After completion of Master of City Planning from IIT Kgp., worked briefly in private Architectural firms in Calcutta and Cuttack.
From 1978 onward, served in various capacities in the Office of the Chief Architect, Directorate of Town Planning, Bhubaneswar Development Authority and Orissa State Housing Board.
While in service, engaged in part time teaching in Utkal Univrsity, College of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar for both B.Arch. and M.Arch. courses.
In 1986, won the TCTD Study Fellowship from British Council and completed a course on ' Site Planning and Housing ' from University of Nottingham, U.K.
In 2009, took up full time teaching as Professor at Piloo Mody College of Architecture, Cuttack.
Joined as Principal, School of Architecture,Planning and Design from March 2014.