Dr. O.P. Sharma is a practicing innovator and science communicator working at the National Centre for Innovation in Distance Education, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, India. He has been promoting the innovation and creativity among the faculty and students in the university by organizing various types of orientation and training programmes. He is actively working towards creating a culture of innovation at school level in the country. He has been hounoured with several awards and prizes by the national and state governments which includes two time national award by the Honourable President of India and other national awards by the Governers and Chief Ministers of different states.