Bachelor of Technology with honors, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, 1961.
General works manager, Union Carbide India Ltd., Calcutta, 1987-1991; general manager corporation EQ program, Union Carbide India Ltd., Bombay, 1991-1992; vice president battery business, Union Carbide India Ltd., Calcutta, 1992-1993; managing director, Union Carbide India Ltd., Calcutta, 1993-1994; managing director, Eveready Industries India Ltd., Calcutta, since 1994.
Member confederation of Indian Industry (chairman productivity sub-committee 1997-1998, jury member, Exim award for business excellence 1997-1998).
Married Rukmani Bungaruswamy, January 29, 1969. Children: Biju, Krishna.