Born in 1956 in Agra (U.P.), did B.Sc. Ag (Hons.) in 1978, M.Sc. Ag (Agronomy) in 1980, Ph.D. in 1993 and D.Sc. in 2003. He worked as Director (Research), Director (Agriculture Extension), Scientist-In-charge, Assistant Director, Senior Technical Officer and Technical Officer in different Organizations and presently holding the key position of Director General, Indian Medicinal Plants Marketing Federation (PSU).
He served the nation as distinguished administrator, Planner, policy maker and agriculture architect for 37 years and developed several high yielding varieties, strains of composting worms, Phyto-hydro-absorbents for water scarce areas, Phyto-growth hormones and high valued Ayurvedic medicines. During his professional career, he has published 585 technical articles, authored 36 books, 112 booklets, 30 Evaluation Reports, 89 Project Reports, 180 leaflets & 86 folders and edited 252 volumes of scientific magazines as Editor. He delivered 171 talks at All India Radio & 92 at TV and presented 256 papers in National / International Seminar , Symposia & Conferences.
For outstanding contribution, he was honored by S.D. National Integration Award (1992), National Van-Aushadhi Award (2001), National Honey Productivity Award (2003), Sarva Dharm Sadbhavna Award (2009), National Bio-Science Award (2010) & Environment Integration Award (2013). Presently, he is member of American Society of Agronomy (USA), International Society of Horticultural Sciences (Holland), Royal Horticulture Society (London), International Bee-Research Association (UK), National Honey Board (USA) and Animal Welfare Board of India and visited 62 countries.