The 59-year-old Prabhakar, who took 96 wickets and scored 1600 runs from 39 Tests between 1984 and 1995, was appointed to the post in August
Prabhakar succeeds Pubudu Dassanayake, who stepped down from the position in July to take up head coach's role with Canada.
The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) on Monday announced former Indian cricketer Manoj Prabhakar as the new head coach of the Nepal Men's national team
Shardul Thakur, who played a key role in India's series-clinching win in Brisbane, received a warm welcome as he returned home from Down Under.
Venkatesh Prasad and Manoj Prabhakar are also among those shortlisted.
Prabhakar also stressed on the art of leaving the ball which the Indians have failed to muster and attributed it to thinking like limited-overs batsmen all the time.
Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association Director PD Pathak said that the decisions were taken during the working committee meeting of UPCA, held at Mussoorie on Friday
Afghanistan head coach Inzamam-ul-Haq credited his team's recent success to bowling coach Manoj Prabhakar. Inzy was of the view that no one would expect a Pakistani and Indian to be working on the coaching staff of an international team.
Manoj Prabhakar hopes he along with Inzamam-ul-Haq will strike a fruitful coaching partnership, which will help Afghanistan team do well in World Twenty20.
Manoj Prabhakar, whose all-round skills as a medium pacer and part-time opener were well known, will assist Inzamam-ul-Haq to prepare Afghanistan for the ICC World Twenty20.