Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Pune, 1983. Master of Science in Chemistry, University Pune, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, University Pune, 2002.
Junior science assistant II Defense Research and Development Organization, High Energy Materials Research Laboratory, Pune, 1983—1986, junior science assistant I, 1986—1995, senior technical assistant, 1995—2000, technical officer A, 2000—2005, technical officer B, since 2005.
Master: High Energy Material Society of India (life).
Married Nanda Chandrakant Divekar, May 16, 1987. Children: Archana, Payal.