Received his professional education from the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela in the branch of Mechanical Engineering and then master's degree in Industrial Engineering from the National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai, India. He joined the Indian Administrative Service and worked in different posts. He also worked for the United Nations Development Programme. Presently, he is posted as the Principal Secretary, Revenue & DM Department/ Odia Language, Literature & Culture Dept., Govt. of Odisha.