Aarvi Encon continues to thrive as one of the prime leaders in India’s Technical Manpower and Engineering Consultancy space
Post independence era especially focused on industrialization of Indian economy; however, the shaping of new reform policies was still influenced by colonialism. This paved way for the turbulent times that India had to face for a decade till 1990 and the situation was complicated by lack of skilled manpower as well as discrepant allocation of manpower.
In such a fierce economic scenario Virendra D. Sanghavi, a visionary and a veteran chemical engineer decided to leverage his profound expertise of nearly three decades in engineering industry to lay the foundation of Engineering Consultancy, Aarvi Encon Private Limited in 1987. Mr. Sanghavi established the company with an aspiration of putting skilled manpower in place to promote industrial development of nation. The company initially operated from its head office in Mumbai and soon positioned itself as a reputed name in engineering consultancy services. Today, Aarvi stands tall as India’s largest technical manpower company. It has a pan India presence; the company has offices in New Delhi, Vadodara, Chennai, Pune and representatives at many other cities. The company is involved in Chemical Project Consultancy and Technical Manpower Deputation (Secondment) to Oil & Gas Industry. Also, it provides detailed Engineering Consultancy to renowned names in the market.
With its presence in the space for nearly thirty years, the company has obtained a strong foothold in the market. It has deputed more than 3500 Technical Staff to nearly 130 companies. Several corporate giants including Reliance, Cairn Energy, HPCL-Mittal Energy (Refinery) at Bhatinda HPCL Refinery at Vizag, Larsen & Toubro at various sites and Technip at Qatar have been availing the company’s exclusive and outstanding services. Apart from them, other giants including Tata, Tata Consulting Engineers, Indian Oil, HPCL, Siemens, Essar, Ericsson and many more secure spots in Aarvi’s plush clientele.
Since its inception, Aarvi has been creating value for their clients in India and Overseas by delivering world-class Engineering and Manpower Outsourcing Services. Aarvi’s dynamic approach to problem solving enables Aarvi to deliver quality services on time coupled with consistent performance to its clients in India & Overseas. Not to mention, the firm’s steadfast devotion to Quality Management Systems & Accounting Standards have been the key towards achieving excellence. The firm has been acquiring CRISIL MSE-1 rating for ninth consecutive year in a row since 2008 which indicates its highest creditworthiness. The firm is committed to pursue highest standards in Health, Safety and Environmental issues in all its fields of activity from Concept to Commissioning.
Aarvi’s rich portfolio envelops a wide spectrum of services namely IT Staffing, Manpower Outsourcing / Technical Staffing / Manpower Deputation, Project Management, Construction Supervision, Procurement Assistance / Expediting, Inspection Services, Pre-Commissioning & Commissioning Services, Operation & Maintenance, and Shutdown. The company serves as a holistic solution provider to client companies and offers capable manpower resources for Design, Inspection, Construction, Supervision and Plant Commissioning in the field of Oil & Gas, Solar, Cross Country Pipeline, Oil Terminals and LNG Terminals. These resources can be utilized with consumables like Electrodes, Gas, DG Sets for Piping jobs or Calibration kits for Instrumentation jobs. The firm invests the best of its efforts towards acting as a pillar of support to its clients and helps them in getting labour license, government compliances, transport, food and housing of resources.
Lets catch a glimpse of the key factors that bestow a competitive advantage to the company and have enabled it to lead technical manpower outsourcing space in India:
- ISO 9001:2008 & OSHAS 18001:2007 certified
- A proven track record of success; deputed more than ten thousand personnel
- Strong client referrals
- Large pool of talent
- Pan India Presence
- Cost Effective services
- Deputation of high quality manpower in stipulated time
- Flexibility in Hiring
- Focus on core competencies
- No permanent liabilities
- Government Statutory compliance
- Low Head count
Having strided on thirty years long journey, Aarvi has saved a number of achievements to its credit. In 1996, the firm pioneered the niche service of Technical Manpower Deputation; with such a step, Aarvi introduced a new wave of development in Indian outsourcing industry. The company provided the contract staffing services to Reliance when it was setting up first refinery at Jamnagar and were looking for specialist engineers. Prior to this in 1993, Aarvi handled ‘Designing and Commissioning Diphenyl Oxide Commercial Plant for Herdillia’ first time in India using local Laboratory Technology in 1992. Aarvi’s achievement was recognized with NOCIL award from Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers. Since its establishment, the company kept climbing up the success ladder. Time and again, Aarvi’s innovative and outstanding efforts have been acknowledged with Awards and Certificates for Excellence in Design, Consultancy, Growth and Providing Technical Services. Some of the prominent ones include National Award for Excellence in Consultancy Services by Consultancy Development Centre in 1997; Star SME Award by Business Today in 2010; Skoch Order-of-Merit award in 2015 by Skotch Group; and CBFP Jamnalal Bajaj Award in 2015 by Council for Fair Business Practices.
Aarvi is now following a clear roadmap towards to go Public and expand its foot prints across the globe in countries like UAE, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia and Africa. Also, acquisition on small organizations in India and enable growth for them; and adding new verticals such as Hospitals, Pharmacy, Infrastructure and Smart Cities to the portfolio are on Aarvi’s plate.
The Mavericks behind the Success
Mr. Virendra D. Sanghavi – Managing Director, Aarvi Encon Limited
With a profound experience of four and a half decades, Mr. Sanghavi, the founder has been leading Aarvi as Managing Director. His expertise envelops an excellent track record in design, development, construction and operation of process plants across the globe. Prior to establishing Aarvi, he served at key positions in various Engineering, Lubricant, Petrochemical, and Pharmaceutical companies such as Merck Sharp & Dohme India Ltd., Lubrizol India Ltd. Aker Solution (Erstwhile Davy Powergas). He is recipient of NOCIL Award for Excellence in Consultancy Services. Remarkably, teaching also occupies a space in his interests; he is a visiting lecturer of ICT teaching piping engineering. Also, he has been the Honorary Treasurer of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers.
Mr. Jaydev Sanghavi – Executive Director, Aarvi Encon Limited
A Chemical Engineering Graduate from Mumbai University, Mr. Jaydev Sanghavi, joined the company 25 years ago as a Business Development Manager, Operations Manager. At present, he is leading the company as an Executive Director. He takes the credit of establishing and expanding a Manpower Supply division in the company. His deep knowledge and insight has been instrumental in achieving growth. Under his leadership the company has become one of the largest Technical Staffing Company in India with offices at major location in India.
Mr. P. N. Devarajan – Independent Director, Aarvi Encon Limited
A veteran Chemical Engineer, Mr. Devarajan serves Aarvi as an Independent Consultant. His fathomless knowledge and proficiency in the domain gained over three decades encompasses his stints with globally renowned organizations namely IDPL, HOCL, Reliance Industries Ltd., Bank of Baroda, Reserve Bank of India and many more. He served at key positions in these organizations. Also, he has held senior positions in many organizations such as M/s. Merck Sharp and Dohme of India, Chemicals & Plastics India Limited, Shriram Chemicals & Fertilisers Limited, Essar Group (Essar Oil Ltd) etc.