MSc (Defence and Strategic Studies), Madras University
A fighter pilot with 31 years of operational service with Indian Air Force. Alumnus of National Defence Academy and Defence Services Staff College. Served in Plans and Operational Branches in Air Headquarters and in High Commission of India, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Pioneer member of Composite Battle Response and Analysis (COBRA) Group and headed Operational Planning and Assessment Group at Air Headquarters. Conceptualised, designed and deployed multiple tools and processes for efficient and effective operational planning and execution.