Sh. Indra Deva Dayal
Chairman and Nominee of JKSPDCL
Shri Indra Deva Dayal is a Civil Engineering graduate of 1979 batch from BHUIT, now IIT, Varanasi. He has been holding the position of Chairman and Nominee of JKSPDCL on the Board of the Company since its incorporation on 01.06.2021.
Shri Dayal joined NHPC in 1980 as Executive Trainee and reached to the level of Executive Director. Subsequently achieved Diploma in Management degree from IGNOU. He has vast experience in Hydro Sector of more than 40 years of working in different projects such as Salal, Dhaleshwari, Tanakpur,Chamera-I, Design & Engg, Dam Safety (O&M), Omkareshwar, Parbati-II, Parbati-III, Contract etc. He is Strategist cum Implementer in managing Hydro Power Projects from Concept to Commissioning.
Under his dynamic leadership, Omkareshwar Project (520 MW) was commissioned in record time before schedule and the project received award of best early commissioned project by Govt of India. He was nodal officer nominated by NHPC for implementation, monitoring and commissioning of Teesta-III project ( 1200 MW ), Sikkim. AS Design head, Mr Dayal was also instrumental in providing timely technical/design support and the project was commissioned in anticipated time.
He is life member of ISRMTT (Indian Society of Rock Mechanics & tunnelling Technology), INHA (India National Hydro Association) ana ICA (Indian Council of Arbitration) and also represented NHPC in CBIP, INCOLD and Dam Safety Incharge to CWC. He published many technical papers and also visited France, Netherlands, Bhutan, Ethiopia and Hungary in connection to Hydro Projects.
Mr Dayal has excellence as a Team Leader for expediting Hydro Projects and meeting the set targets.