Corporate Social Responsibilities

Development Consultants (DC) has always been aware of its responsibilities as a corporate citizen and has tried to do justice to the best of its ability. Its founder, late Dr. S C Dutt was a firm believer in corporate social responsibility and built up his organization as a socially responsible business entity. Ms. Shanta Ghosh, Chairperson of the DC Group, is carrying forward his legacy. The DC Group discharges its social responsibilities directly, as well as through the Economic and Entrepreneurship Development Foundation (EEDF) and the Suresh – Amiya Memorial Trust (SAMT), set up by late Dr. Dutt. Besides regularly contributing to various social and cultural organizations to support their activities, DC Group has been involved in the following activities:

Public Services

  • A number of reconstruction, beautification and landscaping projects for several prominent landmarks in its home city - Kolkata.
  • Architectural and engineering support to the restoration project of Swami Vivekananda’s ancestral house in Kolkata.


  • DC has set-up a non-profit hospital - Sri Aurobindo Seva Kendra (SASK), which offers advanced medical facilities charging moderate fees on a graduated scale based on the patient’s family income.
  • SASK also runs a free clinic for the poor.


  • DC manages a reputed Montessori School in Kolkata namely Mongrace Montessori House and has sponsored a primary school in New Delhi.
  • The late Dr. Dutt created an endowment at the Institute of Technology of Benaras Hindu University, to establish a chair in Environmental Engineering in memory of his parents.

Employment Counseling
Through EEDF, DC has been helping unemployed youth to win honest means of employment. The EEDF projects into which they were launched concerned mostly slum development, sanitation and civic welfare enterprises.
EEDF promoted the application of advanced technology in agriculture. It introduced the farmers to mechanized farming, which helped them obtain loans and also price the products properly.
SAMT is actively engaged in promoting traditional handicrafts through manufacturing units and regular workshops for artisans and entrepreneurs for upgradation of their skills. It also helps them reach a wider market by organizing exhibitions and participating in trade fairs.

Domains & Services
Development Consultants Pvt Ltd offers an entire gamut of project engineering services in addition to other pertinent activities. It renders services in the following areas:-

  • Pre-investment Studies
  • Feasibility Studies and Project Reports
  • Raw Material Investigation
  • Planning & Scheduling
  • Site Selection & Site Survey
  • Plant Conceptual Design
  • Systems Design
  • Preparation of Specifications, Bid Evaluation & Procurement Assistance
  • Vendors' Design & Drawing Review
  • Detailed Engineering
  • Shop Inspection & Expediting
  • Project Management
  • Construction Management & Site Supervision
  • Start-up & Commissioning Supervision
  • Turnkey Execution
  • Energy Audit
  • Surveying, Valuation & Take-over Assistance
  • Due Diligence Study