E & C PM Footprints 17 February 2018

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Speaker 1

rama

Name
Mrs. Rama Chari
Designation
Director
Company
DEOC

Speaker 2

shobha

Name
Mrs.Sobha Rani
Designation
Managing Director
Company
Veadhik Cost Consultants Pvt Ltd
 

 
Date
Saturday February 17, 2018
Time
8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Venue
Royal Orchid Central
47/1 Dickenson Road, Manipal Center
Bangalore, Karnataka 560042
India.

Presentation 1

Topic: Rights of Persons with Disabilities – Mandates for Private Sector vis-à-vis Accessibility of Persons with Disabilities, Standards and Universal Design by Mrs. Rama Chari

Director
DEOC.
 

Synopsis :

There is a huge population of people with disabilities. According to WHO, 15% of the world population has one disability or the other. The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 mandates that all existing buildings should be made accessible as per standards in five years time and that no new building will get NOC if they do not comply with standards. Accessibility not just affects people with mobility disabilities but other disabilities as well.

The topics that would be covered : Population affected by disability, how accessibility/universal design  makes business sense, access issues of people with different disabilities, the provisions of the RPWD Act, brief about accessibility standards, how they can be met and about our services.

Presentation 2

Topic: Importance of Cost Management in Emerging Real Estate Environment by Mrs. Sobha Rani

Managing Director

Veadhik Cost Consultants Pvt Ltd

Synopsis:

This presentation covers how the effective cost management can ensure the highest level of reliability and  accuracy in managing the cost through out the lifecycle of the project.

 
Name
Mrs. Rama Chari
Designation
Director
Company
DEOC
About
Rama Chari has more than two decades  of work experience in the field of disability.

Rama started her career as an Educator for children with disabilities in the rural community based project of Action for Ability Development & inclusion (AADI) (Formerly, Spastics Society of Northern India (SSNI). She prepared children with disabilities for integrating them into regular schools in the villages of Haryana. She then joined National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP), a leading national level advocacy organization. In 2005, she joined Progeon (now Infosys BPO) and set up their equal opportunity programme.

In July 2007, she along with four other professionals set up DEOC (www.deoc.in). DEOC specialses in the areas of consulting, training, accessibility and research in the area of  inclusion of people with disabilities.  They developed an HR Manual, “Values Route to Business Success – The Why & How of Employing People with disabilities”, a comprehensive book on disability employment in India. This was published by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). Their inclusion framework has  received national and international recognition.  They have undertaken several policy researches on employment, data collection, inclusion of people with leprosy, implementation of the CRPD, development of the new legislation and so on.

Specifically in the area of accessibility, DEOC has done extensive study on national and international standards. We reviewed the draft NBC and made several recommendations for ensuring that the standards are in line with ISO standards. DEOC is an empanelled access auditor under the Accessible India Campaign of Government of India. DEOC has done trainings for different stakeholders on accessibility. DEOC has been invited to  make presentations by Government, Industry bodies in the areas of accessibility, smart city mission, etc.

 

Name
Mrs.Sobha Rani
Designation
Managing Director
Company
Veadhik Cost Consultants Pvt Ltd
About
Founder and Managing Director of Veadhik Cost Consultants India Pvt. Ltd and one of the First Lady Member and First Lady APC Assessor of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyor in India. With MBA in Construction and Real Estate from University College of Estate Management, London, Sobha have deep knowledge of building business in India and throughout Asia, especially within the Real Estate Sector. As a recognized leader in the real state and construction industry with over 18 years of hands-on experience, Sobha has deep knowledge in the cost management services which resulted in happy clients for optimizing their return on investment
 

 

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