Vedanta Debnath

Vedanta Debnath

5 Years 8 Months Overall Experience
Engineering professional with around 6 years of experience in water and wastewater projects. Handled two major water and wastewater projects funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) under Public Private partnership (PPP) model. Previously involved with Kolkata Environment Improvement Investment Program (KEIIP), aimed at providing sustainable, round the clock water supply, drainage, sewerage facilities, waste management and reducing flood risk.

Functional Areas

 

Education

West Bengal University of Technology, Kolkata
B.Tech (Mechanical)

Certification

Six Sigma Green Belt
World Bank - Water Utility financing certificate
UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia Pacific (UNESCAP) PPP awareness certificate

Experience

Shah Technical Consultants, Kolkata

3 years 9 months

Junior Engineer

June 2018 to March 2022

  • Coordinated a team of multidisciplinary experts for development of Sewage Treatments Plants based on Sequential Batch Reactor (SBR) technology with a total combined capacity of 108 MLD (Million Liters Daily)
  • Managed engineering and commissioning activities by multiple contractors for the entire $600 Million Project Package.
  • Developed schemes for various storm water, sewage pumping stations and water booster pumping stations throughout the city of Kolkata.
  • Assisted Procurement Specialist in the preparation of contract specifications and lifecycle cost estimation for machines.
  • Involved in Non-Revenue Water(NRW) project aimed at reducing water loss
Pan India Infraprojects Private Limited (Essel group),  Bhagalpur

1 year 11 months

Executive

April 2016 to March 2018

  • Prepared project schedule, periodic progress reports for urban water supply and Non-Revenue Water Reduction project of approximate value of Rs. 318 Crore.
  • Coordinated two teams of outsourced multidisciplinary designers for the rehabilitation of a Water Treatment Plant in Bhagalpur of 17 MLD capacity
  • Prepared specifications for machineries and coordinated with procurement team to ensure timely delivery at site.
  • Assisted Project Manager in dealing with key contractual issues related to contingency situations (floods, droughts), delays in payment, project time extension etc.