Involved in providing informatIon services and heading the information services department at Indian Institute of public administration. Also involved in teaching, training and research and has a few projects that includes knowledge portal on legacy data of river Ganga. Am involved with data related activities of CODATA and am member of some of its Task Groups. have also organised events to promote open scholarship ecosystem. Lately in November 2015 , have organised an International Workshop on Data Citation standards and protocols which was part of the CODATA activities.