Process Control Instrumentation Engineers

M/s. Process Control Instrumentation Engineers are specialized in process control instrumentation in industry and offer consultation.  Capabilities include (but not limited to) providing consultation on:
  • Modernization of Instrumentation and control system in existing plants
  • Assisting in preparing project reports
  • Engineering, procurement, and commissioning of instrumentation for new projects
  • Imparting training to instrumentation personnel and rendering advice on maintenance and preventive maintenance practices.

The organization is headed by N Prakash Sastry, an instrumentation specialist with 40 years experience in instrumentation field in Power, Fertiliser, Petrochemical, Cement, Steel and Paper industries, who currently works as a Freelance Consultant.

Skills and Experience

His skills and experience over many years in industry cover:

  • Over 40 years of valuable experience in Process control instrumentation, in project management, vendor development, planning and execution in  large scale petrochemicals, and fertilizers plants.  Also worked in Steel, Paper, and Cement plants in the same field.
  • Deft in vendor selection, engineering, installation, and commissioning of DCS, PLC, and field instrumentation.
  • Recruitment and training of Instrumentation personnel at various levels
  • Set up Urea, Ammonia plant & Expansion plants at NFCL, Gujarat Olefins project at IPCL, Vibration Testing lab at IFFCO. Led projects with instrumentation worth over 40 crores at NFCL as Asstt. GM (Instrumentation).
  • Excellent communicator with skills in leading technical teams for project execution and liaison with consultants.

Visits to Foreign Countries

  • Visited CFI Fertilizer plants (USA) for selecting and retrofitting Bently Nevada vibration-monitoring systems at IFFCO.
  • Attended training on online Vibration Monitoring system on rotating machines like Turbines and Compressors at Bently Nevada Corporation in USA.
  • Visited Rome for Project Work and Vendor selection activities at Snamprogetti office during 1st & 2nd phases of NFCL project.
  • Travelled to Germany for witnessing Factory Acceptance test of Shutdown system.  Ordered for Ammonia and urea plants at M/s NFCL.

Other Activities

  • Presented paper at ISA seminar on "Philosophy of Control Room Instrumentation" at NFCL.

Work as a Freelance Consultant

From 1997 to 2000

Carried out the following assignments:

  • Conducted Safety Audit in plants on Instrumentation Systems.
  • Conducted Training programs for Instrumentation personnel.
  • Presented lectures on Instrumentation and Control Systems in captive power plants to marketing personnel at Thermax Fuji, Pune.

From 2000 to 2006

  • Was engaged as Professor (Instrumentation) teaching Instrumentation subjects to final year engineering students at Hyderabad.

Membership

Education

Contact N Prakash Sastry on:

  • Mobile: +91.94406.98851
  • E-mail at sastry@proconins.com
  • IM him at sastry@proconins.com on Google Talk
  • Home: +91.40.2762.4069
  • Address:
    403, B Block, Vishnu Residency
    Street 11, Gandhinagar
    Hyderabad, AP 500080, India

Process Control Instrumentation Engineers, 20062008