Padma Shri B G Shirke Biography

Padma Shri Baburao Govindeao Shirke the legend of Civil Engineering in India.
They are from a humble family and born on 1 August 1918 at Pasarni Village in Satara, Maharashtra, India.

Complete high school from wai and degree of civil Engineering from College of Engineering Pune. He is the 1st Civil Engineer from Pasarni Village.

After completion of Graduation, they worked with some government organization but not succeed. after that they associate with Kirloskar group and founded a company in 1944, Then BG Shirke Construction Technology Pvt. Ltd. never see behind and goes up to 12000 Employee with Rs. 2500 Cr. Turnover.

B. G. Shirke Construction Technology Private Limited (BGSCTPL), formerly known as B. G. Shirke & Company, was established in 1944 by its Founder Chairman, Mr. B. G. Shirke.
and Now BG Shirke Construction Technology Pvt. Ltd. is a multi-disciplinary civil, mechanical and electrical engineering organization having international technology tie-ups and over 12,000 workforces.

It is a vibrant, dynamic and integral part of modern India, significantly contributing to industrial, economic and social progress.

BGSCTPL also plays an active role in protecting and preserving the country’s eco-systems – its forests and waterways.  Company is well established in the civil engineering field for over 65 years.
The Mission to Industrialize Civil Engineering in the gigantic effort to provide affordable, high-quality mass housing has already been achieved with Herculean efforts and unique unflinching dedication.

BGSCTPL is endeavoring to spread and entrench Industrialized Civil Engineering Technology throughout the country for the good of all.

BGSCTPL also pioneered and patented the ‘3-S’ system in India – a system using partial pre-cast structural components, such as dense concrete hollow core columns, dense concrete partially pre-cast beams, lintels, staircases, etc., and Siporex blocks and slabs to achieve strength, safety, and speed.
The Company has so far executed more than 2,00,000 dwelling units using ‘3 S’ system, both in India and Overseas, in all types of climatic conditions and heavy rainfall areas.

At present, it executes very large housing, industrial and commercial projects in India on Turnkey Lumpsum Basis by the use of proven prefab products and/or also by the conventional methods and materials. It also undertakes projects on Turkey Lumpsum Basis including Planning, Designing, and Execution. ‘3 S’ system of building construction has been used successfully for high-rise residential buildings up to 25 stories.

BGSCTPL has also expertise in design, fabricate and erection all types of heavy steel structures, shuttering and centering.

Of late, to move with times, BGSCTPL has diversified in infrastructure developments and completed two road projects on NH-4 between Pune-Satara-Kolhapur, part of a “Golden Quadrilateral” and one road project at Panvel.

BGSCTPL has developed expertise in the construction of Highways, Bridges and Marine Structures as well.

Over the years, BGSCTPL has acquired expertise in the field of construction in the following areas using Conventional as well as prefab technology and resources.
Mass Housing Projects
Residential Multistoried Buildings
Commercial Buildings
Industrial Buildings/Sheds
IT Parks
Bridges, Flyovers,
Sports Facilities/Complexes

BGSCTPL is registered in the highest/unlimited special class/category with many organization and track record of repeated orders from many vendors endorse our reputation and capabilities.
Public Works Department (PWD) Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh  and
Tamilnadu Military Engineering Services (MES)
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)
Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC)CIDCO of  Maharashtra Ltd.Maharashtra Housing & Area Development Authority (MHADA)
Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC)
Pimpri Chinchwad New Town Development Authority (PCNTDA)
Karnataka Housing Board (KHB)The Singareni Collieries Co. Ltd. (SCCL)
Maharashtra State Electricity Board (MSEB)
Delhi Development Authority

Integrated Management System (IMS)
BGSCTPL is IMS registered organization, which covers ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001: 2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 for Quality, Environment, Health, and Safety. Det Norske Veritas (D.N.V) Certification B.V., The Netherlands, has awarded IMS Certification.
scope of certification is “Design, Development, and Construction of mass residential, Commercial, Industrial buildings and Infrastructure works like roads, bridges, flyovers, culverts.”

Grading Certificate
BGSCTPL have received GRADING CERTIFICATE from investment information & Credit Rating Agency (ICRA)/ Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC) assigning CR2+ grading which indicates Strong Contract Execution Capacity with respect to contracts with values up to Rs. 500 crores and aggregate values of work to be executed within a year of up to Rs. 1400 crores.

For these Achievements in the Construction industry, Mr. B G Shirke is awarded by Padma Shri in 2003 from Hon. Former President Abdul Kalam at the age of 85 years. and at the age of 92, on the date of 14th August 2010 he is no more. but before that, they have successfully handed over his business to his Children Mr. Vijay Shirke.

They have 3 Children's.
1. Vijay Shirke, 2. Pratap Shirke, 3. Ajay Shirke.
Mr. Vijay Shirke is Handling Construction Business.
Mr. Ajay Shirke is Associated with Maharashtra Cricket Association.
Mr. Pratap Shirke is out of India for business purpose.

On this101th year this is a tribute to Padma Shri Baburao Govindrao Shirke.
They are the real inspiration of New civil engineers.

CBEC India.