PhD in Technology (Textile), Bombay University, PG Diploma in Business Management, Marathwada University, Fellow, Institute of Engineers (India), Fellow, Textile Association (India)
A Chartered Engineer with over 40 years of professional experience in the industry which includes operations, project planning, R&D, cluster development, industry-responsive skill and entrepreneurship, business counselling and formulation of industrial policy for the state of Gujarat. He has held senior positions with industries like Bowreah Cotton Mills, Kolkata; Kohinoor Mills, Mumbai; Empress Mills (Tata Textiles), Nagpur; Devgiri Textile Mills, Aurangabad and also with the Government of Gujarat in the capacity of General Manager (Technical) at iNDEXTb, Chief Technical Advisor (Chemical) at Industries Commissionerate (Gujarat) and Director, Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, Gujarat. He is a member of several Expert Committees with the Government of India and state Government of Gujarat. Has published over 200 articles and reports on technology, industries and business in many industrial and educational journals.