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Our Services

SERVICES OVERVIEW

Nilcant Awotar & Associates Ltd provides various services starting from, estimates and cost plans, advice on contract methods and contractor selection, account verification; tax expenditure and insurance analysis and advice on the running and maintenance costs of a building during its life cycle. Our knowledge of the construction industry enables us to act as project managers on behalf of our clients with the responsibility for the selection, management and coordination of all the resources needed for the satisfactory completion of a construction project.

List of Services

  • Feasibility Studies for Construction Projects
  • Building Cost Planning and Management
  • Construction Contract Management
  • Construction Planning
  • Construction Procurement and Contract
  • Documentation
  • Financial management of construction
  • Insurance Valuations &
    Loss Assessment
  • Project Management
  • Facilities Management &
    Value Engineering
  • Risk Analysis
  • Cost Estimate
  • Life Cycle Costing of Buildings

About Us

PROFILE

Established in 1998, Nilcant Awotar & Associates Ltd acts as the financial manager of the building team and provides value added service by managing cost, time and quality of all the contracted projects. The company’s role is to provide effective cost management and cost control in building and engineering projects at every stage of construction from initial feasibility stage through to the settlement of the final account. So far, Nilcant Awotar & Associates provide a large array of services in Quantity Surveying, Project Management.

RESOURCES

Nilcant Awotar & Associates Ltd is an up-to-date consultancy practice combining both the requisite local expertise and the necessary back-up support of a major long-established firm of Chartered Quantity Surveyors based in South Africa. The company uses latest information technology and dedicated software packages for its activities. The practice employs well-qualified and experienced persons dedicated and interested with their profession.

BIOGRAPHY

Nilcant Awotar is a holder of a Diploma in Building/Civil Engineering (UK), and a Honours Degree in Quantity Surveying (UK). He is also a Professional Associate of the “Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors”, an Associate of the ‘Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ and a member of the PQS. He also holds a Certificate in Facilities Management (UK). Nilcant Awotar has acquired extensive experience in the field of construction both locally and in the UK while working in the private as well as in the public sectors.

EXPERIENCE

The practice has a qualified and well trained staff, having acquired experience in a variety of projects such as: IRS, RES, PDS, Hotels, Schools, Commercial, Residential, Industrial and other projects.

Schedule of Quantity Surveying Services

The main duty of the Quantity Surveyor is to look after the financial and contractual aspects of a construction project.

Cost Checks

  • Cost implications during detailed design stage and advise the Client and the Architect on corrective measures to be taken.
  • Prepare and submit cost estimates for the project before tenders are invited.
  • Advise the promoter and the Architect on any aspect that can influence the project’s cost and measures that can be taken in order to ensure that the budget for the project is not exceeded.
  • Confirm with the Architect and the civil / structural engineer allowance to be made in the Bills of Quantities with regard to sub-structural works.
Bills of Quantities

Measurement, preparation and presentation of detailed Bills of Quantities based on detailed drawings, data processing, and preparation and editing of preambles and preliminaries.

Tender and Contract Documentation

  • In conjunction with other members of design team prepare tender and contract documentation.
  • Advise on suitable tendering and contractual arrangements, insurance responsibilities, indemnities and bonds.
  • Advise on amendments to standard Form of Contract.
  • Assist the Architect in finalising appointment of nominated subcontractors in compliance with normal tender procedures.
Tender Report

Check tenders to determine correctness of arithmetic, levels of pricing policy, errors and qualifications, conformity and compliance with instructions. Preparation and presentation of Tender Report to client and drawing up Contract Documents.

Interim Valuations

Measurement and valuation of work executed, variations, materials on site or off site including site measurements and records.

Cost Control

Measurement and assessment of variations, extra works including preparation of new rates, negotiation in accordance with the rules of valuation of the Conditions of Contract.

Meetings and site visits

Attendance and contribution to client’s meetings / coordination meetings and post contract site meeting, regular site visits as required in the fulfillment of any of the above duties.

Final Account

Re-measurement of all sections of the works. Preparation of final account in accordance with the terms of the Contract to take into account any variations, adjustments of P.C. and Provisional Sums, subcontractors and supplier Final Accounts. Agreement and settlement of final cost in accordance with Contract conditions.

Meet Our Team

Nine Core Values appropriate to Chartered Quantity Surveyors
Act with integrity

Never put your own gain above the welfare of your Clients, and respect their confidentiality at all times.

Always be Honest

Be trustworthy in all that you do – never deliberately mislead, whether withholding or distorting information.

Be open and transparent in your dealings

Share the full facts with your clients, making things as plain and intelligible as possible.

Be accountable for all your actions

Never commit to more than you can deliver, take full responsibility and don’t blame others if things go wrong.

Know and act within your limitations

Be aware of the limits of your competence and don’t be tempted to work beyond these.

Be objective at all times

Give fair neutral advice, and never let your own feelings or interest cloud your judgment.

Never discriminate against others

Always treat others with respect whatever their gender, race, religion or sexual orientation.

Set a good example

Remember that both your public and private behavior could affect your own reputation, the RICS’ and other members’ reputations.

Have the courage to make a stand

Be prepared to act if you suspect another member of malpractice.

Project Portfolio

Our Major Corporate Clients

  • AML
  • Barclays Bank
  • Bank of Baroda
  • Bank One
  • British Council
  • Burford
  • CIM
  • Clinique Ferriere
  • Cotton Bay Hotel
  • CWA
  • Ebene Views
  • Emtel
  • EWF
  • Family World
  • KBTS
  • KPMG
  • Laser Informatic
  • Le Meritt
  • Air Mauritius
  • Mauritius Standard
    Bureau
  • NHDC

Our Major Corporate Clients

  • PAI Ltd
  • RT Knits
  • SBI
  • Societe Les Pourpier
  • Societe Surlo
  • SOS Village Children
  • Step Ahead Properties
  • Sun Sheel
  • UBL
  • UoM

Our Major Projects

  • Akasha
  • AML at Plaisance
  • Bank of Baroda at Rose Belle
  • Bank One at Port Louis
  • Barclays Club at QBornes
  • British Council at Rose Hill
  • Bungalows at Palmar
  • Calodyne sur Mer Hotel
  • Carlos Bay - RES at Tamarin
  • Central Market at Port -Louis
  • Church at Surinam
  • CIM Offices at Port Louis
  • Clinique Ferriere at Curepipe
  • Cotton Bay at Rodrigues
  • Couvent St. Jean de Dieu at
    Pamplemousses
  • Credit Union at Curepipe
  • CWA HQ at Pamplemousses
  • CEB Sub Station at Amaury
  • Ebene Commercial Centre at Ebene

Our Major Projects

  • Health Track at Sodnac
  • HSBC Centre at Ebene
  • Industrial Building at Highland - PAI
  • KBTS Buiding at Port Louis
  • Le Meritt at Trianon
  • Mauritius Standard Bureau at Moka
  • NHDC - 1500 Housing Units
  • PDS & Carlos Bay
  • RES
  • RT Knits at La Tour Koenig
  • SBI Branches
  • SOS Village

Corporate Sponsor Responsibilities

  • New Eton College – Sponsor a Special Scholarship on a yearly basis

Other Benevolent Projects

  • Donations to Charities

IT services

Overview

Today’s IT is more than ever under enormous pressure of cost reduction while providing business outcomes at scale and with latest technologies. We partner with IT to bring expertise and application of best practices in the industry throughout the lifecycle of projects from planning through to design and implementation as well as managing the support services. Our industry in depth knowledge across geographies coupled with our passion to do what’s best for the businesses of our customers translate into skillfully crafted solutions customized to your needs.

Your partner in Enabling Enterprise Excellence

Staffing | Implementation | Upgrade | Migration | Integration | Support | Training
Today’s IT is more than ever under enormous pressure of cost reduction while providing business outcomes at scale and with latest technologies. We partner with IT to bring expertise and application of best practices in the industry throughout the lifecycle of projects from planning through to design and implementation as well as managing the support services. Our industry in depth knowledge across geographies coupled with our passion to do what’s best for the businesses of our customers translate into skillfully crafted solutions customized to your needs.
To be the best people provider and preferred IT partner in the region for the betterment of the way we live, work and learn
To ensure that our customers and their clients alike receive the highest level of expertise and personalized service to achieve their business objectives.

Pooballan
IT Program Director

Brings in 23 years of experience in managing program lifecycles in ITES sector and specialization in customization models in outsourcing; has worked extensively in Europe, USA, UAE and Asia Pacific across industries to enable customers become profitable with sustainable long-term benefits. Truly customer centric and passionate about quality, he is an Engineering graduate and holds an MBA from France.

Dhaneswar
IT Business Development Director

Software engineer and a Microsoft certified Professional, has been in the IT field for the past 30 years. Has a footprint in the local software development industry for the following range of application Payroll & HRM, POS, Barcoding, Financials, ERP, API and Web-based applications. Dhaneswar’s motto is to put a smile on every customers face.

Systems Implementation & Maintenance; Application Development & Integrated Parking System

  • Providing experienced Engineers to implement ERPs (ORACLE, SAP & Microsoft Dynamics)
  • Providing Maintenance support services for above implementations
  • Customised Mobile App Development
  • Integrated smart parking system to automate end to end parking processes management

Operating Models

Staff Augmentation

We will be the strong link between you and the best talent for the role, ensuring the presence of appropriate candidate at the location and time needed, wherever you operate geographically. Our expert talent pool services are scalable and affordable making it sustainable for your business and customers alike.

Managed Services

We will be the strong link between you and the best talent for the role, ensuring the presence of appropriate candidate at the location and time needed, wherever you operate geographically. Our expert talent pool services are scalable and affordable making it sustainable for your business and customers alike.

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