Pradip Jain

Pradip Jain

Pradip Jain

Highlights of Career Path

  • 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
  • Passed B.E.(Civil) from L.D. College of Engineering, Ahmedabad of Gujarat University in July 1979 with Distinction.
  • 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.
    Gujarat State various Important issues regarding Highways, Railways, PMGSY and Border Area Development Project represented time to time to the Central Government such as Dandi Heritage Route.
  • Empanelled for Arbitration in SAROD(NHAI), New Delhi.
  • Empanelled for Arbitration in Indian Road Congress (IRC), New Delhi.
  • Empanelled for Arbitration in Institution of Engineers (India)- Kolkata
  • Empanelled as Member of Dispute Board of Indian Counsel of Arbitration (ICA), New Delhi

Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Board (DRB) Cases

  • As a Sole Arbitrator for the following work

WORK OF WIDENING AND STRENGTHENING OF EXISTING INTERMEDIATE LANE TO DOUBLE LANE FROM KM 0 TO Km 25 OF NH 28B IN BIHAR(Job No. 028B-BHR-2010-11-035) (Contract Agreement No.03-SBD/2011-12 dated 24.08.2011) (Completed)

  • As a Arbitrator for the following work

Up gradation Palitana Water Supply Scheme CONTRACT Dated 30.03.1999 (Completed)

  • As a DRB Chairman for the following work

Rehabilitation, upgrading and strengthening of Anishabad-Aurangabad-Hariharaganj Section(km 0.000 to 154.625) of NH-98 in State of Bihar. (Package NHIIP-BR-98-1) for Lot II (km 62.00 to 154.625) under phase-1 of NHIIP. (on-going)

  • As a DRB Member for the following work

Rehabilitation and upgrading to 2/4 Lane with paved shoulders and strengthening from Nepal Border (from Kakarbita-Panitanki-Bagdogra- Shivmandir-More-Nauka ghat-FuIbari-Bangla Bandha) to Bangladesh Border, Total Length -37.27 Km, AH-02, in the state West Bengal (on-going)

  • As a DRB Chairman for the following work

Rehabilitation and Upgrading to 2 lanes/2 lane with paved shoulders configuration and strengthening of Fatua-Harnaut-Barh Section (Km 0.00 to 69.60) of NH-30A in the State of Bihar under Phase-I of NHIIP between MoRTH and M/s Monte Carlo, Ahmedabad. (on-going)

  • As a Arbitrator for the following work

Improvement of riding quality from km 98.00 to km 150.00 of NH 232 (Ambedkar Nagar – Tanda – Sultanpur – Amethi – Raebareli – Fatehpur – Banda Road) in the State of Uttar Pradesh. (Job No 232-UP-2010-393 dated 31.03.2010) (in consideration)

As Secretary, R & B Deptt.

  • Worked as Secretary, Roads & Buildings Department, Government of Gujarat from 1st April 2014 to 31st July 2015. During this period following Important projects handled :
  • Total Budget of Rs. 5500 Crs. During the Year 2014-15 was utilized for development of Roads, Bridges, Buildings and other Miscellaneous Activities of Roads and Buildings Department.
  • Dandi Kutir (Mahatma Mandir) project which was inaugurated by Hon`ble Prime Minister of India during Vibrant Gujarat-2015.
  • High-rise Residential and Non residential Buildings at Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar were constructed and put in to use.
  • Newly declared Districts and Talukas Sewa Sadan buildings for office purpose and Residential Quarters were constructed and made operationalized for Staff and Officers.
  • Various Court buildings of Legal department incuding expansion of Gujarat High Court and other facilities.
  • Various Universities, Engineering Colleges, Samras Hostels, Sports Complex and other Departments Buildings.
  • Gujarat Highways, Village roads and Bridges maintained, upgraded, strengthen for comfort travelling by users.
  • Worked for World Bank Project of Gujarat – GSHP-II and various Annuity Road and Railway projects.
  • R & B Department Organization of Technical and Non-technical Officers and Staff having more than 20,000 personnel routine and specific issues were attended including various Arbitration and Court cases of Service matters, Land matters and Contract matters
  • VVIP Visits of Hon`ble President of China, Hon`ble Prime Minister of India and other Dignitaries functions were taken care personally.
  • Important Functions of Government i.e. 15th August, 26th January, 2nd October, 1st May, Gatishil Gujarat, International Yoga Day, Mahatma Gandhi Swachchta Mission, Rath Yatra and other various programmes were respectively organized with personal due care.
  • Worked as Director, Member of various committees of Government and Boars Corporations such as Statue of Unity Project, Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd., Gujarat Maritime Board, Gujarat State Construction Corporation, Gujarat Water Supply and Sewerage Board, IndextB, Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation, Gujarat Police Housing Corporation, Gujarat State Road Development Corporation, PIU of Health Department.
  • Worked as Chairman of Gujarat Road Infrastructure Co. Ltd.(GRICL) and handled Ahmedabad Mahesana Toll Road and Vadodara Halol Toll Road BOT Project.

Practice Areas: Construction and Engineering, Corporate and Commercial, Information Technology, Mediation, Real Estate
Affiliations and Certifications:

Indian Roads Congress, New Delhi ( Vice President during 2007-2008 ) and President (2011-2012).
Indian Building Congress, New Delhi (Vice President for the year 2006-2007)
Institution of Engineers (India), Kolcutta (Chairman, Gujarat State Centre, Ahmedabad for the year 2000-2002)
Indian Concrete Institute, Chennai (Chairman Ahmedabad Branch)
Institution of Indian Public Administration, New Delhi (Honorary Secretary, Gujarat Chapter, Ahmedabad)
Life Member of Ahmedabad Management Association (AMA), Ahmedabad
Life Member of Gujarat Institute of Civil Engineers & Architect, (GICEA) Ahmedabad
Computer Society of India (Chairman Ahmedabad Chapter for 2010-2011)
LAA (At present President of L.D.Engineering Alumni Association)
Life Member of JAP (Jain Association of Professionals)
Life Member of JITO (Jain International Trade Organization)
Official Member of Karnavati Club, Ahmedabad
Life Member of Agrawal Seva Samiti, Ahmedabad
Vice President, Lions Club, Main Host, Ahmedabad

Language/s: English, Gujarati, Hindi
Address: 14, Bandhu Samaj Society Usmanpura
City: Ahmedabad

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