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Dr. P. Y. Dhekne

Department Mining Engineering
Designation Associate Professor
Educational Qualification B.E.,M.Tech., Ph.D.
E-mail pdhekne@nitrr.ac.in
Contact number 9669400678


Areas of Interest

Rock Mechanics & Blasting, Mine Environment



Publications

Papers in Referred Journals:

  1. Dhekne, P.Y., Pradhan, M. & Bhatia R.P.S.(2009), “Rock Fragmentation due to Blasting-Some Alien Issues” Mining Engineering Journal,Vol10, No 6,pp10-14. (ISSN00195944)

      2.  Dhekne P.Y., Pradhan M (2008), “Explosive Energy Distribution in Rock Blasting”, The Indian Mining &  Engineering Journal Vol 47, No 06, pp 9-18. (ISSN00195944)

      3.  Pradhan M, Pradhan R & Dhekne P.Y.(2007), “FRAGPRED: An Automated Solution for Rock Fragmentation                 Prediction” The Indian Mining & Engineering Journal Vol 46, No 01, pp 20-24. (ISSN00195944)

     4.   Dhekne P.Y. Pradhan M Dewangan P. Verma G.R. (2005) “Assessment of Excavation Method Using RMR      Classification” The Indian Mining & Engineering Journal Vol 44, No 11, pp 25-27. (ISSN00195944)

5. Pradhan M, Dewangan P & Dhekne P.Y.(2004), Estimation of Safe Peak Particle Velocity in the Vicinity of Blasting Site Near an Earthen Dam” Mining Engineering Journal,Vol 06,No04,pp23-28. (ISSN0975-3001)

6. Pradhan M, Dhekne P.Y. & Ashplya B.M. (2004), “ Application of Controlled Blasting for Drifting” The Indian Mining & Engineering Journal Vol 43, No 08, pp 22-26. (ISSN00195944)

7. "Explosive Energy Distribution in Rock Blasting", The Indian Mining & Engineering Journal Vol 47, No. 06, pp 9-18, 2008.

8. Effect of the Type and Quantity of Refrigerant on the Performance of Air-Cooling Machine; CSVTU Research Journal, CSVTU, Bhilai, Dec. 2009.

9. Some Guiding Principles to Improve Performance of Bulk Emulsion Explosive.

10. Assessment of the Effect of Blast-hole Diameter on the Number of Oversize Boulders using ANN model, Journal of Institution of Engineers, Series 'D', DOI, 10.1007/s40033-015-0083-7.

11. Assessment of Performance of Explosives by Estimating the Number of Oversize Boulders using ANN Model, The Indian Mining & Engineering Journal Vol 53,No 10,pp 8-13,2014.

Papers in Confrence:

International Conference:

1. Effect of the Condenser Design on the performance of Air-Cooling Machine; Mine Planning and Equipment Selection, 2011; Almaty; Kazakhstan; Nov. 2011.

2. Artifical Intelligence and Predication of Optimum Rock Fragmentation; Mine Planning and Equipment Selection, 2013; Dresden; Germany; Nov. 2013.

3. Environmental Impacts of Rock Blasting and their Mitigation; ISEAT, Dubai, Jan 2014.

National Conference:

1. Role of Rock Mass Classifications in Site-Characterization; ETC-ID 2008; FEb. 2015 15-16; 2008, Raipur.

2. VoD- An Important Parameter for Selection of Explosive; RockEx'05, Jan 8-9, 2005, Nagpur.

3. Blast-Practice vis-a-vis Rock Fragmentation: A Case Stuudy of Limestone Quarries in Raipur District, National seminer on Explosives and Blasting Techniques for Mining, Quarrying and Industry, Jan 11, Bhubaneswar.

4. Analysis of VoD-Diameter Data for bulk Emulsion Explosive; Mine Tech, 2010, Bhubaneswar.

5. Fragmentation Assessment Models; An Overview; MRACB15-2014; NIT, Rourkela, Nov 2014.



Other Info.

List of Consultancy Projects Undertaken:

S. No.

Organization

Title of project

Agency

   

1

 

 

Monitoring of Blast Practice and Controlled Blast Designing for the Construction of KSK Mahanadi Power Plant

 

M/S KSK Mahanadi Power Company, Akaltara

   

2

 

Establishment of Ground Vibration Predictor Equation for Century Limestone Mine, Baikuth

M/S Century Cements, Baikunth

   

3

 

Assessment of Technical Feasibility of the Bulk Emulsion Explosive at the Mines of SAIL, Bhilai Steel Plant

 

M/S Steel Authority of India, Bhilai

   

4

 

Assessment of Strength Properties   of Coal Measuring Rocks

 

M/S South Eastern Coalfields Ltd.,

Jamuna Colliery

   

5

 

Assessment of Strength Properties   of Coal Measuring Rocks

M/S South Eastern Coalfields Ltd.,

Khurja Sub Area

   

 

6

 

 

Assessment of Strength Properties and Elastic Behavior  of Coal Measuring Rocks

 

M/S Shriram Gemicon Ltd,

Nagpur

   

7

 

Assessment of Strength Properties and Elastic Behavior  of Coal Measuring Rocks

M/S South Eastern Coalfiels Ltd.

Rajendra Sub Area, Sohagpur

   

8

 

Assessment of Strength Properties and Elastic Behavior  of Coal Measuring Rocks

M/S Sarda Minerals Ltd.

Raipur

 

   

9

 

Assessment of Strength Properties and Elastic Behavior  of Coal Measuring Rocks

M/S Fateh pur East Coal Co.  Raipur

   

10

 

Assessment of Strength Properties and Elastic Behavior  of Coal Measuring Rocks

M/S South Eastern Coalfiels Ltd. 

Khurja Sub Area

   

11

 

Establishment of Ground Vibration Predictor Equation for Century Limestone Mine,Bainkuth

 

M/S Century Limestone Mine, Baikunth

   

12

 

Monitoring of Basts to assess the Technical feasibility of bulk slurry explosive at Damonjodi of NALCO

 

M/S IBP company Ltd.

Korba

   

13

 

Blast Design for Deep Hole Blasting at Dongorbore Iron Ore Mine, Rajnandgaon

 

M/S Raipur Alloys & Steels, Raipur

   

14

 

Assessment of Strength Properties and Elastic Behavior  of Coal Measuring Rock

 

M/S South Eastern Coalfields Ltd.

Manikpur OCM, Korba

   

15

 

Assessment of Strength Properties and Elastic Behavior  of Coal Measuring Rock

 

M/S Jindal Power & steels Ltd,

Raigarh

   

16

 

 

Investigation in to Founding Levels for the Structure at Stage I, NTPC, Seepat

 

M/S National Thermal Power Carporation, Sipat, Bilaspur

 

   

17

 

Monitoring of Blast to Assess its Possible Impact on Near by Structure

 

M/S Soma Enterprises,

NTC,Seepat

   

18

 

Perfrmance evaluation of Bulk Slurry Explosive by In Hole VOD Measurement

 

M/s IBP Company Ltd, Korba

   

19

 

Controlled Blast Design for the Excavation at Kol Dam Hydro-Electric Project of NTPC

Italian-Thai Development Public Limited Company, Kyan (H.P.)

   

20

 

Controlled Blast Design for the Excavation at Kol Dam Hydro-Electric Project of NTPC

Italian-Thai Development Public Limited Company, Kyan (H.P.)

   

21

 

Geotechnical Investigation for the Assessment of Blastability of the Strata at the Raw Water Reservior Site, Stage II, Super Thermal Power Project, Sipat

 

  1. M/S NTPC, Super Thermal Power Project, Sipat,
  2. Dist.- Bilaspur (C.G.)

 

 

22

 

Classification of the Strata at the Raw Water Reservoir Site, Stage-I, NTPC, Super Thermal Power Project, Seepat.

 

M/S Soma Enterprises, NTPc, Seepat

   

23

 

Blast monitoring at Raw Water Reservoir Sit, NTPC

M/S Soma Enterprises, NTPc, Seepat

   

24

 

Inspection of Controlled Blast Design Practice

 

M/S Soma Enterprises, NTPc, Seepat

   

25

 

Classification of the Strata at the Raw Water Reservoir Site, Stage-II, NTPC, Super Thermal Power Project, Seepat.

 

M/ S National Thermal Corporation, Seepat, Bilaspur

   

26

 

Controlled Blast Design for the Protection of Earthen Dam at Sikasaar Hydro Electric Power Project

 

M/S SEW Construction, Hydrabad

   

27

 

Assessment of Strength Properties  of Coal Measuring Rocks

M/S Monnet Ispat, Raigarh

   

 

 

 

 

Assessment of Strength Properties  Rocks

M/S SEW Construction, Gangrel

   

29

 

Assessment of Strength Properties and Elastic Behavior  of Coal Measuring Rocks

M/S South Eastern Coalfiels Ltd.

Rajendra Sub Area, Sohagpur

   

30

 

Assessment of Strength Properties and Elastic Behavior  of Coal Measuring Rocks

M/S Prakash Industries, Bilaspur

   

31

 

Assessment of Strength Properties and Elastic Behavior  of Coal Measuring Rocks

M/s South Eastern Coalfields Ltd.

Bilaspur

   

32

 

Assessment of Strength Properties and Elastic Behavior  of Coal Measuring Rocks

M/S Raipur Alloys & Steels, Raipur

   

33

 

Assessment of Strength Properties and Elastic Behavior  of Coal Measuring Rocks

 

M/s South Eastern Coalfields Ltd.

Bilaspur

   

34

 

Assessment of Strength Properties   of Coal Measuring Rocks

 

M/S Jayswal NECO Ltd,

Raipur

   

35

 

Assessment of Strength Properties   of Coal Measuring Rocks

 

Jindal Steel & Power, Raigarh

   

36

 

Assessment of Strength Properties   of Coal Measuring Rocks

 

Monnet Ispat, Raipur

   

37

 

Assessment of Strength Properties and Elastic Behavior  of Coal Measuring Rocks

South Eastern Coalfields Ltd. Rajendra Colliery

   

38

 

Assessment of Strength Properties and Elastic Behavior  of Coal Measuring Rocks

South Eastern Coalfields Ltd. Rajendra Colliery

   

 

 

 

DETAILS OF TESTING AND CONSULTANCY SERVICES OFFERED

 

S. No.

Organization

Title of project

Amount of grant

Period

Role

1

Jamul Cement Works Limestone Mine, A.C.C. Ltd.

A Report On Scientific Study For SME Trial Blasts And Ground Vibration Monitoring at Jamul Cement Works Limestone Mine

399000=00

2015-16

Investigator

2

Lafarge India Pvt. Ltd., Arasmeta Cement Plant, Gopalnagar, C.G.

Optimization of Blast design parameters at Kirari Limestone mine and ground vibration monitoring

337080=00

2015-16

Investigator

3

Chhatisgarh Mineral Development Corporation, Raipur

Assessment of Strength Properties of Coal Measuring Rocks,

301671=00

2011-12

Investigator

4

M/S KSK Mahanadi Power Company Ltd, Akaltara

Monitoring of Blast Practice and Controlled Blast Designing for the Construction of KSK Mahanadi Power Plant, 2010-11

220600=00

2010-11

Investigator

5

Century Cement Limestone Mine, Baikunth

Establishment of Ground Vibration predictor Equation

110300=00

2010-11

Investigator

 

6

Century Limestone Mine, Baikunth

Establishment of Ground Vibration predictor Equation

110300=00

2010-11

Investigator

7

M/S Fatehpur East Coal Company, Raipur

Assessment of Strength Properties and Elastic Behavior of Coal Measuring Rocks

179238=00

2009-10

Investigator

8

M/S Shreeram Gemicom Pvt. Ltd., Bilaspur

Assessment of Strength Properties and Elastic Behavior of Coal Measuring Rocks

190819=00

2010-11

Investigator

9

M/S Shreeram Gemicom Pvt. Ltd.

Assessment of Strength Properties and Elastic Behavior of Coal Measuring Rocks

161590=00

2010

Investigator

10

M/S Shreeram Gemicom Pvt. Ltd.

Assessment of Strength Properties and Elastic Behavior of Coal Measuring Rocks

160487=00

2010

Investigator

11

M/S Sharda Minerals, Kawardhi OCP

Assessment of Strength Properties and Elastic Behavior of Coal Measuring Rocks

12133=00

2008-09

Investigator

12

M/S South Eastern Coalfields Ltd., Rajendre Sub Area, Sohagpur

Assessment of Strength Properties of Coal Measuring Rocks

111955=00

2009-10

Investigator

13

Century Cement Limestone Mine, Baikunth

Establishment of Ground Vibration predictor Equation

224720=00

2014-15

Investigator

14

Chhatisgarh Mineral Development Corporation, Raipur

Assessment of Strength Properties of Coal Measuring Rocks

301671=00

2011-12

Investigator

15

M/S KSK Mahanadi Power Company Ltd, Akaltara

Monitoring of Blast Practice and Controlled Blast Designing for the Construction of KSK Mahanadi Power Plant, 2010-11

220600=00

2010-11

Investigator

16

Century Cement Limestone Mine, Baikunth

Establishment of Ground Vibration predictor Equation

110300=00

2010-11

Investigator

17

M/S Steel Authority of India Ltd. Bhilai

Assessment of Technical Feasibilty of The Bulk Emulsion Explosive at the Mines of SAIL

157304=00

2009-10

Investigator

18

M/S Fatehpur East Coal Company, Raipur

Assessment of Strength Properties and Elastic Behavior of Coal Measuring Rocks

179238=00

2009-10

Investigator

19

Raipur Alloys and Steel, Raipur

Ground Vibration Monitoring at Dongarbor Iron Ore Mine,

52972=00

2007-08

Investigator

20

National Thermal Power Carporation, Sipat, Bilaspur

Investigation in to Founding Levels,

55000=00

2006-07

Investigator

21

Manikpur OCM, SECL, Bilaspur

Assessment of Strength Properties and Elastic Behavior of Coal Measuring Rocks

74591-00

2006-07

Investigator

22

Italian Thai Dev. Ltd, Kyan H P

Controlled blast design and Blast monitoring at Kol dam Hydro electric Project

481206=00

2005-06

Investigator

23

Super Thermal Power Project, NTPC Sipat., Bilaspur

Geotechnical Investigation for the Assessment of Blastability of The Strata at The Raw Water Reservior Site, Stage II,

275500=00

2005-06

Investigator

24

Stage II, NTPC Sipat., Bilaspur

Classification of Strata at the Raw Water Reservoir Site Stage II

44480=00

2005-06

Investigator

25

M/S SEW Construction Ltd. Hyderabad

Controlled blast design for the Protection of Earthen Dam at sikasar Micro hydro electric Plant of CSEB

50000=00

2004-05

Investigator

26

M/S South Eastern Coal fields Ltd., Rajendre and Nawagao Sub Area, Shahdol

Assessment of Strength Properties and Elastic Behavior of Coal Measuring Rocks

114000=00

2003-04

Investigator