Qualification: B.E.(Agril. Engg), M.Tech. (Energy Studies from IIT D) and Ph.D. in FMP.
Work experience: Total 30 yrs SAU experience i.e. Presently serving as DDG (Edn.), ICAR Founder Vice Chancellor SKNAU, Jobner, DDG (Engg) ICAR Hq, Dean College of Dairy and Food science Technology (7 years), Dean (Student Welfare) (Additional responsibility 6 years), Dean College of Technology and Engineering (3 years) in MPUAT, Udaipur, HOD in CTAE (6 years), PI- AICRP on Renewable Energy (7 years) and Project Coordinator TBU-IC and RBTC (9 years). Presently working National Director in World Bank Sponsored NAHEP & Vice Chairman in National Agriculture Education Accreditation Board, ICAR, New Delhi
Specialization: Renewable Energy and Dairy & Food Technology.
Advanced training attended; Food and Agriculture Business Management (Cornell University USA), Agro Forestry (University of Arizona), Bio Energy (University of Oxford), Waste Recycling (University of Murdoch, Western Australia).
Awards: 22 Awards i.e. Young Scientist, Outstanding book, Outstanding Services, ISAE Commendation and Team, Hindi Research Paper, World Bank IDM-2007, Best Teacher, Energy Conservation, National Technology Day, Global Dairy Innovation, Marwar Ratan, Fellow of Institute of Engineers, Fellow of Range Management Society of India, Dr K. K. Iya memorial Oration Award- 2017 and SEE Award.
Foreign Visit: Total 12 countries i.e. USA, Australia, Kenya, UK, Singapore, Kuwait, Tanzania, Thailand, Taiwan, Qatar, Namibia & Nepal and signed MOU for student & staff exchange and R&D activities.
Training Organized: 8 International Training, 35 National training, 26 State training and 12 ISTE Summer & Winter School and 36 exposure meet.
Project handled: 51 R&D projects & 3 International projects i.e. PISCES, CDM &FT.
Technology Developed: Commercialized six technologies through NRDC.
Publication: 33 Books, 68 research papers in referred National Journal, 24 in International Journal, 85 in National and International Proceeding, 29 Proceeding, 14 Review reports and 46 Booklets & Laboratory manual works etc. Delivered 32 key note lectures in different national and international conferences.
Supervised: 30 M.Tech, 15 Ph.D. & 13 M.Sc. Presently 2 M.Tech.& 3 Ph.D. are working.
Funds Attracted: 35 crore from ICAR, MOFPI, DST, MNRE and AICTE for infrastructure development and experiential learning. Executed NPIU, MHRD TEQIP Phase II project.
Linkage Developed: At state level (6), national level (4) and international level (2) and conducted three projects under multi-disciplinary networking program covering areas of Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim and Gujarat.
Other Academic Attainment: Chief Coordinator, Techno Entrepreneurship Program, TIFAC project Technology Commercialization Facilitation Agency and Technology Refinement and Marketing Programme. Member IV Dean Committee for revision of UG and PG course< Planning, preparation & monitoring of V Dean Committee recommendation. Started new courses i.e. B.Tech. (Bio Tech) in College of Dairy and Food Technology & M. Tech. and Ph.D in Post Harvest Engineering and M.B.A. (Technology) in College of Technology and Engineering, M.Sc. (Agri-ICT) in Jobner University,