Born in 1935, Dr. Capt. J. Prasad is a well-qualified, successful surgeon. He served as surgical specialist in the Armed Forces Medical Services and retired in the cadre of Director, Health Services of the Government of Bihar.
He has great inclination for art and Hindi Literature that led him to establish Kala Niketan, which was a source of inspiration for new artists, writers and students from 1945 to 1967. He has also published a Hindi book Apani Dharati Apane Log.