DRA Consultants Limited (DRA) provides wide range of advisory services in Urban and Industrial sector with specialized expertise in 3-R (Reduce-Recycle-Reuse), 3-P (Public–Partnership) & Performance audits apart from other fortes. By devising innovative solutions for improvement in the present utilities, DRA has brought about significant changes. DRA’s projects in water supply, conservation, cost reduction and energy conservation hold testimony to the impact that solutions can have on the herculean challenge the cities of developing countries/Industry faces in the present scenario.Established in the year 1990, DRA Consultants Ltd. is an ISO 9001 – 2008 certified company and distinctly identified as leader of this domain in India. DRA has emerged as a company, with work ethics that stand as a benchmark for peers. They have kept the core values intact and are widely recognized for this. DRA Consultants Ltd. is known for its superior technical expertise, reliability and more importantly for providing innovative solutions to the most complex challenges. From the time of its inception for more than two decades, DRA Consultants Ltd. has proved its efficiency in completion of work within scheduled time frame and value for money to its clients.
DRA has actively been involved in a number of urban Infrastructure projects all over the country including Water, Sewerage, Drainage, Roads, Street Lighting, Urban amenities etc. DRA has successfully completed more than 15 projects under JnNURM phase-1. They also have unparalleled experience in project management and hold expertise in accomplishing every task from conceptualization of a project to its commissioning. They are involved in Preparation of Master Plans, Feasibility Report, Investment planning, Procurements, Bid preparation, Bid process management, execution planning, Quality assurance plan, cost control, Project schedules, Commissioning, Trial Runs, Performance monitoring etc. DRA has vast experience in Industrial Utilities and Urban Infrastructure Projects. More than 20,000 million INR worth projects are undertaken by DRA as Project Management Consultant.
DRA is the foremost name in complete water management consultancy in the country and provides services to different industries and a number of governments as well as municipal corporations. DRA holds expertise in water supply, wastewater treatment and water monitoring, etc. DRA provides technical, commercial, legal & financial advisory services in sector include setting up sustainable water & wastewater tariff & bylaws for Urban Local Bodies/Board. Municipal corporations have turned towards DRA to solve their water woes from years. With several projects working successfully all over the country DRA has proved its worthiness in return for the confidence show by government agencies and private sector companies. DRA is amongst the first technical service provider in India for conducting Municipal / Industrial / Building Water Audits. Like energy DRA has conducted many successful investment grade Water audits. The Water Audit project of DRA was first in urban sector implemented successfully under National Urban Renewal Mission of Govt of India. NRW project of DRA has been given “National Urban Water Award” by president of India
One of the signature projects is the 24×7 water supply scheme undertaken by Nagpur Municipal Corporation under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission. This ambitious project has gathered attention not just from across the country but even abroad. Reason being the 24×7 water supply scheme for uninterrupted supply of potable water has never been taken up at such a large scale before. Research teams from a number of states / countries including France, etc. have toured the city to know more about the project. The sheer magnitude of the project is staggering and has come forth as a model for other cities. DRA has been appointed as consultants for the project from conceptual stage. DRA has unmatched record in Water PPP contracts in India. From small monitoring project to full city water concession, Water recycling PPP projects are considered as pioneer in India and recognized world over. One of the projects has won “Deal of The year” by Global water Intelligence in 2012-13. Recognized by IFC amongst first ten emerging partnership.
DRA is an Energy Service Company (ESCO), which conducts energy audits and prepares Investment grade energy efficiency projects from concept to commissioning. DRA is one of the pioneers in investment grade audits, several of which have successfully been implemented by clients. DRA has vast experience in energy audits from cement plants etc. The Energy Audit project of DRA was first in urban sector and implemented successfully under National Urban Renewal Mission of Govt. of India. DRA has twice awarded first prize at State level and projects have won as many national awards.
As a professional engineering service provider they have exhibited exemplary competence in water and energy projects. DRA conducted the first Air and Water Audit for Larsen & Toubro Ltd. in 1993. Results of the audit were so effective, that DRA went on to become the preferred consultant for Larsen & Toubro Ltd. Gujarat Ambuja, Grasim Industries and completed over 150 assignments for these companies across India. Since then DRA has assumed a place among the forerunners in water-energy efficiency projects in the country and have been chosen for a number of major projects above several noted market players.
DRA is a professional Engineering Services Provider with specialization in the field of Industrial Utilities Design, Piping, Flow audits, Field Investigations, GIS, and Surveys etc. More than 150 engineering assignments in Industrial utility (compressed air, process water, effluent recycle and reuse, process piping etc.), Engineering Survey for 14000 km Cross country pipeline, Topographical surveys for Air-Port, MRTS and mega power plants shows the capabilities in engineering services.