Tunnelling Association of India and Central Board of Irrigation and Power has organized the Workshop on “Best Practices for Safe Cross Passage – Investigation, Design and Construction” on 8-9th September 2016 in the Conference Hall of CBIP at New Delhi.
The objective of this workshop was to update the knowledge of tunnelling professionals, i.e., Engineers, Geologists and tunnel technician to understand on various issues & challenges being faced during investigations, design, construction and how they can be newcomer. The Workshop was designed for professionals working in public or private sector organizations dealing with the design and construction of tunnel and underground works.
The workshop was inaugurated by Dr. Mangu Singh, President Tunnelling Association of India and Managing Director, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited and addressed the participants.
Prof. Tarcisio B. Celestino, President, International Tunnelling & Underground Space Association (ITA) graced the inaugural session as Guest of Honour and addressed the participants. The other dignitaries who graced the inaugural session are Lt. Gen. Suresh Sharma, AVSM, Director General, Border Roads Organization, Mr. V.K. Kanjlia, Secretary General, Tunnelling Association of India and secretary, Central Board of Irrigation and Power and Mr. A.C. Gupta, Treasurer, TAI and Director – Water Resources, CBIP.