Umesh Dhargalkar

Category
International Mediators

Qualifications:

− B. Tech. (Civil Engg), M. Tech. (Structural Engg), IIT Bombay
− Accredited Mediator, Empanelled with Indian Institute of Arbitration & Mediation

Fields of Experience:

30 Years’ Experience as a Consulting Engineer practicing in the fields of Civil-Structural Engineering, Construction Project Management, Structural Rehabilitation and Professional Training. Mainly worked in the following fields:

− Housing & Real Estate Projects
− Infrastructure, Industrial and Transmission Power Projects
− Educational, Pharmaceutical, Bank and Corporate Structures

He has also conducted several professional training programs and delivered expert lectures.

Current Position & Background:

− Managing Director of Dhargalkar Technoesis (I) Pvt. Ltd.
− Empanelled as a Mediator/ Conciliator with Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India
− Empanelled as a Neutral (Mediator & Arbitrator) with Indian Institute of Arbitration & Mediation
− Member of India International ADR Association (IIADRA)
− Received CIDC Vishwakarma Award 2017 as an “Innovator” in March 2017

Mediation Training:

− Completed 15 Hours Distance Education Program ‘Certificate in Dispute Management’ by Indian
Institute of Arbitration & Mediation
− Completed 40 Hours Mediation Training Program at Kochi by Indian Institute of Arbitration & Mediation
− Attended Conflict Resolution Day Commemoration by IMC Chamber of Commerce & Industry
− Organized a 40 Hours Mediation Training Program jointly with Indian Institute of Arbitration &
Mediation at Mumbai and conducted 2 sessions therein
− Delivered a talk “Mediation for Dispute Resolution in Construction Projects” at Big5Construct India
Exhibition, Mumbai
− Delivered a talk “Mediation for Dispute Resolution in Construction Projects” at ISSE, Pune
− Presented a Case Study on “Dispute Resolution in a Redevelopment Project” at a Mediation Awareness
Seminar & Dispute Resolution Camp held at Panvel, Navi Mumbai

Mediation Fields:

− General Commercial / Business
− Construction / Real Estate / Property
− Contracts

Mediation Style:

− Facilitative
− Evaluative

Mediation Location: India

Mediation Languages: English, Hindi, Marathi

Mediation Experience:

In his role as a Project Management Consultant, he has worked as a neutral/ advisor for resolution of
disputes in real estate and construction/ redevelopment projects.

Professional Affiliations & Licenses

− Accredited Mediator of the Indian Institute of Arbitration & Mediation
− Member of India International ADR Association (IIADRA)
− Accreditation from Consultancy Development Center, DSIR, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt of India (For the Company)
− Senior Professional Engineer, Engineering Council of India & CIDC
− Licensed Structural Engineer, Municipal Corp. of Greater Mumbai
− Licensed Surveyor, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai
− Advisory Trustee of the Indian Society of Structural Engineers
− Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (I): Chartered Engineer
− Life Member of the American Concrete Institute
− Life Member of the Indian Concrete Institute
− Life Member of the Association of Consulting Civil Engineers
− Life Member of Indian Association for Structural Engineering
− Life Member of Practicing Engr, Arch & Town Planners Association
− Life Member of Indian Geotechnical Society, Mumbai Chapter

Publications:

− He has published 19 Technical Papers in National and International Conferences and Technical
Journals.
− He is a co-author of a manual of practice “Professional Services by Structural Design Consultants”
published by the Indian Society of Structural Engineers.