Possesses over 11 years of industrial experience in project planning and implementation, wih special reference to MSMEs. Specialises in cluster development, BDS market development, value-chain analysis and lean manufacturing. He is empanelled with the National Productivity Council as a Lean Manufacturing Consultant. He has worked for the project Implementing Business Development Services in Dyes & Chemicals cluster at Ahmedabad, supported by World Bank, DFID and SIDBI. He is currently associated with cluster development projects in engineering, hume pipe manufacturing, steel re-rolling and rice mills.