Jayvantrai Harrai Desai polytechnic

faculty profile

jitendra j. chhowala

I/C Head




D.C.E., B.E.(Civil), M.Tech. (SMFE)

Faculty Experience

13 Years, 9 Month

Faculty Achievements

Area of Interest

Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering, Planning, Designing

STTP / Webinar / FDP / Workshop / Expert lecture attended

FDP: Leadership & Excellence – AICTE Training And Learning (ATAL) Academy – 2020 – 21
FDP: Strategic Civil Infrastructure – AICTE Training And Learning (ATAL) Academy – 2020 – 21
FDP: Urban Heritage Conservation: Issue & Challenges – SVNIT, Surat – 2020-21
FDP: Research & Development – Uka Tarsadia University – 2020-21
FDP: Indo-China Research Webinar Series in Civil and Environmental Engineering – Shantou University, China, Vardhaman College of Engineering, Hyderabad, Indian Geotechnical Society, Surat Chapter, and School of Civil Engineering Qingdao University of Technology, China. 2020-21
Expert Lecture: Ground Improvement for Transportation Sector – Geopier, USA – 2020-21
Expert Lecture: Ground Improvement for Wind Turbine Solutions – Geopier, USA – 2020-21
Expert Lecture Series: Structure & Concrete- Ultra Tech Cement – 2020-21
Expert Lecture Series: ICEA & ICE Surat Chapter – 2020-21
Expert Lecture Series: Indian Geo technical Society – 2020-21
Expert Lecture Series: Various Civil Engineering Aspect/ Design/ Software – P.S.R. Engineering College, Shivakashi – 2020-21
Expert Lecture: NBA Accreditation – GTU – 2020-21
FDP: “Recent Advancements in Civil Engineering: Challenges and
Future Perspectives-Part II” – Shree Vishnu Engineering College for Women- Andra Pradesh – 2020-21

STTP / Webinar / FDP / Workshop / Expert lecture organized

STTP: Modern Methods for Surveying Year 2016-17
Webinar: Manufacturing Process of Cement & Quality Control – 2020-21
Webinar: Common Complaints at Site and it’s Remedies -2020-21

Portfolio handled

  • Fee Regulation Committee: Convener
  • Time Table Committee: Convener
  • Civil Maintenance: Head
  • Anti-Ragging Squad Committee: Member

About Institute

We introduce ourselves as Jayvantrai Harrai Desai Polytechnic situated on Palsana –Baleshwar Road, Palsana, Dist. Surat (Gujarat). The Institute was established in 2011 by Dr. Saurabh J. Desai Charitable Trust. The Institute is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi & affiliated to Gujarat Technological University (GTU), Ahmedabad.


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