Master of Science in Botany, Lvhs, Sslc, Pothencode. Doctor of Philosophy, Lvhs, Sslc, Pothencode, 1978.
Scientist Tropical Botanic Garden & Research Institute., Trivandrum, India, since 1998, committee member, OISCA Japan, since 2000.
Fellow: IAAT (life); member: Academy of Sciences (life), Swadeshi Science Congress (life).
Married Sreekala Anilkumar, April 2, 1985. 1 child Anoop Anilkumar.