Food Science Dr Raj Paul Sharma obtained B. Sc. (Agriculture) (1990), M. Sc. (Agriculture) Soil Science (1992), Ph. D. Soil Science (1996) degrees from CSK HP agricultural University, Palampur, Himachal Pradesh, India. He started his professional carrier as Assistant Scientist (Soil Science) in 1998 and presently serving as Principal Scientist (Soil Science) since 2013. His field of specialization and area of research interest is Plant Nutrition and Soil Health Management. He is Principal Investigator/Centre Incharge of All India Coordinated Research Project on Long -term Fertilizer Experiments at Palampur centre (Himachal Pradesh, India) since 2010. He has published more than 70 research articles in the journals of repute. He is involved in teaching of under-graduate, post graduate and Ph. D courses. He has guided 11 M.Sc. students and guiding 3 Ph. D & 3 M. Sc. students currently.