Bachelor in Economics with honors, University Delhi, 1968. Master of Arts in Economics, Delhi School of Economics, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, Pennsylvania State University, 1978.
Senior lecturer economics University Mauritius, Reduit, 1970-1974. Graduate teaching assistant Pennsylvania State University, 1973-1978. Research assistant International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, 1978-1979.
From assistant to professor economics East Stroudsburg (Pennsylvania) University, since 1979. Adviser Ministry of Finance, Government of Mauritius, Port-Louis, 1985-1986. Visiting professor Faculty Law and Management, Faculty Social Studies and Humanities, University Mauritius, 1995, 2000.
Children: Deepika, Shipra.