Dr Parakala Prabhakar is a Ph.D from the world renowned London School of Economics (LSE). He did his Master’s Degree and M.Phil from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), NewDelhi.
In addition to his academic accomplishments, Dr Parakala is a well-known public personality in Andhra Pradesh. For several years he presented a current affairs discussion programme on reputed television channels and enriched the public discourse in the state.
He carried out several research studies and policy analyses for international organizations such as UNICEF, ILO, WTO, UNDPand for various departments of both state and union governments.
He was a member of a Task Force that helped formulate India’s 10th Five Year Plan. He lectured at various forums such as FICCI, CII and traveled extensively in Europe, the United States, and the Far East.
He has a special expertise in conducting opinion polling. And he has considerable experience in developing Media and Communications strategies.