Bachelor of Science in Botany, S.D.N. Bhatt Vaishnav College, Chennai, Tamilnadu, 1987. Master of Science in Ecology & Environmental Sciences, School Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Pondicherry, India, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy in Ecology & Environmental Sciences, School Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Pondicherry, India, 1996.
Senior scientist Master of Science Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai, research assistant, 1991—1993, senior research assistant, 1993—1994, scientist, 1994—1997. Junior research fellow Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai, India, 1990—1991. ENVIS coordinator Environment Protection Training and Research Institute, Hyderabad, 1998—2001.
Guest faculty Center Environmental Studies Anna University, Chennai, 2004. Consultant, environment related organizations, schools & colleges, Chennai, 04.
Married Ramachandran Aghoram, June 11, 1997. 1 child Varsha.