Bachelor of Science, Botany University Pune, Chalisgaon, India, 1982. Master of Science in Botany, Botany University Pune, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, Botany University Pune, 1991.
Lecturer, PE Socs. Modern College, Pune, India, 1984-1996; reader, PE Socs. Modern College, Pune, since 1997; consultant, PE Socs. Modern College, Pune, since 1995.
Member Giribhrman, Pune, 1986. 2nd lieutenant National Cadet Corps, since 1992. Member International Society for Tropical Crop Research and Development (life), Indian Society Agricultural Biochemistry (life), India Society Plant Physiology Indian Agricultural Research Institute (life), Trekking Club.
Married Sunita Tukaram Mali, May 25, 1987. 1 child, Vishal Tukaram.