Rendered service in Indian Navy as a photographer for 18 years. Retired as Chief Photographer. After retirement worked for various newspapers and news agencies including /united News of India (UNI) as photojournalist. worked in Naval Command Photo Sections and squadrons. During Naval career worked as photo instructor in Naval Photography School.
Was awarded Best Sportsman during basic training. Participated in YAI National Sailing Championship both Inland and Open Sea.