Carrying weapons in extreme conditions not only made him tough but also made him appreciate the simple things in life like spending time around children, teaching them discipline. He joined Dakshana in 2018. He says “At Dakshana, the most memorable part of my job is that the kids remember you and you are stored in their memory forever as someone who helped them be who they are.” He likes spending time with children at the Dakshana Valley who are from various parts of the country and appreciates the diversity within them. His wife loves farming. He likes supporting her and Dakshana has made it possible for him to work with her.