Dr Kiran has been working with the Department of Health and Family Welfare Services, in the Government of Karnataka, India. He is currently serving as Deputy Director (KFD Nodal officer) of Virus Diagnostic Laboratory, Shivamogga. He is in charge of KFD disease management and surveillance. He is also supervising KFD immunisation activities. He has actively involved in KFD related research, information, education & awareness activities. He has a Masters degree in Public Health.