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Flat No. 201,
17th CROSS, 15th MAIN,
Bangalore - 560 004
Mob.: +9198453 81222

My E-Mail Address


To contribute my best to Non Ferrous Industry particularly to Zinc and Lead Smelting Industry Worldwide.



Presently working with M/s MECON Limited, since 16/11/1987 as Non Ferrous Metals Technologist:


Senior Design Engineer:                                    6/11/1987 to 30/06/1991

Assistant Engineering Manager:               1/07/1991 to 31/03/1995 Engineering   Manager/Senior Manager:         1/04/1995 to 31/03/2000 Assistant General Manager:                            1/04/2000


Worked in Non - Ferrous Section and Management Advisory Services/Techno-economic and Estimating Section. Industries covered – Zinc, Lead, Precious Metals – Gold & Silver, Copper, Tin, Nickel, Compressed NG/Piped NG & Cross country gas pipelines.


The nature of duties includes engineering, consultancy and project execution. Pre-investment investigations; preparation of reports, like, techno-economic feasibility studies (TEFR), firm cost estimates, site selection, selection of process technologies, Process evaluation, market survey, detailed project reports etc.; design and detailed engineering; procurement and contract engineering; construction and project management services and commissioning and Project Coordination – Leading a team consisting of design, planning, procurement, construction and commissioning engineers from multi-disciplines.


Received appreciation letters from clients as well CMD & GM, MECON Limited – few are annexed below.


The list of major Projects executed are given at Annexure - I.


M/s Hindustan Zinc Limited:


Worked with M/s Hindustan Zinc Limited, Udaipur, from 01/08/1975 to 15/11/1987:


Probationer Engineer from 1st August 1975, for a period of two years:


A reduction of six months in training period was awarded to me on the ground of merit and I was absorbed as Assistant Engineer in advance on 1/02/1977.


During this period I had the opportunity to go around all the units namely, Zinc & Lead Smelting and Mining, Ore dressing, Fertilizer plants – SSP and Phosphoric acid plants, Rock phosphate mines, Project and planning department, Finance, Maintenance, Marketing departments and In-plant training in Zinc Smelter.


Assistant Engineer:                                                        1/02/1977 to 30/06/1981


Roaster & Acid plants, and Zinc Leach Residue Treatment plant at Zinc Smelter, Debari and Visakhapatnam units.


The nature of duties included control of operatives, shifts and to ensure proper balancing between sections to maintain continuity of operations – leading a team of engineers and operators/ workmen.


Assistant Plant Manager/Senior Engineer (Met.):             1/07/1981 to 15/11/1987


Roaster & Acid plant, Zinc Leach Residue plant (Waelz Process), Leaching & Purification and Mercury Removal plants at Lead and Zinc Smelter, Visakhapatnam (AP).


The nature of duties included production, planning, coordination and control within the sections to ensure smooth working and general administration – leading a team of engineers from multi disciplines and operators/ workmen consisting of around one and half hundred people.



M/s Frostaire Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi:              09/06/1975 to 31/07/1975


Sales Engineer (Foundry Chemicals):


The duties included marketing and demonstration of the use of different makes of foundry chemicals of M/s IVP Limited.



M/s Process Engineering Corp.:                01/09/1974 to 08/06/1975


Sales / Design Engineer:


The nature of duties included pre-selling, designing, preparation of tenders, negotiating technical and commercial terms, system detailing and executing projects, process engineering, market survey, project pre-feasibility studies, evaluation and report preparation.


1. B.E. (Metallurgical), 1974:                        MREC, Jaipur, University of Rajasthan - India

2. PGDM, 1988:                                                               AIMA, New Delhi - India

3. Value Engineering, 1983                                        BISOVE, New Delhi – India

4. Internal Auditor of quality system, 1994                CII, New Delhi- India


Around 30 years of experience in the field of Non-ferrous metallurgical industries in Operation & Maintenance, Projects appraisal, Preparation of Techno-economic feasibility reports (TEFR), market surveys, site selection reports, Process selections reports, Process evaluations, Capital cost Estimates, Firm Cost Estimates, Detailed Project reports, Project management, detailed engineering, consultancy, execution, construction and commissioning of Lead, Zinc, Precious Metals Recovery and CC Copper Rod plant in India and Sulphuric acid plant & Fertilizer plants.


        "Lead Zinc Smelter at Chanderiya - Concept towards realization" at ILZIC Silver Jubilee Conference - Lead, Zinc and Cadmium Into The 90's New Delhi, 1st -3rd November 1988.

        "Recent developments in Lead Smelting and Refining Technologies" NMD'92    Indian Institute of Metals held at Udaipur between 14th – 17th November 1992.

        "Recent developments in Lead Smelting and Refining Technologies" MECON JOURNAL Vol. 13 No.1 September 1993.

Interests and Hobbies:

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