Tamilnadu Chapter

Chairman – Shri Shankar Jiwal, IPS

Shri Shankar JiwalShri Shankar Jiwal is an alumnus of 1987 vintage having graduated in the discipline of Mechanical Engineering from DCE. After brief stints with SAIL & BHEL, he joined Indian Police Service in the year 1990 & was borne on the cadre of Tamilnadu.

He served the State & Central Government in various capacities including stints as Superintendents of police of Salem & Madurai districts, Zonal Director NCB, Commissioner of Police at Tiruchi City, IGP State Police Intelligence & ADGP special task force.

He is awardee of the President’s meritorious service & distinguished service medals. Married to Mamta, they are blessed with two daughters. To his academic career he has additions of MBA from LIBA & MS (Industrial Engg) from Anna University, Chennai. His outdoor interest primarily revolves around trekking & indoors spare time spent in marveling at vedic literature.


Secretary – Shri Rahul Prabhakar

Shri Rahul PrabhakarShri Rahul Prabhakar is an Electrical Engineer by qualification and is an alumnus of Delhi College of Engineering, belonging to the 2004 batch. He has been with ITC Hotels for more than 15 years and has worked in various capacities, including being a Six Sigma Black Belt specialist, EHS, Auditor and Energy Auditor.

He has been the Chief Engineer of ITC Kakatiya Hyderabad, ITC Windsor, Bengaluru and ITC Maurya , New Delhi before taking over the role in ITC Grand Chola, Chennai (The World’s Largest LEED Platinum rated Green Hotel ).

Rahul is known for his deep knowledge and creative thinking. He has been instrumental in the above hotels bagging 30 plus prestigious awards in the fields of Energy Management, Water Conservation, EHS and Sustainability in general.