Loyola College, Madras, India, 1967-1971, Bachelor of Science Physics. Alliance Frangaise, India, 1967-1971, Dipl6me Sup6rieure des Etudes Frangaises. Madras Christian College, India, 1971-1973, Master of Science Physics.
Goethe Institute, India, 1971-1974, Mittelstufe Zwei (German). Spoken languages: Tamil, Hindi, English, French, German, Vietnamese.
Counsil, Mission of India, New York, Permanent Mission of India since 1991. Counsil, Embassy of India, Viet Nam, 1988-1991. Counsil, High Commission of India, Malaysia, 1985-1988.
Deputy Consul General, Consul General of India, Karachi, Pakistan, 1982-1985. Officer on Special Duty (Press Rel), Ministry of External Affairs, India, 1979-1982. Second Secretary, Embassy of India, Bonn, Federal Representative of Germany, 1977-1979.
Second Secretary, Permanent Mission of India, Geneva, 1976-1977.