Smt. Prahlad has served extensively on several Government Committees on culture and worked for the propagation of Indian performing arts. She was the convener of the Culture Committee of the Commonwealth Games 2010, a member of the expert committee that designed the Opening & Closing Ceremony of the Games.
Member of the Executive Board of the Central Sangeet Natak Akademi (1998-2003), member of the Cabinet Committee for HANNOVER EXPO 2000- where she designed the entire cultural component of the Indian Pavilion besides choreographing the main Indian presentation there.( ITPO – Ministry of Commerce),Member, Expert Committee for Tableaux Selection for Republic Day( Ministry of Defence),Member, Expert Committee for selection for Dance Scholarships-( Ministry Of Culture),Member, Expert Committee for Junior and Senior Fellowships-2001,2004,2005,2007,2009,2010,2012,2013-(Ministry Of Culture),Core Committee Member, Culture, for Afro Asian Games (Hyderabad). Besides these, PrathbhaPrahlad has also been member of Committee to design the syllabus for dance for CBSE Boards 10th and 12th -2008,2009,2010,2011.
She was also requested to design the model Question Paper for C.B.S.E Boards for general and practical – Arts-2009/2010 and was on N.C.E.R.T- Committee too design Syllabus and teaching methodology for cultural studies.
PrathibhaPrahlad’s other significant and unique contributions to the arts field include procuring travel concession in trains for all artistes travelling for performances, dance direction & performance in the documentary film ‘Nectar in Stone’ on Belur&Halebid temples, which won the best film awardfrom UNESCO in 1987, production and acting in popular TV serial ‘SHRUTI’ on the life of a dancer, making a film on 50 years of dance in Karnataka which won her a national award. She was responsible too for the structuring of the Govt. of Karnataka to organize. ‘SharadVaibhava’ and ‘Eka Aneka’ festivals of dance and music have won her the appreciation of the large artistic community. The Prasiddha Foundation, which she heads, collected funds for the PM’s Relief Fund through her programme – ‘Karnataka for Kargil’.
In recent years, she was a special invitee to speak on ‘Culture Maps – India’ at prestigious international festivals such as the Adelaide International Arts Festival, Tokyo International Arts Festival, China Shanghai International Festival, Taiwan International Arts Festival, Beijing International Arts Festival, Festivals in Poland, Denmark, Israel and others. She was invited to present her production ‘VandeMataram’ for the closing of Festival of India in Malaysia in June 2015. She continues to be a frequent invitee to international conferences and Festivals and is very popular on the international arts circuit.