Bachelor of Science with honors, Annanialai University, India, 1959. Master of Arts, Annanialai University, India, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, University South Pacific, 1993.
Chemist CSR Australia, Lautoka, Fiji, 1960-1961, technical field officer Fiji, 1961-665, plant breeder Fiji, 1965-1973. Director sugarcane research FSC Ltd., Fiji, 1974-1990. Food and Agriculture Organization consultant United Nations, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1990-1993.
Advisor, consultant Research and Development E.I.D. Parry, Chenna, India, since 1993. Vice president Mitr Phol Sugar Corporation, Bangkok, since 1996.
General manager schools Tisi Sangani, Fiji, 1983-1989, vice president, 1976-1983. Member council University South Pacific, Suva, Fiji, 1968-1973. Chairman board governors Government High School, Lautoka, 1975-1986.
Member SABRAO (secretary 1968-1997), ISSCT (vice president South Pacific chapter 1977-1990).
Married Sarada Krishnan, December 13, 1959. Children: Siva, Murali, Sai, Sakthi.