Bachelor in Engineering, Bangalore University, India, 1990.
Engineer Rheinische Kalksteinwerke, Wülfrath, Germany, 1990-1992. Product manager KHD Humboldt Wedag AG, Köln, Germany, 1992-1996. Deputy manager Otto India Ltd., Kolkata, 1996-1997.
Manager Mitsui Babcock Energy (I) Pyt Ltd., 1997-1999. Director German Machinery and Plant Manufacturers Association, since 1999.
Treasurer Youth Wing Social Democratic Party, Germany, 1994-1996. Fellow Mining Engineers Association India. Member Institution Engineers, Abinash Niketan Welfare Association (life, committee member since 1998), Mining, Geological and Metallurgical Institute India (life).
Married Payal Ratnakar, February 12, 1997. 1 child, Puravi.