| Born on 12th April 1952 at Nagpur to parents who were in the field of education. After schooling at New English High School, Nagpur and Sanjeevan Vidyalaya, Panchgani, Satara District read for the degree of B.Sc. at the Institute of Science, Nagpur. Obtained LL.B Degree in the first Division from University of College of Law at Nagpur while serving in the Reserve Bank Of India at Nagpur.|
Obtained degree of Master of Laws in the first division securing the highest number of marks, from the Department of Post Graduate teaching in Law at Nagpur University. Served for a term as a Contributory lecturer in the Department of Post Graduate teaching in Law at Nagpur University.
Joined Judicial service as Civil Judge (Junior Division) and Judicial Magistrate First Class on 1st March 1976. Served as Civil Judge (Junior Division) and Judicial Magistrate First Class at Washim in Akola District, at Arvi in Wardha District, Kelapur in Yavatmal District and at Jalgaon.
Promoted as Civil Judge (Senior Division) in July 1985 and as an Additional District and Sessions Judge in March 1987. Served as an Additional District and Session Judge at Jalgaon and Thane and Joint District and Sessions Judge at Nashik. Appointed as Joint Director, Judicial Officers Training Institute at Nagpur and served as such from 1990 to 1994. Worked as District and Sessions Judge at Nanded, Aurangabad, Daman and Diu and Pune.
Actively associated with Maharashtra State Judges Association. Served as its President from 1997 to 2000. Closely associated with work of the working of the First National Judicial Pay Commission. Served as Working President of All India Judges Association for some time..
Took keen interest in academic and other activities. Participated in conferences and seminars on Environmental Law, Environmental Economics, AIDS, Gender Justice and Arbitration. Worked as guest Faculty at the Institute of Military Law and visited Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration for evaluation of performance of IAS probationers.
Served as Additional Registrar, Registrar and the first Registrar General of Bombay High Court. Elevated to Bench on 22nd June 2005.
Appointed as President State Consumer Redressal Forum w.e.f 19/09/2013.