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Prabir Datta

Prabir Datta

SENIOR CONSULTANT(MARINE&MATL.HANDLING)

JACOBS/CES(I) PVT LTD,BMTCI,GRANT-THORNTON(INDIA),ATHENIUM PARTNERS(GERMANY),UNIVERSAL CONSULTING,IMU,IIPM,IPA ETC.

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Professional Strengths:
PORTS AND MATERIAL HANDLING IN PORTS AND THERMAL POWER STATIONS.PROFESSIONAL HONESTY AND SKILL SET.COURAGE AND CONFIDENCE OF ACCEPTING AND REJECTING PROPOSALS.
Degrees That Matter:
A B.E./B.TECH. DEGREE OF ANY UNIVERSITY OR A PROFESSIONAL BODY IS THE BARE MINIMUM.AFTER THAT SAP/PEOPLESOFT/DYNAMICS ERP MAY A VERY GOOD PROPOSITION.OVER&ABOVE,IF POSSIBLE M.B.A. DEGREE WILL BE EXCELLENT.THEREAFTER,ENHANCE THE SKILL SET OF THE DOMAIN OF WORK.
Family Background
I AM THE SECOND CHILD OF MY PARENTS.MY FATHER WAS A GOVT AUDITOR AND MOTHER WAS A HOME MAKER.MY WIFE IS AN M.A.MY DAUGHTER IS AN M.B.A AND WORKS WITH WIPRO AT BANGALORE.MY SON IS A B.E.(COMP.SC.) WITH SAP BI CERTIFICATION AND A SR.SOFTWARE ENGINEER IN WIPRO,U.K.BOTH OF THEM ARE MARRIED.
Changes In The Professional Environment:
IT HAS NOW CHANGED FROM INDIVIDUALS TO THE GROUPS.THE USE OF COMPUTER AND THE UPDATED TECHNOLOGY DEVICES.SOFT SKILL IS A MUST NOW.VERY COMPETITIVE.
Working Life Management:
EQUALLY.I MANAGE THE WORK,BROUGHT MY TWO SIBLINGS AND ESTABLISHED THEM IN THEIR LIFE.GET THEM MARRIED.ATTENDING TO MY WIFE PROPERLY.ATTENDED THE PARENTS AND IN LAWS AS WELL.THERE IS NO CONFLICT IN FAMILY AND WORK LIFE.USE SOCIAL PLUG INS AS WELL.
The Journey So Far:
IT IS EXCITING AND SATISFYING.I AM 66 YEARS NOW.I STARTED AT THE EARLY AGE OF 22 YEARS AFTER GRADUATION.I JOINED GKN GROUP AND WORKED IN THE STEEL MILLS.THEN,I JOINED INDIAN PORT SERVICE AS A MECHANICAL ENGINEER.I WORKED TILL 2001 AND STARTED WORKING AS A FREELANCE CONSULTANT WITH TOP FIRMS INMYAREA
Growth Strategy:
I AM A LEADER IN MY FIELD NOW.I ALWAYS REMAIN UPDATED TO THE DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FIELD.
Role Model:
SWAMI VIVEKANANDA.HE ALWAYS SHOWS ME THE WAY OF COURAGE AND HONESTY AND SYMPATHY TOWARDS THE DOWNTRODDEN.
The Decisions That Matter
JOINING PORT SERVICE AND WORKING IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT&CONSTRUCTION ALONGWITH OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE.B.E. DEGREE.CHOOSING PORT MATERIAL HANDLING AS THE CORE SPECIALISATION.LEAVING THE GOVT JOB AND HAVING THE COURAGE OF WORKING AS A FREELANCE DESIGN AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT WITH BIGFIRMS.
Done Differently:
I WILL ONLY ENHANCE THE LEVEL OF MY COURAGE AND CONFIDENCE.I LIKE TO HAVE THE QUALIFIATIONS NOW,WHICH WERE NOT AVAILABLE IN OUR TIMES.
Career Profile:
I DESIGN PORTS MECHANISATIONS IN GREENFIELD AND AUGMENTATION AS WELL.I AM A PROOF CONSULTANT AND INDEPENDENT ENGINEER IN PPP PROJECTS.NOT MUCH DIFFERENT BUT INDEPENDENT DECISION CAN BE TAKEN.
Contribution to the field
I AM A FREELANCE CONSULTANT IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND DESIGN IN PORT CONSTRUCTION AND PORT MATERIAL HANDLING ALONGWITH THERMAL POWER PLANTS.I WORK WITH JACOBS/CES(I),BMTCI,ATHENIUM PARTNERS INC,UNIVERSAL CONSULTING,IPA,IMU,IIPM,VEDANT,ADANIS,ABG,GPL,ISPL,ALL MAJOR PORTS,EGYPT,AUSTRALIA,OMAN ETC.
Required Reading:
I READ ABOUT 250 OR MORE DIGITAL MAGAZINES FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD.I READ ALL CURRENT PUBLICATIONS IN MANAGEMENT&ENGINEERING SUBJECTS AS WELL AS FROM INTERNET.I ALSO READ THE CURRENT NOVELS AND TOPICS ON SOCIAL AND ECONOMICAL ASPECTS.
OF COURSE,I RECOMMEND SILICON INDIA MAGAZINE FOR THEM.
Plans For The Future:
I AM AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL AND SHALL CONTINUE LIKE THIS IF I CAN MAINTAIN A GOOD HEALTH.
Other Thoughts:
MAINTAIN PROFESSIONAL HONESTY AND ACCEPT THINGS YOU CAN'T CHANGE,HAVE COURAGE TO CHANGE THINGS YOU CAN AND HAVE THE WISDOM TO KNOW THE DIFFERENCE.
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