Dr. S.Prabhakar, I.A.S, Collector of Erode District. He belongs to 2009 IAS Batch. He is native of Salem District, Tamilnadu. He has completed his post graduation in M.V.Sc., at Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai. Languages known: Tamil and English. He has specialized in Veterinary Pathology and research on mycotoxins. To his credit he had published 5 research papers in Indian Journal of Veterinary Pathology. He had Served in Tsunami, Rehabilitation work in Cuddalore and then in Chennai. His Special Assignment in World Tamil Classical Conference held in Coimbatore, 2010 as Officer on Special Duty.