Mr. Om Prakash Shukla is Post Graduate in M.Sc (Genetics) and SFRC. He started his service in 1983 at Nepa Ltd and during his 39 years of service he has served Sirpur Paper Mill, JK Paper Ltd, Unit Rayagada, BILT APR Unit in India for Plantation, Bamboo and Hardwood procurement. Currently he is working with JK Paper Ltd, Unit CPM as Chief General Manager (RM). He has visited Vietnam, Indonesia, Myanmar, Gabon, South Africa, Mozambique, France and Brazil for Forestry works. He has published 11 full length, 6 Abstract papers on tree improvement for pulpwood & pulp yield productivity and attended 12 Conference and seminars at National and International level.