Bachelor of Science, Government College, Rajahmundry, India, 1979. Master of Science, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India, 1988.
Geologist A.P. Refractories, Vishakapatnam, India, 1982. Scientific officer Atomic Minerals Division, Hyderabad, India, since 1988. Consultant in field.
Fellow Geological Society India.
Married Sri Devi, July 20, 1960. Children: Purnima Samira, Sindhu.