Mr. Prahlad Halder is a Senior Manager at NETRA, the R&D wing of NTPC Ltd.

An MTech in Metallurgical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, his area of work includes failure analysis of power plant components, condition assessment, material development, material characterization, material selection, material & process improvements.

Mr. Halder started career with TVS Motor Company Ltd After graduating as a Metallurgical Engineer from present IITEST, Shibpur, West Bengal.

He also worked at the Mahindra & Mahindra Automotive R&D centre where his thrust area of work was in the field of automotive materials and metallurgical processes.

He has presented more than 15 papers and also got publications in different national & internal conferences.