Chair - Program and Education
COUNCIL OF ARCHITECTURE
With his core competencies and extensive work in architectural education as a profession and in professional bodies like IIA and Council of Architecture, Ar.Vijay Garg is well-known and recognized for his organizing skills and commitment for the betterment of Architectural Education.
Having acquired his graduation from the School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi, Ar. Garg has since been part of various Committees, forums and organizations such as IIA, International Union of Architects, Paris, Citizens National Days Celebration Committee, ARCASIA, AICTE, School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi & Bhopal and Council of Architecture. He has the ability to execute and manage a multitude of Architectural activities.
Ar. Garg, being a practicing Architect, has won many National Level Design Competitions. He owns the firms “Vastuki Consultants” and “Design Consultants”. He has also been widely acknowledged as the founder of “ Profession FIRST”, an initiative of the welfare of society through Architects & Architecture. He has also served as Adviser to many Districts of Rajasthan and is in the profession for the last more than 25 years. He is presently the Acting-President of COA, Council Member of AICTE and Advisor to Delhi Government PWD Minister. He has been the visiting Professor at SPA (D).
All these years of varied experience of Ar. Garg’s shows his commitment towards the profession which has materialized in the form of his presence in many professional forums that stand for Architectural excellence.
Apart from having been the President and Secretary of SPA Alumni Association, Ar. Garg is a Member of the Academic Council’s of SPA New Delhi and SPA Bhopal. He has also been a Member of Educational Jury for Architecture Course for Aligarh Muslim University, Biju Patnaik University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, School of Planning & Architecture, Vijaywada, Indira Gandhi National Open University, UP Technical University and an Indian Institute of Architects.
With his umpteen efforts, Ar. Garg has persuaded the Government of Karnataka to have a single-window mechanism all over the State of Karnataka for the empanelment of Architects rather than having registration with each and every local body in the State. His untiring journey to raise the bar of the profession continues.
B. Tech. (Mechanical) – 1979-1983
M. E. (Thermal) 1983-84
OVERDRIVE ENGINEERING PVT. LTD NEW DELHI.
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Consultant- Sustainable Construction Practices
With a seasoned experience of 29 years after completing his Civil Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering, Sandeep Narang is a respected and well-known veteran within the real estate community in the country. Sandeep has excellent knowledge of the dynamics of the volatile real estate market. He is a champion of affordable housing and an expert in sustainability in the built environment.
He is a crucial and active member of the Indian Institute of Lean Construction Excellence.
He consults projects on prudent usage of resources and helps project teams to meet their green and sustainability targets.
Sandeep is currently working on projects with a deep social impact where he is using his experience and knowledge to develop a blueprint for ZERO WASTAGE PROJECT sites to follow the path of “SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION PRACTICES – CONSTRUCTION PHASE “. The project teams work on
Optimization of water usage during the construction phase
Outdoor Air Quality During Construction Phase
V K Jain a Mechanical Engineer from DCE , and an MBA from FMS both of University of Delhi worked for VOLTAS and Ranbaxy for a short while before joining the then Indian Airlines as a Management Trainee where he rose to the level of a Director.
In Indian Airlines, he had been responsible for various facets of Supply Chain both at operational and corporate levels.
After superannuation, he was Head Supply Chain of IGGA, a sister concern of INDIGO.
He has been Chairman of MSD4 , one of the committees of Bureau of Indian standards looking after standardization in the area of Management for more than 12 years.
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Prof. (Dr). M. K. Vajpayee
B.Com. (Hons.), M.A.(Economics), (MBA)-Master of Business Administration-HR
Executive Management-IIM Kashipur, Executive Management- MDI Gurgaon
C.LIB.SC, Ph.D-Management MDP- MITS, MDP-CCF India, DOB: 10 11.1966)
Dr. Vajpayeehas around 25 years of experience at senior level management in Non-Profit Organization like; Federations, CSR, Education, and Sustainability Projects, etc. He has been associated with various Govt and Non-Government organization’sBoards, Chambers, etc.
He is also known as a benchmark in the CSR and Education Sector. His stress management techniques and guiding principles are used as an example by the Institutions. He has developed an exclusive model of functional literacy program which is adopted by DMV Trust, Tata Power, and Reliance Group BSES under their CSR scheme for women literacy and empowerment.
Under his functional literacy model around 370 slum schools are run in India.
Research: He did research on two important areas such as;
1. Shiksharopan’ model of a functional literacy program.
2. An analysis of the insurance market in India.
Conference & Lectures: 71
He has served as;
§ General Secretary, All India Development Council New Delhi.
§ President, Association of Educational & Training Institutes (ASSOED).
§ National Director, All India Football Federation (AIFF) India, a unit of FIFA Switzerland.
§ Project Director DMV Education Trust Delhi
§ I/C VC& Registrar, MITS University Rajasthan.
§ Pro Vice-Chancellor Ansal University Haryana.
§ Senior Director O P Jindal Global University Haryana.
He is also honorary;
§ Chairman HumanityTech India, New Delhi
§ Advisor, International Organization for Educational Development.
§ Advisor, Himalayan University, A P.
§ Advisor, Usha-Martin University Ranchi, Jharkhand
§ Advisor, RNB Global University, Rajasthan
§ Director on Board, CMAI, New Delhi.
§ Advisor, International Management Centre, Delhi.
§ Member, DTB Association, New Delhi.
§ Advisor, JJT University, Rajasthan,
§ Member Governing Body-Ansal University, Haryana
§ Member BCI Inspection Committee Delhi.
§ Distinguished Award from World Education Summit, Dubai in Feb 2016.
§ Education Excellence Award from Assocham-MHRD, Govt of India and in Feb 2016.
§ Outstanding Award from O.P Jindal Global University for the year 2013-14
§ Best Worker Award from NCI & Research Centre 1998.
§ TCS –DMVT award for promoting E-Literacy Programme 2005.
§ HumanityTech India award for valuable contribution in education 2015.
Interest: To serve in CSR/Chambers/Federations.
Rajnish Aggarwal Is An Electrical & Electronics Engineering Graduate Of 1994 Batch And Thereafter Obtained His Diploma In Management (MBA) From Institute Of Management Technology, Ghaziabad Rajnish Has Been Working For Over Two Decades In The Field Of Projects And Has Vast Exposure To Various Kinds Of Projects Including Hotels, Institutional Premises, Residential, Industries, Educational Institutes, Pharmaceutical Units Etc. During The Course Of His Career, Rajnish Has Served In Some Good Project Oriented Organisations Like Chicago Pneumatic (Atlas Copco), Otis Elevators And Hitachi Aircon. Having Designed And Executed Projects With Services Including Air Conditioning, Elevators & Escalators, Building Management Systems, Automation, Lighting Control And Management, Fire Alarm / Fire Suppression Systems, CCTV Surveillance Solutions, Access Control Solutions, Water Leak Detection, Intrusion Detection And Control, Public Address Systems Etc. Rajnish Has A Valuable Experience To Share With His Colleagues And Associates. Besides Being Involved In Professional Services Rajnish Has Been An Active Member And Volunteer Leader For A Number Of Associations Working In The Field Of Building Services And Security As 1. Vice-Chairman And General Secretary Of ASIS Chapter # 207 New Delhi, India (American Society Of Industrial Security Which Happens To Be The Largest Security Association Of The World), 2. Founding General Secretary Of SPGI (Security Promotion Group Of India) 3. Current Board Member & National Chairman Of Events & Programmes Of FSAI (Fire And Security Association Of India) Which Is The Largest Association Of India In Its Field. 4. Member Of ISHRAE (Indian Society Of Heating, Refrigeration And Air-Conditioning Engineers) And ASHRAE (American Society Of Heating, Refrigeration And Air-Conditioning Engineers). 5. Member of ASSOCHAM National Council for GEM
EDUCATION : Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical
AFFLIATIONS : * IGBC AP * Pearl Qualified Professional, Abu Dhabi * BEE Certified ECBC Master Trainer
* Life Member, ISLE, IAEMP * Founding Member, Indoor Air Quality Association, India
* Secretary Fire & Security Association(FSAI) Rajasthan India * National Chair, Youth @ISHRAE
Demand Response- Project Manager for Data Quality team who perform the data quality review for Demand Response projects in USA and Australia.
EDUCATION : Bachelor of Technology, Mechanical & Energy, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore * PG Diploma,
Renewable Energy, TERI University,
ACCOLADES : * LEED AP * IGBC AP * GRIHA Evaluator * GRIHA Trainer * ECBC Master Trainer
REGISTRATION : * Affiliate Member, ASHRAE * IGBC Core Committee Member, Jaipur Chapter * Member at Large, Building EQ, ASHRAE * Treasurer, International Building Performance Simulation Association, India, ACCOLADES: * Affiliate Member, ASHRAE * IGBC Core Committee Member, Jaipur Chapter
Mr. Juneja is the Managing Partner of “Design2occupancy Services LLP” an engineering firm providing Green Building Services, Energy Modeling, Commissioning and Energy Audits services.
His experience includes performing new building commissioning and retro-commissioning services, managing onsite energy system audits, leading energy efficiency analysis and modeling teams and performing building commissioning tests.
His exposure to Solar PV industry as a system designer and material selector and then diversifying into the green building sector has added many portfolios to his profile. The experience in energy sector includes construction advisory and implementation, simulation services, energy audit and system commissioning, indoor air quality advisory and envelope optimization. Having represented on several national and international forums, a rich experience is what has come of it. Air conditioning has been a subject of interest and the latest addition has been the design of earth air tunnel systems and chilled beams.
LEED Projects for USGBC and IGBC- Project Manager for LEED projects for existing and new building for office, retail, factories and hotels. He has an experience of working on LEED documentation for all sections of LEEDs. He has completed 15 certified LEED Projects and several LEED Existing Building Projects.
Energy Modeling for USGBC, IGBC & ESTIDAMA- Mr. Juneja has performed energy modeling on over 50,000,000 sq.ft. of commercial space and managed projects for performing energy modeling on over 200,000,000 sq. ft. of the same. His software experience includes experience on IES, TRACE 700, eQuest and Visual DOE.
Daylight and Thermal Modeling for USGBC, IGBC & ESTIDAMA- Mr. Juneja has performed several Daylight and Thermal modeling to meet the Green Building codes requirement
New Construction Programs- Provided Energy Analysis for New Construction Program for LEED, ESTIDAMA and GRIHA. It includes whole building energy modeling, custom analysis and pre-qualified measures analysis using tools such as eQUEST, custom measure spreadsheets for multi-family housing, office building and manufacturing facilities.
ASHRAE Level I and Level II Audits- Completed Energy Audits for Residential, Government buildings, commercial and university projects by evaluating ECMs in building controls and automation, building envelope, lighting, and HVAC systems to determine return on investment, energy, and greenhouse gas reduction. He has also completed ASHRAE level 2 audits for LEED Existing Building. He has also worked on different benchmarking softwares like Energy Star Portfolio Manager, CalArch, EUI etc.
Commissioning- Worked on pre-functional test forms for retro-commissioning. He has performed retro-commissioning on over 20, 000, 000 sq. ft. of commercial space and is familiar with both text based and graphic energy management and control systems..
1) Assignment Details: Testing, Adjusting and Balancing of ECS-TVS system at Metro Stations (in progress)
Location: Delhi, India Year: 2017 Clients: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
Position: Team Lead
Main Project Features: Delhi Metro is the 7th best metro network in the world using state of the art HVAC technology for its underground stations. The project includes carrying out pre-commissioning tests and system acceptance tests for all the HVAC systems installed on the upcoming underground metro stations.
2) Assignment Details: Energy Audit of the plant
Location: Gurgaon, India Year: 2013
Clients: Heritage Beverages Pvt. Ltd., Gurgaon
Position: Team Lead
Main Project Features: 15 year old packaging plant (for Coca-Cola). Helped in reducing the energy consumption of the plant drastically by replacement of inefficient motors and lighting fixtures.
3) Assignment Details: Energy Audit
Location: Hyderabad, India Year: 2017 Clients: De Shaw India Private Limited
Position: Team Lead
Main Project Features: De Shaw India Private Limited is a part of the D. E. Shaw Group, a global investment and technology having a significant presence in the world's capital markets, investing in a wide range of companies and financial instruments in both developed and developing economies. According to BEE guidelines for BPO, De Shaw India Private Limited was able to achieve 4 Star rating building under BEE.
LEED Reviews for IGBC and USGBC- Mr. Juneja has a rich experience in carrying out USGBC reviews for LEED NC, Schools, CS and CI projects. He has reviewed over 200 energy modeling sections for various projects, 20 CI full reviews and numerous IGBC certification assessments. His field of expertise is energy evaluations including modeling, HVAC submittals, commissioning and lighting.
IRS 179D Energy Tax Deduction Program-. Provided whole building energy modeling based on ASHRAE 90.1-2001 for IRS 179D Energy Tax Deduction projects.
Solar PV and Hybrid System Design- Through his past experiences Mr. Juneja has had an involvement in design of Solar PV and hybrid system design. These were majorly stand-alone systems.
Language Proficiency – Mr. Juneja possesses excellent writing and speaking skills in English.
Mechanical Engineer from IIT - Roorkee, 1991 and MBA from FMS, Delhi 1993. 48 years of age and engaged with the HVAC industry for the last 22 years.
Managing Director of Meho-HCP Air Systems Pvt Ltd which is a large HVAC contracting & Services company based out of Kolkata & Delhi and doing projects all over East & North India. The group employs approx 450 persons and is also one of the Country’s largest Exclusive Channel Partner of Carrier Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Ltd. handling the whole spectrum from Splits to Package to VRF to Chillers.
Partner in Environmental Protection Services Company ( EPSCO ) which offers HVAC cleaning & remediation services.
Has served ISHRAE in the capacity of : NATIONAL PRESIDENT 2017-18, NATIONAL TREASURER 2015-16, REGIONAL DIRECTOR EAST and many other committee level positions.
A visionary business leader with expertise in driving business transformation through differentiated and market-leading strategies, Shakti Leekha is currently heading the Marketing for the Illumination Business Unit for Bajaj Electricals Ltd.
Shakti Leekha has expertise in expanding solutions and product portfolio, leading business teams, establishing thought leadership, driving new initiatives and building strategic alliances for creating successful business.
With Bajaj, he is transforming the building and energy management market for Smart Buildings and Smart Cities along with developing unique Innovative IoT based solutions for smart infra. Having a decade of experience in-country leadership, he has proved his excellence as an expert in IoT and IoT-based solutions, IoT Platforms, Gateway, EDGE Analytics, IoT Lifecycle and IoT-based Vertical Solutions.
As an innovative and result-oriented focused leader, he has been instrumental in doing partnership of Bajaj Electricals Ltd with Cisco & Microsoft for Infrastructure management of intelligent street lighting solutions and indoor lighting solutions on IoT. Adding to this enormous list of experiences, he has also created Illumination unit which covers Indoor Lighting, Outdoor Lighting, Street Furniture (High mast / Poles/Gazeboes/Smart Poles and landscape solutions), Solar-Renewable and Integrated Building Management Systems.
On the marketing side, he leads and drives Channel Marketing, Digital marketing, Online model, CRM, Marcom, Events, Pricing, Product Management with New Product Introductions, Packaging, Margin Management, and Brand Management. Acquainted with different phases of business lifecycle, he is the creator of the brand. ‘. nxt’ for all the next-generation digital products. An Engineer Graduate, he had completed his management education from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies With almost having 23-plus years of expertise, he has established an IBMS training lab under the National Skill Development Program in Bharti Vidhya Peth, Pune as a part of the Fire Security Association of India Initiative.
Besides demonstrating professional expertise in the lighting segment, Shakti Leekha has been a speaker in various forums, done advocacy for smart infra, published several articles and white papers on life safety, security systems, Smart Cities, High Performing Safe Buildings and Energy Efficiency. He has also done Institutional work in various capacities with Pune University, CII, IGBC, ASHRAE, ISHRAE, FSAI, DSCI, INFRA, ELCOMA, IEEMA and Institution of Engineers.
For his outstanding contribution, Shakti has been awarded as “The Best IBMS Company” by the CIMS, All India Institute of self-governance and UBM Medica in 2015. Under his leadership, Bajaj Electricals was awarded the ‘Smart Green Building Initiative Award 2017’ and the ‘Finest India Skills and Talent Award-2017’. In 2019 Illumination Award for “Bogibeel Railcum Road Bridge” Assam by International SSL Alliance.He is associated with various Universities as Member Board of Studies and an Honorary Member of National Council for Green and Eco-friendly Movement (CGEM) at ASSOCHAM. He has been further selected as a ‘Mentor of Change’ for the Government of India’s flagship program of Atal Tinkering Labs (ATLs), established by the Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog.
Prior to joining Bajaj, he was associated with various fortune global fortune 500 companies such as United Technologies, Johnson Controls, Tyco Fire & Security, ABB and Philips India Ltd.
Some of his core competencies include exceptional relation building, negotiating, communication, influencing and leadership skills.
Shakti Leekha has worked in leadership roles both in multinational and Indian companies, bringing to the table a unique blend of process orientation and entrepreneurial mindset. He is an Honorary Member of the GEM National Committee in Assocham.
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GH-15, Sector-21-D, Faridabad, Haryana
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Subrata Chowdhury’s experience spans over 38 years in Project Management for Residential & Industrial Projects from the drawing table to site execution. He has contributed substantially in providing inputs in Value Engineering, Urban Master Planning, Critical Structural input in Geotechnical aspect and Mass Housing for urban area and cities. He has managed a total project portfolio of 1 million sq.m with a combined valuation of Rs2000 crores. He has served as President and COO of reputed companies including Hero Realty Pvt. Ltd. and Shristi Infrastructures managing a team of 100 personnel.
Subrata has a certificate in Management from IRMA and a Bachelor in Technology (Hons) in Civil & Structural Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur with 1st class and distinction in subjects like structure, bridges, roads and highways etc.
He spent 7 valuable years with National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) and worked under the dynamic leadership of Dr. Verghese Kurien, “MILK MAN OF INDIA” in Operation Flood II in constructing various Dairy & Milk Plants all over the country including development of Plants for certain specific unique food items in those days like “Misti Doi” and first tetra pack fruit drink “Fruti”.
In addition, he have been associated primarily with big and midsize developers, several government and quasi government bodies as a consultant and advisor for urban development authority particularly in infrastructure of roads, bridges, sewage system and effective waste management.
His work has led him to work on diverse thematic areas with leading consultants and architects. He has coordinated for work like Architectural Conceptualization, Master Planning, detailed planning, structural frame work alongwith foundation system, design coordination with structural and geotechnical experts, Traffic Planning, Landscape Planning overall service network planning keeping all the codal permissions of environment, fire safety, underground water use, sewage & garbage disposal are coordinated with respective consultants from inception to delivery level.
➢ 23 years in Leadership, marketing and technical roles in technology firms. Member in Plastics Export Promotion council, Member ASSOCHAM Sustainability Council
➢Created and leading an environment sustainability solutions company, Vasudhaecofriends Projects; Wastewater, Solid Waste Management, Biodegradable plastics, Drinking water
➢Expertise : International Negotiations, Communications and Ontology
➢Technologies: Microbiology, Nanotech, Solar science
➢ Research: Eco footprint of Plastics, Strategy Challenges of Solar Energy Players, Wastewater Treatment
➢Interests: Tree Plantation, Jazz
➢Knowledge Sharing: Guest Faculty at IIT Roorkee, Hult International Business school Indian Institute of Packaging
MBA: Hult International Business School & Harvard University, Boston, USA
PG Diploma in Environmental Law, National Law University
Bachelor of Engineering ( Electrical& Electronics), B.I.T. Sindri
Samhita M, ECBC Master Trainer, GHMC authorized TPA, LEED & IGBC AP, Edge Auditor & Expert is the Managing Director of Ela Green Buildings & Infrastructure Consultants, a company founded in March 2009. An architect from Anna University, Samhita’s academic qualification also includes a PGPM from Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai. Prior to starting Ela, she worked with Ashok Leyland Properties and the CII Green Business Centre, Hyderabad where she was associated with all the prestigious projects of CII ranging from developing of rating systems and formulating framework for certification of Green Buildings.
Over the last decade, she has trained more than 1500 professionals in the field of energy efficiency in buildings and green buildings. She has also consulted for more than 100 projects on green building services. Some of the clients include under her leadership Infosys, Microsoft, ITC, Coal India, Symbiosis, and many more.
She has over 12 years of experience in planning Green and energy efficiency Building Solutions and is an ardent advocate of sustainable living and energy efficiency.
Mr. Anurag Bajpai is a Co-founder of M/s GreenTree Building Energy Private Limited which provides Green Building Services like Building Energy Modeling & Solar Simulation, Dynamic Thermal Modeling; Energy Assessment & Performance Study; Facilitation of Building Rating System (LEED/GRIHA/IGBC), etc.
He is a board member of International Building Performance and Simulation Association (IBPSAIndia). He also serves as a member of a technical committee framing the guidelines for adaptation of Building Energy Code (ECBC-UK) for Uttarakhand, India. Participating in climate change activities, he plays a very active role in India Youth Climate Network (IYCN) activities. His international papers and articles on Building Energy Efficiency and Architectural Curriculum Enhancement have been published in national and international journals.
He has worked in different capacities with several profit and non-profit making organizations. He has worked as Energy Policy (ECBC) and Communications Expert at USAID program. His stint with Siemens Power Engineering Limited (SPEL) got him an excellent experience of Power plant engineering services. He has also got privilege to work with Ar. Charles Correa, a major figure in architecture worldwide.
He worked on implementation program of Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) as a part of USAID ECO-III Project. His scope covered ECBC demonstration project including energy simulation, Educational Curriculum Enhancement program for 20 Architectural/engineering colleges, ECBC awareness material, workshops, and conferences. Also, he has worked as a member of “Development team of ECBC User Guide”.
Specialties: High Performance Building Designing, Energy Tools Development, Energy Code Compliance, Educational Training Workshops, Market Research.
Phone: +91 9811478353
Qualifications: B.Arch (SPA, New Delhi)
PG Diploma - Advanced Construction
Management (NICMAR, Pune)
BEE Certified ECBC Master Trainer
2015 Onwards ECBC Master Trainer, Bureau of Energy Efficiency, MoP, India
2013 - Current Member, '5waraj' – an NGO working on reviving faith in Indian traditions and
culture in the context of sustainable development and climate change
2012 – Current Director – Psi Energy Pvt. Ltd. (green buildings consultancy service)
2011 - Current Member – Technical Advisory Committee – SVA-GRIHA, GRIHA, & GRIHA–LD
2011 - Current Faculty for GRIHA training programs, TERI
2010 – Current Visiting Faculty, School of Planning and Architecture, IP Estate, New Delhi
2011 - 2013 Assistant Professor, Sushant Graduate School, Sushant School of Art and
Architecture, Sector 55, Gurgaon, Haryana
2007 - 2011 Area Convenor – GRIHA (Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment), TERI
(The Energy and Resources Institute), New Delhi
2006 - 2007 Research Associate – CRSBS (Center for Research on Sustainable Building Science),
TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute), New Delhi
Has to experience in working on over 50 green building & GRIHA projects as a researcher/consultant for building energy simulations, sustainability strategies including water and waste management and renewable energy technology applications.
THE ASSOCIATED CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY OF INDIA
ASSOCHAM Corporate Office:
5, Sardar Patel Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-110 021
Tel: 46550582 (D), 46550555 (Hunting line)