Distinguished professor, Department of chemistry. Saurashtra University, Rajkot, presently working as a Professor Emeritus Silver Oak University Ahmedabad, has to his credit Dexina Fellowship, Hari om ashram award for excellent research work in medicinal chemistry, William Cooper medal for best paper from Institution of Chemistry, awarded for his contribution to world science and international scientific collaboration by International Scientific Partnership Foundation, Russia.
He has 60 years of teaching and research experience at undergraduate and postgraduate level. He has worked at different institutions e g M.G. Science Institute, Ahmedabad, Principal at Virani Science College, Rajkot and P.P Institute of Science, Bhavnagar, Director U. Institute of Applied Sciences, Guided 90 PhD students and published about 400 research papers in national and international journals. He has to his credit several national and international collaborations with National Cancer Institute, U.S.A, Dupont Agricultural Products, USA, Stine - Huskell research center, US.A., Merck and Co. Inc. (USA), Southern Research Institute (U.S.A.). Spechem (The Czech Republic) and Alembic Chemical Works (India).
He has also authored "Name Reaction in Organic Synthesis published by Oxford University Press and "The Essence of Heterocyclic Chemistry published by New Age International Publication