Bachelor in Commerce, Delhi University, India, 1980. MHCIMA, Hotel and Catering Association, London, 1996.
Catering assistant TAJ Group of Hotels, Mumbai, India, 1983, assistant manager India, 1983—1986, manager India, 1986—1988, New Delhi, 1988—1992, assistant food and beverage manager, 1992—1994, food and beverage manager Kolkatta, India, 1994—1998, Mumbai, 1998—2000, resident manager, since 2000.
Member of Hotel and Catering International Management Association, Tollygunge Club, Rotary Club Bombay.
Married Pankaja Bhatia, November 13, 1965. Children: Pradyumna, Aryaman.