B.Sc, M.Sc

  • NAME                  :   B.R.PRABHAKARA


  • DATE OF BIRTH  :  18TH JULY 1939

  • QUALIFICATION :  B.Sc , (Hons)Chemistry,
    M.Sc Physical Chemistry, Mysore University.

  • Service Details : Worked initially as a Lecturer in Chemistry
    at the National college, Bangalore
Joined the Indian administrative service-IAS in the year 1963 and was allotted to the Karnataka cadre. Served the state and central govt in various capacities.

Worked in various capacities in the state of Karnataka and the Govt of India, New Delhi.

Important assignments held in the state include Deputy Commissioner of Dist and Divisional Commissioner Secretary to Govt of Karnataka-Commerce & industries; Chairman And Managing Director, Karnataka state Road Transport Corp; Chairman-Karnataka Electricity Board.

At the Govt of India, New Delhi was Joint Secretary-Ministry of Industry; Additional Secretary-Dept of Atomic Energy, Bombay; Secretary to Govt of India-Ministry of Non-Convectional Energy Sources; Chairman-Indian Renewable Energy Dev. Agency.

Retired in August 1997 as Chief Secretary-Govt of Karnataka.

Presently continues association with renewable and alternative sources of energy; is a director on the Board of Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Ltd. and Chairman of the Center for Technology Development NGO Resource Center (CTD_NGORC) a non-Govt agency engaged in Environment and energy issues. NGORC is presently implementing a project for lighting of remote rural houses with Solar Photovoltaic System.

Also associated with the management of the Gokula Education Foundation.

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