Profile of MS


Birth Date : 19-03-1944

Education : M.A. (Economics); B.L.


Damodar Prasad,

Member Secretary, SCBC




Joined Bihar Judicial Service as Munsif in the year 1974 after being selected in competitive examination conducted by the Bihar Public Service Commission. Worked as Munsif and Judicial Magistrate. In due time promoted as Subordinate Judge and worked as such and also as Assistant Sessions Judge and Chief Judicial Magistrate in that cadre.


Had worked as Deputy Director (Law) in the S. K. Institute of Public Administration, Ranchi.


Promoted in due time in Bihar Superior Judicial Service and joined as Additional District and Sessions Judge in the year 1986. In that capacity, he also worked as Additional Judicial Commissioner, Ranchi and as Additional District and Sessions Judge in three districts.


Appointed as District and Sessions Judge and joined as such at Jehanabad on 2-2-1997. Thereafter on transfer, joined as District and Sessions Judge at Nalanda and then as Registrar (Administration) in Patna High Court. Thereafter joined as District and Sessions Judge, Patna in February 2002.


Got selection grade and supertime scale in the Bihar Superior Judicial Service and after working for more than 7 years as District and Sessions Judge superannuated on 31-03-2004.


Joined the post as President, District Consumer Dispute Redressal Forum, Patna on 17-02-2005.


Other Experiences:


Participated in a Seminar on Administration of Criminal Justice System organised by Sardar Ballabh Bhai Patel Police Academy, Hyderabad in the year 1998.


Participated in a Seminar organised by Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Govt. of India at Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi.


Appointed as a Member of the Human Rights Committee which had been constituted by the Chief Justice, Mr. R. S. Dhawan. Former Acting Chief Justice Mr. S. Sarwar Ali was the Chairman and former Justice Mr. Udai Sinha and one retired IPS Mr. Nikhil Kumar (now His Excellency the Governor of Nagaland).


Working as Member Secretary of the State Commission for Backward Classes since 18-01-2010. Also nominated the Member of Bihar State Hindu Religious Trust Board.