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Consultancy Activities

Consultancy Activities

 

Consultancy Activities (At BITS, Pilani – Pilani and Hyderabad Campuses)

 

Member of State Technical Agency and Principal Technical Agency for the PMGSY program at the Department of Civil Engineering, BITS, Pilani Hyderabad campus during 2005 to 2008 and scrutinizing the large number of village road proposals from technical as well as financial points of view on prorate basis.

 

Coordinator along with Prof. AK Sarkar, BITS, Pilani, Pilani Campus for a series of 7 - one-week training programmes at BITS Pilani - Pilani campus during 2005 to 2006 for the Panchayat Raj Engineers (35 engineers per each session) working for PMGSY project roads in the states of Rajasthan, Haryana and Punjab. Delivered many theoretical and practical training sessions along with other experts during these programmes (Rs. 25,72,500)

 

Key Team Member for the testing of index and engineering properties of soil for construction of earthen dam as a part of Palamuru RangaReddy Lift Irrigation Scheme (PRLIS) and Dindi Lift Irrigation Scheme (DLIS), Government of Telangana (Rs. 81.96 Lakhs)

 

Safe Bearing Capacity (SBC) for number of sites in the state of Rajasthan (both field and laboratory investigations) – During 2005 to 2008

 

Played a major role in signing an MoU with Govt. of Haryana for third party checking of works in a few districts of Haryana, which again is a continuous consulting process – During 2005 – 2008).

 

Carried out large scale experimental investigations on Renolith, a product suggested by NRRDA, Govt. of India for soil improvement on a consultancy basis for use in rural roads on a consultancy basis

 

Consultancy Activities (At NIT, Warangal)

 

Study Team Member for the following Feasibility Studies

 

"Feasibility Study for a Proposed Expressway on Hyderabad - Vijayawada Link on B-O-T Basis", sponsored by M/s HUDA, Rao & Rao during May, 1995. 

 

World Bank III National Highway Project on "Traffic Projections on Major District Road from Tiruchirapalli to Madurai via Melur" as a part of feasibility study for converting the existing MDR into National Highway during 1999.

 

"Preparation of Feasibility and Detailed Project Report for Rehabilitation and Upgradation of NH7 Phase II Programme of North - South & East - West Corridors Project in India - Km 464/000 to Km 474/000 of Nagpur - Hyderabad & Km 10/000 to Km 22/300 of Hyderabad - Bangalore Sections" sponsored by M/s MC Consulting Engineers (p) Ltd., Hyderabad during 1999

 

"Economic Feasibility of Raipur Bypass Road" sponsored by M/s Capital Fortunes Limited, Hyderabad during October 2000 to February 2001.

 

"Feasibility study of Group C Bond Roads in Madhya Pradesh" sponsored by M/s Capital Fortunes Ltd., Hyderabad during March 20001 to June, 2001

 

“Feasibility of Chhattisgarh Roads” during March 2002 to July 2002

 

“Feasibility of Flyovers in Vijayawada city” sponsored by VGTM, UDA, Vijayawada during July 2002 (Ongoing)

 

Study Team Member for the following Highways & Pavement Investigation Studies 

 

“Checking the Design of Rigid Pavement for Extended Apron for Hyderabad Airport" for Airport Authority of India, Hyderabad during November - December 2000."Investigation of Accident Prone Haul Roads in the open coal mines near Ramagundam" sponsored by M/s Singareni Collieries Ltd. during March, 2001

 

“Investigation of the damages caused to the pavement on Narketpally - Addanki Highway (APSH2 Project)” on behalf of General Insurance Corporation during December 2000 - January 2001 (A case study of CRB base course failure). Check measuring selected village roads, CD works, bunds etc. constructed under Food for Work Programme carried out by the Panchayat Raj Department of Govt. of Andhra Pradesh in Warangal district during April, May 2002.

 

World Bank Sponsored Consultancy Project on Benkelman Beam Deflection and Bump Integrator Studies on Gudihutnoor Palakollu Road" in association with M/s STUP Consultants, New Delhi during 1995-’96

 

Several consultancy projects on "Road Unevenness Studies” Viz. covering several National, State highways both within and outside the state of Andhra Pradesh

 

Pavement Investigations Carried-out at the Food Corporation of India, Kazipet during June – July 2002, sponsored by the Food Corporation of India, Kazipet. 

 

Study Team Member for the following Traffic Engineering & Other Related Studies 

 

"Hyderabad Area Transportation Study - Database Studies (DB-HATS II)", sponsored by Hyderabad Urban Development Authority (HUDA), Hyderabad, conducted by the Centre for Transportation Engineering, Regional Engineering College, Warangal during 1998-'99.

 

"Tirupati Area Transportation Studies - Traffic Improvement Plans for Tirupati Town" taken up at Tirupati, sponsored by the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, Tirupati and Organised by the Centre for Transportation Engineering, REC, Warangal during 1996 and 1998.

 

Parking Studies at Tirumala", sponsored by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, Tirupati during 1999.

 

“Demand Estimation for Hyderabad Sub-Urban Rail Passenger Travel", sponsored by the Hyderabad Urban Development Authority (HUDA), Hyderabad during 1999.

 

Fly-over usage and Opinion Surveys at Hyderabad", sponsored by Hyderabad Urban Development Authority (HUDA), Hyderabad during 1999.

 

Axle Load Spectrum Studies on several locations viz. Visakhapatnam - Itchpuram Highway (NH5), at Eluru on National Highway 5, on East Coast Road between Chennai and Mahabalipuram.

 

Study Team Member for Other Civil Engineering Related Studies

 

Many In-situ, destructive and non-destructive flexible and rigid pavement investigations in the states of AP and TN

 

Bump Integrator, Benkelman Beam, DISTICK, Axle Load Spectrum Studies, Field CBR investigations on many Expressways, National and State Highways in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India

 

Investigating the failures on the taxiway and runway of Hyderabad airport and redesigning the taxiway and runways along with the team of Prof. S. Raghava Chari, Prof. N V Rama Murthy and Prof. V Ramana Murthy, NIT Warangal during 2002 to 2004 

 

Structural design of Necklace Road in Hyderabad along with the team of Prof. Raghava Chari, Prof. N V Rama Murthy and Prof. B P Chandrasekhar, NIT Warangal, sponsored by HUDA, Hyderabad

 

Actively participated in routine consultancy activities of the Group and also did exclusive works like design of Intersections, black spot analysis for accident prone areas with other faculty members

 

Special Studies 

 

Member of State Technical Agency for the PMGSY program at the Transportation Division of Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Warangal during 2001-2004 and scrutinizing the road proposals from technical as well as financial points of view for the PMGSY roads proposed in the state of Andhra Pradesh

 

Resource Person for a series of one-week training programmes at National Institute of Technology, Warangal during the year 2003 to 2004 for the Panchayat Raj Engineers (35 engineers per each session) working for PMGSY project roads in the state Andhra Pradesh.  Delivered many lectures along with other experts during these programmes

 

Coordinator for a series of many one-week training programmes at Engineering Staff College of India, Gachibowli, Hyderabad during the year 2004 for the Panchayat Raj Engineers (35 engineers per each session) working for PMGSY project roads in the state Andhra Pradesh.  Delivered many theoretical and practical training sessions along with other experts during these programmes

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