Bachelor of Engineering in Mech, Walchand College of Engineering, India, 1964. Master of Technology in Refrigeration, Indian Institute of Technology, 1966.
Vice president Kirloskar Pneumatic Company Ltd., Pune, India, 1967—1992. Managing director Carrier Transicold, Banglore, India, 1993—1997. Chief executive Voltas Air International, Pune, India, 1997—2003.
Corporation consultant A.R.T.I, Pune, India.
Fellow: Institution of Engineers, Ashrae.
Married Manisha Ramesh Chandorkar, February 21, 1971. Children: Manali Sunil Karandikar, Neelima Ramesh.