Mr. Mahendra Raj has received recognition for his outstanding contribution
in the field of building industry. Hon'ble Shri Deva Dowda, Prime Minister of India in 1996 presented him "The Chairman's Award" in the series “Architect of the Year Awards” instituted by J K Cement Works Kanpur.
- Institution of Engineers (India) presented “Architectural Engineering Design Award” in 1989-90 in recognition of his outstanding contribution in the field of Architectural Engineering in construction of large span structures, Airlines hangar, etc, at USA; designing the Skyscrapers, Tagore Memorial Hall, Ahmedabad, Constructing a Stall and Hall of Nations at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi; Stadium at Srinagar and Churches etc.
- Association of Consulting Civil Engineers presented the “ACCE GOURAV Award” in 1991,
- Hon’ble Shri Deva Dowda, Prime Minister of India in 1996 presented “The Chairman’s Award 1995” in the series “Architect of the Year Awards” instituted by J K Cement Works, Kanpur. This was the first time that an award meant for Architects was given to an Engineer “for his outstanding contribution in giving Architecture in India a New Aesthetic dimension through innovative structural Systems.
- The Indian Concrete Institute presented the “ICI-JI Life Time Achievement Award” in 2000-2001.
“Er. Mahendra Raj Mehndiratta, an eminent engineer known for his outstanding achievements int eh field of engineering, has over five decades of experience and heads the Mahendra Raj Consultants Pvt Ltd. His firm has dealt with a wide variety of projects ranging from housing, commercial and utility buildings to multidisciplined heavy industries, large span structures, marine, air and surface transport facilities.
He was associated with the design of a number of large span and high rise structures some of which when built were the first of their kind in the country and thus Er. Mahendra Raj has been a trendsetter.
Er. Mahendra Raj has bee the crusader of the welfare of consulting engineers and has been spearheading the movement for the enactment of Engineer’s Bill.
In recognition of the lifetime contribution to the profession, ICI has great pleasure in presenting the ICI-JI Lifetime Achievement Award to Er. Mahendra Raj Mehndiratta.”
- The Institution of Engineers (India) presented “Scroll of Honour to Eminent Engineer” for his “significant Contribution to the advancement and application of practice of Engineering in India 2001”.
- American Concrete Institute presented the “India Chapter of ACI” in 2003 in “appreciation of his contributions of more than five decades of Structural Engineering Practice with outstanding creations, Innovative ideas, challenges to Create New Culture and to Upgrade the Professional Status in India”.
- Consulting Engineers Association of India presented “Certificate of Commendation – Scroll of Honour” in 2005 for ‘his Lifetime Contribution to the Engineering Consultancy Profession’.
- Architect and Interior India Awards 2011 presented “Indian Hall of Fame – Aces of Space Design Award” in 2011.
- Consulting Engineers Association of India presented the “Life Time Achievement Award” in 2011, for ‘his Distinguished Contribution to Structural Engineering and the Profession of Engineering Consultancy’.
- Engineering Council of India presented the “EMINENT ENGINEER AWARD 2013” in ‘recognition of his significant contribution to the engineering profession of the highest order and service to the society which will inspire engineers for all times to come’.
- The Governing Council of Structural Engineers World Congress (India) presented the “SEWC(India) Sundaram Medal 2013” for his “Outstanding Services to the Structural Engineers World Congress and in the field of Structural Engineering in India”.
- ARCHI DESIGN Commendation Award for “Best Designed Structural Engineer Project 2013 for Project – Jaisalmer Airport”, for a “very Interesting, Creative Concept and Designed Intellectual piece, the project idea represents a new way of thinking and creativity.”
- Hospitality Industry – Architecture - Interior Design-Management Conference + Exposition Honours “Hi AiM 2014” in ‘recognition to his proven contribution to the Hospitality Industry’, at New Delhi in March-2014.
- Fellow The Institution of Engineers (India)
- Member American Society of Civil Engineers
- Member American Concrete Institute
- Member Prestressed Concrete Institute
- Member Indian Road Congress
- Member Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
- Member Consulting Engineers Association of India (Past President)
- Member Indian Concrete Institute (Past President)
- Member Consultancy Development Centre (Past Vice Chairman)
- Member Indian National Group of the International Association of Bridge & Structural Engineering
- Member International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures
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