Birth : 17th September 1912 at Guna – Central India.
Primary education : Guna, Sagar, Jabalpur, Neemach, Indore and Dhar.
Matriculation : Dhar (Allahabad Board), 1927. 1st in High School.
Inter Science : Dhar (Ajmer Board) 1st in Anand College.
Mechanical Engineering :V. J. T. I. Mumbai 1929-30.
B.Sc. Tech : (Industrial Chemistry & Chemical Engineering- from Banaras Hindu University (BHU) 1935.
Post Academic activities :
|1||Study of Epigraphy, Historical Research & Script Designs.||Since 1926|
|2||Official Calligrapher : Marathi-Gujarati Script Reform Committee, Govt. of Mumbai (Chairman Kakasaheb Kalelkar).||1939-49|
|3||Pantographic cutting of Steel types for a prototype for Govt. of Maharashtra, Directorate of Languages.||1961-62|
|4||Designed Marathi, Gujarati types for typewriters of Halda (Madras) and Remington (Calcutta) (Types produced in Germany).||1966-67|
|5||Designed new die-system for Devanagari on Bradma addressing Machines(Types produced in England).||1968|
|6||Designed fine-line Devanagari types for Godrej typewriters (Types produced by Alfred Ransmeyer, West Berlin).||1970|
|7||On-spot collection of data on composition of Regional Scripts: Kannada (Bangalore- Mysore); Malayalam (Cochin-Travancore); Tamil (Madras-Tanjore) and Urdu (Hyderabad-Vijayawada).||1970|
|8||Lead Paper on Common Script for South Indian Languages, organized by Dravidian Linguistic Association, Bangalore.||March 1970|
|9||Produced for the first time in India, Photo-matrix for Photo setting of one modern face and one traditional face in Devanagari at Tata Press, with R. Subbu and G. S. Krishnaswamy.||1972-74|
|10||Designed on DATEK Keyboard for Harris Intertype Fototronik-600, a Devanagari Keyboard, installed by Mehta Offset, New Delhi.||1974|
|11||Patent No 117318/1978 – Oblique cut matrices for linear composition of Devanagari with SRamu (Tata Press).|
|12||Patented for tele-printer,a new Tele-Nagari Input-Output concept with linear sequence, through Phonetic and balanced Keyboard No 301.Mumbai.||1977|
|13||Joint Patent No 207.Bom.1978 with Dr. S. P. Mudur’Computer input using molecular build-up with Phonological atoms” (Total 52) to output hundreds of aksharas through matrix characters, already in memory through digitised graphics.||1978|
|14||Designed compact keyboard for Monotype India Ltd.||1978|
|15||Designed computer keyboard for ’National Centre for Software development and Computer Techniques’, Tata Institute for Fundamental Research Mumbai.||1978|
|16||Designed functional keyboard for traditional Devanagari for Diatronic Photosetter by H Berthold AG Germany and unitized light and bold Devanagari. ITR 79 through Institute of Typographical Research, Pune with Vasant B. Bhat and Mukund Gokhale.||1979|
|17||Designed for immediate feedback, linear marching display type for Devanagari with 1(5/14) and 2(5/14) dot-matrix at T.I.F.R. (NCSDCT)|
|1967||Phonetic Graphics – Xth Congress of Association of Typographique Internationale.||Paris|
|1969||Designing Devanagari Types – Annual Session of All India Type Founders Federation.||Mumbai|
|1970/71/73||All India Advanced Summer Schools of Teachers and Sequential Summer School. Govt. Institute of Printing Technology.||Mumbai|
|1975||39th Annual session of Indian Ceramic Society.||Mumbai|
|1979||First seminar on ‘Screen Printing and Inks’. Screen Printing Association of India.||Mumbai|