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National Centre for Safety of Heritage Structures (NCSHS), Dept. of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras was the Structural Consultant to the conservation firm involved in the restoration of the Vikram Sarabhai Library at IIM Ahmedabad, and NCSHS's role on seismic assessment and structural interventions was central to the project.

Restoration of  Vikram Sarabhai Library at IIM Ahmedabad received an Award of Distinction under the UNESCO Asia Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation 2019 

NCSHS team comprising of  Dr. Arun Menon,  Ms. S. Karpagam (Senior Project Officer), Dr Tamali Bhowmik (currently DST Woman Scientist at CE), Shibu Samson (MS Scholar, CE16S018) on their contributions to the above project, that has been classified as modern 20th century heritage.