Apart from his devotion towards the tradition old Indian Culture and the age-old yoga system, he has also shown his interest for the modern science. And this led him to study Biotechnology and even to win a master degree in it. Centre for Cultural Resources & Training, Dept. of Culture, Ministry of Tourism & Culture, Govt. of India conferred him the Junior Scholarship to precede further study. Dept. of Culture, Ministry of Tourism & Culture, Govt. of India in the year 2003 conferred him the senior Scholarship.
Acknowleding rahul Acharya's talent the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), empanelled him as the artist since the year 2003. He has also been served as the honorary member of Sacred Dance Guild, USA. Rahul Acharya has fetched the honor of assisting Ramli Ibrahim at Sutra Dance Theatre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The International Dance Council, CID, UNESCO honored him by involving as the member of their organization. Rahul has also been serving as the member of the the World Movement for Indian Fine Arts, Italy.
Apart from being a dancer, Rahul Acharya is also regarded as a Sanskrit scholar, lecturer as well as a writer. He is presently doing his research on Jagannath Culture. For the Sacred Dance Guild Journal, USA and for www.narthaki.com, Rahul acharya has been contributing his valuable articles based on his research work. This fervent devotee of lord Jagannatha is also a vedic scholar. Rahul originally came from the family of the Raj Gurus of Lord Jagannatha in Puri. So it is quite obvious that he is an ardent devotee of Lord Jagannatha. He is also esteemed as one of the founding member of the Jagannatha Vallabha Vedic Research Center, Puri.
Rahul Acharya has also given several lecture demonstration on Jagannatha culture and on the traditional dance form, Odissi. Some his noted lecture demonstrations are: 1. Lecture Demonstrations organized by SPIC MACAY at IIT, Kharagpur. 2.Lecture demonstrations at premier national institutes like the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc), Bangalore. 3. Lecture demonstrations at Shantiniketan, Vishwabharati University, West Bengal. 4. Lecture demonstrations at Universities in Reunion Islands. 5.Lecture demonstrations at Universidad Catolica Andres Bello, Caracas, Venezuela. Lecture demonstrations at Colegio Timoteo Aguire, Merida, Venezuela. 6. Lecture demonstrations at Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia. 7. Lecture demonstrations at Incolballet, Cali, Colombia.