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S. L. Sobti
S. L. Sobti
Advisor

Trustee IPGA welfare Trust, Advisor IPGA, Retired Deputy Drug Controller Govt of NCT of Delhi, Delhi

S. L. Nasa
S. L. Nasa
Advisor

Shri Sham Lal Nasa, born on 10th December, 1935. He got his Diploma in Pharmacy from Punjab University, Amritsar in the year 1956. He earned his B.Pharm and M.Pharm from College of Pharmacy, (DIPSAR) University of Delhi. He started his career as a Hospital Pharmacist in Kalawati Saran Children Hospital (Lady Harding Hospital) and Safdarjang Hospital from 1956 to 1964. Shri Nasa has been actively engaged in development and regulation of pharmacy education in India, has 31 years teaching experience in various levels at College of Pharmacy, Delhi (Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Research) from 1964 to 1995 teaching Diploma Pharmacy & Bachelor Pharmacy & Post Graduate pharmacy students in pharmaceutics & hospital pharmacy. He guided number of students in M.Pharma in hospital pharmacy. He is external examiner in various universities and technical education boards. He has presented & published number of scientific papers in the national & international conferences

P. P. Sharma
P. P. Sharma
Advisor

B. Pharm. (BITS, Pilani), M. Pharm. (Punjab University, Chandigarh), founder member of IPGA and its former Hon. Gen. Secretary and President.After having a short stint with industry joined the Drugs Control Dept., Delhi. Serving in various capacities, retired as Dy. Drugs Controller and Licensing Authority. Introduced the concept of enforcement by education which led to author books on GMP, GLP, Validation, Stability Studies, Cosmetics and Drug Information. Recipient of Best Drugs Control Officer Award, K.C. Chatterjee Memorial Award, IPGA Lifetime Achievement Award. Currently, consultant and guest faculty.

Pawan Kumar Jaggi
Pawan Kumar Jaggi
Advisor

Bachelor of Pharmacy : Delhi University, 1975 (Silver Medallist) L. LB. : Delhi University, 1982 M. B. A. : Indira Gandhi Open University, 1992 Professional Experience : After graduation worked as Chief Chemist in a small scale Injectable unit in Delhi for four years. Joined as Drugs Inspector under Delhi Government in August, 1979; after being selected through UPSC. Worked in various capacities in Drugs Control Department, Delhi as Officer on Special Duty (Legal Cell); In-charge Intelligence Cell, First Appellate Authority under RTI Act, 2005; etc. Retired on 31th December-2012 as Head of Office and Licensing Authority. Recipient of : Best Drugs Inspector Award 2002 at Bangalore. IPGA Fellowship Award 2011 at New Delhi KC CHATTERJI Award for 2014 during 66th IPC held at Hyderabad in January 2015. IPGA Life Time Achievement Award 2016 at Lucknow Pharma Ratan Award 2017 at New Delhi

Bhanu Dua
Bhanu Dua
Advisor

MrBhanuDua passed B. Pharm (Hons) from Birla Institute Of Technology (BITS) Pilani in the year 1972. Established ‘GLYCO’ brand in medical profession since 1974 . Founder member of ‘The Indian Pharmacy Graduates’ Association’ and founder Trustee of the ‘IPGA Welfare Trust.’ Served as ‘General Secretary’ for three terms and ‘President ‘ for one term of the Association. Recipient of ‘FELLOWSHIP AWARD’ in 2012 and ‘LIFE ACHIVEMENT AWARD’ in 2015 of IPGA. Represented IPGA in the ‘INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF FIP’ held at Amsterdam in 2012. Played important role in organizing successfully the three IPC held in Delhi

Atul Nasa
Atul Nasa
President

Mr. Atul Kumar Nasa is the President of Indian Pharmacy Graduates' Association (IPGA) & Managing Trustee of IPGA WELFARE TRUST. Atul Kumar Nasa, deputy drugs controller with charge of Controlling & Licensing Authority (CLA) at the drugs control department in the Delhi government, has been awarded the ‘Best Drugs Control Officer Award -2017’ instituted by the All India Drugs Control Officers’ Confederation (AIDCOC). He has also been accorded the ‘Fellowship of Indian Pharmaceutical Association’ considering his hitherto entire professional trajectory in the field of pharmacy and drugs regulation. Both the recognitions were given to him during the inaugural session of the 69th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, held at Chitkara University in Rajpura in Punjab recently. Currently, A K Nasa is the head of office of the drugs control department with the government at the national capital territory (NCT) of Delhi. An officer with more than 25 years experience in enforcement of drug laws, Atul Nasa has participated various national and international conferences on pharmacy and related fields. He has been a part of all the programs organized by WHO, CDSCO and other industry associations on myriad topics related to drug regulations. He is a member of the Drugs Consultative Committee (DCC) and also a member of the national pharmacy council (PCI).

Dr. Arun Garg
Dr. Arun Garg
General Secretary

Prof (Dr.) Arun Garg, Director, World college of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jhajjar, Haryana, did his Post graduation in Pharmacology from Delhi University in 1986(GOLD MEDALIST) under the guidance of Prof (Dr.) S. S. Agrawal and Doctorate from The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai in 2006 under the guidance of Dr B Suresh, President , PCI & Pro - Chancellor, JSS University, Mysore.
His research on Hepatotoxicity & Liver Regeneration was recognized by Indian Pharmacological Society and was awarded Dr. B. Mukherjee Award- for best paper in Indian Journal of Pharmacology. Further he was also conferred with Hamdard National Foundation Research Award for his research on Cinkara. He also bagged Gold Medal Award for standing first position in M. Pharmacology in University of Delhi in the year 1986. He is also a recipient of prestigious Young Teacher Award by Society of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (SPER) in the year 2012. He is recipient of IPGA Professional Excellence Award - 2013 by Indian Pharmacy Graduates’ Association on 23rd Feb. 2013 during 28th Annual Conference of IPGA at Ahmedabad and IPGA Fellowship Award - 2014 on 22nd Nov., 2014 during 29th Annual Conference of IPGA at Lovely Professional University, Phagwara (Punjab). He is also the recipient of K.C. Chatterjee Memorial Award 2016 by Indian Pharmacy Graduates‟ Association on December 16, 2016 during Inaugural Session of 68th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress at Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.

Vijay Bhalla
Vijay Bhalla
Treasurer

Mr. Vijay Bhalla has been serving as a Treasurer of Indian Pharmacy Graduates’ Association from past six years and has actively involved with the association from last 20 years. He did Diploma in Pharmacy in the year 1980 and Bachelor of Pharmacy from Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research (DIPSAR) from Delhi University in 1983. Having obtained the Masters degree in Pharmacy from Delhi University in the year 1985, started his career with Upjohn a US based multinational organization as a Medical Representative, later worked with Pharmaceutical giants like Hindustan Ciba Geigy, Sandoz, Novartis in various capacities. Having the flair and acumen for teaching Mr. Bhalla joined UP Technical University as Associate Professor in the year 2005 and was elevated as Head of Department, Dean Academics and Principal at various institutes. He is serving as Director in Lloyd School of Pharmacy, Greater Noida.

DR. DEEPENDRA SINGH
DR. DEEPENDRA SINGH
Vice President - Central

Dr. Deependra Singh is presently working at University Institute of Pharmacy, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur (C.G.) India, one of the oldest and biggest universities in the state. He is the nominated member of Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) New Delhi. Recently he has been elected as the chairman of education regulation committee, PCI. He has around 18 years of teaching and research experience. His prime research area includes formulation of multiple bioactive delivery systems like for wound management, Designing strategies for protein and peptide delivery, advanced statistical and mathematical modeling methods, Tissue Culture Techniques and designing novel systems for delivery of plant actives and extracts. He has published more than 90 research and review papers in national and international journals with h-index-28 and i10-index 70 with citations of more than 3803. He has 2 Indian and 2 International patents granted. He has completed several projects funded by UGC, AICTE, ICMR and DST. He is recipient of prestigious Department of health research-ICMR young Indian biomedical scientist award 2019, UGC RAMAN international award 2014 and UGC Research Award 2012-14 by university Grants Commission, New Delhi. He is among the top 2% list of scientists worldwide in the field of pharmacy and pharmacology surveyed by Stanford University 2021. He also has number of prestigious awards at state level for excellence in research viz.; Young scientist award of the state of Chhattisgarh 2006 in medical sciences. He is state evaluator and mentor for national children science congress. He is a life member of various professional bodies like Indian Pharmaceutical association (IPA), Association of Pharmacy teachers of India (APTI), Indian Society of Pharmacognosy (ISP) and serving as President, Chhattisgarh state branch APTI 2013 (Elected);Secretary, Chhattisgarh state branch IPA. He had been visiting scientist at National Center for Natural Products Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Mississippi, Mississippi USA and School of medical sciences, Deakin University, Australia.

TAPAN KUMAR CHOUDHARY
TAPAN KUMAR CHOUDHARY
Vice President - East

Mr. Tapan Kumar Chaudhuri, is a Pharmacy Graduate & Post Graduate from prestigious University. He started his career as Lecturer in west Bengal. He was appointed as Inspector of Drugs, Directorate of Drugs, West Bengal and promoted to Assistant Director of Drugs. he is an active member of IPGA and held many executive positions at the National Level as Joint Secretary-IPGA. He was also Associate Secretary to organize 70th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress 2018 at Amity Univerity. He was organized many health awareness camps in West Bengal and held many career orientation programs for students of Pharmacy, and refresher courses for Pharmacists. In totality he has 25 year of rich experience in Regulatory and 6 years experience in Academics. Presently he is associate Professor with one pharmacy college (GNIPST) in West Bengal.

Dr. Ajay Sachan
Dr. Ajay Sachan
Vice-President North

Dr. Ajay Sachan passed B. Pharm. in the year 1991 from Amravati University (M.S.) and M.Pharm., Ph.D (Medicinal & Pharmaceutical Chemistry) from SGSITS, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore (M.P.) in the year 1999 and published 13 research papers in various national and international journals. Dr. Ajay Sachan had worked as a Drugs Inspector in Drugs Control Department, Govt. of NCT of Delhi from year 2001 to year 2013. Presently, he is working as Asstt. Drugs Controller (India), CDSCO, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India. He has given outstanding and sincere contribution to Drugs Control Organization. His meticulous and prompt act in the enforcement of Drugs & Cosmetics Act has been highly appreciated. He has been actively involved with the Indian Pharmacy Graduates' Association (IPGA) since last 18 years.

DR. NISHITH MC
DR. NISHITH MC
Vice President - South

I, Dr. NISHITH M. C completed B.Pharm and M.Pharm from Government Medical College, Trivandrum, Kerala and Ph. D from JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Mysuru, Karnataka.  I have been serving the enforcement wing of the Drugs Control Department, Govt. of Kerala as Drugs Inspector for the last 12 years and contributing to the Pharmacy Profession in all possible ways. I had been working in Academics as well as Industry before I joined the Regulatory Department. I'm also actively involved in professional activities including Regulatory, Academics, Industry as well as Community Pharmacy segments through IPGA and other Associations of Pharmacy fraternity. It was my privilege that I have been instrumental in coordinating the formation of Kerala State Branch of IPGA and actively involved in day to day affairs of IPGA till date. Presently, I'm Vice President (Southern Region) of IPGA, a Central Council Member of AIl India Drugs Control Officers' Confederation (AIDCOC), Joint Secretary of Kerala Pharmacy Graduates' Association (KPGA), Co-founder and Executive Member of IPGA Kerala State Branch and Executive Member & Former General Secretary of Kerala State Drugs Control Enforcement Officers' Association (KSDCEOA). I am also a member of many other Professional Associations.

Dr. Nitin Deore
Dr. Nitin Deore
Vice President - West

Dr. Nitin Deore serving as a Vice President (West Zone) of Indian Pharmacy Graduates' Association from past six years. He is actively involved with association from last 13 years. He did Bachelor of Pharmacy and masters degree (M. Pharm) from Pune University in 1992. He started his career with multinational organisation as Production Executive. In 1997 through Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) he was selected as a Drugs Inspector in Food and Drug Administration and from last 22 years working in FDA. During service he has completed his Ph.D in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Jaipur National University, Jaipur. He has published research papers / Articles in national journals on topic 'Diabetes'. He has been awarded the 'Best Drugs Inspector' Award - 2012' from All India Drugs Control Officers Confederation (AIDCOC ). He has been awarded Fellowship award - 2014. He has attended various conferences on pharmacy and related fields. Dr. Nitin Deore, also holds position as a President of 'Drugs Inspector Welfare Association (DIWA)' , recognized association in Maharashtra state. He is also Secretary of 'All India Drugs Control Officers Confederation (AIDCOC)' Last modified: 13:38

SUDHIR KUMAR SINGH SHASTRADHAR
SUDHIR KUMAR SINGH SHASTRADHAR
Joint Secretary-Central

Mr.Sudhir Kumar Singh Shastradhar,Joint Secretary(Central Region),IPGA Central Committee ,born on 22/11/1961,procured his basic qualification from F.N.S Academy , Patna;I.Sc. from Science College,Patna;B.Sc.from A.N.College, Patna; B.Ed. from PatnaUniversity;B.Pharm.from Bihar College of Pharmacy, Patna ;M.A(Sociology)from B.N.M.U.,Madhepura, Bihar. Mr.Shastradhar is a Registered Pharmacist(Registration number 11435 of 1989)of Bihar State Pharmacy Council. Approved Manufacturing Chemist since 1990. Life Member of IPGA (LM/595)since 1989. Worked as a Lecturer in Diploma level Pharmacy Institutes in Patna(Bihar, India)&Rajbiraj(Nepal). Mr.Shastradhar is associated with several social organisations. Presently Mr.Shastradhar has been working as a Manufacturing Chemist in Askelepios Remedies Pvt.Ltd,Rukanpura,Bailey Road, Patna -14. Mr.Shastradhar has been serving as Joint Secretary of IPGA, Bihar State Branch since 2006.

Dr. SUDARSAN BISWAL
Dr. SUDARSAN BISWAL
Joint Secretary-East

Mr. Sudarsan Biswal was born on 17th of April 1979 in Tentoi, Naugan, Jagatsinghpur, Odisha. He obtained his B-Pharm. degree from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar in 2004 and had secured rank 1 in Final Year B-Pharm. He qualified GATE -2004 with a percentile score 98.65(AIR 113). He got his Master’s degree (M-Pharm. - Pharmaceutics) in 2006 from University Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, R. T. M. Nagpur University, Nagpur. He had worked as a lecturer at Royal College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Berhampur, Odisha from the year 2006 and started his research work for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in the year 2007 at the same college under the supervision of Prof. P. N. Murthy. Then, he had worked as Drugs Inspector, under Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of Odisha, India from date 31.07.2009 to 30.09.2021. Then promoted as Assistant Drugs Controller, w.e.f 01.10.2021 & continuing. He is now elected as president of Odisha Drugs Control Officers’ Association, Bhubaneswar & also Secretary, IPGA State Branch Odisha. He has contributed as a Researcher & Published eighteen numbers of research articles in Peer Reviewed International Journals and presented about forty presentations at National & International Conferences.

DR. JEYABALAN GOVINDASAMY
DR. JEYABALAN GOVINDASAMY
Joint Secretary-North

Dr. G. Jeyabalan is a Registered Pharmacist after earning the B.Pharmacy degree from Annamalai University, Tamilnadu since 1992. He started his career as a teacher after serving as a trainee in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Quality Control. He qualified his M Pharmacy in Pharmacognosy under the guidance of Prof. V. Venkatapiah, Retd Professor of K.M. College of Pharmacy and Ph.D., in Pharmacognosy under the guidance of Dr. Brindha, Retd Professor of Pharmacognosy, CSMDRIA, from Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University, Chennai. He served in various cadres at Ultra College of Pharmacy, Madurai and S. Chattanatha Karayalar College of Pharmacy, Tenkasi. In 2007, Prof. G. Jeyabalan has joined as Principal at Alwar Pharmacy College, Alwar, Rajasthan. The Alwar Pharmacy College has attained several levels of growth under the leadership of Dr. G. Jeyabalan, starting PG and Ph.D., programs and Diploma in Pharmacy. Alwar Pharmacy College has successfully organised RajApticon with APTI with 1500 registered delegates in 2016 and IPGA Annual Conference in 2018 with 1300 registered delegates Both the events were remarkably observed by Pharmacy Institutions of India. More than 25 other conferences, more than 100 webinars, continuing online education during COVID lockdown, services to the society at Alwar during every World TB Day, Pharmacist Day, National Pharmacy Week, and National Pharmacovigilance Week are scheduled annually and observed in style. Dr. Jeyabalan has published more than 90 research papers, presentations, one book and a chapter in another book. Has guided 22 Ph.D., and about 25 PG students for research. He has successfully served a tenure of three years as Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy, Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, Jaipur during 2017-2020, and contributed to many academic decisions for the quality education in Rajasthan. He has been awarded the APP Principal of the Year 2013 and IPGA Award in 2018 to mention a few. He is continuing to learn techniques and latest technology to excel in the teaching profession. Dr. G. Jeyabalan is associated with the IPGA as President of Alwar Local Chapter, Treasurer of IPGA Rajasthan State branch, Chairman, Public Relations Division and now also as Joint Secretary of IPGA Northern region.

Dr. Sri Lakshmi Darbhamulla
Dr. Sri Lakshmi Darbhamulla
Joint Secretary-South

Dr Sri Lakshmi Darbhamulla is having a decade full of Academic experience, presently working as Professor & Vice-Principal at Vikas Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh. She got appointed as State Coordinator of Women’s Forum for Andhra Pradesh in the year 2021 and been serving the fraternity in her unique style and with selective topics to create awareness in the pharmacy profession. She is considered as a continued and innovative learner so as to render the Best to her students always. She was awarded with PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) in April 2018 and her Master in Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Chemistry was done by May 2012, from NITTE, Mangalore Karnataka. Apart she has done Diploma in Business management from ICFAI University. Her Bachelor of Pharmacy (2005), was from JNTUH - Bapatla College of Pharmacy. She had served in several Pharmacy institutions over her tenure as academic and Research areas such as served as Assistant Professor in Vikas Pharmacy College, Vissanapeta, as Assistant Professor at Vikas Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, then as Associate Professor at Aditya Pharmacy College, and thus now working as Professor & Vice-Principal at Vikas Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh She is having a well versed Research expertise including her PhD project: “Validation of Analytical Methods of Some Drugs in Bulk & Dosage Forms” but not limited so as Guided several Students. She has made several poster presentations in CSIR-IICT, IPC and many other platforms as well. She has published over 25 papers in various national and international journals. More over Dr. Sri Lakshmi has participated in several Conferences/ Seminars/ Webinars and Workshops. Also conducted them in multiple, among them Awareness on Rare Diseases webinar on IPGA platform is much applauded. She has participated in webinars organized by The Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Associations (FAPA) and Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (MPS), MHRD Innovation Cell, by MHRD's Innovation Cell, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida & Mybo Group. She has bagged many achievements/ Awards in her career includes Best Library User Award in 2017; Acted as Speaker for the FDP on Drug Design & Development sponsored by AICTE organised by Ronald Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Orissa, 2021; Trained Innovation Ambassador from IIC MHRD; Presently convenor of IIC in the VIPS. Apart from leading IPGA Women’s Forum for state of Andhra Pradesh also having Life Memberships in Association of Pharmacy Teachers of India (APTI) and Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA).

Rajesh Chaudhari
Rajesh Chaudhari
Joint Secretary-West

1. Completed S.S.C in First Class from Poona Board in Year 1983 2. Completed H.S.C in First Class from Poona Board in Year 1985. 3. Completed B.Pharma in First Class from Pune University in Year 1989. 4. Completed MBA( Specialization in Marketing) in First Class from IMED Bharti Vidyapeeth (Pune University) in Year 1991 5. M.S (Pharmaceutical Technology) by distance education programme. 6. Completed 1st Level course in IPR from WIPO. 7. Completed advance Diploma in Computer Programming. 8. Certification in Office Automation (computer programme) under Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra open university, Nasik in first grade 9. Training in Capacity Building (Office Administration ) by Yashwantrao Chavan academy of Development Administration, Pune