Formerly Senior Professor/ principal scientist and university head of entomology at ANGRAU AND PJTSAU . Had Doctoral degree in 1983 with specialization in Pesticide Residues,Insect Toxicology and worked for more than 33 years indifferent capacities as Professor/ Researcher and Extension scientist.
Specialization: food safety and food security issues, pesticide residues, insect toxicology and IPM.
Worked in collaboration with CIMMYT, Mexico on breeding for Insect Resistance. Worked with the farmers on innovative technologies in sugarcane, Potato, Ginger and Turmeric.
Received various awards and Gold medals for outstanding research/ teaching and Extension from the University, Government and other organizations .Travelled number of countries to participate in more than 45 International Conferences and member of various Professional Committees and organizations.