Outstanding Scientist, is an alumnus of Madras Institute of Technology, Anna University, Chennai. He obtained B. Tech in Aeronautical Engineering in 1983 and M. Tech in 1985.
He joined DRDO in 1985 and worked in Regional Centre for Military Airworthiness (RCMA), Nasik for ensuring the Airworthiness assurance of Mig Aircraft. In 1990, he joined RCMA (Helicopters), Bangalore where he was responsible for Airworthiness assurance and Certification of Chetak/Cheetah Helicopters, Advanced Light Helicopter, Light Combat Helicopter and Light Utility Helicopters (LUH).
In 2013, he became Group Director (Aircraft), CEMILAC and was leading and guiding five RCMAs located at different parts of the country which are responsible for ensuring Airworthiness of Fighter Aircraft, Transport Aircraft, Airborne Systems, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), Weapon Integration and Indigenization of Airborne Stores for achieving self-reliance in aviation.
He took over as Chief Executive (Airworthiness), Centre for Military Airworthiness and Certification (CEMILAC) in 2014. As CE(A), CEMILAC he is responsible for the Airworthiness and Certification activities of Aircraft, Helicopters, UAVs, Stores, Integration of weapons, Upgrade programs, Indigenization etc. undertaken within the country for Defence Services.
He is the recipient of Technology Group Award (2007), DRDO Agni award for Excellence in self-Reliance (2001& 2008) and DRDO Performance Excellence award in 2013. He has also been awarded “Eminent Engineer” by Institute of Engineers, Bangalore chapter in 2015.