Four times MP of the Lok Sabha from Rajapur constituency (Maharashtra), Mr. Prabhu is a Chartered Accountant by profession and is also a law graduate. He has been a Cabinet Minister in the NDA government for six years, and has handled such diverse portfolios as Industry, Environment and Forests, Chemicals and Fertilizers, Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises and Power.
He was also the first Chairperson of the Task Force for Interlinking of Rivers (Union Cabinet Minister rank and status). Prior to his entry into politics, Mr. Prabhu has held several government and semi government positions, which includes chairmanship of Maharashtra State Finance Commission, Saraswat Co-operative Bank, Member of the Maharashtra Tourism Development Board, among others.
Presently, Mr. Prabhu is working on 16 global organizations and 9 strategic dialogues. Mr. Prabhu has travelled to more than 100 countries. Presently, Mr. Prabhu is working on his Ph.D. in
Climate Change from Frei University Berlin and
Public Finance from Mumbai University.