High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire, in Nomination (for 2021-22)
President of the European Association for Vision and Eye Research Foundation (EVERf) (2016-).
Editor in chief of the Journal of EuCornea (European society of Cornea and Ocular Surface Disease Specialists) (2015-)
Board Member, International Council of Ophthalmology (2018-)
Chair and Professor of Ophthalmology, Head of the Academic Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Nottingham, And Consultant Ophthalmologist, University Hospital, Queen's Medical Centre NHS Trust, Nottingham, NG7 2UH. (1994-).
Head of Service (Joint), Department of Ophthalmology, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. (2018-).
Honorary Professor of Universita della Svizzera, Lugano and Faculty member, European School for Advanced Studies in Ophthalmology (ESASO). (2010-).
Master, Oxford Ophthalmological Congress, UK (2018-19)
Chairman, Advisory Committee, International Council of Ophthalmology (2016-18)
Chairman Clinical Council for Eye Health Commissioning (2013-2015)
President, The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, UK. (2011-2014)
President, European Association for Vision and Eye Research Foundation (EVERf ) (2010-2014)
Editor in Chief, British Journal of Ophthalmology (2007-2014)
President, European Society of Cornea and Ocular Surface Disease Specialists (EuCornea) (2011-2013)
Trustee Sightsavers International (2004-2012)
President, European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER) (2008)
Prestigious Memberships of International Organisations by invitation
Academia Ophthalmologica Internationalis since 2010. (distinguished Chair V) Total membership less than 100.
American Ophthalmological Society since 2014-15. By invitation and submission of Thesis. Total membership less than 500
Honorary Life Membership of:
1. Medical Contact lens and Ocular Surface Association (MCLOSA) also called British Ocular surface Society (BOS).
2. Indian society of cataract and keratorefractive surgeons
3. Pune Ophthalmological society
4. Vidarbha Ophthalmic society, Nagpur, India
‘Honorary’ postnominals, which are the highest accolades conferred by the respective institutions.
1. Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (FRCP). 2014
2. Honorary Fellow of the College of Optometrists, United Kingdom (FCOptom). 2015
3. Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, United Kingdom (FRCOphth.). 2018
4. Honorary Fellow of the All India Collegium of Ophthalmology (FAICO) 2020, All India Ophthalmological Society.
Was chosen as the "Outstanding young person of the year" (1981) in Nagpur city (India) by the Nagpur Jaycees and later as one of the "Ten outstanding young persons" of the state of Maharashtra, India, by the Maharashtra Jaycees of Jaycees International under their "T.O.Y.P" program. 1981-82.
Represented the Govt. Medical College and Hospital, Nagpur and the Nagpur University, in several inter-collegiate and inter-university debates and elocution contests. Have been awarded over a hundred prizes, certificates and awards in such contests. including "Orator of the town" award. 1969-1974.