Bachelor of Technology, Jawaharlal Nehru Agricultural University, Jabalpur, India, 1982. Master of Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 1995.
Assistant professor Jawaharlal Nehru Agricultural University, Jabalpur, 1984—1998, associate professor, 1984—1988, since 1998. Adviser UG students Jawaharlal Nehru Agricultural University, Jabalpur, 1985—2005, adviser Procter and Gamble students, 2000—2005. Training faculty Department Agriculture, Jabalpur, 2002—2004.
Cultural coordinator, organizer College Agricultural Engineering, Jabalpur, 1987—2005. Member of Indian Society Soil Conservation, Indian Water Resource Society, Indian Society Agricultural Engineers.
Married Vandana Nema, June 21, 1986. Children: Kruti, Rachit.