New Delhi: AL Prabhakar, who is currently serving as Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) of Madras Fertilizers Limited (MFL), has been given additional charge as CVO of FACT Limited. According to an order from the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) issued on November 11, Prabhakar has been assigned with the additional charge of the post for a period up to July 26, 2022 (i.e. up to his tenure as CVO of MFL) from the date of assumption of charge or till the appointment of regular CVO or until further orders, whichever is earlier.
Prabhakar is an Indian Railways Stores Service (IRSS) officer of 1990-batch and currently holding charge as CVO of Madras Fertilizers Limited (MFL), Chennai. He started his career working briefly in HPCL before moving to Southern Railway. He is a Senior Administrative Grade (SAG) Officer belonging to the cadre of IRSS, having cleared UPSC Engineering Services in 1988. Possessing more than three decades of experience, he has held posts in diverse fields like Material Management, Information Technology, Head of Training Institute, Vigilance etc.
Among other important posts that he has held are Regional Railway Manager (RRM), Karwar region of Konkan Railways, Secretary to General Manager, Southern Railway and Additional Divisional Railway Manager (ADRM), Chennai Division, Southern Railway. He has been empanelled for the post of Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) and as Joint Secretary to the Government of India. He holds the unique distinction of developing a Training Simulation Software for the training of Station Masters in Panel and Block working. He is an accomplished sportsman having represented his University in Table Tennis and Junior as well as Senior District Teams in Cricket. He is also a Badminton player and has won several intra-railway championships.
Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore (FACT)
The Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore Limited (FACT) is a fertiliser and chemical manufacturing company headquartered in Kochi, Kerala. The company was incorporated in 1943 by Maharajah Sree Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma of the Travancore Kingdom. FACT is the first fertiliser manufacturing company in independent India and also the largest Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) in the state of Kerala.
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