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Change in Fund Management Responsibilities for schemes of Franklin Templeton MF


Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund has appointed Mr. Varun Sharma and Mr. Shrikesh Nair as Fund Managers in Franklin Equity Team effective November 30, 2015.

Also, Mr. Anil Prabhudas, Fund Manager and Mr. Neeraj Gaurh, Fund Manager, will cease to be part of Franklin Templeton Asset Management (India) Pvt. Ltd., effective November 30, 2015.

Further, the following schemes will be managed by the fund managers as mentioned against the respective scheme from the aforementioned date:

Fund NameCurrent Fund Manager(s)New Fund Manager(s)
Franklin India Index Fund - NSE Nifty PlanAnil PrabhudasVarun Sharma
Franklin Infotech FundAnand RadhakrishnanAnand Radhakrishnan
Varun Sharma
Franklin India Opportunities FundR Janakiraman / Anil PrabhudasR Janakiraman
Franklin India TaxshieldAnand Radhakrishnan / Anil PrabhudasAnand Radhakrishnan
Franklin India Balanced FundAnand Radhakrishnan / Anil Prabhudas (Equity) Sachin Padwal - Desai / Umesh Sharma (Debt)Anand Radhakrishnan (Equity) Sachin Padwal - Desai / Umesh Sharma (Debt)
Franklin India Monthly Income PlanAnand Radhakrishnan / Anil Prabhudas (Equity) Sachin Padwal - Desai / Umesh Sharma (Debt)Anand Radhakrishnan (Equity) Sachin Padwal - Desai / Umesh Sharma (Debt)
Franklin India Pension PlanAnand Radhakrishnan / Anil Prabhudas (Equity) Sachin Padwal - Desai / Umesh Sharma (Debt)Anand Radhakrishnan (Equity) Sachin Padwal - Desai / Umesh Sharma (Debt)
Franklin India Feeder - Franklin European Growth FundNeeraj GaurhSrikesh Nair

Mr. Shrikesh Nair is being appointed as Fund Manager, dedicated for making investments in Foreign Securities for Franklin Equity Team in place of Mr. Neeraj Gaurh.