Two day Seminar on Costing and Estimation and Indirect Tax Issues on Construction/EPC/Works Contract

Two day Seminar on Costing and Estimation and Indirect Tax Issues on Construction/EPC/Works Contract


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About The Event

  • Consult Construction is organizing a two day seminar on 24th & 25th June, 2016 at Vits Hotel, Andheri (E) Mumbai. The topics covered in Seminar are Costing & Estimation on Construction Sector on Day-1 and Indirect Tax Issues in Works Contract on Day-2. The speakers of the seminar are highly experienced professionals actively associated with clients in the Project and Construction sector for more than a decade.
  • This seminar intends to equip the participants with the necessary background knowledge tools in estimating, analyzing and tax issues affecting construction cost.  The details of day wise seminar are as below:-


For Day-1:- Costing and Estimation on Construction Sector

  • Construction Estimating is one of the most important tool for the contractors. This seminar covers how to estimate based on material needs and the job at hand and maximize financial reporting results. This seminar is designed for cost estimators and analysts, project engineers, planners, construction managers and contractors, engineering practitioners.


          Topics to be covered:-

          9.30 am – Regn. & Breakfast                1.30 pm – Lunch                           3.15 pm – Tea Break

Session 1: Session 2: Session 3: Session 4:
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM 11:45 AM to 1:30 PM 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Basics Estimating Civil Projects Cost Elements Other Issues

* Why Costing, Estimation and Budgeting is critical for the Construction Sector

* Who should be involved in the process

* Methodologies


* Ascertaining the Quantities and the Unit Costs

* Understanding the drawings, Specifications and Measurements

* Earth Work, Concrete, Reinforcement, Shuttering, Masonry, Finishing Items

* Budge - Client (vs.) Contractor

* ABC - Activity based Costing

* Alternative execution strategies

*Manpower /  Material / Machinery

* Money / Design / Concept Change

* Re Work / Change Order / Sub Standard Quality

* Extra Items & Reconciliation related Issues

* Contract Drafting

* Basics of MEP

* Recording costs in the accounting system

* How to claim Escalation

* Contract / Financial Closure



For Day-2:- Indirect Tax Issues in Works Contract

  • Indirect Taxes on Works Contracts has always been a matter of curiosity, controversies and complications. Ever since the evolution of the concept of deemed sales under the sales tax laws, it has remained a mystery as to which transactions are liable to tax as "Works Contract". In this seminar we cover the concepts of Works Contracts, Interstate Works Contracts, VAT Credits for WC, Specific case Studies on Construction Contract, and shall also give an overview of proposed Goods & Services Tax (GST) with latest updates etc. We shall also discuss the relevant changes in Budget 2016 affecting the construction sector.


          Topics to be covered:-

          9.30 am – Regn. & Breakfast                1.30 pm – Lunch                           3.15 pm – Tea Break

Session 1: Session 2: Session 3: Session 4:
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM 11:45 AM to 1:30 PM 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Overview Project Checklist CENVAT and Other Areas Other Issues

* Implications of Budget 2016 on Construction Sector

* Basics of Works Contracts / EPC Contracts

* Splitting Issues

* Checklist of issues to be be understood

from Indirect Tax Perspective before

taking up project in any state

* Recent Court Rulings

* Cenvat related issues

* Reverse Charge Mechanism

* Expected Impact of GST on 

Construction Sector


About the Speakers :

CA Sandesh Mundra:-   Speaker is CA Sandesh Mundra, an experienced professional actively associated with clients in the Project and Construction sector for more than a decade. Has taken a lot of sessions at various professional forums and several of his articles dealing with the construction sector have been published in national journals of Builder's Association of India and The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is also a member at National Tax Committee of Builders Association of India.

Has authored the Technical Guide on Business Controls, Monitoring and Internal Audit of Construction Sector published by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Recently he has also authored “Simplifying Multi State VAT on Works Contract” published by Young Global Publications.Possesses special skills in structuring the construction contracts. Has visited major refineries, cement plants, power plants as a part of assignments dealing with the construction sector.


Pritesh Soni:-     Having 11 Years of rich experience in Construction Project Management (Execution, Planning, Schedule, Budgeting, Costing, Monitoring, Contracts) and association with corporates like SAI-SYSTRA, ECAIPL, JMC Project, NCCBM, Simplex, etc.

Successfully running his own venture as PHOONYX Consulting Engineers ( and completed vide range of projects like Industrial Plant, Hospitals, Residential Tower, STP, WTP, Mix Use Projects, Commercial Development, Recreation, Luxurious Villa, etc. Possesses Degree of M. Tech Construction and Project Management & B. Tech Civil.


Some of the Companies who have attended our Seminars in the past

Adani Infra Hindustan Petroleum Linde Engineering
Adani Township & Real Estate Philips India ONGC
Asian Paints IL &FS Transporation Networks Limited Hindustan Construction
Calorx Company IPCA Laboratories Reliance Industries
Essar Projects IVRCL Limited Shapoorji Pallonji
Gannon Dunkerley JMC Projects TATA Projects
Godrej & Boyce Kalpataru Power ThyssenKrupp Elevators
Grasim Industries L&T Hydrocarbon Ultratech Cement



The event is organised by Consult Construction, Strategic Consultant to the Construction Sector in various fields like Internal Controls, Taxation and Information Technology. For details, visit our website

Date:- 24th – 25th June 2016, Friday, Saturday          Time:- 09:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Venue:- Vits Hotel, International Airport Zone, Andheri Kurla Road, Andheri (E), Mumbai

Fees:- For 2 Days Rs 8,000/-and For 1 Day Rs 4,500/- per delegate (Study Material, Breakfast, Lunch and Tea included).A company can nominate different persons for day 1 and 2 based on single registration.

10% discount for companies having 3 or more than 3 registrations.


Cheque in favour of "Consult Construction" to be sent to 
304, Super Plaza, Sandesh Press Road, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad - 380054

Or may deposit directly in :-
PNB Current A/c No:- 4452002100005650 in the name of "Consult Construction"
IFSC Code:- PUNB0445200,Punjab National Bank,
Bodakdev Branch, Ahmedabad, Gujarat


Register online and for details including organisers, Agenda, Speakers etc you may kindly see at OR Contact Mr. Sushan Soni:- +91 9925019498

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