Dr.Deepak Acharya majored in plant sciences at Government PG College and post-graduate work at Danielson Degree College in Chhindwara. Deepak has obtained a degree of Doctor in Philosophy in plant sciences from Dr H S Gour University (formerly Saugar University) Sagar, Madhya Pradesh. Later he pursued his Post Doctorate in the subject of ethnobotany. He began his research career in the year 1997. His major herbal research journey began from a remote valley popularly known as Patalkot in Chhindwara district.
Deepak works as Director of Research & Development at Abhumka Herbal Pvt Ltd in Gujarat, India. His company is engrossed in formalizing indigenous herbal knowledge into finished products for human and animal healthcare. His work has involved the documentation of indigenous knowledge of Gond and Bharia tribes of the Patalkot Forest in Madhya Pradesh. Currently, he is scouting the knowledge of herbal healers of Dangs in Gujarat and Aravallis in Rajasthan. In the whole process of research, scouting and documentation of indigenous knowledge.