A Civil Engineering graduate of Osmania, with decades of professional experience. After a brief stint as Junior Engineer in Irrigation Department of Andhra Pradesh, he joined Survey of India (1963) and took voluntary retirement in 1993 as Director. In Survey of India, he acquired experience in various aspects of Surveying and Mapping He completed PG Diploma in Aerial Photography with Distinction from ITC, Holland and later published a book “ Aerial Photography”. He completed M.Phil in Development Studies with dissertation related to GIS (1991). He is the founder President of GeoMap Society, editor of GIS India Monthly being published since 1992. Since 1993, he has been actively involved with private sector in the field of Geomatics. As founder Chairman of MapWorld, Hyderabad, he pioneered GIS and Photogrammetry applications while organizing over 100 GIS/Photogrammetry Training Programmes. Presently he is Chairman, GeoMap Systems Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad..Founder President of Centre for Applied Research in Geomatics (CARG).. Published technical papers. Widely traveled. Guest faculty in Geomatics at several Institutions.