Mr. Shekhar Parikh is Civil Engineer with 35 years of experience.
He is the Director of Sthapati Designers & Consultants Pvt. Ltd. a leading multidisciplinary consultancy organization in India that offers design solutions and provides professional services in Architectural, Civil, Structural, Transportation, Infrastructural and Environmental Engineering.
He has a rich field experience and uses an out-of-box approach for solving problems encountered in construction, repairs, maintenance or even when buying and selling a house.
He is responsible for many successful projects of the company as Head of PMC and Business development. He has led the company to achieve ISO 9001-2015 certificate for design, tendering, and contract management. He has mastered the areas of project execution, customer relationships, C&R.
He leads the Affordable Housing Mission projects at SDCPL, under which almost 50,000 houses are being built.
He has successfully supervised the execution of all affordable housing projects including around 25,000 houses under BLC scheme of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana and all real estate projects under the firm.
He is also the co-founder of gharpedia.com – an encyclopedia of home, i.e. homepedia; a website that provides information covering all the aspects of home right from its concept to its completion. It is everything that you wanted to know about houses.
This is perhaps the first such site in India and one of the few in world covering all range of topics related to house and common man.
Gharpedia helps the common man in conceiving, creating and conserving their dream home with a larger ultimate goal of Health, Safety and happiness for all. Gharpedia.com helps to Design Build/Own/Rent/Buy/Sell/Repair/Maintain your dream house by providing all the tips & tricks with solution to common man’s problems in an easy language.
He is also the co-founder of “Software Based Service” under the brand of “1mnt”.
This is “The first in Industry” software that generates exact quantities and bills for contractor’s from basic CAD based drawings. It is going to be a game changer for building construction professionals. The software apart from Bill of Quantities and Measurement sheet generates tonnes of data as “Management Information System” acting as an innovative tool, eliminating the cumbersome and costly process of bill preparation by civil building contractors. It provides detailed profit and escalation analysis on “Day Zero” with management report / data for right project management, controlling cost and profit.
He has a good grip of building technology. He mentors the team at SDCPL.
He has also handled all the city level infrastructure upgradation projects under Vajpayee Nagar Vikas Yojana and Swarnim Jayanti Projects for more than 25 municipalities under the State of Gujarat.
SDCPL’s constructed space includes Bungalows, Residential Developments, Hospitals, Hotels, Corporate & Government Offices, Educational Institutions, Townships, Airport Terminal Buildings, Affordable Housing, Bus Terminals, Urban Planning, City Level Infrastructure Projects for Water Supply, Sewerage, Storm Water Drainage, Industrial Campuses, Light to heavy industrial Structures, Roads, Bridges, Special Structure like Chimneys, Heavy Machine Foundations including Structural Rehabilitation of old buildings.
He has a key role to play in some of the noteworthy projects undertaken by his firm. They are the Urban Haats at Ahmedabad and Bhuj (Won in national competition) Central office complex at Vyara for Govt. of Gujarat, GSRTC’s, Bus terminals, Housing for Gujarat Housing Board, Ahmedabad and Surat Municipal Corporation, Multi-speciality Civil Hospital at Navsari & Dharampur, TATA, Schools for SSA, Sugar factories, Engineering Colleges including GIDC Engineering College, Offices of DGVCL and many noteworthy real estate projects.
He is also committed to social work and well-connected with many NGOs for charitable & social causes.