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DFII Board and Executive Committee

Executive Committee

MemberPosition In ECOrganisation
Mr. Mohan RamanathanChair & BoardAdvanced Construction Technologies, Chennai
Dr. Sunil S. BasarkarVice-Chair & Core CommitteeAfcons Infrastructure Limited
Mr. Anirudhan I.V.Immediate Past Chair & BoardGeotechnical Solutions
Dr. K.S. Rama KrishnaCore Committee & BoardDFI of India
Mr. GV PrasadCore Committee & BoardDFI of India
Mr. Ravikiran VaidyaCore CommitteeGeo Dynamics
Er. Madan Kumar AnnamEC MemberKeller Ground Engineering
Prof Subhadeep BanerjeeEC MemberIndian Institute of Technology Madras
Er. K. BikshapathiEC MemberNational Academy of Construction
Mr. Gagan GoswamiEC MemberHeritage Infraspace India Private Limited
Mr. Mohan GuptaEC MemberGEODATA India (P) Ltd.
Er. Sanjay GuptaEC MemberCengrs Geotechnica Pvt. Ltd
Ms. Annapoorni IyerEC MemberEncosym consultants
Dr. A. Murali KrishnaEC MemberIndian Institute of Technology Tirupati
Mr. M KumaranEC MemberL & T Construction
Er. V. K. PanwarEC MemberEngineers India Limited
Mr. Viral PatelEC MemberAssociated Engineers
Dr. C. R. ParthasarathyEC MemberSarathy Geotech & Engineering Services Pvt Ltd
Prof. Amit PrashantEC MemberIndian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
Dr. Anil JosephEC MemberPresident, Indian Geotechnical Society
Dr. R. P. SinghEC MemberNational High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited

DFI of India Board

Mohan Ramanathan, Director, Chair

Mohan Ramanathan is chair of DFI of India and the Founder/Director of the ACT Group of Companies based in Chennai.

Ramanathan has over 40 years of experience in pile foundations, heavy earthmoving equipment, demolition and concrete flooring. He has been actively involved in identifying and transferring technologies relating to construction, ground engineering and mechanisation to India from developed countries. He is a member of several professional societies including DFII, IGS, Institution of Engineers (India), ACCE, ICI and IDA. As an active member in the DFII Executive Committee and vice chair,he is spearheading the new initiative in the introduction of Helical Screw Piles in India.

Mohan Ramanathan has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from IIT, Madras and a master’s degree from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the U.S.
tel: 44-67181700

Anirudhan I.V., Director, Immediate Past Chair

Anirudhan I.V. is immediate past chair of DFI of India. He manages Geotechnical Solutions in Chennai a geotechnical investigation and consultancy firm that conducts small and medium geotechnical investigation works in Tamilnadu and parts of South India.

During his long professional career, Anirudhan worked as a foundation design and quality control engineer on industrial projects using several deep foundation techniques. Anirudhan is closely associated with the activities of the Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS) and was the secretary and chairman of the Chennai chapter of IGS. He earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Calicut University, Kerala, and his master’s degree in geotechnique from IIT Kanpur.>read his bio
tel: 9841106580

Dr. K.S. Rama Krishna, Director

Dr. K.S. Rama Krishna is the past chair of DFI of India. As an independent consultant he provides geotechnical engineering services in the area of foundation engineering and project implementation, for land, coastal projects and offshore oil and gas projects.

G. Venkata Prasad, Director

G. Venkata Prasad is a civil engineering graduate and has more than three decades of experience in construction in India and has worked in senior management positions at Larsen & Toubro (L&T) handling multiple and challenging assignments. As the chief operating officer at L&T, he played a key role in development of a 90 acre residential project in Chennai city and also managed operations of two IT Special Economic Zone (SEZ) projects at Chennai and Kochi.
tel: 9790917117