Bachelor of Science, Government College, Ajmer, India, 1961. Master of Science in Chemistry, Government College, Ajmer, India, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy in Metallurgical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, 1983.
Science officer department Atomic Energy, Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Bombay, 1964-1987; head department electrochemical science and technical and surface engineering, Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Bombay, since 1987. Expert member materials science division National Aerospace Laboratory, Bangalore, India, 1987-1991, Council of Science and Industrial Research Defense Research and Development Organisation, since 1990, National Board of Accreditation All India Council of Technology Education, New Delhi, since 1996, Surface Engineering division National Aerospace Laboratory Bangalore, since 1998. Visiting professor Materials Science U. Baroda (India), since 1990, South Gujarat U., 1991-1993, Bombay U., since 1993.
Member Indian Institute Metals (life. Chairman Bombay chapter since 1996), Powder Metallurgical Association India (life), Indian Physics Association (life), Indian Nuclear Society (life), Society Advancement of Electrochemical Science and Technology (vice president 1995-1997), Metal Finishers Association India (vice president since 1998).
Married Neeta Manohar, November 9, 1968. Children: Geetanjali, Kavita, Vandana, Jitesh.