Dr. Devarajan Mylappally
Head of Exploration

Dr. Devarajan has nearly 30 years of experience in mineral exploration and mapping. He has strong roots in geological and structural mapping developed during his 17 years long service in Geological Survey of India. Since moving into private sector in 2006, he has developed expertise in all aspects of gold exploration from target generation to resource estimation. He has executed 25,000m of resource drilling in the Jonnagiri gold project, Andhra Pradesh, India. He has guided the gold exploration program in Tanzania for an Indian PSU. All these programs are as per the international QAQC protocols.

The other projects he has worked in India include Malanjkhand Copper Project (MP), Attappady Gold Project (Kerala) and Gurahar Pahar Gold Project (MP). He has also investigated chemical grade limestone in Malaysia. He has carried out extensive field studies on porphyry copper deposits in Iran. Devarajan’s expertise also includes mapping of seismically active faults. He headed the site selection studies for the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant in Maharashtra.

He is regularly invited to deliver talks on Quality Control Practices in Exploration and for training Geologists of the Geological Survey of India.  He is a Member of Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (MAusIMM).