ICI-BC Since 1984

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ICI was born on 7th September 1982 with Head Quarter at Chennai. ICI - Bangalore Centre, Karnataka was started in the year 1984
  • ICI - Life Membership (KARNATAKA):870 (Bangalore-693, Mangalore-62, Hubli-Dharwad-115)
  • ICI - Centres : - 03
  • ICI - Student Chapters : - 38
  • ICI - Student Members : - 2800
  • ICI - Organizational Members - 33
ICI - Bangalore Centre, is successfully being run by an able adoptive and progressive managing committee since then. It is one of the active centres which conduct several programs every year. The membership is growing progressively day by day.
  • Promote growth of concrete construction and its sub-specialization.
  • To disseminate information and train personnel by organizing seminars / conferences / workshops.
  • Training programs for Fellow Members / Students and Corporate.
  • Collaborate with National / International Agencies.
  • Identify R & D problems of practical relevance.
  • Arrange National and International Workshops, Conferences, Seminars, Deminars & Exhibitions
  • Arrange Annual Lecture series on selected topics of relevance to Concrete Constructions
  • To identify and recognize outstanding construction and outstanding performers in the field of Concrete Technology / Construction.

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Chairman's Message

There is so much of advancement made in the field of Concrete Technology particularly over the past two decades in India. Major areas of advancement includes Use of Chemical & Mineral admixtures, cementitious materials, Readymixed concrete, Plant & Machineries, Pumping of Concrete, Special Concrete, and so on. Beginning of Readymixed concrete industry in our country has helped the concrete industry to make use of all these materials effectively and triggering R & D in Special Concrete. Readymixed Concrete is available across many major & Tier-II cities across India. One of the major development happened in RMC industry is the launch of QCI Quality scheme for Certification of Ready mixed Concrete Plants. This Scheme is being specified in many projects across the country which is very encouraging development.

Major area for continual improvement is creating better awareness on basics & advancements made in the field of Concrete Technology among the Civil engineering fraternity. Let it be Practising Civil engineers or young Students, they need to be trained in order to take the industry to the next level in par with all developed Countries. Indian Concrete Institute - BC has done lot of work in this area and we will continue to take this work forward.

ICI-BC Team by adhering to the objectives of ICI, will Continue to focus on Membership drive in a big way, bridging the gap between Industry & Academia, activities in Student Chapters, Promotion of High Strength & High Performance Concrete, Creating better awareness on QA/QC, etc.

IWC-Innovative World of Concrete, a mega International event is tentatively scheduled to be held in Bengaluru in the month of Nov 2018. As you all know IWC is happening in Bengaluru after 25 years. We all need to work together to make this event a Grand Success.

All the above is possible only with the TEAM EFFORT. On behalf of ICI-BC, I request all ICI members to Volunteer to contribute in different Committees.

Thanking you all and looking forward for your advice and support in all ICI-BC activities.

Thanks & Regards
Ravishankar M
Chairman, ICI-BC

Chairperson and Secretaries of
Indian Concrete Institute, Bangalore Centre, Karnataka
Term - Year Chairperson Secretary
1984-86 Er. R D John Er. H Vishwanatha Rao
1986-88 Er. H Vishwanatha Rao Er. M R N Murthy
1988-89 Er. M R N Murthy Er. J J R Muthayya
1989-90 Er. C Thiagarajan
1990-92 Dr. N Ramprakash Er. C Thiagarajan
1992-94 Dr. N Ramprakash Er. C Thiagarajan
1994-96 Er. H Vishwanatha Rao Dr. R Jagadish
1996-98 Dr. R Jagadish Dr. Manamohan R Kalgal
1998-2000 Er. C Thiagarajan Dr. B R Niranjan
2000-02 Dr. Manamohan R Kalgal Dr. V Ramachandra
2002-03 Mr M N Ramesh Er. M S Venkatesh
2003-04 Er. M N Hegde
2004-06 Dr. V Ramachandra Dr. R V Ranganath
2006-08 Dr. B R Niranjan Er. R Nagendra
2008-11 Mr. Raj Pillai Dr. M N Hegde
2011-13 Dr. R V Ranganath Er. Manjunatha L R
2013-15 Dr. R Nagendra Er. Sapna Devendra
2015-17 Dr. Aswath M U Er. Kaushik Hajra
2017-19 Er. Ravishankar M Dr. Radhakrishna
Important Events & Programs from ICI-BC
  • Monthly technical lectures, Endowment Lectures, National Workshops and Conferences.
  • ICI-BC was the first to organize ICI (Innovative World of Concrete) in 1993, ICI ACECON in 2000.
  • ICI-BC is the first centre among all the centres of ICI in India to start Concrete Panorama and Deminars (from 2009 till date).
  • Training modules on Concrete and Concrete Technology for various organizations and Institutions. These programs are conducted throughout the year to cater for the specific needs of the organizations concerned.
Concrete Days Celebrations

Indian Concrete Institute, Bangalore Centre, celebrates Concrete Day on 7th September.
Every year this event is celebrated in a grand and befitting manner. Every year during the Concrete Day Celebrations, ICI-BC in association with Ultratech Cements Limited recognizes outstanding and innovative structures built using concrete as main construction material and also identify and honour an individual who has worked for the cause of Concrete and rendered significant contributions to the research, development and application of concrete. Important Events & Programs from ICI-BC Concrete Days Celebrations The prestigious awards instituted and given away during the Concrete Day Celebrations are :

  • ICI-BC - Ultratech Award for Outstanding Concrete Engineer / Technologist and Young Engineer of Karnataka
  • ICI-BC - Birla Super Award for Outstanding Concrete Structure of Karnataka
  • ICI-BC UltraTech Well Built Residential Awards for Districts
  • ICI-BC UltraTech Award for Outstanding Student Chapter
  • ICI-BC UltraTech Awards for Outstanding Thesis: Masters / Doctoral
Important Events and Programs of ICI, Bangalore Centre, Karnataka
  • Arranging monthly Technical Lectures, Endowment Lectures,National and International Workshops and Conferences.
  • Providing Training Modules on Concrete and Concrete Technology for various organizations and Institutions. These tailor made programs are conducted throughout the year to cater for the specific needs of the organization concerned.
  • Mile Stone
    • Recieved Best Centre Award – Year 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
    • Pioneer – ICI – IWC Innovative World of Concrete – International Conferences held at 1993-Bangalore, 1998-Kolkata, 2003-Pune,
      2008-New Delhi, 2013-Hyderabad, 2018-Bangalore.
    • Pioneer – ICI – ACECON – 2000 - National conference
    • Pioneer – Concrete Panorama and Deminar, the annual flagship event - CPD – 2009, CPD – 2011, CPD – 2012, CPD – 2013,
      CPD – 2014, CPD – 2015, CPD – 2016 and CPD – 2017.
  • The following working groups are formed for the smooth conduct of activities for the year 2017-19.
  • As a team we will be able to make a difference and contribute for the betterment of the profession.
  • The working groups will be functioning as per the guidelines of the Advisory Board.