Educational Qualification:
1) Post Graduate Diploma in Packaging (1st Batch of IIP during 1985-87)
2) M. Sc in Environment Science
3) MBA ( Marketing as specialization)

UNDP Fellowship in Packaging
1) VEB FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM VERPACKUNG,Germany.
2) Overseas Development Natural Resources Institute,UK.

Short term training on
1) Management for R& D Institutions from Administrative staff college (ASCI), Hyderabad
2) Effective Managerial Practices, from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) - Kolkata
3) Basic course on Dangerous Goods Regulation from National Institute of Aviation Management & Research- New Delhi

EU SPP GIZ IS association
National Short Term Expert for Developing the Packaging and Labelling of Different Forest Products of the CGMFP Federation Ltd

Professional Journey
Sr.No                                                                           Appointment Dates                                                                 Place off Work

1) Director                                                                   07/02/2013 to till date                                                             PCRI-Hyderabad
2) Deputy Director( Regional Head)                         20/10/2003 to 06/02/2013                                                              IIP-Hyderabad
3) Assistant Director                                                 12/08/2001 to 16/10/2003                                                               IIP-Kolkata
4) Assistant Director                                                 27/07/1994 to 10/08/2001                                                                IIP-Delhi
5) Technical Assistant                                               10/08/1987 to 27/07/1994                                                                IIP-Delhi

::Work Experience ::
My professional journey started in 1985 where  Master degree in Packaging, MBA and Environment Science have been the appreciable foundations to grow with Packaging profession. And accordingly, My UNDP fellowship in Packaging has been the catalyst to motive this packaging profession in most of the sector to understand the need and exhibit the importance about the power of packaging which could be able to care the Product, Company, Consumer, Society and the Environment.

As I have been associated with many Industrial activities in last 3-decades, few of them are here as mentioned below
1) EU-Packaging Expert for GIZ India for Non-timber forest products
2) Associated with ANGARU, NIRD, ICRISAT, Loyola food acedmy, NIN, APEDA, State Horticultural agencies etc.
3) Conducted more than 1000 training programmes.
4) Packaging Consultant to more than 50 companies (few of them agro-based as well).
5) Responsibilty hold to establish one packaging regional Centre of IIP at Hyderabad
6) Conducted PACKit programme of ITC for Agri-business sector.
7) Compiled India Profile book under the curriculum of ITC Packit programme for fruits and vegertable industry.
8) ITC Advisor- Packaging Consultant to Ethiopian Flower Industry.
9) Faculty for ITC delegates from Bangladesh
10) Packaging Courses -Short term- Introduced by me
11) International Packaging Consultant to NBCC -Saudi Arabia for Biscuit & Confectionery Industry
12) Founder of Packaging Club ( Facebook and Linkedin)
13) Past President of IIP Packaging Alumni Association.
14) Written many articles related to the Packaging Science
15) Visiting Faculty and Advisor for M. Tech. ( Packaging ) of IIT Roorkee
16) Director- Packaging Clinic & Research Institute ( PCRI ) at present

Published articles-few
· Packaging Specification at Glance
· Packaging of dehydrated food products
· UN Packaging Certification: testing parameter
· Corrugated Packaging: trouble shooting
· Permeability test of flexible laminate

Here as above were some informations about BK Karna -pcri.bk@gmail.com



PHOTO GALLERY
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BK Karna
Receiving a memento at INNOPACK
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At FICCI
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Prof. BK Karna
At IIT Roorkee
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At Ethiopia
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With Students
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Taking a lecture at INNOPACK
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At FTAPCCI
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Our Stall at PACKPLUS+
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Training program on Corrugated Box
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On World Packaging Day, March 24
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At INTERPACK, Germany with Mr Chakravarti ( Head of ECOBLISS )
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Giving Speech at FICCI
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Media Coverage at PACKPLUS+