Born on November 25, 1929 in a little village in Thalassery. Obtained diploma at the National College for Heating, Ventilating, Aircondition and Refrigeration in London in the year 1953-54. Thereafter employed at the works of Temperature Limited and other Air-condition and Refrigeration companies in London as Application and Systems Engineer.
He founded British Physical Laboratories (BPL) in 1963, during the Licence Raj, in Palakkad, Kerala, as a company for manufacturing hermetically sealed precision panel meters for the defence forces. BPL initially expanded its medical product ranges to include electrocardiographs and patient-monitoring systems. After the 1982 Asian Games, BPL expanded its range further and manufactured colour televisions and video cassette recorders, and later refrigerators, batteries and other consumer electrical equipment.