FUTURA DESIGN CONSULTANTS PVT. LTD.
2409 Krishna Nagar, Ferozepur Road, Ludhiana 141 001,
(Dr. Amarjit Complex, Opp. Aarti Cinema)
Ph: +91-161-277 0467, 277 0468,
Joint venture of Indian and Foreign Professionals, Futura Design Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
is a new Structural Engineering Company designed to perform in International market with
world class outlook and professionalism. Working with U S companies which are World
Leaders in engineering, its 'Principals and Associates' have cumulative experience of more
than 130 years in different fields of Design, Construction, Execution and Research.
Prestigious projects include: Light & Heavy Industries, Mega Malls, High rise Buildings,
Shopping Centers, Residential Complexes, Hotels and Bridges. That is the plateau where
Technology, Intelligence, Design Confidence, Efficiency and Skills are challenged to its limits
which, in return, reinforces your confidence and brings satisfaction of accomplishments you
have made in profession as well as in life.
Working at high end of advancement also brings exposure to latest Design and Drafting
Software. In the era of worldwide high competition, it is impossible to work efficiently and
deliver to its clients on a timely manner unless you are using competitive and ‘State of the
Art’ Software and Design Technology.
Another hot field is the ‘introduction of new and alternative materials’ that makes the
construction technology fast and economical. Design Engineers have to make critical
decisions to introduce the new innovations in practical field.
With the brief description given above, ‘Futura Design Consultants’ team has established
office in India and is striving to:
• Accept Challenging Design Projects in Industry and Commerce
• Bring high level talent on board
• Provide optimum level of facilities, care and comfort to its employees
• Provided competitive salary and perks commensurable to work
• Use ‘State of the Art’ Software and Technology
• Become Leader on International Landscape in the Structural Design & Engineering
Futura Design Consultants Pvt. Ltd. are located on Ludhiana-Ferozepur road, in the prime
commercial center of Ludhiana, Punjab, having excellent connectivity to rest of Punjab and
Country by Roads, Railways and by Air. It is only few minutes from Railway Station and Bus
Stand. Only 2 hours from Chandigarh.
HARDWARE & SOFTWARE:
Its office is equipped with latest Hardware and Software and High Speed connectivity
through Internet. It has 10 stations supported by high speed computers with latest
configuration. Printers and Plotters are capable of plotting any size and number of Sheets
and Drawings up 42” wide. All the Software is Licensed copies of AutoCAD, STAAD Pro and
FUTURA Design Team is headed by Er. Ranjit S. Rana, ME, US Educated and Trained
Structural Engineer. He is supported by Six Engineers (M.Tech. & B. Tech), team of drafters
and other supporting staff.
In brief, Futura Design Consultants are fully capable of carrying out any job, big or
small, in a professional manner. Furthermore, ‘FDC’ Principals have will and
resources to invest in men and material to meet the challenge of the time.
FDC Providing Consultancy to Major Companies in INDIA:
− Punjab Mandi Board, Punjab.
− Cheema Boilers Pvt. Ltd., Mohali
− Jindal Mectec, Manpura, HP.
FDC Projects in INDIA:
− Girls Hostel, Ludhiana College of Engg. & Tech., Katani Kalan, Punjab.
− Bibi Amar Kaur Bhawan, Khatkar Kalan, Punjab.
− Majithia House
− Pre-Engineered Buildings for Punjab Mandi Board, Punjab.
− Product Sales Center, PAU, Punjab.
Short List of Major Projects which have been designed and/or
executed by its Principles & Associates:
DESIGN (Concrete & Steel)
Sulphuric Acid Plant # 7, Aurora, NC, USA
Chemical Plant extension, Singapore (per British Code) – Tate & Lyle Project
Distillation Plant at Fort Loudon, TN, USA (Tate & Lyle Project)
Feed House for Corn Wet Mill at Fort Dodge, Iowa , USA (Tate & Lyle Project)
Groth Winery Expansion, Oakville, California, USA
Simi Winery Blending Tank, Press and Maintenance, Healdsburg, California, USA
Paraduxx Winery, Napa Valley, California, USA
Solari Winerey, Calistoga, California, USA
Sterlinng Wineyards, Calistoga, California, USA
Riverside Cement Plant, Oro Grande, California, USA
Tissue Paper Plant, Pennsylvania, USA
Wood Fired Power Plant, New Hampshire
Large number of retrofits for Telecommunication Industry in Georgia, USA
Building for Southwire, Georgia, USA
Aero Plane Hangers, California, USA.
MARBLE & CLAY PLANTS:
Calcium Carbonate Plant at Marble Hill, Georgia, for J M Huber Corporation, USA
Increased Capacity of 40-200 Circuit at Marble Hill, Georgia, for Georgia Marble Corporation.
Fine Grind facility supporting 200' high tower for Engelhard Corporation at Quincy, Florida, USA
Buildings and Conveyor System at Macintyre, Georgia, for Engelhard Corporation, USA
New Stacks, ducts and modification to existing ones at Sandersville, Georgia, for ECC
Installation of Equipment on the existing facility at Sylicauga, Alabama, for ECC International.
Renovation/Addition for Glass Industry in New York State, USA
Expansion/Modification of many government facilities and other industrial buildings in the states
of Georgia, New York, Tennessee and Florida, USA
MULTI - FAMILY & OTHER RESIDENTIAL:
2828 Peachtree Condominium Tower, Atlanta, GA – 33 Storey Building, USA
Berkman Plaza One Condominium Tower, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
48 Langton Street, San Francisco, California, USA
The Reserve at Evanston Apartments, Evanston, Illinois, USA
North Avenue Apartments, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Washington Avenue Commons, Marietta, Georgia, USA
Marietta Overlook, Marietta Georgia, USA
6 Storey Dormitories of Savannah College of Art and Design, USA
Checking design of Olympic Village Dorms as problem was caused by soil settlement, Atlanta, USA
Dorms Complex for Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, USA
Expansion of Macon Mall, Georgia, USA
Safe System Office Building, Alpharetta, Georgia, USA
Fifth Third Bank, St Petersburg, Florida, USA
Tower Creek, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
WH Bass Office Building, Johns Creek, Georgia, USA
Barron’s Office Building, Snellville, Georgia, USA
Highland Commercial Bank, Smyrna, Georgia, USA
Expansion of building for Augusta Chronicles, Augusta, Georgia, USA
HOTELS & RESORTS:
Evergreen Hotel and Conference Center, Stone Mountain, Georgia, USA
AVA Hotel, Oxford, Mississippi, USA
Castleberry Inn, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
7 Storey Hilton Garden Inn, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
Emerson Overlook, Marietta, Georgia, USA
Stonewall Street Lofts, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
950 Marietta Street, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Skylofts, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Lindburg City Center Apartments, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Emerson Overlook Parking Deck, Marietta, Georgia, USA
Global BMW East Parking Deck, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
2828 Residential Tower Parking Structure, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Gable Metropolitan, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Lincoln on Peachtree Apartment, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Echelon Uptown, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
North Georgia Technical College, Clarksville, Georgia, USA
Southern Catholic College, Dawsonville, Georgia, USA
Ralph McGill Elementary, Georgia, USA
Design of Alexander Memorial Coliseum roof dome at Georgia Tech, Atlanta, USA
Education Center, Shaw Air Force Base, Sumter, South Carolina, USA
Woodstation Elementary School, Catoosa County, Ringgold, Georgia, USA
Renovation/addition of Tiger Creek Elementary School, Ringgold, Georgia, USA
Others include large number of MEDICAL OFFICE BUILDINGS, COUNTRY CLUBS, RELIGIOUS
FACILITIES, AUTODEALERSHIPS, RETAIL BUILDINGS, RENOVATIONS AND ADAPTIVE REUSE ETC.
Erected structures for 500 MW boiler at Singrauli Super Thermal Project, Shakti Nagar, U.P.,
Poured concrete for 500 MW boiler foundations at Rihand Super Thermal Power Project,
Beejpur, U.P, INDIA
Fabricated and Erected Steel Structure for Conveyors, Tower Crane, Overhead Cranes at Ropar
Thermal Project, Punjab, INDIA
4 x 110 MW Guru Nanak Dev Thermal Project, Bathinda, Punjab, INDIA
6 x 210 MW Guru Gobind Singh Super Thermal Plant, Ropar (Now Rupnagar) for 2 x 210 MW,
Fabricated and Erected Steel Structures for IFFCO Fertilizer Factory, Aonla, Bareiley, UP, INDIA
DESIGN MANUALS AND OTHER CONTRIBUTIONS:
Design Manual on Autoclaved Aerated Concrete for Babb International, Inc, INDIA
Special Characteristics and Extreme Value Analysis for Winds in India and Codal Provisions”
has contribution in shaping provisions of IS 875 (Part 3)
FOUNDING MEMBERS AND ASSOCIATES:
Er. Ranjit S Rana (Managing Director)
(ME Structure - USA)
More than 27 years of experience in ‘Design and Construction’
on wide variety of projects in many countries, Ranjit S. Rana is well versed in different
design codes, design software, construction technology and construction materials.
Furthermore, his versatility in the design field extends to Industrial, commercial, residential,
educational and hospitality projects. Major Industries include Cement, Chemical, Ethanol,
Distillation, Clay, Calcium Carbonate and Power Plants. Commercial and Residential
projects include Malls, Warehouses, Office Buildings, Hotels, Motels, Schools and Multi-
Storey Dorms. These projects are scattered in different countries e.g. USA, Canada,
Singapore, Caribbean Countries and China. All these projects are scattered in high wind
zones to high seismic zones. Working on these projects need help of state of the art
‘Design Software’ and knowledge of governing codes. Rich experience gained on working
these projects brings high level of confidence and prepares to accept more challenging jobs.
Mr. Rana started his professional careers from construction in thermal and fertilizer plants
but soon realized the need to go for design of them. So construction and design experience
complimented each other and culminated in refining his design skills.
− American Concrete Institute
− American Institute of Steel Construction
− American Iron & Steel Institute
Er. David H. Shull Jr. (PE)
A very promising engineer whole heartedly dedicated to his profession. An associate of
Futura Design Consultants, David Shull is well known in the Structure Design
community of Atlanta, USA. Over 28 years of structural engineering experience in a
variety of building types, including low to high rise (up to 33 stories) buildings
residential, mixed use, medical facilities, resort hotels, office buildings, health care
facilities, retail, churches, gymnasiums, additions, adaptive reuse, parking decks and
As a Principal Engineer of ‘Shull & Kane, Inc., manages and directs the efforts of the
structural design team, including conceptual design and production of contract documents,
construction administration, and overall coordination and management of the project.
Registered Professional Engineer in more than ten states of USA and with National
Council Registration Record with NCEES.
American Council of Engineering Companies of Georgia
American Concrete Institute
American Institute Steel Construction
International Code Council
Light Gage Steel Engineers Association
Structural Engineers Association of Georgia
Er. Ravinder S Sohal (Associate)
G.M., PSEB (Retd)
Well versed with Construction, Commissioning and Operation of Thermal Plants, retired
General Manager (Engineer-in-Chief) from Guru Gobind Singh Thermal Plant, Ropar
(Punjab), Er. R S Sohal, an Electrical Engineer, talks proudly about his passion and
achievements during his Professional Carrier with Punjab State Electricity Board. His
professional life started at the time of advent of thermal technology for electricity
generation in Punjab, he worked through construction of 4 x 110 MW ‘Guru Nanak
Dev Thermal Project at Bathinda (Punjab) where he ‘Tested and Commissioned Plant
Auxiliaries’ like Boiler feed Pumps, Draught Fans, Coal Mills, 220 KV Sub Station
Equipment, Generator AVR Systems. His further accomplishments goes through
‘Testing & Commissioning’ of all major components like Generators, Transformers,
Protection Systems, Switch Gear etc. of Guru Gobind Singh Super Thermal Plant,
Ropar, accompanied with step by step rise to the rank of General Manager (Engineer-
in-Chief) of the Plant. GGSTP Ropar achieved all time highest generation, all time high
efficiency & lowest heat rate, all time lowest Auxiliary Consumption under his
leadership. His areas of expertise are ‘Protection and Control System of Large
Generators, Transformers, Motors, Sub-Station and Transmission Lines’. He is
consultant to PSEB, Bhakra Beas Management Board and World Bank.
Dr. V. R. Sharma (Director)
Ph.D. (Structures, IIT Delhi)
Chief Engineer PAU (Retd)
Dr. Sharma is a proud member of the design team at ‘Futura Design Consultants’. He has
contributed many research papers in the field of civil engineering design. His research on
“Special Characteristics and Extreme Value Analysis for Winds in India and Codal
Provisions” has contribution in shaping provisions of IS 875 (Part 3). His other passion is:
“Rendering Services to Organizations for Design and Detailing of Industries and