STRUCTURE & ARCHITECTURE CONFERENCE: RE-CONNECTING INDIA
Technology & Challenges in Bridge Modernization & Maintenance

Aligning with “ SETU BHARATAM” initiative
24th November, 2017, Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi

Inaugural Session: 10 am : 11.30 am

  • Welcome Address : Jasubhai Media
  • Address by Industry Partner
  • Address by Guest of Honour: Dr Aruna Sharma, Secretary, Ministry of Steel.
  • Address by Chief Guest: Shri Suresh Prabhu, Honourable Union Minister of Railways, Govt of India
  • Closing Remarks : Jasubhai Media

Tea Break: 11.30 am- 12 pm

Session 1: Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MORTH): 12.15 pm- 1.00 pm

  • 1. Steps & Measures taken under Setu Bharatam program by Ministry of Roads, Transports & Highways - Mr B K Sinha- Chief Engg (B) S& R, Ministry of Road Transport & Highway
  • 2. Road Safety - Mr Ravi Prasad, Ministry of Road Transport & Highway
  • 3. Address by PSU, MORTH (*)

Session 2: Ministry of Railways (MOR): 1.00 pm- 1.45 pm

  • 1. Steps & Measures taken under Setu Bharatam program by Ministry of Railways- Mr. A.K. Singhal, Executive Director (B&S), Railway Board, Ministry of Railway, Government of India, New Delhi
  • 2. Address by PSU, MOR (*)

Lunch Break : 1.45 pm- 2.30 pm

Session 3: Ministry of Steel (MOS): 2.45 pm- 3.15 pm

Ministry of Steel (MOS): Session by Steel Ministry on future design of bridges made with Steel.


Session 4: Futuristic Trends in Bridge Design & Maintenance: 3.15 pm- 4.10 pm

  • 1. Modern Future Trends on Bridge Design and Maintenance- Mr. Vanja Samec, PhD, MD, ALLPLAN Infrastructure GmbH
  • 2. Art of Sustainable construction of Bridges- Prof Mahesh Tandon, Tandon Consultants
  • 3. Efforts of the ministry, a platform created on the Inventory and Condition survey & IBMS- Sachin Joshi, IDDC Engineers

Tea Break : 4.10 pm- 4.30 pm

Session 5: Case Studies Presentation: 4.45- 5.30 pm (*)

Studies presentations by EPC companies/ Contractors on successfully completion of landmark bridges in India, overcoming challenges in construction.