|Member of Parliament
(1980–1996) & (2004–2009)
|Born||31 May 1947
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
|As of 22 September, 2006|
R. Prabhu (born 31 May 1947) was an Indian National Congress member of Parliament in India, representing the Nilgiris (Ooty) constituency of Tamil Nadu, India. He was elected from Nilgiris 5 times since 1980 and once time Union Minister in Rajiv Gandhi cabinet.
R. Prabhu was born on 31 May 1947 to eminent Coimbatore based educationalist and industrialist P. R. Ramakrishnan and R. Rajeshwari. His father P. R. Ramakrishnan was the first Indian Alumni of MIT Sloan School of Management and a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA who founded Madras Aluminum Company, South India Viscose, Coimbatore Institute of Technology and many other textile industries and two timeMember of Parliament representing Indian National Congress from Coimbatore for the 3rd Lok Sabha during the 1962 General Elections  and Pollachi for the 2nd Lok Sabha during the 1957 General Elections. He is also the grandson of eminent industrialist and Indian Civil Service officer Velagapudi Ramakrishna, who founded the KCP group of Industries in Chennai on the maternal side.
R.Prabhu completed his graduation in Mechanical Engineering from Madras University with Honours and was a university Gold medalist.Later completed his Master of Science (SM (MIT)) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.
|Indian General Election Year||Lok Sabha||Parliamentary Constituency||Political party||Additional political office||Status||Prime Minister|
|1980||7th Lok Sabha||Nilgiris||Indian National Congress||Ruling||Indira Gandhi|
|1984||8th Lok Sabha||Nilgiris||Indian National Congress||Minister of State, Agriculture (Dept. of Fertilisers)||Ruling||Rajiv Gandhi|
|1989||9th Lok Sabha||Nilgiris||Indian National Congress||Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance||Opposition||V. P. Singh, Chandra Shekhar|
|1991||10th Lok Sabha||Nilgiris||Indian National Congress||Member, Committee on Science and technology, Consultative Committee (Ministry of Finance) and Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas||Ruling||P. V. Narasimha Rao|
|2004||14th Lok Sabha||Nilgiris||Indian National Congress||Member, Committee on Energy||Ruling||Dr. Manmohan Singh|
Mr. R. Prabhu serves as an Assistant General Manager of Operations at Velan Hotels Ltd.
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M.Sc. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA in 1970, B.E. from Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore in 1968, Pre Uni. from …
button Extending support : The Nilgiris MP R.Prabhu exchanging greetings with employees of the Pasteur Institute of India at Coonoor on Saturday. —. Kamaraja …
Nov 16, 2015 – Saraswathi – The Goddess of Knowledge, enlightenment, wisdom, music, arts, and learning. She is the consort of Lord Brahma and also part for …
Conditions for monogamy of quantum correlations: Greenberger-Horne-Zeilinger versus W states. R Prabhu, AK Pati, A Sen, U Sen. Physical Review A 85 (4), …
Dr. R. Prabhu. Asst. Professor. Ph.D. Ph: +91-612 302 8615 (Office) Ph: +91-612 302 8435 (Residence). Fax: +91-612-227 7383. prabhurama[*AT]iitp.ac.in …