Meet the DFI of India Regional Chapter staff:
Manager of Operations
tel: +91 9182 452 620
Pranav Jha is the assistant manager of operations at DFI of India. His role includes undertaking various activities related to workshops/seminars, conferences, and training programs. He is responsible for preparing programs for all DFII initiatives and ensuring the timely completion by conducting regular review meetings.
Pranav has a B.E. in civil engineering from PESIT, Bengaluru, India. He has previously worked as a structural steel designer for 2½ years on many U.S.-based construction projects and is well versed with relevant Indian and American codes.
He also has sound knowledge of “Quality Management Systems,” and is a trained internal auditor on Quality Management Systems as per ISO 9001:2015 standards.
Manager of Accounts & Administration
tel: +91 9710 222 444
T.S. Mahendran is manager of accounts and administration for DFI of India. In addition to managing accounting and office administration, he assists with organizing executive committee meetings and conferences and workshops, and handling public relations for the chapter.
He holds an MBA in finance. Before joining DFI of India, he worked for 10 years with different industry organizations covering sales, marketing, and finance functions.
Sai Sindhu is the Technical Co-Ordinator for DFI of India. She has done her Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering from the University College of Engineering, JNTUK, Kakinada. She completed her Masters in Geotechnical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Tirupati. Her areas of interest include Ground Improvement Techniques, Foundation Design, and Slope Stability Analysis.
Her role includes coordinating technical committee activities, developing pool of experts, developing technical programs envisioned by the committees, helping the committees to execute programs, maintaining the design/user/application manuals developed by the sub-committees. She will also be responsible for arranging the regular committee meetings as demanded by the committee chairs (online and physical).