Vattachira Gopinathan Nair - Forester - Krishnakripa, Cherthala, KL, India

Krishnakumar Vattachira Gopinathan Nair

Krishnakripa, Cherthala, KL, India



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30 years of experience in forestry. Raising and managing nurseries of wood species and bamboos, raising and maintaining plantations of eucalyptus, acacia and bamboo and to some extend Alnus species.

Work History

Nagaon Paper Mill

July 2011 - March 2012

Paper Mill for restoration and renovation of Tissue Culture laboratory, including introduction of new species.
From 31.3.2012 managing the forestry operations of Hindustan Newsprint Limited in the northern Kerala
1. Leadership. Building up good team and achieving goals.

Visited Brazil

From April 2007

as a delegate of Indian Paper Makers Association (nominated by M/s Hindustan Paper Corporation) to get familiarised with various plantation and tissue culture techniques during April 2007.
Present CTC: Rs1,30, 000/- Per month

Deputy Manager

Nagaon Paper Mill, Assam, India

August 2005 - July 2008

Served in the capacity of Deputy Manager for procurement of bamboos from different sources, first implementing officer of Tissue Culture laboratory

State Vice president

JCI, Kerala State

January 1987 - December 1987

In society, during the service in M/s Junior Chamber International, adjudged as the Outstanding Member of JCI, Kerala State in 1987.

Manager (Fibre Development and Procurement)

Hindustan Paper Corporation

From November 1982

Started the career as supervisor. Experience in raw material handling in the raw material depot of the paper mill. Well experienced in raising pulpwood and bamboo nurseries, plantations and effective extraction, liaison with state forest department, tissue culture, farm forestry

Process Trainee

Punalur Paper Mill

February 1980 - October 1981

In college days, served as General Secretary

St. Michael's College Students Union Council

and introduced new programmes, which are still followed.
Winner of various Short Story writing, versification competitions held in college and university level (1977-1979) and represented the college in Kerala University Youth festivals (1977, 1978 and 1979) in these items.

Captain of College Athletic team

St. Michael's College


Farm forestry

Raised pulpwood and other species with the the support of local voluntary organizations, distributing among public and promoted cultivation of pulpwood and other species

Qualifications & Certifications


Indira Gandhi National Open University





Amrita Institute of Computer Technology

Forest Rangers Course

Southern Forest Rangers College

Bachelor of Science

University of Kerala

Marketing Management


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