Received his professional education from the National Institute of Technonolgy, Rourkela in the branch of Mechanical Engineering and then master's degree in Industrial Engineering from the National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai, India. He joined the Indian Admininistrative Service and worked as District Collectors of Sonepur, Nuapada and Rayagada districts. He also worked for the United Nations Development Programme and other assignments successfully. Presently, he is the Director, Census Operations for the state of Orissa and working under the Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. Of India.
Poetry is a passion for him.