A trained medical doctor, who passed out from Premier AIIMS New Delhi and ventured into IAS in 1980 and served in Bihar and after division of state in Jharkhand.
In a career spanning beyond 36 years, he had worked mainly in the health, education and social sectors. He has served as Secretary (Health) in Jharkhand, Secretary (Health & Medical Education) in Bihar and as Director (Drug Pricing) in the Central Government. In Education, his main contribution was as Secretary, Technical Education in Jharkhand. Additionally, he has spent more than 7 years at various stages in social equity and worked towards upliftment of the Backward Classes, Divyang jan and Scheduled Castes. At the time of retirement, he was Secretary, Government of India in the department of Disability Empowerment.
In the Economic sector, he has worked with the Board of Revenue, Border Roads Management and Bihar State Export Corporation.
After retirement, for the past 2.5 years, he has been associated with the Human Rights Commission as a Rapporteur, where he is looking into the issues of jails, govt. programs for poor like MG NREGA, Food Security Act, etc in several states.