Cengrs is one of the leading Geotechnical Engineering Consulting firms in India. Established in 1990, and led by a team of IIT Delhi graduates, we have successfully completed over 6000 projects across India and abroad.

Powered by over three decades of technical expertise and experience, we, at Cengrs, are fully adept at conducting the full range of ground investigations, data review & interpretation, and engineering analyses pertaining to the Geo-technical domain. 

With a line-up of state-of-the-art equipment and other allied resources, we provide a comprehensive suite of services, which include Geotechnical Investigations, Topographical and Hydrographical Survey, Laboratory Testing, Foundation Testing, Foundation Construction, and Ground Improvement.

We have grown from a small startup to a professional organization with more than 150 highly motivated employees. We have established our reputation as a company committed to providing engineering solutions to complex geotechnical problems as well as developing economic and safe designs for foundations and soil-related problems. Our project line-up includes major thermal power plants, refineries, bridges & highways, commercial & residential infrastructure, metro & railways, etc.
We are represented in several national forums such as Indian Geotechnical Society, Deep Foundation Institute, Association of Consulting Civil Engineers, Indian Roads Congress and Indian Society of Rock Mechanics & Tunneling Technology. Our directors have served these forums in various capacities. Our directors are also members of the technical committees of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical EngineeringBureau of Indian Standards and Indian Roads Congress and have been instrumented in drafting various codes and policies related to geotechnical engineering, piling, fly ash utilization, etc.

For us at Cengrs, “QUALITY” is a habit, to actively pursue on a routine basis, not something that is unwillingly imposed upon its staff by the company management. We recognize our commitment to the society at large and are aware of the implications of our work in nation building. We work with the motto “We test today for tomorrow’s progress”.

The success and longevity of Cengrs is attributed to our technical expertise and experience, commitment to quality and client servicing, and the efforts and dedication of our 150-strong personnel.

Mr. Sanjay Gupta

Managing Director

B.Tech (Civil)- IIT Delhi, M.Tech (Soil Mech. & Found. Engg.)- IIT Delhi, FIGS, ISSMGE, FACCE, ISRMTT, MCEAI,RC, IBC

Started the ‘Fengrs’ Group in 1983 and “Cengrs Geotechnica Pvt. Ltd.” in 1990. A post graduate in Geotechnical Engineering with 47 years of experience, he is widely respected as one of the top Geotechnical Engineers in the country. Mr. Gupta has executed major projects of soil investigation, pile foundations and ground improvement across the country.

He is the key person in the company and controls all technical, contractual, financial and commercial matters. His expertise includes large diameter bored piles, high capacity load testing of piles, ground improvement using stone columns, foundation design under difficult soil conditions including soft ground/ weak soils and under artesian conditions. His special interests include site investigations, under­reamed piles; cement grouting and dynamic testing of soils. As member of the Geotechnical Engineering Committee of the IRC, he is actively involved in upgrading practice methods and preparing codes of practice for geotechnical aspects of highways and bridges. He has published several technical papers on field and practical geotechnical engineering.

He was the first recepient of the IGS Prof. Dinesh Mohan Award for Excellence in Professional Practice in 2011 and has been awarded the IGS Delhi Chapter Lifetime Achievement Award.

He has published over 60 papers in national and international conferences and journals highlighting his professional excellence. He has been elected Executive Member of the Indian Geotechnical Society for 5 terms spanning 10 years. He has been nominated as member of the Technical Committe TC-302 on Ground Improvement of the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical engineering and represents India in this international forum.

Mr. Ravi Sundaram


B.Tech (Civil Engg.)- IIT Delhi, M.Tech (Soil Mech. & Found. Engg)- IIT Delhi, FIGS, ISSMGE, MACCE

The company’s other founder, Mr. Ravi Sundaram is a post graduate in Geotechnical Engineering with 39 years experience in site investigations, pile foundations and ground improvement in India and the Middle East. His international experience includes offshore soil investigations and offshore driven piles. He started his career with McClelland International (USA) and worked on the company’s projects in Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

He is in charge of the engineering services as well as site activities and directs all technical and commercial activities. He is a reputed consulting geotechnical engineer and is a founder director of Cengrs Geotechnica Pvt. Ltd. He directs all its geotechnical consultancy services and construction activities. He has been involved in developing solutions to problems of collapsible soils, soft clays, expansive soils, weak rocks etc. His special interests include pile foundations installation and testing, geophysical testing, artesian conditions, forensic geotechnics and strengthening weak/distressed foundations.

He delivered the prestigious Sixth Madhav Lecture in October 2017 at Hyderabad and was awarded the IGS Prof. Dinesh Mohan Award for Excellence in Professonal Practice in 2018. The IGS Delhi Chapter awarded him the IGS DC Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012

He has published over 60 technical papers that reflect his experience in geotechnical engineering practice. He was Chairman IGS Delhi Chapter during the period 2009-2011 and is currently Excutive Committee Member of the Indian Geotechnical Society. IGS has nominated him as member of the Technical Committee TC-202 on Transportation Geotechnics set up by the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering.

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Sorabh Gupta


B.Tech (Civil)- IIT Delhi, MS (Civil & Environmental)- Stanford University, MIGS

An IIT Delhi alumnus; Mr. Sorabh Gupta completed his M.S. in Civil Engineering from Stanford University in 2004. Sorabh started his career with Fugro West in California, where he worked on several major projects in USA, Africa and Mexico for a period of 3 years. He moved to India in 2007 after a short stint at Haley & Aldrich in Boston, and joined Cengrs Geotechnica Pvt. Ltd. In the past 10 years, he has been actively involved in several major Geotechnical exploration programs across India. Sorabh is presently responsible for business development and technical matters at the Company. Sorabh is active in various professional organizations, including DFI, IGS, ISSMGE, etc.  He has served on the IGS Delhi Chapter Executive Committee since 2007, and is also the recipient of the IGS Delhi Chapter Young Engineer’s Award, 2008.

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