Is a 1987 batch IAS officer serving as secretary North East Council. He is a post Graduate in MBA from the University of Birmingham (UK), he has worked in various capacities both in Central Government (GoI) as well as in State Government for over 33 years including Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India.
He served on the Board of Directors of United Bank of India and Indian Bank 2001-2006.
He was awarded Commendation Certificate for his outstanding contributions in the 5th National Games, 1999.
He received professional training on Policy Formulation in London 1999, Economic Development at the European Institute of Public Administration, Barcelona in 2000, Banking Crisis at IMF Institute, Singapore 2002 & 2004, Financial Industry Information Systems at FISC, Tokyo 2002 and Mid Career Training of IAS Officers in New York and Washington, 2014.