B.F.A. and M.F.A. in Painting from P.K.K. Chandigarh. Awards 1990 - "Rajya Puraskar" Award from Bihar. 1994 - “Rashtrapati Award “by Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma, New Delhi. 2001 - “Uppa Rashtrapati “Award by Shri Krishna Kant in New Delhi. 2013 – Awarded in 14 All India water color exhibition AIFACS. New Delhi. Participation in Art Camps: 1998 – Akhil Bhartiya Kala Sadhak Sangam Camp Nagpur, Sanskar Bharti. 2000 - Artists camp in Asansol organised by Fevicryl Art Foundation. 2002 - National Artists camp at Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts, New Delhi. 2003 – Pratham Jharkhand Kala Sadhak Sangam-Camp. Hazaribag, by Sanskar Bharti. 2003 – All India Artists Camp in Jharkhand organized by AIFACS, New Delhi. 2005 – National Artist Camp & Seminar organized by Lalit Kala Sansthan, University of Agra. 2016 – All India Artists Camp organized by AIFACS, New Delhi. 2017 – ‘Vigyan Prasar Kala Parv’ art camp by I.N.S.A, New Delhi.