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G S DAGA, Managing Director

Mr. G S Daga has over 4 decades of vast experience in design and execution of industrial projects including heading the operations of FLS Designs Private Limited (formerly Bhagwati Designs). He has worked for many industries like Cement, VSF, Polyester, Textiles, Power plants, Caustic soda plants etc. with various customers including all Birla groups, ACC, Ambuja, Raymonds, JK, India Cement, Penna Cement etc. and many International customers.

Mr. Daga has associated practically with all Cement projects numbering up to 100 kilns ranging from 200 tons per day up to 12000 tons per day and vast exposure in planning, optimizing and up gradation of various Cement projects including International projects.

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VILAS KATKE, Director (E & I)

Mr. Vilas Katke, Graduate in Electrical Engineering & Master in Project Planning, Evaluation and Control, has 42 years of experience in Cement and Power industries. He has worked for 25 years with Grasim Industries, Aditya Birla Group for Engineering and Project execution of Cement plants and RMC plants.

Mr. Katke has also associated for engineering with several large size Cement plants with most modern Automation and Online Robotic Quality Control Systems. He has worked for 12 years with Instrumentation Limited in India and abroad for Design of Control systems for Cement and Power plants.

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S N PATIL, Advisor

Mr. S N Patil, an Architect, has 47 years of experience in the industrial projects. He has worked for many industries like Textile, Polyester, VSF, Caustic soda, Power plants and Heavy water plants including many export projects.

Mr. S N Patil is expertise in Textile, VSF, Polyester and related projects. The customer list includes all Birla groups, Raymonds, Morarji, Mafatlals, ACC, Ambuja, Atomic Energy Commission and many international.

He has also involved in planning and designing of sub stations, control rooms and other auxiliary facilities for cement and power projects.

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P S PRABHU, In-Charge of Hyderabad Branch

Mr. P S Prabhu has 47 years of experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering services for Cement projects like Greenfield integrated, Clinkerisation, Grinding Units, Bulk loading terminals, Crushing Plants, various material handling, Expansion Projects, Up gradation projects, Fly ash handling, Clinker Storage and handling and Power Plant Coal Handling, Packing Plant wagon loading facilities. And he has done many modification jobs in existing plants.

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N. KRISHNAKUMAR, Vice President

Mr. N Krishnakumar has over 28 years of experience in the field of Mechanical Utility services for Cement and Minerals Projects, Textile Mills, IT Parks and Glass Industries with various customers like ACC, Ambuja, UltraTech, Binani Cements, Heidelberg Cements, Petroleum Coke Industries Kuwait, Star Cement Dubai,  Oman Cement Company, Raymonds, Morarjis, Mafatlals, Eurotex, Ruby Mills, Mandhana Industries, Baan IT Park, Vananburg IT Park, Gujarat Glass etc.

Mr. N. Krishnakumar, during his tenure with Bhagwati Designs Pvt. Ltd. (BDPL) and later with FLSmidth Designs Pvt Ltd, was heading the Utility Engineering section for all Indian and Overseas projects. He was responsible for Proposal preparation, Conceptual design, Detailed engineering, Contractor bid evaluations etc.. While in BDPL, he was also involved in Project Coordination activities for malty disciplinary  projects as additional responsibilities for project like PCIC Kuwait, Star Cement Dubai, Mandhana Industries etc. along with the role of Management Representative for FLSmidth Designs for its ISO activities.

From April 2014 onwards, he was associated with Runway Engineering and Constructions Pvt Ltd, Cochin, (Sister concern of Dubai based company called Runway Steel Contracting LLC) and was heading the Indian operations for its Engineering activities.

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N VENKATARAMAN, Advisor (Tender & Contract)

Mr. N Venkataraman, a Diploma holder in Civil Engineering, has 42 years of experience in the field of construction management and contract management. He has served in leading Architects and Consulting Engineers’ firm including FLS Design Pvt. Ltd. (Formerly known as Bhagwati Designs Pvt. Ltd.) and Civil Engineering Contracting firms with responsibilities which included Project and Contract Management, Quality Control, monitoring and Cost Control.

Mr. Venkataraman has worked on various projects for Videocon Group, Bombay Dying, Britco Foods Pvt. Ltd. (Coca Cola India.), Colour Chem Ltd, Volvo India Pvt. Ltd., Birla Cellulosic. He has knowledge in MS Projects a program used for project schedule.

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Anantprakash C Bhatt, Advisor (Civil/Structural Engineering

Mr. Anantprakash Bhatt has done Post graduate in Civil/Structural Engineering from IIT Mumbai, 1981. Total 34 years of experience on Civil/Structural Design Engineering of various Industrial plants in Cement, CPP Chemicals, Textile, Pharmaceuticals, etc. 27 years in Bhagwati Designs Pvt. Ltd.(BDPL) as a Consulting Engineers.  At  Vadodara in various role from designing of RCC and Steel buildings and leading  design team for various Industrial projects for Cement, Textile , Chemical  and captive Power plants and also as HOD and Office in Charge. On shifting to BDPL Mumbai office in 2003 (later known as FL Smidth) mainly heading design team for green field & upgradation projects of Ambuja Cement, Shree Cement, Rain Calcining, etc.

Expertise in various upgradation jobs of Cement Plants for Ultratech Cement, Birla Corporation, Mangalam Cement, etc.

  • In Cement Industry, worked in Reliance Cement Company for 5.5 years as Head-Civil Project Engineering Dep.t in Corporate, responsible for Cost control & Engineering coordination.
  • As HOD, Formulating strategy for future projects, adopting new technologies, policies & systems, timely delivery, planning with quality, assist and implement Vision/Growth plan to achieve.
  • Working knowledge of common software, STAAD PRO & AutoCAD.
  • Chartered Engineer & Member of Institution of Engineers (India).

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MILIND M CHANDE, Advisor (Mechanical Engineering)

Mr. Milind Chande, graduate in Mechanical Engineering, has 33 years of experience in design and execution of industrial projects including heading the Engineering Operations for L&T’s Cement and Allied Machinery Business Unit, and subsequently at M/s Penta India Cement & Minerals Pvt. Ltd. He has worked for Cement and Power plants with various customers including all Birla groups, ACC, Ambuja, Jaypee, UltraTech, Binani Cements, Kuwait Cements, Heidelberg Cements,  Oman Cement Company, Lafarge etc.

Mr. Chande, during his tenure with L&T and PENTA India, was heading the Engineering activities for all the projects being supplied then. While in L&T, he was also involved in the complete Engineering activities with additional responsibilities for the turnkey Lafarge Surma plant in Bangladesh.

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K S CHANDAVAR, Advisor (Electrical Engineering)

Mr. K S Chandavar, graduated in Electrical Engineering from VJTI, Mumbai University, has 32 years of work experience in large industries in India and abroad for Petroleum and Chemical industries.

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Mr. Venkata Kishore Kumar G, Post Graduate in Civil Engineering, has 10 years of experience in design of Industrial projects.

He has worked for industries like Cement, Calcined petroleum coke plants, Coal handling and Waste heat recovery power plants.

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Mr. Lalchand Maurya, graduate in Civil Engineering and Chartered Engineer (IEI), has 9 years of experience in the field of Design and Drawing planning work in industries Cement & Power. He has served in leading Architects and Consulting Engineers’ firm Magcons Consulting Engineers Pvt. Ltd. with responsibilities included Design drawing works and interaction with client for International and Domestic projects.

Mr. Maurya has worked on various International projects such as Arab Union Contracting Company Cement Plant at Libiya, Ciba Grey Cement plant, UCC Calabar Cement Plant and Star Cement. Also Domestic projects such as ACC Cement, Ambuja Cement, JK Cement, Mangalam Cement, Emami Cement. Has also done design drawing of Power plant for Lanco Infratech Pvt Ltd. at Udupi Thermal power plant Karnataka, Anpara Thermal Power Plant Uttar Pradesh and Amarkantak Thermal Power Plant Chhattisgarh.

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YOGESH VADGAVE, Project Leader

Mr.Yogesh Vadgave, Post Graduate in Civil Engineering, with 9 years of experience in design of industrial projects. He is a Associate member of Institute of Engineers (India) and pursuing as a Chartered Engineer.

He has worked for industries like Cement, Pharmacuetical and Textile.

He has worked on various Cement projects like JK Cement, Ambuja Cement. Also he has worked for Pharma projects like Lupin Tarapur, Galaxy Surfictants Taloja, Indo-Baijin Jhagadia (G.J.). He has also done Textile projects like Saam Textile, Birla Cellulosic and Century Fibres.