Born in Chhattisgarh State, India.
In 1996 graduated in Chemistry.
In 1999 got Masters degree in Computer Applications.
In September 1999 joined the Indian Foreign Service.
September 1999-August 2001 – Underwent training in India.
September 2001--July 2004 – Third Secretary/ Second Secretary,
Embassy of India, Moscow.
July 2004-August 2006 – Second Secretary and Representative of India,
August 2006-July 2007 – Second Secretary/First Secretary/Cd’A,
Embassy of India, Almaty, Kazakhstan.
July 2007- July 2009 – Under Secretary (Russia)/Deputy Secretary (Russia),
Eurasia Division, Ministry of External Affairs.
August 2009-April 2013 – First Secretary/Counsellor/Cd’A,
High Commission of India, London, UK.
May 2013-July 2015 – Counsellor, Embassy of India, Moscow, Russia
July 2015-March 2018 – Ambassador of India, Caracas
April 2018-Till present – Joint Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs of India
Foreign languages known: Russian (fluent), Spanish (basic)