Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture, Indian Agricultural Research Institute Procter and Gamble School New Delhi, 1979. Master of Science, University Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, 1988.
Scientist IISR-Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Kodagu, 1993—2000. Senior scientist NBSSLUP-Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Bangalore, since 2000. Freelance agricultural journalist Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Bangalore, since 1993.
Volunteer NBSSLUP, Bangalore, 1993—2009. Member of Institute Agricultural Technologists.
Married Smrithy Gopalakrishna Procter and Gamble, May 8, 1994. 1 child Akanaksha Rajendra.