Born on June, 16, 1954 in Arsk region, TASSR.
Graduated from Kazan State veterinary institute (1976),
Saratov high part-school (1988)
Worked in farms and institutions of Baltasinsky region
1976 – 1978- veterinarian in Chapaev kolkhoz
1978 – 1983 – chairman of “Alga” kolkhoz
1983 – 1990 - 2nd and 1st secretary of Baltasinsky region committee KPSS
1990 – 1991 – chairman of people’s deputy council, Baltasinsky region
1991-1999 – Head of Administration, 1992-1999 - Head of Administration and chairman of Baltasinsky region council
Since May, 1999 – RT Deputy Prime Minister – RT Minister of agriculture and Foodstuff
Candidate of Agriculture Sciences
Honoured worker of Agriculture of the Republic of Tatarstan
Honoured worker of Agriculture of the Russian Federation
Honorary member of Academy of Humanitarian sciences. Laureate of state award in the sphere of science and technics of the Republic of Tatarstan
Awarded with “Order of Friendship”, “Symbol of Honour”, Order of Honour, silver medal of Ministry of Agriculture of Russian Federation, medals “In memory of St. Petersburg 300-year anniversary”, “80 years of State sport committee of Russian Federation”, “50 years of virgin land development”, “In memory of Kazan 1000-year anniversary”.
Married, has daughter and son