Bachelor of Science in Botany with 1st class honors, Utkal (India) University, 1982. Master of Science in Botany, Utkal (India) University, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy in Botany, Utkal (India) University, 1991.
Master of Laws, Utkal (India) University, 1992. Postgraduate, LBSIMS, Lucknow, India, 1990.
Scientist, Reg. Plant Resource Center, Orissa, India, since 1991.
Member International Association Plant Tissue Culture, New York Academy of Sciences, Indian Botanical Society, Orchid Society India, Indian Science Congress Association.