Degree in Vety. Science, Ovc-ouat, Orissa, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy in Vety. Virology, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnager, Uttar Pradesh, India, 1994.
Scientist Central Institute Brackishwater Aquaculture, Chennai, India, 1992—2000. Senior scientist, microbiology Central Inland Fishery Reserve Institute, Barrackpore, Kolkata, India, since 2000. Scuentist National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (Indian Council of Agricultural Research) & Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India, 1991—1992.
Indian Council of Agricultural Research - scientist Indian Council Agricultural Research, New Delhi, 1991—2008. Member of IAAVR, ISC, IVS, IFSI (Gold medal 1995-1996).
Married Haritha Acharya, September 12, 1974. Children: Sashank, Arpita.