Mr. Rajendra Prasad Khanal
Mr. Rajendra Prasad Khanal is the Director General of Department of Mines and Geology (DMG) since September 2016. Before that he was the Deputy Director General and Chief of Mineral Resources Division of the department. Mr. Khanal also severed as the Project Chief of Petroleum Exploration Promotion Project from April 2012 to July 2014. Mr. Khanal, who is also the coordinator of Scientific Committee of Nepal Geological Society, has a degree of M.Sc. Degree (Earth Resources and Environment Geosciences) from Institute of Earth Observation Science & Geo-information (ITC), University of Twente, the Netherlands in 2005. Born in 1963, Mr. Khanal specializes in Geoscientifc Studies, Mineral Exploration, Promotion and Natural Hazards. He was awarded Disaster Relief Medal by the Ministry of Home Affairs in 2003.