Dr Chakravarthi Ramanuja Iyendar Parthasarathy is the founder director of Sarathy Geotech & Engineering Services Pvt Ltd (SGES). The company with its registered office at Bangalore, India, was incorporated on 11th December 2007 to provide geotechnical services for both offshore and on land integrated geotechnical engineering services in India and abroad. SGES reviews, interprets data & performs engineering analyses related to the soils/rocks beneath the ground surface & provides geotechnical solutions. SGES services Include Pile testing, Geotechnical Investigation, Foundation assessment for Jackup Rigs, Desktop Engineering Analyses & Laboratory Testing Services etc.
Dr CR Parthasarathy was born on 13 December 1970 in Bangalore. He started his career as a Geotechnical Engineer in 1993. He was involved in numerous site investigation/engineering studies at various levels for multistoried complexes, industrial buildings, embankments, bridges, water-retaining structures, subways, pavements, offshore platforms, pipelines, mobile drilling units etc. He is currently the Group Chairman & Managing Director of SGES.
SGES possesses in-house engineering expertise gained with experience. SGES helps clients understand the key aspects involved in site-specific engineering tasks. Its diverse talented expertise helped many clients by giving cost effective and innovative solutions on various occasions. SGES has undertaken pile drivability studies, jack- up rig foundation investigations and design, solutions to landslide problems, deep excavations, dams etc. in different geographies spanning across SEA, India, Middle East and Africa.
Dr CR Parthasarathy has served as QA/QC Engineer for several Geotechnical Investigations on various dedicated geotechnical drill ships in both shallow and deep waters. His sphere of activities has extended beyond India to Singapore, Australia, Tunisia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Brunei Middle East, Africa etc. He is the recipient of “PRESIDENT SCOUT” award from the President of India in 1986. He is the life member of Indian Geotechnical Society. He has also guided two Masters Thesis in geotechnical engineering submitted at Bangalore University.
Since 2008, he has undertaken taken several consulting assignments in field of ground improvement, pile foundation, marine and on land geotechnical investigation, Landslide problems, offshore foundation assessment including Jackup rigs and platforms. Apart from offshore pile monitoring, He has been pursuing to implement quality testing
of deep foundations by high strain dynamic methods in India for on land piles.
With his leadership, patience, tolerance, professionalism and values Dr CR Parthasarathy has taken SGES to new heights. He is one of the most distinguished engineers in the field of Geotechnical engineering and is known for his valuable contributions globally. SGES is also well-recognized geotechnical service provider in India and overseas particularly the oil and gas sector, while growing steadily over the last 7 years with a 40% growth in the last 3 years consecutively.
SGES has expanded its geographical presence to South East Asia by incorporating a local company in Jakarta, Indonesia (PT Sarathy Geotech & Engineering Services), has incorporated a company in Nigeria (Sarathy Geotech & Engineering Services Nigeria Ltd) and has the licence for a branch office in Vietnam. SGES is ISO 9001:2008 & OHSAS 18001:2007 certified by TUV & has completed 7 years of operations in providing geotechnical services for offshore and on- land constructions. SGES has group strength of about 60 people growing steadily year on year. A vision 2020 will be developed in the coming financial year.
Dr CR Parthasarathy has a unique blend of possessing an academic background with rich industrial/practical experience in India and overseas. His enthusiasm for geotechnical engineering is very high to provide quality engineering service with innovative solutions. He has set process within the organization for service diligence.
Dr CR Parthasarathy believes that “hard work, patience, humility and perseverance always produce positive results. Employee satisfaction and building customer relationships are given priority.” At SGES, humility plays a strong role in its work culture. Furthermore, Dr CR Parthasarathy aims for employee satisfaction and believes in equipping them to become partners in the company’s progress. SGES intends to establish a framework in providing value based, most efficient, economical and timely service in geotechnical engineering that meet or exceed reasonable expectations of customers.
SGES strives to be one of the leading service providers in the Geotechnical Engineering field by providing world-class quality services, constantly upgrading itself with innovative ideas for operational excellence, ensuring safe working practices with least damage to environment conditions and property. SGES will adhere to applicable legal/other obligations and upholding the highest ethical business standards.
For the company’s future Dr CR Parthasarathy intends it to be established in the niche market of disaster management and develop deep-water Geotechnics capability over the coming years. A new business verticals will be planned as part of the vison 2020. He also plans to provide employment opportunities to large section of the people in different geographies.
Dr CR Parthasarathy has been conferred & nominated for several national & international awards. He was nominated to the “Leaders of Tomorrow 2013” Award by Economic Times, India, received the Indian Achiever Award 2014 for Technology and Engineering Service by Economic and Human Resource Board, New Delhi, received the Udyog Rattan Award by Indian Economic Society, New Delhi, and recipient of the BK Ramiah Memorial Lecture, at Indian Institute of Science on the topic “Challenges in offshore Geotechnical Engineering 2014”.
He also received the International Award by the Asia Pacific, Economic and Human Resource Board 2014, the International Gold Start Award by the Global Achievers Foundation, the Indo- Nepal Friendship Award, Kathmandu 2014, the Indian Leadership Award for Industrial Development, New Delhi, the Golden Global Achievers Award, London and the Global Quality Awards by Zee Business 2014. SGES is also confered with State exports award 2013- 14 by Visvesvaraya Trade Promotion Centre (A Govt of Karnataka Organisation).
Sharing his secret to success Dr CR Parthasarathy believes that “Business is a challenge. There is no shortcut for hard work and always smile.”