Bachelor of Science, Allahabad University, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Bombay University, 1979.
Science officer, Variable Energy Cyclotron Center, Bombay, 1971-1979; science officer, Variable Energy Cyclotron Center, Calcutta, since 1979. Visiting professor Graduate Student Instructor, Darmstadt, Germany, 1995, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1993, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1992-1993. Visiting scientist KfK, Karlsruhe, Germany, 1983-1985.
Member Indian Physics Association (life), Indian Physical Society (life).
Married Rekha Srivastava, August 27, 1977. Children: Richa, Mehul.