Born on 22 July,1957 at Himmatnagar, (S.K.), Gujarat.
Date of Joining Government Service : 19/07/1979
Date of Super Annuation : 31/07/2015
Length of Service in Government : 36 Years
Selected as Executive Engineer by G.P.S.C., Direct Recruit Examination and posted in R.& B. Dept., Govt. of Gujarat in the year 1981.
Worked as Assistant Engineer, Deputy Executive Engineer, Executive Engineer, Superintending Engineer in the field of Construction, Maintenance of Roads, Bridges and Buildings and Administration etc. I was involved in various works such as Design, Construction, Maintenance and Monitoring of World Bank aided Rural Roads Project in Sabarkantha District, State Highways, Major Districts Roads, Other Districts Roads including Major and Minor Bridges of Gandhinagar, Mehsana, Banaskantha & Kutch Districts and Capital City Gandhinagar.
Worked as General Manager (Engineering) & Superintending Engineer in Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd. for Resettlement of PAPS (Project Affected Persons) of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat as per Government policy.
Worked as Secretary, Gujarat Slum Clearance Board, Ahmedabad especially to the various schemes related to slum dwellers of Low, Medium and High income group for housing projects in different cities/towns of Gujarat State.
Visited London (UK) as official delegate from Gujarat for “Integrated approach to Slum Improvement” training course by Government of India for Three Months in the year 1993.
Worked as Chief Engineer (Quality Control) and Additional Secretary. During this tenure I have inspected various works including inquiry cases related to Roads, Bridges and Buildings.
Worked as Technical Adviser to Vigilance Commissioner, Govt. of Gujarat in the capacity of Chief Engineer and Additional Secretary.
Worked as a Chief Engineer (Capital Project) and Additional Secretary in charge of various prestigious works of Constructions and maintenance of Roads, Bridges and Buildings etc. of Ahmedabad City and Gandhinagar District including Capital of Gujarat. Also worked as Arbitrator for Disputed cases of Government & Contractors during the same period as Chief Engineer (Capital Project) & Additional Secretary.
Worked as Chief Engineer & Director, Staff Training College, R. & B. Dept., Gandhinagar looking after Departmental Training to Inservice Engineers of R. & B.Dept., Narmada Water Resources, Water Supply & Kalpsar Dept. of Govt. of Gujarat of various cadres such as Assistant Engineers / Deputy Executive Engineers / Executive Engineers. including various Special Training Programmes, Seminars, Workshops, Presentation, Overseas Training Programme etc. in Collaboration with Experts of National & International Institute in the field of Highways, Project Managements from the Institutes such as UTiM, Malaysia, NITHE- New Delhi, CRRI – New Delhi, NICMAR – Pune, GIDB – Gandhinagar, IEI (GSC) – Ahmedabad, Nirma University – Ahmedabad, GICEA – Ahmedabad.
Worked as Chief Engineer & Additional Secretary, National Highway, R. & B. Department, Gandhinagar looking after the National Highways of Gujarat granted by MORTH, New Delhi. Other important projects such as Railway Over Bridges, Railway Under Bridges approved under Budgetary provisions, sharing basis with Railway and Annuity-BOT projects, Civil Aviation projects. Also Incharge of various roads for widening-strengthening and resurfacing and bridges of State and Panchayat Roads of Gujarat under CRF (Central Road Fund Scheme of Central Govt.) and Inter State Connectivity Scheme.