Master of Science in Engineering Geology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 1998. Doctor of Philosophy in Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology (Geomechanics), Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 1996.
Assistant professor Mekele University Ethiopia, 2000—2001. Senior lecturer Department Applied Geology, Indian School Mines, Dhanbad, India, 2005—2007, assistant professor, 2007—2010, associate professor, since 2010.
Member of Ganga Vikash Sammittee, Chunar, India, Indian Society Rock Mechanics and Tunneling Technology, New Delhi, Jeevan Dhara Paryavaran Vikash Sammitee, Varanasi (life).
Married Nootan Devi; children: Kanak Lata, Shashank Nagarjuna, Gargeya Amartya Garga.