International Society for Rock Mechanics (India)
Governing Body

The activities of the ISRM (India) are governed by the Governing Council, the term of which is three years. The Governing Council consists of President, to be elected by the General Assembly, and the Secretary and Director (WR) of the Central Board of Irrigation & Power as the Ex-Officio Member Secretary and Treasurer, respectively, of the Society. The strength of the Governing Council is maximum of 25, including office bearers.

The Composition of the Governing Council for the term 2014-2017 is as under:


Dr. Manoj Verman

Tunnelling & Rock Engineering Expert and Vice President,
International Society for Rock Mechanics

Vice Presidents

Dr. R.K. Goel

Chief Scientist
Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research, Regional Centre, Roorkee

Dr. V. Venkateswarlu

 National Institute of Rock Mechanics

Immediate Past President

Dr. H.R. Sharma

Chief Technical Principal - Hydro,
Tractebel Engineering Pvt. Ltd.


Dr. R.K. Gupta
Chief Engineer (Design)
Central Water Commission

Mr. R. Jeyaseelan
Former Chairman
Central Water Commission

Ms. Minimol Korulla
Vice President
Maccaferri Environmental Solutions Pvt.Ltd.

Mr. D.M. Kudtarkar
Chief Technology Officer
Hindustan Construction Company Ltd.

Dr. Madhavi Latha
Associate Professor
Indian Institute of Science, Department of Civil Engineering

Mr. Ganesh Manekar
Deputy General Manager (Mines)
MOIL Limited

Mr. R.N. Misra
Director (Civil)
SJVN Limited

Dr. A. Nanda
Head (Technology)
Engineers India Limited, Sub Surface Projects Division

Mr. Upen Patel
Business Director
Construction Chemicals, BASF India Limited

Dr. T. Ramamurthy
Former Professor
Department of Civil Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Mr. D.K. Sharma
Managing Director
Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Limited

Dr. K.G. Sharma
Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Delhi

Dr. Mahendra Singh
Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Roorkee

Mr. Mahender Vashist
Vice President
Vayam Technologies Limited

Mr. R.K. Vishnoi
General Manager
THDC India Ltd.

Mr. A.S. Walvekar
Executive Director (Geo Tech)
NHPC Limited

Member Secretary

Mr. V.K. Kanjlia
Central Board of Irrigation & Power

Mr. A.C. Gupta
Director (WR)
Central Board of Irrigation & Power

* Subject to confirmation