Optimal Consultancy Services Pvt Ltd - Structural Engineers


 

 

DIRECTORS
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CHAIRMAN

ABHAY A. GHATE

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B.E. (CIVIL) HONS., M.TECH. (STRUCT.)

b3 Graduated from Victoria Jubilee Technical Institute , University of Bombay , B.E. Civil in 1970
b3 Completed his Post Graduate Studies from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay obtaining a Degree M. TECH. (Structures) in 1972
b3 As part of his Research Work, he modified the Finite Strip Method of Structural Analysis and Submitted a Thesis called “Refined Finite Strip Analysis of Stiffened Plates”
b3 Member American Concrete Institute
b3 Fellow Indian Association of ,Structural Engineers

Abhay A. Ghate graduated from University of Bombay in 1970 and completed his post graduate studies from I.I.T. Bombay obtaining a degree M. TECH. (Structures) in 1972 As part of his research work, he modified the finite strip method of structural analysis and submitted a thesis called “Refined Finite Strip Analysis of Stiffened Plates”. He has gained over 38 years of experience in his field having worked on many prestigious projects in India, U.A.E, Bahrain and Singapore. He has worked on Structural Designs of Hotels, Hospitals, Oil and Gas Structures, Jetties, Steel Plants, Textile Mills, Chemical Plants, High Rise Commercial and Residential Towers, Shopping Centers and Malls and Blast Resistant Structures. Abhay Ghate received recognition when Optimal received Excellence in Consultancy Services Award First Prize 2006 from Consultancy Development Centre of Govt. of India for Design of Jumeriah Beach Residence Project. Among other notable structures which he has designed include Five Hotels in Doha, Hotel Marriot Courtyard, Renaissance, Rotana, Merweb and Shangri-La which are over 200 mtr tall. The on-going assignments include Formula –I Structures for Jaypee Group.

AREA OF  SPECIALISATION

b3 Abhay Ghate is an exponent of “Art in Engineering” he strives to arrive at the most optimal structural solution which is coordinated and integrated with all services and also excels in architecture. 
b3 Has extensively used Finite Element Method and its applications to structural engineering  and also used Software Packages like SAP90, ETABS, ISDS-STAADIII, and have developed own Software Packages required in Structural Engineering Consultancy Office.
b3 Extremely familiar with all Indian standards and also British, American and Euro Standards.
b3 Has carried out Design management assignments, preparing design deliverable schedules and ensuring the quality of design deliverables of all disciplines including Architectural, Structural, Electrical and Mechanical Services to achieve optimised design solutions.
b3 Abhay Ghate leads a Team of Talented Engineers assuring the client of uniform quality of services and responsiveness to the needs of the client. 
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MANAGING DIRECTOR

Shekhar C Ghate

SHEKHAR C GHATE.,

B.E., (CIVIL) HONS. M.TECH. (STRUCT).

 

b3 Graduated from University of Bombay in 1977 obtaining B. E. Civil Hons.,
b3 Completed Postgraduate Studies from I.I.T. Bombay obtaining M. TECH. (Structures) in 1980.
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Member of Indian Concrete Institute.

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Member of The Institution of Engineers (India) Maharashtra State Centre.

Shekhar C. Ghate graduated from University of Bombay in 1977 and completed his postgraduate studies from I.I.T. Bombay obtaining a degree M. TECH. (Structures) in 1980. He has gained over 32 years of experience in his field having worked on many prestigious projects in India, UAE. He has worked on Civil & Structural Engineering field in Industrial projects such as Chemical Plants, Pharmaceuticals / Bulk Drugs Projects, Refineries, Power plants, Engineering Industries, Hotels etc.

AREA OF  SPECIALISATION
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Shekhar Ghate brings his extensive experience in Design of Engineering Plants requiring rigorous analysis and detailed engineering design. In his initial years Shekhar Ghate worked with Tata Consulting Engineers and Power Gas. Shekhar Ghate ensures the quality, innovation, material economy and cost efficiency in Designs and Details for each projects scope and requirements.  He has extensive experience in the Middle East having worked on 400 / 132 / 33 kV Substations, De-sanitation Plants, 2 x 100 Mw Gas Turbine Plant etc. He has considerable expertise in Pharmaceutical Projects, laboratories and Oil and Gas Sector.
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Detailed Structural Design, Computer Aided Analysis for Frames, Dynamic Analysis of Machine Foundations etc. and Checking construction drawings (RCC & Structural Steel) for various units.
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Co-ordination with Client and other disciplines (piping, electrical, mechanical, instrumentation etc.) understanding and translating other disciplines functional requirement to basic civil information.
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Extensively used Finite Element Method and its applications to structural engineering and also used Software Packages like SAP90, ETABS, ISDS-STAADIII, and have developed own Software Packages required in Structural Engineering Consultancy Office.
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Extremely familiar with all Indian standards and British, Australian, American and Euro Standards.
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Co-ordinated design management projects integrating Architectural, Structural, Electrical and Mechanical Services to achieve optimised design solutions.
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Preparation of quantity & Cost Estimates (Budgetary & Definitive) for civil works for financial institution appraisal, internal cost control etc.
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Coordination during construction at site, including monitoring project schedule cost control, quality audits etc.
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Proposal engineering for LSTK projects including fairly accurate quantity / cost estimation which is close to actual work after award of contract.
 

NITIN DHARIYAL

JOINT MANAGING DIRECTOR

Nitin Dhariyal

B.TECH., (CIVIL)

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B.Tech (Civil) from I.I.T Delhi in 1982.

Mr. Nitin Dhariyal graduated from I.I.T Delhi in 1982 and completed Short Course on Seismic Analysis and Detailing from I.I.T Kanpur. He has gained over 23 years of experience in his field having worked on many prestigious projects in India, U.A.E, Qatar, Bahrain and Malaysia. He has worked on Structural Designs of Hotels, Hospitals, Textile Mills, High Rise Commercial and Residential Towers, Shopping Centers and Malls and Blast Resistant Structures. He has also designed Road Bridges and Flyovers in India as well as in Malaysia

AREA OF  SPECIALISATION
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Nitin Dhariyal is an excellent combination of Industry and Intelligence. He comes out with innovative structural solutions which are architecturally elegant and also cost effective.

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Has extensively used Finite Element Method and its applications to structural engineering and has a great command over Software Packages like SAP90, ETABS, ISDS-STAADIII.

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Extremely familiar with all Indian standards and British, American and Euro Standards.

 

DIRECTOR

R N Joshi

b3 Graduated from University of Bombay in 1974 obtaining B. E. Civil Hons.,
b3 Obtained Gold Medal in Structural Analysis and Design

Mr. R. N. Joshi started his career as Structural Design engineer and worked with various Consultancy organisations in Bombay and New Delhi on a variety of structures. He has designed Large Industrial Plants, Effluent Treatment Plants, Chemical Plants and has carried out services co-ordination work for a Coating and Metalising Plant and other industrial structures. In 1982, with a team of other engineers, after successfully carrying out Structural Designs for Hyatt Regency Joshi shifted to Project Management Activities In Hyatt Regency Delhi. Joshi was responsible for co-coordinating, Air- Conditioning services, Fire Fighting Services and all Electrical and Lift installations with the complex interior works of Hotel Hyatt Regency. Joshi is extremely familiar with Design Standards of UK, U.S.A and India and has also got excellent knowledge of Construction Management Application. In 1992, he joined Optimal Designs as Partner of the firm. His major assignments include:


Design and Construction Management:

Extension to Hotel Yak and Yet, Katmandu- Nepal and the new Banquet Hall Lal Durbar
Hotel Oriental Radisson- Katmandu, Nepal
Hotel Grand Hyatt- New Delhi
The Laburnum; Condominium Project at Gurgaon , New Delhi of 1.2 Million sq. Ft
Facilities for American Express at Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad and Bangalore.
Research and Development Centre for Cadence in Noida near Delhi.
Adobe ( India) facility at Noida, near Delhi.
Extension to Escort Heart Research Institute, New Delhi
Escort Hospital - Jaipur
Review of Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi
Technical Facility for Defense services including Blast Resistant Designs.
A school Building complex at Calculate
A campus Development Project for North south University, Dhaka Bangladesh
  His present assignments include:
Total Responsibility for Design and Construction Management of Makers Towne, a Mixed Use Development of Commercial Complex, Multiplexes, Drive In Theatre, Retail and a Luxury Hotel of 2.5 Million Sq. Ft area.
Development of a Habitat Centre with Retail, Serviced apartments and a Hotel.
 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Vinay Salpekar

VINAY Y SALPEKAR

B.TECH (CIVIL) M.TECH (CIVIL)

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B.E. Civil from University of Bombay in 1968.

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M. Tech (Civil) from I.I.T Bombay in 1970

Vinay Salpekar graduated from IIT Bombay in 1968 and completed his post graduate studies from I.I.T. Bombay obtaining a degree M. TECH. (Structures) in 1970. He has gained over 40 years of experience in his field having worked on many prestigious projects in India and Middle East Region.

Job Description:
Executive Director of Optimal Consultancy Services Ltd.  Worked as CEO of Saudi Designers Engineering Consultants at their Bahrain office, was responsible for the functioning of their three (3) offices viz. at Bahrain, Dammam and Jubail. Prior to joining SDEC, worked with Engineers India Limited (EIL) a premier consulting organization as Chief General Manager of Engineering Division. Also worked with Mahendra Raj Consulting Engineers for initial 5 years.

AREA OF  SPECIALISATION
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Vinay Salpekar brings to Optimal his wealth of 40 years of experience in analysing some of the most complex problems encountered in Engineering Practice. He was in-charge of Engineering Technology and Development Division of EIL for 27 Years and his division was responsible to prepare and monitor engineering standards for all structural engineering disciplines including Refinery, Petrol Chemical and Ocean Engineering Projects.

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Vinay ensures that a service of uniform quality conforming to International Standards is given to all clients.

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Vinay has extensive experience in carrying out Design of Space Satellite Launch Structures, Rocket Test Stand, was involved in preparing conceptual design and rectification scheme for Structure in Antarctica.

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Vinay is extremely conversant with all Major Software Packages and also with all International Codes.  .

 

 

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