Nagar, Sarojini Nagar & Netaji Nagar. The three colonies sprawled over a plot area of about 425 acres with existing old 8087 flats (Type-I to IV) to be replaced with 15510 new houses of (Type -II to VI) including construction of World Trade Centre. The approx. cost is around Rs. 25,000 Cr including cost of construction and maintenance for 30 years etc.
 Led the pioneering work of constructing the first Metro Station in New Delhi at Seelampur which because of its aesthetic excellence was chosen as the venue to inaugurate Delhi Metro, way back in 2003.
 Project Management Consultancy for construction of all buildings for National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM) and Green Building for Indian Institute for Corporate Affairs (IICA), New Delhi.
 Deal Breaking for NBCC in JP Infra & Amrapali Project and successful Acquired HSCL & HSCC.
 Investor Relations – Investors Road Shows & Conference across the Globe.

 Accomplished Civil Engineer with track record demonstrating proficiency in execution of large Civil Construction projects that involve conventional and framed structures, fabrication and erection of high rise buildings & housing projects, earth cutting and leveling of large sectors, rigid and flexible pavements, etc.;
 Exceptional grasp over Trenchless Technology, High Diameter Pipeline based on Horizontal slip forming Technology, Sewage Treatment Plant and Solid Waste Management Projects, Commercial and Residential Buildings;
 Responsible for diverse projects across the country and directing estimation, specifications and designs, construction methods, procurement of major materials;
 Competent in project implementation based on project management techniques derived from CPM/PERT preparation;
 Strong communication skills evidenced in effectively liaising with various Ministries and Bureaucrats and ability to address and resolve labor problems without any hassle; and
 Keen eye for budgeting, quality control, progress review, remedial measures, material/manpower and machinery deployment, safety measures, compliance with regulations of statutory bodies, among other key factors.

Project Planning
 Making growth oriented policies for improving the financial health of organization;
 Preparation of plan & non-plan budget estimates;
 Resource analysis and allotment;
 Day to day monitoring of the Project based on CPM/PERT chart and network;
 Planning for construction equipment and machinery; and
 Coordinating policies & decisions, crafting decisions on core issues of the organization.
Business Development
 Expansion of Real Estate segment at NBCC to enhance the margin and profitability of the Company;
 Ensuring 100% quality norms in all on-going projects / works in order to keep customer satisfied and delighted;
 Adopting latest, modern, cost effective technology for the purpose of attracting maximum flow of customers and thereby ensuring substantial profitability;
 Undertaking comprehensive studies and business survey in respect of works / projects quoted by different State Government; and
 Utilization of all available resources for overall growth of the business.
 Updating Project status during execution stage;
 Ensuring operation and maintenance of Project after commissioning;
 Constant watch on profitability and resolving problem areas and issues; and
 Monitoring variance in quantities and prices, specifications and designs, construction methods, procurement of major materials, organize key activities to ensure timely commissioning by incentive method.
 Implement safety codes, health and sanitary arrangements, water and electricity requirements for labor hutments and sites; facilitate submission to statutory bodies like labor office, sales tax, income tax, and
 other liabilities.
Man Management
 Monitoring and addressing problems of vast Construction Projects work-force including departmental labor, contractor’s labor and staff from clerical level to managerial level;
 Framing of various types of result linked incentive schemes for workers and staff; and
 Arranging trade training for individual workers and staff.
Liaison & Investor Relations Management
 Liaison with foreign Companies/delegations/Investors etc. and Interacting with various Ministries, Bureaucrats and Departmental Officials;
 Developing relation with local departmental authorities; and
 Handling claims and arbitration etc.
 Aligning company activities with digital platform to bring in Organizational Stability, Enhanced Productivity, Solid Teamwork, Action-Based Accountability, Better Engagements of Employees, and Trustworthy Relationship with stakeholders and Customers.
 In-House online billing system through ERP, Payment through Digital means, sale of Real Estate Properties through Online Mode and E-Auction only among others.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New Delhi, Delhi

Request Expert


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1982 Degree: Bachelor of Engineering Subject: Civil Engineering Institution: Punjabi Univesity, Patiala

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2013 to 2019 Employer: NBCC (India) Ltd., A Central govt. PSU Title: Chairman cum Managing Director Department: Responsibilities: Built distinguished, 6 year record of progressive achievement and advancement with this 16 Billion US$ orderbook.
 Spearheading various policy decisions on company operations & Nation at large.
 Shaping up of policies and ensuring implementation of habitat development by creating exemplary and unique green, environment friendly residential, commercial, institutional and office projects, with proper integration and management of this development with other infrastructure projects executed by NBCC such as roads, bridges, highways, airports, health centres, colleges, universities, institutions etc.
 Redevelopment of large scale and high revenue projects to augment need for accommodation by making optimum utilization of land resources.
 Involved in implementation & monitoring the progress of works under Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Labour & Employment, Projects belonging to Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Ministry of Food Processing, etc.
 Led Mass Housing Projects for Central PSUs, State Govts. etc., Para-Military /NSG Projects, Medical Colleges & Hospitals, Border Fencing works at Indo-Bangladesh/Pakistan Borders, various Governmental Projects in North-East Region, Solid Waste Management Projects, AMRUT Projects, Infrastructure Projects including Sewerage Treatment Plants, Water Supply Works & Maintenance Works in the most part of the country and abroad.

 Civil Engineer
 Government Relationships
 Policies Formation & Implementation at Company & Nation Level
 Operations Management
 Acquisitions & Integrations
 Organic Business Growth  Strategic Planning Staff Development-Promotion
Years: 2011 to 2013 Employer: NNBCC (India) Ltd., A Central govt. PSUBCC (India) Ltd. Title: Director (Projects) Department: Responsibilities:  Performance & Quality Standards
 Client Satisfaction & Allegiance Leadership Development
 P&L Management/Budget Planning
 Infrastructure & Engineering
Years: 1985 to 2019 Employer: NBCC (India) Ltd Title: Assistant Engineer (Civil) Department: Responsibilities:  Change Management  Commercial & Customer Support
 Strategic Partnership

A Navratna CPSE under the aegis of Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Govt. of India.
Years: 1982 to 1985 Employer: Shaporji Pallonji Comamy Ltd. Title: Supervisor (Construction) Department: Responsibilities: Scope of Work - Responsible for supervising construction works of Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) building named Jeevan Bharti at Connaught Place, New Delhi.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
1. President & Life Member: Indian Buildings Congress (IBC)
2. Chairman: CII Public Sector Enterprises Council
3. Chairman : ASSOCHAM National Council on Public Sector Enterprises
4. Chairman : BRICS Chamber of Commerce and Industry
5. Life Member & Ex-President: Delhi Management Association (DMA)
6. Fellow & Chartered Engineer for Life:The Institutions of Engineers (India)
7. Member : Governing Council of Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology
8. Governing Council Member: Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE)
9. Governing Council Member: International Road Federation (IRF) – India Chapter
10. Governing Council Member: Construction Skill Development Council (CSDC)
11. National Executive Committee Member: Federation of Indian Commerce and Industry (FICCI)
12. Executive Committee Member: Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
13. Life Institutional Member: All India Management Association (AIMA)
14. Sr. Professional Engineer: Engineering Council of India (ECI)
15. Life Member: Delhi Productivity Council (DPC)
Awards / Recognition
EX-CMD, NBCC felicitated with esteemed Engineering Council of India’s Commendation Award
NBCC EX-CMD, Expert was recently conferred the esteemed Construction Times BAM Awards for Outstanding Contribution to the Real Estate sector. The award function, held in association with the CII Real Estate & Building Technology Exhibition, recognizes the best in Real Estate/ Architecture & Building Technology.
“Rashtra Samaj Award” conferred upon EX-CMD, NBCC for his outstanding contribution to the construction sector.
EX-CMD, NBCC and project team for successful completion of 200 bedded CAPF Referral Hospital by NBCC in Greater Noida.
EX-CMD, NBCC awarded “PMA Honorary Fellowship” Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs at the Project Managers Global Summit in New Delhi.

*Many more- list available upon request. (118 total)

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Professional Training & Development:
Attended numerous Training/Seminars in India to step up Managerial effectiveness;
Selected to train in Germany, England, France & Italy to learn the methodology with regard to Trenchless Technology, Sewage Treatment Plant, Solid Waste Management Projects, Building Technology etc.; and
Attended Post Graduation Diploma Course in U.K.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency

Fields of Expertise

Request Expert

Dev Tool:

Request: expert/civil-engineering-2
Matched Rewrite Rule: expert/([^/]+)(?:/([0-9]+))?/?$
Matched Rewrite Query: experts=civil-engineering-2&page=
Loaded Template: single-experts.php