Faculty

Brig Vinod Nakra (Retd). FRICS FIE FIV FITP FIS

Professor Emeritus, School of Construction, RICS School of Built Environment, Amity University, Noida

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An ex defence officer who served in the Corps of Engineers for 34 years and retired as a Brigadier (Chief Engineer) in March 2002. During his service he handled various multi-disciplinary infrastructure and Residential Projects and other operational assignments.

He holds a First Class ME in Civil Engineering with specialisation in Town and country Planning from Pune University and MSc from Madras University with specialisation in Behavioural Science/Leadership.

Post retirement he served in the construction industry with multinational companies as Project Director, Senior Vice President, Project Controller in L&T, RITES, IJM India (Malaysia), AFCONS and others, where he acquired wide ranging experience in handling major projects including Townships, part Golden Quadrilateral, Delhi Metro and Delhi International Airport (T-3).

He has been a Professor at College of Military Engineering, Pune and Visiting Professor at Govt College of Engineering at Pune and School of Planning and Architecture New Delhi.
  • ME in Civil Engineering with specialisation in Town and country Planning from Pune University
  • MSc from Madras University with specialisation in Behavioural Science/Leadership.
  • Contract Administration and Management
  • Construction Materials, Methods and Technology
  • Project Quality Management
  • Project Safety, Health and Environment Management
  • Leadership, Motivation and Team Building
  • Project Management
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Project Risk Management
  • Disaster Management
Research Interests:
  • India’s National Policy on Disaster Management.
  • India’s doctrine for use of Nuclear Weapons
  • India’s response to threat of weapons of mass destruction
  • India’s Urbanisation and its unintended negative impact
  • Case study Grant by PMI: Bus Rapid Transit System in Delhi
  • Improving urban transport system in NCR Delhi
  • A Govt Approved Valuer of Immovable and Movable properties.
  • Member of Rigid Pavement Committee of Indian Roads Congress for the last five years.
  • On the Panel of Indian Roads Congress as “Arbitrator”
  • Life Member of United Institution of India
  • Life Member of Institution of Military Engineers
  • Life Member & Fellow of Institution of Engineers
  • Life Member & Fellow of Institution of Town Planners
  • Life Member & Fellow of Institution of Valuers
  • Life Member & Fellow of Institution of Surveyors
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