M M Madan
Director (Hydro), GVK India
M M Madan

With a total experience of more than 37 years in the field of Hydro Power, Mr. M. M. Madan is Director (Hydel) at GVK group since 2011. At present he is looking after Business Development – Hydro, Design & Engineering of Development of Shrinagar HE project (330MW) in Uttarakhand, Complete Execution of Ratle HE Project 850 MW in J&K and New Projects. He is also Director on Board of Goriganga Hydro Power Private Ltd.He was Chief Executive Officer of Malana Power Company Ltd and Allan Duhangan Hydro Power Ltd at LNJ Bhilwara Group since 2008.

He joined NHPC (National Hydro Electric Power Corporation Limited) in 1977 and his last position at NHPC Ltd was Executive Director.

He is an expert in the field of Hydro Power Development in India. His field of Expertise is from Concept to Commissioning of Large Hydro Power Projects.

He was Executive Director for 4 years in NHPC. To his credit are the projects on Ravi River and tributaries, Parbati Valley projects in Himachal Pradesh, Projects in Sikkim and projects in Uttarakhand. Some of the major projects like Teesta Hydro Electric Project Stage- V (510 MW) at Sikkim, Purulia Pumped Storage Scheme (900 MW) in WB and 800 MW Parbati Hydroelectric project Stage II and Stage III (520MW) in HP. He was also Executive Director (Contracts) at NHPC for Major Civil, HM and E&M Contracts.

He was responsible for up-gradation of Malana Project Stage-I machines in HP and successful construction & Commissioning of the most difficult AllainDuhangan HE Project, which was on BOOT basis with LNJ Bhilwara Group. He developed “P 5 System of Excavation of Tunnels in Flowing Ground Condition & Extremely Weak Rock Strata”.

He is recipient of CBI&P- I.N.Sinha Award 2002 for his contribution in Water Resources Engineering in the country and was recognised as “TOP 100 ENGINEERS 2009” “International Biographical Centre” Cambridge, England; Selected many times in “who is who in world” directory and “Leading Engineers of the World 2007” and 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century 2007 Awards” by International Biographical Centre” Great Britain and awarded “2012 Lifetime Achievement Award” by United Cultural Convention- USA on 13th July 2012.

He has to his credit Publication & presentations of over 178 technical papers in professional journals, national and international seminars, symposiums and conferences. He has also published award winning Books on Tunnelling. He is a Member of International Society of Rock Mechanics, Tunnelling Association of India, Indian National Hydropower Association, Indian Society of Rock Mechanics and Tunnelling Technology, Chartered Engineer and Fellow, Institution of Engineers (India) and Fellow, Institution of Valuers. Elected as Fellow of The Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), New Delhi- A very prestigious position for Engineers in India.