Dr. Prajna graduated in medicine from Madurai Medical College, DO and DNB from Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai. He is the chief of the department of medical education and the chief of the Cornea department of Aravind Eye Hospitals. He is also the secretary of the Govel trust which runs the organization. After finishing his postgraduate career, he joined Aravind eye hospital in 1993 as a full time consultant. He has been conferred the fellowship of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London and is also a member of the advisory board of the International Council of Ophthalmology. His special interests include ophthalmology residency education and his research interests are mainly in the field of fungal keratitis.