Mr. V. N. Heggade

Sr Vice president & Head of EDMS (Engineering Design Management Section), Gammon India Ltd


Areas of Interest:

Design & Construction of Bridges, Cooling towers, Chimneys, Marine structures, hydraulic structures. including Enabling structures technology & Concrete tecchnology..

Specialization:

Structural engineering, Construction management.

Consultancy Areas:

Design & Construction of Bridges, Cooling towers, Chimneys, Marine structures, hydraulic structures. including Enabling structures technology & Concrete tecchnology..

 

Sector Associated With:

Industry

Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies), Consultancy Firms

Major Professional Contributions:

  • Recently completed longest river bridge over river Godavari, where profitability is enhanced to 40% from 20% by Value Engineering, the Signature cable stay Bridge at Delhi one of its kind in the world having international dealings with 6 countries, ,Brahmaputra bridge at Gouwhati which has un symmetric cantilever span having single abutment to abutment girder of 1.0 Km and Bogibeel Railway Bridge foundations at Dibrugarh are the most challenging assignments among the 20 other projects.
  • Successfully fulfilling the role of a Head of Technical Management Section and looking after a wide gamut of operations such as pre tender and post-award conceptual planning, design and material specification.
  • Responsible for all types of Bridges, Aqueducts, Intake structures, Pump houses Industrial Structures, Marine Structures, Cooling Towers, Chimneys, Silos, Pavements and River Training Works, during the tenure of HOD Technical management.
  • Guided & mentored a team of Vice Presidents, General Managers, Managers, Engineers, quantity surveyors, technical library & draftsmen.
  • Steered design of Bridges, Flyovers, Cooling Towers, Chimneys, Ports and Pavements, Industrial Structures, Bridges & Aqueducts, etc. Silos, Water Tanks and Shell Structures.
  • Project Management: Successfully completed as a PM, Piling Works contracts consisting of more than 250 Nos. of pre-cast, pre bored piles.
  • Contracts Management : As an executive assistant to Director Operations for 4 years handling contracts Management of Bridges, Hydel project and a Commercial building.
  • Distinguished for being a pioneer in the company for design & execution of road cum aqueduct on National Highway, Longest span cantilever bridge, Longest six lane river bridge, wide cross pre stressed box girder, Tallest& Biggest Chimney & NDCT, Indigenously designed extra-doss bridge , unique jetties and intake works.
  • Temporary & Enabling works: Administered the dismantling and erection schemes of Sri Silam Cableway and also an innovative and cost effective design of Crushing plant facilities for a highway project.
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Professional Experience:

  • Strategic Planning & Management
  • Project Management
  • Value Analysis/Engineering
  • Design Engineering
  • Procurement
  • Materials Management
  • Quality Control
  • Cost Management
  • Contract Management
  • Construction Management
  • Site Management
  • Accounts/Financial Management
  • Safety Management
  • Legal Affairs
  • Tender Management
  • Coordination
  • Team Management & Building
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Keywords:

Design & Construction, Bridges, CTs ( NDCT & IDCT), Enabling structures, steel structures, Concrete technology..

 

Contact Information

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Education

  • BE (Civil),
  • PDCM, MAM.

 

Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Recipient of 4 National awards and an International award from Indian Concrete Institute, ( ICI) Institution of Engineers (India), Indian Roads Congress (IRC), International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) and Indian Building Congress which are as follows:
  • Uttaranchal State Award for best paper in Construction Technique in 2000, appeared in ICI Journal.
  • MC-Award for best paper published in Indian Concrete Institute Journal in 2000-appeared in ICI journal.
  • IABSE-Prize-2002 from International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering, Switzerland. First person to receive this award from developing countries.
  • IRC-Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru birth centenary award-2002-for Notable contribution in Bridge engineering.
  • PSC Design Award-2005 from NDRF of Institution of Engineers (India) for outstanding contribution in pre stressed concrete design.
  • Commendation certificate from Indian Building Congress (IBC) for the excellence in Design & Construction of NDCT in Built environment.
  • Instrumental in ensuring the winning of 16 awards from various National Institutions/Associations for the aspects of Design, Construction and Project Management etc for the company.
  • A member of various Bureau Of Indian Standards (BIS), 9 committees and Indian Roads Congress (IRC), 3 committees.
  • Entrusted with the responsibility of ‘additional management representative’ for bagging ISO: 9001-1994 certification.
  • Contributed efficiently as an Editor of the company’s quarterly technical bulletin since 2005.
  • Invited as a speaker for IGS, ICI, NITHE, NCCBM, FIB, POWER INSTITUTE and IABSE.
  • Authored more than 70 papers and presentations.
  • Distinguished member of IRC, BIS & FIB committees by invitation.

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INAE Section Affiliated To : Section I: Civil Engineering


Year of Election to Fellowship: 2015


Year of Birth: 1962