Bachelor with honors, Patna (India) U., 1959.
Personal and purchasing officer, Hotel Soaltee, Kathmandu., 1964-1965; assistant manager general administration, Hotel Soaltee, Kathmandu., 1965-1966; general manager, Hotel Soaltee, Kathmandu., 1966-1968; executive director, Soaltee Hotel Ltd., Kathmandu., 1968-1989; president, Soaltee Hotel Ltd., Kathmandu, since 1989. Board directors Royal Nepal Shipping corporation, Toscana (Nepal) Private Ltd., NEPCON Private Ltd., Malati Poultries Private Ltd., Himalaya Tea Garden and Farming Private, Ltd., Nepal. Chairman Everest Express Tours and Travels Private, Ltd., Nepal, Sipradi Trading Company Private, Ltd., Nepal, Surya Tobacco Company Pct., Ltd., Gorkha Lawrie Private, Ltd., Soaltee Hotel Ltd.
Founding president Nepal Heritage Society, since 1983. Trustee King Mahendra Trust for Nature Conservation, Nepal, since 1984. Personal assistant to chairman National.Planning Commission, Nepal, 1957-1958.
Founding member Nepal Red Cross Society. Member Hotel Association Nepal (president 1970-1977, life president since 1977), Nepal Fedn.C. of C. (Executive Committee since 1971), Pacific Asia Travel Association (founding chairman Nepal chapter 1975-1984, marketing authority since 1975, associate county since 1977, board directors proxy committee since 1979, board directors since 1980), Allied Association Council (life, chairman elect since 1987), International Council Asia Society, American Management Association, International Management Association.