NGS Program Plan for Executive Committee 2023-2025

On 17 May 2023, a Special General Meeting of Nepal Geotechnical Society was held at Entrance Café, Lalitpur to discuss annual activities and financial report of the year 2022 and to elect a new team of executive officials. The following team of executive officials was endorsed by the Special General Meeting, and it will be in the office for two years from 17 May 2023.

Executive Committee


Dr. Mandip Subedi, Universal Engineering and Science College

First Vice President:       

A/Prof. Dr. Indra Prasad Acharya, IoE Pulchowk Campus

Vice President:                      

Er. Prabhat Kumar Jha, Department of Roads

Er. Mandakini Karki, Soil Test P. Ltd                       

General Secretary:                 

Er. Udaya Raj Neupane, Clay Engineering P. Ltd


Er. Ujjwal Niraula, Everest Engineering College

Er. Darshan Babu Adhikari, Chilime Eng. & Services Co. Ltd           


Er. Rajan KC, Geotechnical and Associates P. Ltd


Dr. Dhundi Raj Pathak, Engineering Study and Research Centre

Er. Jibendra Mishra, Department of Roads

Dr. Pradip Pokhrel, Vishwa Consult P. Ltd

Er. Kamal Prasad Regmi, Freelance Geotechnical Engineer

Er. Suvarna Singh Raut, Himalaya College of Engineering

Er. Prashanta Poudel, Geo-Engineering P Ltd

Er. Madan Puri, Himalaya Geo Solution P. Ltd

Advisory Committee Chair:  

Prof. Dr. Netra Prakash Bhandary, Ehime University, Japan

Youth Coordinator:               

Er. Saroj Prasad Adhikari, IoE Pulchowk Campus

An executive committee meeting held on 29 June, 2023 has come up with the following program plan during the two years of its tenure (2023-2025) in office.

2023May– 29th NGS Day Celebration Program
– AGM/New Committee selection and handover
– Prepare action plan
– 2nd GeoMandu Announcement
JunAnnouncement of Action Plan
JulLecture 1
AugLecture 2
Sep– Lecture 3
– Asoj-1, Science Day Program for Youth
Oct– Lecture 4
– 12 October, International Disaster Day  
NovLecture 5
Dec– Lecture 6
– NGS Journal Publish
– Geotechnical Model Competition
2024Jan– Lecture 7
– Magh-2, National Earthquake Day
FebLecture 8
MarLecture 9
AprLecture 10
May– 30th NGS Day Celebration Program
– NGS Souvenir Publish
JunLecture 11
JulLecture 12
AugLecture 13
Sep– Geo-Hazard training in support and coordination of BGC Engineering (planned)
– Asoj-1, Science Day Program for youth
Oct– Lecture 14
– 12 October, International Disaster Day
Nov2nd GeoMandu 2024 (Theme: Geotechnique for Sustainable Infrastructure)
DecLecture 15
2025Jan– Lecture 16
– Magh-2 National Earthquake Day
– Geotechnical Model Competition
FebLecture 17
MarLecture 18
AprLecture 20
May– 31st NGS Day Celebration Program
– NGS Souvenir Publish
– AGM/ New Committee selection and handover

– Executive meeting will be held at least once in a month.
– The lecture program will take place either once a month or in sets of 2 lectures over a 2-month period, aligning with festivals and work schedules. The format of the lectures can be either physical or virtual. We strongly encourage individuals with expertise in geotechnical engineering, academic research findings, and relevant work experience from around the world to participate as speakers for these lectures.
– NGS members will have the opportunity to attend two training/ workshops annually, with a notification period of 15 to 30 days in advance.

Major Job Responsibilities:

  1. Guideline Preparation in coordination with Government of Nepal and stakeholders
    • Geotechnical Building Code
    • Roadside Cut and Fill Slope Design Guideline/Manual (Standards)
    • Bridge Foundation Design
    • Guidelines/Manual (Standards)Geotechnical Testing and Soil Investigation Guideline (Standards)
    • Small Scale Economic Tunnel Design Guideline (Standards)
  2. Formation of NGS Research Grant for Student Members
  3. Coarse book design and publish for school level students to make them understand Geotechnics and Geo-disaster
  4. Introduction of NGS Networking, Mentorship, e-Library and Extreme Events Reconnaissance Program
  5. Guideline preparation for NGS member’s recommendation and participation in international conference organized by ISSMGE and other societies/intitutions.

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