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Alok Ghosal, Certified Value Specialist - LIFE

Mr. Alok Ghosal is a Mechanical Engineer from NIT, Karnataka and has retired from Tata Steel, Jamshedpur(India) in 2012, as the Executing Head (VE). He has been involved in the Value Engineering movement in India for over 20 years. He is a Certified Value Specialist–Life(CVS-Life), an accreditation from the Society of American Value Engineers(SAVE International), USA. He is a certified program Director for 5-day Module–I and 3–day Module–II Value Engineering Workshops, accredited by the SAVE International, USA.                    

He has facilitated over one thousand VE projects in India and abroad, resulting in savings of more than US$ 200 million.

He has presented papers in all the National Conferences on Value Engineering in India. He is a three-time recipient of the Mohta Award, awarded for the best Value Engineering project in India. He has attended and presented papers in the SAVE International Conference, held in Montreal, Canada in 2004 and in Los Angeles, USA in 2010.

Alok is a Life Member and the Fellow of the Indian Value Engineering Society (INVEST), and Vice President - Marketing & Communications(INVEST). He is also the Editor-in-Chief of ‘INVAVE’ - the only magazine published quarterly by INVEST, in India. He is also a Board Member of the INVEST Certification Board. He is also a Life member and the Secretary – Local Chapter of the Indian Society for Training and Development (ISTD), Individual member of Jamshedpur Management Association(JMA), Indian Institute of Industrial Engg.(IIIE) and Indian Institute of Supervisory Management(IISM).
Alok is also active in academic circles and he has been associated with many schools and colleges for transferring knowledge on VE. He is a question-paper setter on the subject of VE, for the 8th semester examinations of one of the engineering universities in India. He also taught VE to final year Mechanical Engineering students at KIIT University, Bhubaneshwar, India. He has also conducted various VE Programs for the Directors of different Indian Government sector industries at the Lal Bahadur Shastry National Academy for Administration(LBSNAA).

Alok has independently conducted many VE courses for the Indian Railways, Indian Ship Builders, Tata Motors(Jamshedpur, Lucknow, Pune and Pantnagar), Tata Sponge, Tata Refractories, Tata Housing(Mumbai), Tata Power(Mumbai), JUSCO, JAMIPOL(Jamshedpur), HCL Technologies(Bangalore), L&T(Mysore), Nicco Steel(Kolkata), Escorts(Faridabad), Mahindra & Mahindra(Zaheerabad, Nasik and Chennai), M N Dastur & Co(Kolkata), Vestas Technology R&D(Chennai), Tata Tinplate, TRL Krosaki Refractories(Belpahar), CII(Kolkata & Bhubaneshwar) and PricewaterhouseCoopers Ltd(PwC).

He is a regular faculty for the Indonesian Value Engineering Society, Jakarta and has conducted VE Module – I and Module – II courses, on behalf of SAVE International, USA. He has travelled to Indonesia five times between 2008 and 2012 to conduct VE programs. He has also conducted the Associate Value Specialist (AVS) certification examination for more than 100 Indonesian candidates till date.
Apart from education and training, Alok also advises and consults corporations in India and abroad. He recently concluded an independent VE study for the Dragon Oil Company, Turkmenistan. Among his current Consulting assignments, he is presently working with TA​KREER-FEED SERVICES for the improvement of FFF at their Abu Dhabi Refinery.

Alok is available for trainings abroad and he is a regular faculty to TÜV AKADEMIE MIDDLE EAST(Dubai) - Member of TÜV NORD Group, Germany. He has taken classes in Dubai in 2011. He is also on the faculty panel of Tadreeb Training and Consultancy based out of Dubai.


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