He is a Graduate in Chemical Engineering, holder of Diploma in Industrial Engineering and Certificate in Proficiency in Boiler Operation Engineering. He started his career in 1965 and after serving in various capacities with a leading paper mill of Northern India for 9 years and with Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI) for 28 years, retired as Executive Director of IDBI.

While in service with IDBI, he had dealt with many subjects and projects including
  • Member of “Satyam Committee” set up by Government of India in 1999-2000 for formulation of policy for textile industry and involvement in preparation of policy notes, detailed guidelines and implementation of “Technology Upgradation Fund (TUF)” introduced by the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India in April 1999.
  • Preparation of policy paper and guidelines on development of “Special Economic Zone” in the Country for the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India in January 2002.
  • Head of the Infrastructure Finance Department and Project Appraisal Department of IDBI from February 1999 to March 2002, during which period about 30 large size power projects in the range of 250 MW to 500 MW were evaluated and sanctioned assistance by IDBI.
He has been on the Board of The Ramco Cements Limited since 2006. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee and Nomination & Remuneration Committee.


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