Planned in the shape of a cross with a maximum dimension of 62m, the Srinagar Sports Stadium is a space frame In steel supported on triangulated cladding plates formed with intersecting precast concrete, reinforced and post-tensioned members.
The Hindon River Mills’ factory was designed with Post- tensioned perforated hollow girders carrying humidified air that were suspended from 48m span twin concrete arches placed at 15m centres.
First of its kind globally, the Hall of Nations provided an uninterrupted exhibition area of approximately 6700sqm in a 82m x 82m x 27m high truncated pyramid supported on eight points.
Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad, is an internationally recognised modern heritage structure formed by folded plate cantilever frames in reinforced concrete with a 20m folded cantilever roof.
Mahendra Raj, one of the most important structural engineers of India, started his independent consultancy practice in 1960, first in his qwn name, and later in the name of Engineering Consultants (India), ECI. Keeping in view the demand of the construction industry in India and also to provide consultancy services to neighbouring countries, Mahendra Raj Consultants Pvt Ltd, MRC, was set up in 1976 and Integrated Construction Management Consultants Pvt Ltd, ICMC, in 1979. Today, MRC under the leadership of Rohit Raj Mehndiratta and S S Mann as Technical Director continues the brilliant legacy of path breaking engineering solutions. The company provides services that encompass all facets of the building industry — from concept to management of project- within the country and overseas.
Consultancy, in the context of developing country, is a complex phenomenon which demands an organization adept at meeting the vastly different and rapidly changing urban and rural requirements. It also requires proficiency in fusing the age old construction methods with modern techniques while fully preserving the craftsman and his traditional skill.
Spectrum of Projects
The wide spectrum of projects completed and in hand (documented herein) aptly demonstrate that the group in the last 60 years has been able to achieve flexibility and proficiency in meeting the demands of developing countries.