Wg Cdr P Prakash Rao assumed the charge of Administrative Officer, Sainik School Kodagu on 01 May 2023. The Officer was born on 16 Nov 87 and hails from Chennai, Tamilnadu. He was commissioned into Indian Air Force in the Aeronautical Engineering branch on 03 Jan 2011. He pursued his B.E.Mechanical Engineering from Coimbatore Institute of Technology and M.Tech in Aerospace Structures from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. Before commissioning, he briefly worked as a Programmer Analyst in Cognizant Technology Solutions, Chennai.

The officer has been trained in various transport aircraft of the IAF. He has served as a Technical Officer of a strategic transport unit with battle honors. The Officer also has been a part of the Operational crew as Flight Gunner flying the Air to Air Refuellers of IAF inventory with around 400 hours of active flying. He has also been a part of several international relief missions. The Officer has been the team leader of the technical team to certify and ferry back an IL-76 aircraft from Russia. He has handled administrative duties of a flying unit as Adjutant and also has been Oi/c of a primary school, which will help in performing the duties of an Administrative Officer in Sainik School, Kodagu seamlessly.

Wg Cdr Prakash Rao is a keen sportsman and has participated in Tennis, Basketball at various IAF units and at Station level competitions during his career. His interests also include running and cycling. He is an avid reader and his reading list includes books on personality development, time and money management.

He is married to D Durga Salini, who has a degree in B.Sc Computer Science. They are blessed with a son Yugesh Rao, who is five years old, and a daughter Lakshana Rao, who is one year old.

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