From a Kumta family, Arun was born in Mumbai nearly 60 years ago.
His graduation is B.Sc in Kumta.
Doing carving from school days developed the special interest for fiberglass sculptures and ended up establishing a Handicraft Manufacturing Company in Belgaum, lately moved to Kumta.
Inborn socially inclined person he keeps trying to foster good service from governance and administration for the uplift of co-citizens.
And thus, being naturally engaged in promoting awareness on social responsibility among people around, his concern extended to the current environmental issues raising from mismanagement of wastes.