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SCE 22

GUJCOST Sponsored Virtual National Conference on Sustainability in Civil Engineering


C. K. Pithawala College of Engg & Technology is a self-financed Institute. The institute became functional in December 1998 with affiliation to Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat. It runs under the Navyug Vidyabhavan Trust. The institute offers five UG courses in Civil (NBA accredited), Electronics and Communication, Mechanical, Computer (NBA accredited), Electrical Engineering and PG course in Machine Design. The college has all the necessary infrastructure and facilities like classrooms, a well-established library and laboratories containing modern facilities to provide better education in technology.

About Civil Engineeing Department

The Civil Engineering Department (NBA accredited) is the youngest department of the institute. It was established in 2005 offering UG course. The motivation is to provide a platform to develop a Civil Engineer, one who translates the concepts or objectives into reality using the latest scientific knowledge and available resources for the benefits, comforts and well-being of humans by protecting the environment.

An intake of 60 students being departments asset, they are nurtured with motivation and lifelong learning attitude. The department has the facility of new high-tech tools and technologies at various laboratories. The dynamic and strong team of faculty and support staff with the balance of qualification, experience and enthusiasm is our real strength.


Dr. Boski P. Chauhan,
Assistant Professor,
Civil Engineering Department, CKPCET, Surat
M : 9898865266
Email :,

Dr. Mital J. Dholawala,
Assistant Professor,
Civil Engineering Department, CKPCET, Surat
M : 9712904100

Prof. Pranav H. Desai,
Assistant Professor,
Civil Engineering Department, CKPCET, Surat
M : 9427679123

Conference Overview

National Conference on Sustainability in Civil Engineering (SCE-22), 29-30 September 2022 is jointly organised by CKPCET and GUJCOST, an initiative of Government of Gujarat. The objective of SCE-22 is to present innovative research work of technocrats working in the field of Civil Engineering. The motive behind this national conference is to provide a common platform, where academia, industrialists and experts from government and private institutions can discuss sustainable aspects of upgrading technologies in the field of Civil Engineering. The conference will facilitate academicians and industrialists, to exchange valuable thoughts and suggestions to make outcomes more realistic.

Conference Theme

  • Infrastructure Engineering & Management
  • Structural Engineering
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Geo-technical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Urban Planning
  • Material Science
  • Construction Project Management

The Funding Agency

The Gujarat Council on Science and Technology (GUJCOST) was established in September 1986, to play a catalytic role in promoting the use of Science and Technology in the development process of the State. The council has been catalysing interaction between developers and users of technologies, by bringing on a common platform to training scientists and engineers on the one hand and policymakers as well as administrators on the other. It aims to establish effective communication and other links between, and coordinate the activities of centers of scientific and technological research, government agencies and industries to promote the application of science and technology in the state.

Keynote Speaker

Mr. Mustafa K. Sonasath

Assistant Manager Operation, Surat Sitilink Ltd.

Key Dates

Abstract Submission June 7, 2022
Full-length Paper Submission June 30, 2022
Notification of Review comments August 02, 2022
Final Full Length Paper Submission August 05, 2022
Notification of Acceptance August 11, 2022
Last date of registration and copyright transfer form August 20, 2022


Best Research Paper Award

First Prize 5000/-
Second Prize 3000/-


Accepted and presented will be published in the conference proceedings. Selected papers will be proposed for a book chapter series of springer.

Submission of Paper

All papers must be submitted online to the coordinators at:

Publication Committee

  • Dr. Dipankar Deb, Professor,
    Institute of Infrastructure, Technology, Research and Management,
    Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India (Publication Chair)
  • Dr. Boski P. Chauhan
    Assistant Professor, CKPCET, Surat
  • Dr. Jiten Shah
    Assistant Professor, Institute of Infrastructure, Technology, Research and Management
    Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Registration Details

Registration Category Amount (Rs.)
Students (UG/PG/Research Scholars) 250/-
Faculties 500/-
Delegates from industries 500/-

Registration fee includes 1 paper per presenter

Payment Details

Registration fee is to be paid by Net banking*/Banker’s cheque/Demand Draft, drawn in favour of "Coordinators, SCE-22" payable at Surat.

Bank Account Name Coordinators, SCE-22
Bank Account Number 07400200001105
Name of Bank Bank of Baroda, Navyug Branch
IFSC Code BARB0RANSUR (Fifth digit is zero)
Chief Patron

Shri Maheshbhai Pithawalla
President, Navyug Vidyabhavan Trust


Shri Ajitbhai Pithawalla
Trustee, Navyug Vidyabhavan Trust

Shri Birenbhai Pithawalla
Trustee, Navyug Vidyabhavan Trust

Shri Rahulbhai Pithawalla
Trustee, Navyug Vidyabhavan Trust

Shri Rameshbhai Mistry
Secretary & Trustee, , Navyug Vidyabhavan Trust


Dr. Anish H. Gandhi
Principal, C.K. Pithawala College of Engg & Technology


Dr. Reena D. Popawala
Associate Professor, Civil Engineering Department, C.K. Pithawala College of Engg & Technology

International Advisory Committee

Dr. Vijay P. Singh
Distinguished Professor, Texas, USA

Dr. Saeid Eslamian
Professor, IUT, Iran

Dr. Lee Leon
Lecturer, Trinidad and Tobago

Dr. Rajeev Ruparathna
Assistant Professor, University of Windsor, Canada

Snehal Vansia
Allpro Consulting Group, Texas, USA

Murtaza Nalwala
REGA Engineering Group, US

Pooja Halvawala
R & D Engineer, Netherlands

Adityakumar Patel
CEO-BIM Consultants, USA

Smit Halvawala
Project Manager, New Zealand

Akash Chauhan
Director, AARK Homes, Australia

Govind Patel
Energy Environment Consultant, Surat

Dr. Riddhi Singh
Assistant Professor, IIT Bombay

Dr. Manoranjan Parida
Professor, IIT Roorkee

Dr. Purnima Parida
Chief Scientist, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee

Dr. G. J. Joshi, Professor
SVNIT, Surat

Dr. R. A. Christian
Professor, SVNIT, Surat

Dr. J. Banerjee
Professor, SVNIT, Surat

Dr. C. K. Desai
Associate Professor, CKPCET, Surat

Technical Committee

  • Dr. Narayana Raju, TU Delft, Netherlands
  • Dr. Ninad Gore, TMU, Canada
  • Dr. Jiten Shah, IITRAM, Ahmedabad
  • Dr. Akhilesh Chepuri, Hyderabad
  • Dr. Vasudevan, IIT Bombay
  • Dr. Rupali Zope, Pune, Maharashtra
  • Prof. Asir Khan, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Dr. Yogeshwar Navandar, NIT, Calicut
  • Dr. Sahita Waikhom, GEC, Surat
  • Dr. Haresh D. Golakiya, GEC, Surat
  • Prof. Darshan J. Mehta, GEC, Surat
  • Prof. Mayuri Patel, GEC, Surat
  • Prof. Parth G. Tandel, GEC, Surat
  • Prof. Dhaval Barot, GEC, Valsad
  • Prof. Nidhi Pandya, GP, Valsad
  • Dr. Ravin M. Tailor, SVNIT, Surat
  • Dr. Neeraj D. Sharma, GIDC, Navsari
  • Dr. Bhavinkumar G. Patel, GIDC, Navsari
  • Dr. Sanjaykumar. Dave, MSU, Vadodara
  • Dr. Manish Jain, MSU, Vadodara
  • Prof. Divyangi Shah, MSU, Vadodara
  • Dr. Dipeshkumar R Sonaviya, Changa, Anand
  • Dr. Ujjval J. Solanki, RKU, Rajkot
  • Dr. Jigar Sevalia, SCET, Surat
  • Dr. Minakshi Vaghani, SCET, Surat
  • Dr. Digant A. Pastagia, SSASIT, Surat
  • Dr. Priti A. Patel, CKPCET, Surat
  • Dr. Reena D. Popawala, CKPCET, Surat
  • Dr. Soumita D. Bid, CKPCET, Surat
  • Dr. Tandra Banerjee, CKPCET, Surat
  • Prof. Hiral B. Patel, CKPCET, Surat
  • Prof. Anuj K. Chandiwala, CKPCET, Surat
  • Prof. Shradhdha Modi, CKPCET, Surat
  • Dr. Nisha P. Soni, Umrakh, Bardoli
  • Dr. Mayuri P. Prajapati, Umrakh, Bardoli
  • Dr. Yazad Jabbar, Umrakh, Bardoli
  • Prof. Bankim R. Joshi, Umrakh, Bardoli
  • Prof. Sagar Naik, BMU, Surat
  • Mr. Kartik Patel, University of Windsor, Canada
  • Ms. Pranita Shinde, Structural Engineer, Canada

Management Committee

  • Prof. Yogesh M. Kapuriya, CKPCET, Surat
  • Prof. Maitri M. Raval, CKPCET, Surat
  • Prof. Maitri D. Mistry, CKPCET, Surat
  • Prof. Anuj K. Chandiwala, CKPCET, Surat
  • Prof. Chirag P. Ladavia, CKPCET, Surat
  • Ms. Khushi Jariwala, CKPCET, Surat
  • Mr. Swapnil Patel, CKPCET, Surat