S. L. Kapil
Executive Director (R&D/Geotech) NHPC Limited
Presently working as Executive Director & HOD of R&D and Geotechnical Division of NHPC and Spearheading the complete survey and investigation works including geological, geophysical, geotechnical, rock mechanics, seismological, Remote Sensing and construction material survey works and works pertaining to DPR compilation and clearances from the nodal agencies.
Also looking after geophysical and CMS related works in construction, commissioned and consultancy projects undertaken by the Corporation. Presently holding the position of President, Indian Society of Engineering Geology (ISEG) Term 2022-23 and Vice-President, ISRM (India) Term 2020-2023.
In the career spanning more than 37 years, contributed in the field of geological & geophysical technologies in investigation, construction, O&M and consultancy projects of NHPC, Introduced several advanced technologies in NHPC like tunnel seismic prediction, seismic tomography, MASW, resistivity imaging, vibration monitoring studies for optimum blast design and resistivity imaging for earth mat design for power plants etc.