Technology & Challenges in Bridge Modernization & Maintenance

24th November, 2017, Silver Oak, Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi

Inaugural Session: 10 am : 11.30 am

  • Welcome Address : Jasubhai Media
  • Opening Note:Mr. R.K.Pandey, Member Projects, NHAI & Chairman, Advisory Board.
  • Technical Address:Sustainability of Urban Transportation Structures- Prof Mahesh Tandon, MD, Tandon Consultants.
  • Address by Guest of Honour: Dr Aruna Sharma, Secretary, Ministry of Steel.
  • Closing Remarks :Shri A.K.Singhal, ED CE/Bridges Structure, Ministry of Railway, Railway Board & Co- Chairman- Advisory Committee
  • Vote of Thanks: Mr. Yatinder Pal Singh Suri, MD, Outokumpu India.

Tea Break: 11.30 am- 2 pm

Session 1: Bridges – Opportunities & Challenges 12.00 Noon- 1.45 pm

Session Chairmen:
Shri A V Sinha,
Director General (Road Development) & Special Secretary

Session Co- Chairman:
Shri S.C Agnihotri

  • 1.Keynote Speaker 1:Nizamuddin Bridge toget Vertical Garden --Shri B.S Singla,NHAI.
  • 2.Key Note Speaker 2:Use of State of art technology for construction of cable stayed bridge at Bardhman- Mr. Rajesh Prasad, Executive Director Metro, RVNL.
  • 3.Key Note Speaker 3:"IBMS- A New approach for protecting Bridges", Mr Sachin Joshi, IDDC Engineers.
  • 4.Key Note Speaker 4: Mr G. K Sahu, Senior Principal Scientist, CRRI.
  • 5.Key Note Speaker 5: Shri Rakesh Chopra, Former Member Engineering, Railway Board.
Q & A SESSION and Open Mike

Lunch Break : 2:00 pm-2.45 pm

Session 2: Futuristic Design of Bridges & Maintenance and Rehabilitation: 2.45pm - 4.15 pm

Session Chairmen:
Shri V L Patankar,
Former Director,
Indian Academy of Highway Engineers ( IAHE)

Session Co- Chairman:
Mr Sushim Banerjee,
Secretary General

  • 1. Keynote Speaker 1: Ms. Vanja Samec, PhD, MD, ALLPLAN Infrastructure GmbHAustria-Futuristic Trends in Bridge Design and Maintenance.
  • 2. Key Note Speaker 2 -Larsen & Toubro Construction.
  • 3. Key Note Speaker 3: Mr Claes Tigerstrand Outokumpu, Sweden - Stainless Steel for Sustainable Bridges.
  • 4. Key Note Speaker 4: Mr Martin Andrews, Sales Manager, Mabey Bridges, UK - Futuristic design of bridges.

Session 3: Case Studies Presentation:4.15- 5.15 pm

Session Chairman:
Shri Rakesh Chopra,
Former Member Engineering ,
Railway Board, Former Chairman of RVNL,
RLDA, Konkan Railway and IRCON

  • Chenab Bridge: Mr Amit Kumar, Dy. Chief Engineer, Northern Railway.
  • Wazirabad Signature Bridge :Mr.V.N.Heggade, Senior Vice-President Gammon India Limited

Tea Break :5.15 pm -5.30

Session 4:Valedictory: 5.30- 6.00 pm

  • Summing Up:Dr Prem Krishna,Founder President, ISWE, Chairman, Research Council, CBRI, Roorkee, and Chairman- Technical Committee.
  • Closing Remarks :Shri RK Pandey, Member Projects NHAI and Chairman- Advisory Committee

(*)- Invited