Fellow of Institute of Electrical Engineering, UK. He graduated in Electrical Engineering from BHU (Benaras Hindu University) and pursued Post-Graduation and Management studies at Manchester Technical College, U K. He was awarded an Honorary D.Litt Degree from Benares Hindu University. He is Fellow of All India Management Association and also Fellow of Indian Value Engineering Society. He was former CMD (Chairman & Managing Director) of Crompton Greaves Limited and has over five decades of experience in Electrical & Electronics Industry. Post retirement, he is mentoring few CEO's and is an active investor in a few start-up companies.
He was Past President/ Chairman of ASSOCHAM (Association of Chamber of Commerce and Industry), Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry, All India Management Association, All India Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers Association, CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) Western Region, amongst others.
He is Chairman of the Company during since inception. He was a recipient of various awards including Lifetime Achievement award for HRD.