Soil Mechanics Referral Laboratory


Name:Shri. Digmbar D. Parkhe
Designation:Scientific Research Officer
Qualification:M.Sc Analytical Chemistry 
Phone : 91 253 2530295    Fax : 0253 2530764
Email : sro_soilmechanics@outlook.com ,srolsm.nashikwrd@maharashtra.gov.in

Joining Details:
·         Joined on present position on 8th Mar 2013.
·         Post Graduate from KTHMCollege in 1997.
·         Entered in the Maharashtra Engineering Research Institute (MERI) in       April-1999.
·         Worked in the capacities of Senior Scientific Assistant (Apr.1999-2005), Scientific Officer (Mar.2005-2013) and Scientific Research Officer ( March 2013 – till date).

Work Experience:

Working experience in following field :
·        Remote Sensing and GIS Technique and its Applications.
·       Chemical & Physical Properties of Cement, Fly Ash, Sand, Soil,
       Leached Material and Water.
·       Good knowledge of Computer Hardware and Software.
·        Sedimentation Survey of Reservoirs by Remote Sensing and DGPS Technique.
·       Developed an E-Library for studied reports in MERI. It is very useful to find any report and backup a hard and softcopy.
·        Worked in Material Testing Division, Soil Mechanic Division, Environmental Engineering Research Division, Structural Research & Physics Division, Remote Sensing & Geo informatics Division and Reservoir Sedimentation Survey Division.

Sample received and Testing Cycle :

·         The soil samples for testing are received by Division , through letter along with Data Sheet, Quarry map & Certificate and Soil Samples  which is certify in  presence  E. E. level in case of Deptt. and Head of organization in case of private Agency.

·         The testing work is assigned to the ARO / SO, by S.R.O.

·         The testing requirements are received by ARO / SO for carrying out necessary testing.

·         The testing requirements are verified by ARO / SO through the check list for acceptance of test job.

·         If the testing assignment is not acceptable then inform to  the concerned submission authority.

·         A Proforma Invoice for testing charges is prepared as per prevailing approved testing rates and sent to concern Organization /Agency.  
      
·         The test is performed after receipt of the necessary funds deposit to Civil Construction Maintenance  Division, MERI, Nashik., under intimation to this division.

·         Work order for testing is entrusted to staff as per chronology order of Soil samples and cheque received. (As  far as possible first come first serve basis).

·         The final test results are checked, complied by staffs, concerned ARO/SO and submitted to the SRO for final  approval. After approval, the final result sheet with final bill (part III) sent to the concerned field officer/ Authority.

List of Personnel



Sr.No. Name Designation Qualification
1  D.D.Parkhe Scientific Research Officer M.Sc.Chemistry
2 A.P.Patil Assistant Research Officer B.E.Civil
3 V.R.Ghane Scientific Officer B.Sc
4 A.P.Jadhav Asstt. Engineer G-II B.E.Civil
5 U.G.Fulzele Sectional Engineer DCE
6 K.V.Gunjal Sectional Engineer DCE
7 B.B Tuse  Junior Engineer CEA
8  N.B.Khadke Junior Scientific Assistant M.Sc.Chemistry
9 A.B.Lokhande Junior Scientific Assistant M.Sc
10 K.M.More  Research Assistant M.Sc.Chemistry
11  I.A.Shaikh Stenotypist B.Com
12  B.B. Ninave Senior Clerk S.S.C
13  V.D.Sapkal Junior Clerk B.A
14  R.K. Dahatonde Junior Clerk cum Typist B.A
15  Korale Peon  
16  S.P.Bhujbal Helper  
17  B.J.Ugle CRT Mazdoor  
18  S.R.Kadale CRT Mazdoor  
19  M.S.Lonare CRT Mazdoor  
20  R.N.Gangurde CRT Mazdoor  
21  N.L.Waykande CRT Mazdoor  



Completed Project Testing Work

Sr.No. Year Number Of Projects No.Of Samples
1 2009-2010 42  Projects 312
2 2010-2011 28  Projects 198
3 2011-2012 48  Projects 298
4 2012-2013 40  Projects 312
5 2013-2014 56  Projects 314
6 2014-2015 39 Projects 312
7 2015-2016 50  Projects 369
8 2016-2017 47  Projects 400


Ongoing Project : (2017-2018 upto sept 17)

Sr.No. Region No. Of Samples
1 Kokan 27
2 TIDC,Jalgaon 05
3 Vidharbha 35
4 NMR 49
5 Marathwada 05
6 Pune 00


Ongoing Research Problems

Sr.No. Year Name of Problems Status
1 2016-2017 Gosi khurd project- suggestions of CNS material Ongoing
2 2017-2018 Regionwise pattern of soil properties in Maharashtra State Ongoing


Tecnical Reports Last Five Years :


 

Sr,No. Year Name of Technical Report
1 2012- 2013 Investigation of bearing capacity of  foundation for proposed Minor Irrigation scheme Karajgaon. Tal.-Chandur-bazar. Dist.-Amravati
2 2013- 2014 Investigation of bearing capacity of  foundation for proposed Minor Irrigation ?scheme Naya -Andura Tal, -Balapur, Dist. - Akola
3 2014 -2015 The study of non-functioning of Toe drain in Ujjain dam, Dist.-Solapur
4 2015- 2016 1. Investigation of bearing capacity of Navegaon Minor Project, Dist.- Gondia   2. Investigation of bearing capacity for Aqueduct on left bank canal at ch.9420 M of Dehali Medium Project, Tal - Akkalkuwa, Dist-Nandurbar.
3. Study of sub soil strata in context with leakages in Lbc and Rbc of Vadivale medium project (first 6.00 km)
5                2016 -     
2017
1.Investigation of bearing capacity for R.C.C. E.S.R at Takli,Nashik, Dist. Nashik for Nashik Municipal Corporation, Nashik.
2. Study of structures in black cotton soil.



Revenue Earned :

Sr. No. Year Revenue Earned in Lakhs    
    Government Private Total
1 2011-2012 27.225 0 27.22
2 2012-2013 111.80 9.00 120.80
3 2013-2014 54.66 9.08 63.74
4 2014-2015 25.86 2.96 28.82
5 2015-2016 68.39 8.88 77.27
6 2016-2017 13.21 41.53 54.74
7 2017-2018
upto sept 17
3.50 00 3.50