Master of Science in Plant Physiology, Christian Science Azad University, Kanpur, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Science and Engineering, Indian School Mines, Dhanbad, 1998.
Research scholar C.M.R.I, Dhanbad, India, 1990—1997, scientist, since 1997. District agriculture extension officer Royal Government Of Bhutan, Mongar, Bhutan, 1985—1989.
Married Gagrina Sinha, February 25, 1987. Children: Amit Kumar Shrivastava, Abhijit Kumar Shrivastava.