SECON Private Limited is a Geospatial and Multidiscipline Engineering Consulting firm. SECON was established in 1981 and is a zero-debt company.
SECON is the only company in India to provide comprehensive consulting solutions for the entire lifecycle of an Infrastructure project.
SECON is CMMI Level 3, ISO 9001:2008, NABL, ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accredited.
SECON is the only company in India to provide comprehensive Multidisciplinary Solutions for the entire lifecycle of an Infrastructure project from Feasibility Studies, Surveying, Investigation, Planning, Design, Land Acquisition, Tendering, Construction Management, and GIS Based Asset Management.
SECON has long-term partnerships with International Engineering and Mapping Firms across Asia, North America, Africa, Middle East, Europe and Australia and has executed both Engineering and Mapping projects in these areas for its clients.
SECON is registered with Asian Development Bank (ADB) and DACON (World Bank) to provide consultancy services.
SECON has won the following awards:
- Best Professionally Managed Company 2014 - Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC)
- Geospatial Company of the Year 2013 - India Geospatial Forum 2014
- Best Project for Urban Infrastructure 2011 - Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC)
- Export Excellence Award (Gold) 2010 - Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FKCCI)
- Export Excellence Award (Silver) 2008 - Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FKCCI)
- Certificate of Appreciation 2012 - Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL)
- Woman Consultant of the Year 2012 - Consulting Engineers Association of India (CEAI)
- Woman Consultant of the Year 2009 - Consulting Engineers Association of India (CEAI)
SECON has the following standing in India:
The leading Firm for Survey, Planning and Design of large Irrigation, Flood Control and Water Management Projects.
One of the Largest and most Experienced Firms for Land Acquisition Assistance for Pipeline, Highway and other Infrastructure Projects. SECON has developed customized web enabled software for Data Management and administration of this Complex Process which have included the compilation and data management more than 10 million properties compiled by SECON as of date.
One of the largest and most experienced firms for Oil and Gas Pipeline and City Gas Planning Projects in India.
One of few firms in India to have the NABL certification for its Geotechnical Laboratory. NABL is the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration of Laboratories (NABL).
One of the Largest, Oldest and most experienced Private Company for Topographic, Precision Engineering and Cadastral Surveys.
65,000 km of large-scale Pipeline Mapping – this includes Route Engineering, Satellite and Ground Topographical and Cadastral Mapping, Right-of-Way Acquisition assistance and management, Clearances and Permitting, GIS Based Database Compilation and Web Based GIS Software Development. This is the largest amount of Pipeline mapping done by any corporation in India
26000 Sq Km of Irrigation and Water Management design projects. SECON is currently executing and Irrigation Mapping and Design Project for an area of 14000 sq km for the Narmada River Basin in Madhya Pradesh. This project was done by mapping with a combination of High Resolution (0.5 m) Stereo Satellite Imagery and validated for accuracy by Land Survey Method. This technology is being used for the first time in India for an Irrigation and Water Management project and the mapping accuracies achieved in this project were a benchmark even for the Satellite Image provider.
12000 sq km of large-scale land surveying (topographical and cadastral) for Irrigation projects. This includes the Topographic and Cadastral Mapping of 6000 Sq Km for the World Bank Aided Uttar Pradesh Water System Restructuring Project.
21000 km of surveying, investigation, design, and construction supervision of highways
City Gas Distribution Planning for 22 cities. Work included Satellite Mapping and Ground Survey and Validation, Consumer Indexing, Network Planning, GIS Database Compilation and development of Web Based GIS Applications
600,000 meters of geotechnical investigation and drilling in various soil strata including investigations for the Bangalore International Airport.
600 infrastructure development projects (includes subdivision/township mapping, design and planning) which includes construction quality control survey for the International Tech Park (ITPL) in Bangalore.
SECON has completed a major multimillion dollar mapping and consulting project for the planning and design of the infrastructure for 100 towns in Libya. The capital expenditure of the project is around 2.5 billion US$.
The scope of work for this project included Surveying, Satellite Image Mapping, Geotechnical Investigations, and Design and Preparation of Construction Tender documents for Water Supply, Sewerage, Storm Water, Road, Electrical Distribution and Telecommunications.
SECON has successfully completed the Multi Million Dollar Contract for Project Management Consultancy Services for Up Gradation of important Road Corridors in Bangalore Urban and Rural Districts for a length of 1004 Km. Estimated capital expenditure of the project is 9.96 Billion Rupees(US $ 220 million).
SECON has successfully completed more than 1,000,000 Sq Km of LiDAR, Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Projects as of December 2014.
SECON has a state of the art 105,000 sq ft, ISO 9001:2008 certified operations center set on a 2.5 acre campus in Bangalore, India that is fully owned by the company. Bangalore is the technology capital of India and is globally recognized for its technical excellence.
THE DOMAIN EXPERTISE OF SECON COMPRISES :
Design Consultancy and Engineering Services
- Irrigation, Flood Control and Water Management
- Highway Engineering and Construction Supervision
- Oil & Gas Pipeline Transportation
- Public Health Engineering
- Establishment of GIS Based Property Ownership Records and Land Information Systems
- Land Acquisition, Permitting and Clearances
- GIS Driven Software Development
- Environment Impact Assessment and Management
- Town Planning and Urban Development
- Electrical Engineering
- Project Feasibility, Financial Institutions Lender Evaluation
- Vendor Evaluation and Selection
- Urban Planning
- City Gas Network Mapping and Planning
Surveying, Mapping and Investigation Services
- Engineering, Property and Hydrographic Surveys
- Geotechnical Engineering
- Aerial Surveys and Mapping
- LiDAR Mapping
- Remote Sensing
- Underground Utility Detection and Non Destructive Testing
- Underwater Leak Detection and Turnkey Solutions for Dams and underwater Structures
- GIS/CADD Data Development and Maintenance
- Route Planning and 3D Corridor Mapping
- Ground Water and Resistivity Surveys
- Terrain evaluation and Geological Appraisal
THE MISSION OF SECON
A happy and satisfied client, employee and partner will trust us and work with us again and over the long term. Trust is the supreme relation and cannot be measured in material terms.
That is the fundamental mission of Secon - To be a trusted employer, partner and vendor.
We have built an organization comprised of skilled professionals and top-level technical and administrative personnel with a wide variety of scientific, engineering, architectural and management resources. These resources enable us to develop and implement innovative long-term solutions to the complex problems of our clients, many of which are of public concern and extensive governmental regulations. We assist our clients in responding to these concerns, in obtaining governmental permits and approvals and in complying with applicable laws and regulations.
Manpower resources include:
Most of the equipment and building is company owned leading to substantial savings in operation costs. Equipment resources include Dual Frequency Real Time (RTK) Global Positioning System (DGPS), high-end Total Stations, high precision surveying instruments, Geotechnical drilling equipments and comprehensive laboratory for testing physical and chemical properties of soil and water.
We have a sophisticated and large Geospatial and Engineering Design center with high-end workstations, state-of-the-art software, printers and plotters. Similarly we also have a large data bank, reference materials/ documents, publications, project reports and in-house customized software tools.
SECON owns an aesthetically designed office measuring 105,000 sq. ft. in Bangalore - the Silicon City of India. It has a campus like environment and is one of the largest privately owned GIS Driven office in India. The present facility can accommodate up to 800 computers and support staff
SECON’s quality management system follows the principles of Total Quality Management (TQM). This system provides the framework for the completion of projects that satisfies all quality requirements. Firms who can exhibit international quality standards are awarded the ISO 9001:2008 quality management designation. SECON has obtained this certification
The benefits of the ISO 9001:2008 implementation program are:
SECON - SEI CMMI Level 3
CMMI is a process improvement model used to improve an organization’s ability to manage project activities towards success. Today it is the defining standard in the industry for software and systems development and management.Further it enhances the organization’s ability to predict cost, schedule, performance, and quality of product and contributes significantly towards reducing risks in project execution.
CMMI integrates systems and software disciplines into one process maturity framework, thereby shifting the focus to the end product and the associated processes. SECON is a SCAMPI 'A' appraised organization in Software Development and Maintenance projects in GIS and MIS Domains. Achieving SEI CMMI Level 3 acknowledges SECON's ability to set process improvement goals and priorities, and reiterates the maturity of its existing quality processes in developing value-added products and services.
SECON's Quality Control system is supported by
SECON has state of the art in-house NABL Accredited soil testing laboratory. NABL is National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories, Ministry of Science and Technology
SECON maintains strict adherence to Health, Safety and Environment policy in the work environment while providing services to the customer. Safety policy includes :
These policies are always in place and updated at regular intervals by continuous in-house auditing.
SECON AgriVentures Private Limited is a Joint Venture Company formed by SECON Foundation (SF) and SECON Pvt Ltd (SECON), Bangalore, to promote innovative agriculture and agribusiness in Kodagu and other backward regions.
SAGV main farm is at Andanipura, Kodagu District, Karnataka for implementing its corporate mission and vision. In addition, SAGV has a demonstration farm near Bangalore. SAGV has a state-of-the-art Plant Tissue Culture Laboratory at Bangalore, for more information visit www.sagv.in