Deep Foundations Institute of India (DFII) has formed alliances with major organisations in India and with DFI expert members in specific domain areas to enhance good work practices and implement skill development programs specific to geotechnical engineering and foundation/underground structure construction.

DFII CMRL International Geotechnical Engineering, Contractual, Construction Working Group

DFI of India (DFII) and Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) signed an MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) in November 2019 to establish a cooperating relationship and align the goals of both organizations in the following areas.

The suggested final goal of the working group is to prepare general guidelines for improvements and clarifications for all geotechnical work aspects of CMRL’s second phase project (planning, design, contractual, construction, testing, etc.). The focus areas include:

DFII Collaboration with NAC

DFI of India (DFII) and National Academy of Construction (NAC) established a partnership by signing MOU in July 2019 to jointly develop and implement skill training programs related to geotechnical and foundation construction to improve quality and safety while lowering the project risk and cost.

The following joint efforts are underway: