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Aug 18th, 2016 3:09 pm | By | Category: LATEST NEWS


Engineering Projects India Ltd. was incorporated in 1970 as A Government of India Enterprise under the administrative control of Department of Heavy Industry, Envisioning and visualizing the concept of turnkey execution of projects as an effective tool to create the needed infrastructure to hasten the pace of multi-disciplinary industrial construction EPI was created, EPI is one of the first few companies to have been awarded integrated certification for Quality Management and the Environment Management System ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 for all its areas of operation, OHSAS 18001:2007 for Corporate Office and is a “Mini Ratna” Company.

EPI has admirably performed its assigned roles as the country’s leading Prime Contracting Company and has left its imprint not only in India but in the overseas market as well where its past operation spread over a decade in the wake of oil boom in the Middle East. EPI successfully executed 30 odd projects valued over US$ 782.00 million in Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Yugoslavia, Maldives, Bhutan and Thailand. EPI has executed over 532 multi-disciplinary projects in India valuing over Rs. 84517.972 million. Through the execution of these projects, EPI has in its own way contributed immensely in the development of the Nation and there is hardly any state in India where EPI’s pronounced presence is not visible. EPI has the rare distinction of having worked for almost all Power Sectors and Steel Plants in India in Public Sector as well as in Private Sector. EPI’s contribution in project execution for various sectors is also quite substantial.

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SPS Bakshi, is the CMD of Engineering Projects India Limited (EPIL), in PSU world Bakhsi has been rated as indispensable asset for EPI who have turned around the company with his incredible way of functioning. Bakshi means business that too on international standard keeping the spirit and pace of the country high. Bakshi has a rich and comprehensive experience of 30 years in Project Planning, Execution and Coordination on turnkey basis, i.e. from Concept to Implementation/Commissioning and expertise in Project Management operations with key focus on profitability and optimal utilization of resources, with mean and lean infrastructure. Bakshi’s strategic planning with expertise of focus execution of construction projects makes him different in this domain. Bakshi is Proficient in implementing Project Management solutions and Excellent team leader, adept at building effective and professionally competent team. He has Specialized Experience in: Planning, Designing and Implementation of Mega Building & Airport Projects on turnkey basis; Design & Construction of Pavements for Runways and Highways; Quality Management of Engineering Projects; Testing and Evaluation of Construction Material; Completion of Mega Projects without any time or cost over-run; Expertise in handling projects on Public Private Partnership basis and Establishing world class training facilities for technicians and artisans in Construction Industry. He served as Executive Director/Regional Executive Director, Airports Authority of India and Chief General Manager, National Highways Authority of India. He has handled major Infrastructure Airports and Highways Projects of National Importance. He is a Fellow Member of the Institution of Engineers (India) and a Member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, USA. Mr. Bakshi is a Post Graduate in Civil Engineering (Highways & Trans. Engineering).

Bakshi completed five years tenure as CMD when NDA government came to power at the Centre. Keeping in view the denial of extension of service for NTPC & SAIL CMDs, the extension given to Bakshi is being seen as a special recognition by the government.

Following are the major achievement of EPI which sets example on the growth of PSU which is no where less then to any major corporate OF India or MNC

EPI has the rare distinction of having worked for almost all Power utilities and Steel Plants both in the Public Sector as well as in the Private Sector

EPI is one of the first few companies to have been awarded certificates for its Quality Management System, Environment Management System and Occupational Health and Safety Management System i.e. ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 for all its areas of operations and OHSAS 18001:2007 for Corporate Office

EPI has been Pioneer in Project Exports and opened up avenues for other Indian contracting companies.

EPI has executed several complex projects in the middle east and India utilizing the state-of-the-art technology as per international standards

Department of Heavy Industries under the Ministry of Heavy Industries, Government of India has rated EPI as an “Excellent Company” for the years 1998-99,1999-00,2000-01,2001-02,2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09 and 2009-10 based on the performance under the MOUs signed with the Government of India

EPI was felicitated by the Gujarat Water Supply and Sewerage Board for timely completion of Tankara-Gauridad Bulk Water Project, District Rajkot

EPI was felicitated by Gujarat Water Infrastructure Ltd., Gandhi Nagar for its excellent performance in successful completion of Buchau-Anjar Project for Supply of Water ahead of schedule.

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