Bachelor of Science with honors, New Science College, Hyderabad, India, 1979. Master of Science, Osmania University, Hyderabad, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in Genetics, Osmania University, Hyderabad, 1986.
Research fellow Osmania University, 1981-1986, research associate, 1986-1991. Science officer Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Bombay, since 1991. Research coordinator, co-organizer various symposia and workshops Osmania University, 1983-1991.
Member Homi Bhabha National Institute (faculty member), Katholic University (host professor Dialectical Behaviour Therapy overseas research associate), Association Rice Research Workers India, International Association Plant Tissue Culture, International Society for Advancement of Biotechnology (charter), International Association Floricultural & Ornamental Plants (guest member), International Biosaline Network (guest member). Fellow Maharashtra Academy of Sciences.
Married Aruna Suprasanna, May 15, 1985. Children: Sahiti, Suhasini.