Dr. Mahesh C Gupta, Principal Advisor: Dr. Mahesh C Gupta is an experienced and internationally reputed Scientist in the field of calibration, quality assurance and testing. He has last worked with National Physical Laboratory (NPLI), New Delhi for 32 years where he played a vital role in developing the lab accreditation program of India as Head National Calibration Program. He is also the founder president of Indian quality association. He has expertise and proficiency in various fields like calibration, GLP, analytical techniques, quality assurance, laboratory inter-comparison, proficiency testing, QMS and many more. With his knowledge and rich experience, he is focused on practical aspects of current needs, contemporary and emerging trends, besides alerting the laboratories for future challenges. A PhD from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi, Dr. Mahesh C Gupta has been associated as a research fellow of Optical Society of India, Fellow of Indian Society of Lighting Engineers and Vacuum society of India. He has also worked with Dubai Central Laboratory, Dubai as Principal Quality Officer. He is also currently managing Lab World Magazine- renowned world class magazine dedicated to Quality Testing and Calibration laboratories in all sectors-as the Editor in Chief.
Mr.Vinod Kumar Arora, Principal Advisor - Mr. Vinod Kumar Arora is an internationally acclaimed industry professional having 35 years of rich experience in pharmaceutical development in the areas of Generics, Differentiated, NDDS/NCE Dosage Forms. He is now associated with IGMPI as principal advisor.
He joined Ranbaxy in 1983 where he initially worked as scientist for almost 4 years. He rejoined Ranbaxy in 1994 where graduated to Vice President level from Assistant Director position. During his association with Ranbaxy he developed products - Generics, Differentiated Generics, NDAs and NCE-Global, market specific and OTC. Prior to his association with Ranbaxy, he worked as an Assistant General Manager with the Formulation Development Research in Cadila Laboratories, Ahmedabad and helped in setting up of Onco-manufacturing facility and developed several oncology products. He has expertise in Dosage Form development in the area of dosage forms - Solids - Tablets / Capsules / Granules / Pellets / PFOS / TFOS; Non-solids-Liquid/Injectables including Lyophilised/Topicals, Inhalations - DPI/pMDI and Nasal Spray, Dosage Forms Technology such as Nanotechnology, Depot Injection; Modified Release tablets/suspension, Self-Emulsifying System, Oro dispersing tablets/oro-dissolving strips; Particles/Pellets coating and has good understanding of current Good Manufacturing Practices and QA/QC. He has made presentations to NDAC Committee for New Drugs Approval in India, had meetings with Oman MOH and Pre IND meetings with USFDA. He has also authored/co-authored over 100 patents in the area of NCE/ Differentiated products /NDDS/Generics. With his knowledge and rich experience, he is focused on practical aspects of current needs, contemporary and emerging trends, besides alerting the pharmaceutical industries for future challenges. He is holding many honorary positions - Present Member of Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC) Scientific Body, Consultant to Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), Panel member of INMAS-DRDO, Ranbaxy Science Foundation Scholars Award, Global Expert committee member of DFE Pharma, Germany and Distinguished Scientist from World Whos Who Society, Member of Indian Pharma Committee of Make in India Campaign etc. He was felicitated by Honble former President of India Dr A P J Abdul Kalam, for development and launch of first NCE - Anti malarial from India. Mr. Vinod Arora is a M. Pharm degree holder from BHU and DBM from IMM, New Delhi. As one of our principal advisors he is continuously supporting our initiatives nationally and internationally to rest of faculty members of IGMPI in imparting education, training and continuing education programs as well as our knowledge dissemination initiatives like Current GMP,QA/QC, Regulatory affairs,Clinical research guidelines and news updates.
Dr. Syed S. Abbas, Director : Dr. Syed S. Abbas is currently serving as the Director of IGMPI. Owing to his academic achievements and interests, Dr. Abbas has gained working knowledge of several sectors of the business industry, in his career span of twenty five years. His contributions to Pharma, Food and healthcare industries and development studies are numerous. Some of the generous ones count around the esteemed projects, work models, business agendas and organisational setup works he has plotted, guided and worked for in the Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical, education and training Industry, Information Technology & Digital media industries, Pharmaceutical and Food products contract manufacturing and marketing, training, team building, research and export, and also non-governmental organizations, and many others. He has completed his Graduation in Science, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Masters in Public Administration from Lucknow University and Executive MBA from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow. He is a life time member of Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA). For his continued efforts and enterprising approach towards the education, training and career development, he has been conferred with Quality Council of India (QCI) – DL Shah National Quality Award 2015 & ASSOCHAM Services Excellence Award 2017.
Dr. Abbas is also a nominated Governing Council Member of Regional Food Research & Analysis Centre, Lucknow, Department of Horticulture & Food Processing, Government of Uttar Pradesh.
As the Administrative head of IGMPI, he with his experience has been guiding and advising sincerely to bring forth a whole new bouquet of easy learning and training tools for all those using or planning to use or otherwise interested in gaining knowledge about Good Manufacturing Practices and related areas. His main emphasis is always to work for relevance in training imparted for various job profiles for the industry right from the shop floor to the top levels and also to ensure that IGMPI consistently provides training and other onsite services of the utmost quality, thousands of industry professionals as well as fresh pass-outs from Fortune 500 and global Pharmaceutical, Food and healthcare giants have been trained at IGMPI from across the world from the perspective of regulatory and audit compliance, competency development, career development and planning at IGMPI as a result under his leadership that also leads to high quality pharmaceutical and food products and human well-being.
Prof. Dr. Neha Ronald William, Associate Professor: Dr. Neha Ronald William is an Associate Professor at IGMPI. She has completed her B.Pharm from Kurukshetra University in 2010 and M.Pharm (Pharmacology) from Pt. B.D. Sharma University, Rohtak in 2012. She earned her PhD (Pharmaceutical Sciences) from Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences (SHUATS), Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh) in 2020. Her credentials include 8 publications in various journals of repute with high impact factor (Thomas Reuters) and one book published in lambert academy on memory enhancing activity on Fluvoxamine maleate. She has also represented project in DST. She has 9 years of experience in teaching and research. Her research interests include Alzheimer disease, cancer, Neurodisorders. With her rich involvement with the Pharma area, at IGMPI she contributes her insight and wide experience of the business to prepare and direct the students for the better methodology in the profession way and to take their ability advancement and information to the following step. Under her direction and management students can unquestionably take their vocation forward.
NEHA FALLS, Memory enhancing activity of Fluvoxamine maleate: A SSRI published in lambert academy publishing, Germany on 6th Feb. 2013
- Neha Falls, Deepika Singh, Firoz Anwar, Amita Verma, Vikas Kumar (2018). Amelioration of neurodegeneration and cognitive impairment by Lemon oil in experimental model of Stressed mice. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy 106; 575-583. (Impact factor-6.529)
- Sushma Ror Maratha, Neha Falls, Neelam Vashist, Sonia Yadav, Vinod Gahlot. (2018). Alzheimer’s disease: Neurotransmitters Involved and the Possible new Strategies. Indo Global Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences IGJPS-2018-MSA-0015.R1(Impact factor-1.52)
- Deepika Singh, Manvendra Singh, Ekta Yadav, Neha Falls, Deependra Singh Dangi, Vikas Kumar, Pramod W Ramteke, Amita Verma. (2018). Attenuation of diethylnitrosamine (DEN) - Induced hepatic cancer in experimental model of Wistar rats by Carissa carandas embedded silver nanoparticles. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy 108; 757-765. (Impact factor-6.529)
- Deepika Singh, Ekta Yadav, Neha Falls, Vikas Kumar, Manvendra Singh, Amita Verma. (2018). Phytofabricated silver nanoparticles of Phyllanthusemblica attenuated diethylnitrosamine-induced hepaticcancer via knock-down oxidative stress and inflammation. Inflammopharmacologydoi: 10.1007/s10787-018-0525-6 (Impact Factor- 4.47)
- Deepika Singh, Vikas Kumar, Ekta Yadav, Neha Falls, Manvendra Singh, Ujendra Komal, Amita Verma. (2018). One-pot green synthesis and structural characterisation of silver nanoparticles using aqueous leaves extract of Carissa carandas: Antioxidant, anticancer and antibacterial activities IET Nanobiotechnology 12(6); DOI: 10.1049/iet-nbt.2017.0261 (Impact factor-1.847)
- Deepika Singh, Manvendra Singh, Ekta Yadav, Neha Falls, Ujendra Komal, Deependra Singh Dangi, Vikas Kumar, Amita Verma. (2018). Amelioration of diethylnitrosamine (DEN)-induced hepatocellular carcinogenesis in animal models: Via knockdown oxidative stress and proinflammatory markers by Madhucalongifolia embedded silver nanoparticles. RCS Advances 8; 6940-6953 (Impact factor-3.36)
- Saumya Das, Manas Kumar Das, Rajashree Das, Valentina Gehlot, Shewta Mahant, Papaya Mitra Mazumdar, Sanjita Das, Neha Falls, Vikas Kumar. (2020). Isolation, Characterization of Berberine from Berberis Aristata DC for eradication of resistant Helicobacter pylori.Biocatal. Agric 26 (Impact factor-3.28)
- Neha Ronald William, Megha Bhardwaj. (2021) Rising Career avenues in Clinical Research and Pharmacovigilance. Drug Today Medical Times; 5
Prof. Megha Bharadwaj, Associate Professor: Prof. Megha Bhardwaj is working as an Associate Professor in IGMPI. She has completed her Masters in Clinical Research from Cranfield University, Bedford, U.K. She also has a certified 1 year PG Diploma in Clinical Research Management. She has 8 years of experience in Clinical Research Industry. She has worked as a Clinical Research faculty with Jims College. She has also worked with Medanta The Medicity Hospital (In Liver Transplant Department, Kidney Dept.). She had also worked with Panacea Biotech and Bristol Mayer’s Squibb. She is a proficient professional with expertise in Clinical trials. She has faced a Global Audit for her Project “CRAD001H2307 Site 4001, Novartis Phase III Drug Trial”. She has immense experience in Clinical Trial Projects that include Sponsor initiated: A 24 month, randomized, controlled study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of concentration-controlled everolimus plus reduced tacrolimus compared to standard tacrolimus in recipients of living donor liver transplants”. Sponsor initiated peritoneal dialysis outcomes, Incidence of graft rejection and risk associated in Patients undergoing Liver Transplantation, Global: Medical Device versus Standard of Care Drug Therapy in patients with Chronic Hepatitis C infection, Prospective, Open label study comparing enteric-coated mycophenolate sodium (EC-MPS) with Mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) with calcineurin inhibitor (CNI) de-novo in patients after primary liver transplant and Acute Kidney Injury. At IGMPI, her responsibilities include teaching, training and guiding of students over subjects of Clinical Research, QA&QC, Regulatory Affairs, and Pharmacovigilance.
Prof. Mohammad Arish, Assistant Professor: Prof. Mohammad Arish is an Assistant Professor at IGMPI. He has completed his Bsc. Anesthesia & Operation Theater Techniques from Jamia Hmadard in 2016, Msc.in Clinical Research from Jamia Hamdard and has immense experience in the field of Clinical Research. He has prior industrial experience as Centralized Monitoring at IQVIA, where he was involved in overseeing and optimizing the conduct of clinical trials.This role involves a combination of strategic planning and data analysis to ensure the quality and integrity of clinical trial data across various sites and worked with global study managers, scientific committee, data management team and central risk leader.Demonstrated expertise in remotely monitoring multiple clinical trial sites to ensure data quality and compliance with industry regulations. He has also worked with Max Super Speciality Hospital as a Clinical Research Coordinator, where he has worked in covid-19(vaccine), oncology and nephrology clinical trials. He has also worked with Nephroplus Healthcare and managed operations of clinical trials. At IGMPI, his responsibilities include teaching, training and guiding of students over subjects of Clinical Research.
Prof. Juhi Rajhans, Assistant Professor: Ms. Juhi Rajhans is an Assistant Professor at Centre for Environment, Health and Safety (IGMPI). She has completed a BS- MS dual degree in physics from Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata and ScM degree in Experimental Physics from Brown University, USA. She has rich teaching experience from Northeastern University, Boston, USA. She has worked as a government consultant for TLGS Consulting Group, PwC and Alien Technology Transfer – focusing on investment promotion for the Government of Tamil Nadu, white paper analysis for waste to energy generation and sanitation and deep-tech startup curation from lab-to-market for the European Union. She has worked on global reporting frameworks such as GRI, SASB, TCFD and SBTi as a consultant for various startup companies.
Ms. Rajhans is an experienced professional working towards topics such as ESG and sustainability development at IGMPI. She specializes in the role of science, technology and innovation in sustainable development. Currently, she is pursuing a PhD in Technology Management from IMSR Mumbai on the topic – the role of sustainable AI in Government. She is passionate about social impact and has conducted the first ever Memory Café pilot in Kolkata in collaboration with the Hope Foundation. She also has a decade of research experience as a KVPY Scholar and a JN Tata fellow on varied topic of theoretical and applied physics.
Prof. Aniket Chandra, Assistant Professor: Prof. Aniket Chandra is working as an Assistant Professor in Centre for Environment Health and Safety, IGMPI. He is involved into designing course modules, collaboration projects and taking online (CEHS) classes. He has rich Industrial experience in domain of waste management, sustainable supply chains development, CSR and ESG Advisory.
Also he had been part of two national level Government of India projects namely – Namami Gange, Ministry of Jal Shakti as Research Officer where he along with his team has helped in development of capacity building modules for training to various stakeholders of Namami Gange (ULB Officers, Academia, Spiritual gurus and general public) and conducted exhibition programs at National level at IIPA (Indian Institute of Public Administration).
As part of Swachh Survekshan, 2018, Ministry of Housing and urban Affairs research team, he has worked for assessment and grading of ULB’s and cities performance for solid waste management practices. In his tenure with Ambuja Cements corporate team, he worked for developing sustainable solutions and green fuel promotion, thereby possessing multi-stakeholder experience in the field with government, corporates, NGO’s and academia research. His academic background includes M.sc in Environmental Studies and Resources Management from TERI University and B.A (Honors.) Geography from University of Delhi.
Prof. Ria Banerjee, Assistant Professor: Prof. Ria Banerjee is an Assistant Professor at IGMPI and has more than five years of total teaching experience in the Pharmaceutical Department. She has completed her B.Pharm from Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu in the year 2013 and secured second position with a silver medal at her Department. She then completed her M.Pharm (Pharmaceutics) from Uttarakhand Technical University in the year 2015. She has worked as project trainee at CSIR-CDRI where she formulated “ Dual Acting Ciprofloxacin HCl and Calcium Phosphate Nanoparticles for therapeutic intervention of Osteomyelitis”. She specializes and possesses knowledge about various drug formulation and their characterization. She has hands on experience in Formulation and Development of Nanoparticles and Nanoparticles embedded drug dosage forms. She has keen interests in developing Novel Drug Delivery Systems and has attended various national and international conferences regarding NDDS. Her research interests include Formulation development and evaluation. She demonstrates a plethora of knowledge in the area of Novel drug delivery systems, Nanoparticulate drug delivery and targeted drug delivery systems. She has also worked in the IPR and drug regulatory sector where she monitored and analyzed new patent publications and their abstractions and annotations. She has worked with the pioneer organization like Thomson Reuters now Clarivate Analytics in Science and IP department. She aims to utilize her insights on research skills, formulation skills, analytical skills, regulatory knowledge, IPR and management skills about pharmaceuticals and cosmetic formulations to impart knowledge to students which contributes to their professional development.
At IGMPI, her responsibilities include teaching, training and guiding students over subjects of Pharmaceutical formulations, IPR and Cosmetic technology.
Prof. Priti Maurya, Associate Professor: Ms. Priti Maurya is associated with IGMPI as an Associate Professor. She has completed her Masters in Biotechnology from MIMT,Grt.noida. She is competent professionally having 10 years of enriching experience in Quality Assurance, compliances GMP and Bio analysis. She has talent for proactively identifying & resolving problems and maintaining quality standards at the same time.Excellent communication & interpersonal skills with strong analytical, team building and Strong leadership organizational abilities.
She has worked with APCER Life Sciences as Assistant Manager in Training and Auditing department. Implemented quality procedures in the organization to reduce rejections and ensure zero defects as per guidelines. Ensure compliance and up gradation of Quality system in company so that there are no critical issues during audits of external regulations. She has also workedwith Parabolic Drugs Ltd asSenior Executive Quality Assurance. Handled and Implemented TQM, QRM, deviation, OOS & change control, Co-ordinate with production to address CAPA for deviation and closure of change controls. Prepared Annual Product Reviews report and Management Quality Review report, Quality Policies, Quality Manual.She has also worked with Panacea Biotech Ltd as Executive R&D. AnalysedIgG (Pn PS ELISA),IgG antibodies against Bordetella pertussis, Diptheria, Tetanus, Haemophilus influenza, Hepatitis in human serum, Hemagglutination inhibition assay (HAI).Analysed drugs using analytical techniques like HPLC/UPLC, NMR, LC-MS, FTIR, Flow Cytometer, Polarimeter, UV Spectrophotometer etc. She has got notable credits in audit conducted by FDA, MHRA, WHO, Customer Visits.
Conducted training and seminar on Topics: Manufacturing Process improvement in the pharmaceutical industry, Implementing Good documentation practice in organization, Approach toward Zero defects, Principle and working procedure of Basic Techniques and Instrumentation in Biotechnology, Phytopharmacological and pharmagonistical study of Nyctanthus –arbor tristis leaf for the treatment of arthritis.
At IGMPI, her responsibilities include teaching, training and guiding students over subjects of GMP, QA&QC, and Cosmetic technology.
Syeda Alisha Md Isha Ali, Assistant Professor: Syeda Alisha Md Isha Ali is an Assistant Professor at IGMPI. She has completed her B.Pharm from Savitribai Phule Pune University in 2014 and M.Pharm (Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance) from Manipal University, Manipal in 2016. She has prior industrial experience in product development and evaluation in Apotex Research Private Limited, where she was involved in conducting stability studies of pharmaceutical oral solid dosage forms. She specializes and possesses knowledge about routine stability studies, quality assurance and regulations in GMP for ANDA, ANDS, MHRA, and TGA authorizations as per ICH. She is currently submitting her doctoral studies, Ph.D (Pharmaceutical Sciences) at Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal. Her credentials include three Scopus-indexed publications in good impact journals in areas of stability studies of pharmaceutical products and Ayurvedic formulations. She has represented her doctoral studies in various international and national conferences. Her research interests includes product development and evaluation, quality assurance and control strategies, stability studies as per ICH, developing scientific evidence for the stability of pharmaceutical and Ayurvedic formulations using modern analytical techniques. With her diverse involvement in Pharmaceutical and herbal domain, she demonstrates a plethora of knowledge in quality assurance, quality control, drug discovery and product development and regulatory aspects on Pharmaceuticals and herbals. She aims to utilize her insights on research skills, analytic skills, writing skills, regulatory knowledge, GMP, GLP, GDP, data integrity, quality assurance and management skills about pharmaceuticals and herbals to impart knowledge to students which contributes to their professional development.
- Parnika Hareshwar Khatal, Kevita D’souza, Alisha Syeda, B. S. Muddukrishna, S. G. Vasantharaju, Stability Indicating Assay Method for Simultaneous Estimation of Tadalafil and Dapoxetine Hydrochloride by RP-HPLC in Bulk, Latin American Journal of Pharmacy, 40(1), 49-56, 2021.
- Kevita D’souza, Parnika Hareshwar Khatal, Alisha Syeda, B. S. Muddukrishna, S. G. Vasantharaju, Stability Indicating Assay Method Development and Validation for Simultaneous Estimation of Ofloxacin and Ornidazole by RP-HPLC in bulk: An application to Tablet Formulation and Dissolution Studies, Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, 55(2), 2021.
- Srija Sam, Syeda Alisha Md Isha Ali, B. S. Muddukrishna, S. G. Vasantharaju, Chemical Fingerprinting of Piperine and Tannic Acid in an Ayurvedic Formulation of Dasankanthi Churnam using RP-HPLC, Rasayan Journal of Chemistry, 15(4), 2218-2225, 2022.
Prof. Dr. Richa Mishra, Assistant Professor: She is associated with IGMPI as an Assistant Professor and prior to that, she has worked for more than 6 years with esteemed healthcare sector, Operation Head at a Cogito on USA based project related to Artificial Intelligence. She is an MPH (Masters in Public Health) from ICRI Himgiri Zee University Dehradun, and B.D.S from I.D.S.T Modi Nagar She brings a rich experience of nearly a decade in the areas of Patient Care, Quality Audits, Hospital Administration, Quality Management, Accreditation Programmes with ability to lead, supervise and manage. Moreover, she has also been associated with various renowned organisations like Scale NGO, Drona NGO and Dabur Lal Tooth Paste & Amar Ujjala as Programme Coordinator. Additionally, Dr Richa has also worked as Dentist in various hospitals for their accreditation programmes of multiple hospitals. Over the years, she worked on Ayushman Bharat Project as Claims Manager & Apollo Munich healthcare at the highest standards so that the patients receive the highest level of healthcare. She ensures Quality Assurance and Compliance functions. She also monitors different Health Policies, expenses and suggest cost-effective alternatives along with creating and reviewing multiple documents of organization including SOPs, Manuals, Protocols,and annual budgets. She has been involved closely in conducting and lead quality audits, drills, awareness, and training programmes. She also leads the periodical assessment of health Policies on quality check list, Identifying the gaps and developing action plan.
Prof. Dr. Kaynat Bukhari, Assistant Professor: She is an Assistant Professor at Centre of Health Management and Research (CHMR).She has an experience of more than 5 years in healthcare. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Dental Surgery (BDS) from Jodhpur National University, Rajasthan. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health from Amity University, Gurugram. She has worked with International Association of Stem cells & Regenerative Medicines (IASRM), New Delhi. She has also worked as a Quality Controller in Century Super Specialty Hospital, Hyderabad. Then lately she joined ECHO India as a Senior Executive, New Delhi. Her main forte is training with good interpersonal skills, she is committed to improving the health and well-being of communities with her Public Health skills. At IGMPI, she is contributing as a faculty for Public Health. Her areas of expertise include:
Infectious Disease Control, Chronic Disease Prevention, Epidemiology, Maternal and Child Health, Healthcare Policy and Management etc Her responsibilities include teaching, training and guiding students over subjects of Public health, Healthcare management, Medical services, Health system Cosmetology etc.
Prof. Nivedita Aggarwal, Assistant Professor: Prof. Nivedita Aggarwal is an Assistant Professor at Centre for Health Management and Research (IGMPI) with a strong commitment to foster knowledge and critical thinking. She brings a wealth of experience and a fresh perspective to our educational community. She is a graduate from Amity University, Noida where she earned a graduation degree in Clinical Psychology. She continued her academic journey to obtain her master’s degree from Amity University, Noida specializing in Clinical Psychology. She has keen interest in Psychology and Mental Well-being, Clinical Psychology, Psychological Therapies, Psychological Testing, and Counselling. She has a rich experience as a psychologist in Healthcare Sector.
Prof. Dr. Saniya Zehra, Associate Professor: She is associated with IGMPI as an Associate Professor and prior to that, she has worked for more than 5 years with esteemed healthcare sector, Shri Ram Singh Hospital & Heart Institute and Ashok Multispeciality Hospital as a Quality Head and NABH Consultant. She is an MBA in Health and Hospital Administration from Jamia Hamdard University and BUMS from Delhi University. She brings a rich experienceof nearly a decade in the areas of Patient Care, Quality Audits, Hospital Administration, Quality Management, Accreditation Programmes with ability to lead, supervise and manage. Moreover, she has also been associated with various renowned organisations like Fortis and Metro Group of Hospital as a Senior Quality Coordinator. Additionally, Dr Saniya has also worked as a RMO in various hospitals for their accreditation programmes of multiple hospitals. Over the years, she designs and implements Hospital policies& programs at the highest standards so that the patients receive the highest level of care. She ensures Quality Assurance and Compliance functions. She also monitors expenses and suggest cost-effective alternatives along with creating and reviewing multiple documents of organization including SOPs, Manuals, Protocols,and annual budgets. She has been involved closely in conducting and lead quality audits, drills, awareness, and training programmes. She also leads the periodical assessment of hospitals on quality check list, Identifying the gaps and developing action plan
Prof. Dr. Rita Mishra, Associate Professor: Prof. Dr. Rita Mishra is an Associate Professor in Centre for Nutrition and Dietetics (CNDS), IGMPI. She has received her Ph.D. degree from Swami Keshwanand Rajasthan Agriculture University Bikaner (Rajasthan). She did her research work on ‘’Nutritional Status of Primary School Children aged 7-12 Years Residing in Rural and Urban Areas of Bikaner District, (Rajasthan)’’. She has worked as an Assistant Lecturer in Al Arab Medical University, Bengzahi, Libya and taught programme of Food and Nutrition in Public Health Department. She has worked in Gangotri Devi Mahila Degree College, Gorakhpur U.P. She has worked as an Assistant Professor with Institute of Nursing M.J.F. College of veterinary & Animal Sciences. She has presented poster on the topics “A Study of Awareness of Adulteration in different food products in Bundelkhand region, Jhansi” Holistic Approach to Nutrition and Wellness, Department of Home Science, Abstract PHNWP.36 and “How safe is laboratory in Derna (Libya)” Poster Presented in XXXII Biennial Conference of Home Science Association of India- Family and Community Science. Abstract II& III P27, P122-193.
- ‘Prevalence of Malnutrition Among Primary School Children of Rural Areas of Bikaner District (Rajasthan). Food Science Research Journal’. (NAAS rating 4.11). DOI:10.15740/HAS/FSRJ/10.2/154-161.
- ‘Nutritional Status of Primary School Children of Rural and Urban Areas 7-9 Years Based on Body Mass Index (BMI) of Bikaner District (Rajasthan)’. RJIF 5.14 International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition. ISSN:2455-4898 vol 5 (3) page no.103-106.
- ‘A Comparative Study of Nutritional Status of Primary School Children Aged 7-9 years of Residing in Rural and Urban Areas of Bikaner District (Rajasthan)’. (NAAS Rating 5.03) RJIF 5.98, The Pharma Innovation Journal.
-‘Food Consumption Pattern of Primary School Children Aged 10-12 Years Residing in Rural and urban areas of Bikaner District Rajasthan’. ISSN 2455-4898; vol5(2)-pageno.59-62.
-‘Demographic,prevalence and clinical profile of severe malnourished infants admitted to the malnutrition treatment centre Bikaner, Hospital Rajasthan ‘(NAAS rating 6.11) Journal of Medical Science& Clinical research JMSCR vol 8(05) page212-219
Prof. Deepti Makhija, Assistant Professor: Prof. Deepti Makhija is an Assistant Professor at IGMPI. She has completed her M.Pharm from Manipal University. She has sound experience in research and development in formulation of oral Solid Dosage form, Semi-Solid dosage form and Parentral formulations. She is the spectator of “International Seminar on “Innovation and Entrepreneural Opportunities in Nanotechnology”, 10th knowledge Millenium summit inaugurated by the honourable President of India on ‘Curing the incurables : sharing of innovations ‘ at Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and technology, Government of India, CSIR sponsored National Seminar on IPR in Pharmacy: Patent Drafting & filling, AICTE sponsored seminar on Design of Experiments and Speaker of the Interactive Session of Pharmaquora, ICMR sponsored National seminar on Advanced Pharmaceutical Technology and dosage form- Where does India stand in global Context. She had been associated with various Pharma giants which include Ranbaxy Laboratories, Jubilant Generics Ltd., Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Kusum Healthcare and Mankind Research Centre. At IGMPI, she contributes her knowledge and wide experience to guide the students to pick their path for the better approach in their upcoming career from the industry related to Pharma, healthcare; Pharmaceutical Packaging, Pharmaceutical Technology Transfer, Pharma Product Management, Pharmaceutical Formulation and Entrepreneurship, Pharmaceutical Sales and Marketing Management, Pharmaceutical Process Engineering and Cosmetic Technology.
Prof. Priyanka Rautela, Assistant Professor: Prof. Priyanka Rautela is working as Assistant Professor at IGMPI. She has experience of more than six years in Sales & Marketing and Pharma Industry, she holds a Master’s Degree in Pharmacy (Pharmacology). She has worked in sales for with Cipla and has rich experience as a Product Specialist. Her main forte is training with good interpersonal skills, she has prepared strategies for various brands pan India, has an experience in new product launch with sound knowledge on data analysis, Brand planning, visual aid designing. She also carries an experience of Digital marketing, social media marketing, email marketing . In IGMPI, she is contributing as a faculty of Pharma Product Management, Pharmaceutical Sales and Marketing Management.
Prof. Indrani Dasgupta, Assistant Professor: Indrani Dasgupta is a dynamic professional and an educator at the Institute of Good Manufacturing Practices India. She is a Management Grad from Doon Business School, Dehradun. Along with her PGDM in Marketing and Human Resources, she also holds a Master's degree in Commerce from Nagpur University. She is certified in Strategic Management from IIM, Rohtak. She oversees the full spectrum of product management, digital marketing and electronic commerce management programmes at IGMPI. Indrani has worked with an advertising agency driving digital communications and social media strategies for brands across diverse industries-food and nutraceuticals, healthcare, electronic commerce, education, etc. Indrani has volunteered in Indonesia, promoting United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG 8- Decent Work and Economic Growth).
Prof. Kajal Verma, Associate Professor: A highly seasoned and conscientious Faculty of Food with over eight years of professional standards for safe food handling and distribution. She holds an M.tech degree in Food tech from Gautam Buddha University. Skilled researcher of evolving food production trends to optimize safety and sanitation of all products. Adept multitasker able to address a high volume of students and management projects and questions with full professionalism and accuracy. She has extensive knowledge of quality assurance activities including audits recommending and implementing corrective actions providing accurate documentation of statistical reports and ensuring overall compliance. Demonstrated excellence in communication skills with various levels of management state and federal regulators stakeholders and suppliers.
Kajal is a Certified Food Safety Team Leader (FSTL) from two Industries, Certified FOSTAC Trainer and Internal Auditor. She has handled ISO (22000), FSSC 22000, HACCP, FSMS, CCP, PRPs, Validate SOPs, Checklist. She has worked with the analysis of raw material of food products, packing Material, testing water quality, handled Inhouse Audit Program and validated hygiene checklist. She has also worked with quality parameters of Tomato sauce, Tomato soup, Vinegar, Tomato paste, Continental sauce, Tomato puree, Sugar Syrup and Chocolate Topping, handled microbiological parameters like detecting of nonpathogens and pathogens, worked with quality and microbiological parameters of fresh, chilled, and frozen meat and meat products.
Prof. Jyotsna Singh, Assistant Professor: Prof. Jyotsna is an optimistic professional associated with IGMPI as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Food Safety and Quality, she has her expertise and has accomplished magnificent success working in the field of Food Safety, Product Development, HACCP Team Leader and Overall Quality control and Quality Assurance perspectives along with Food Regulatory Affairs in Food Industry.She has completed her Post Graduation i.e.,M.Sc. in Food Processing Nutrition Science and Technology from Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, IIEST Shibpur, and holds an experience of more than 8 years in Food Manufacturing Sector.
She has worked in renowned MNC’s as Quality Manager and Team Leader such as Dabur India Limited, Motherdairy, Fresca Juices, Suryafresh Foods Limited (Priyagold Biscuits) etc. She is a Certified Functional Food Analyst and has worked on many Research projects such Extraction of Single cell protein and its stimulation from fruit peel wastes, conversion of jackfruit seeds to fungal biomass, etc. She has been HACCP Team leader, Food GMP Advisor in her previous Organizations. She has developed plant-based protein powder, and believes in versatility in work and delivers ethicsfor successful learning and acquiring beneficial aspects of Education and training.
Prof. Monika Singh, Associate Professor: Prof. Monika Singh is associated with IGMPI as an Associate Professor. Prior to her association with IGMPI, she has worked with groups like Haldiram’s as Executive Quality for 8 years, Arizzonna International Limited a venture of Raindrops Rice as a Food Technologist. Over the years, she has assisted in the development and implementation of Quality Systems where her help was invaluable in setting up the Quality and Operations functions at the company. She used to conduct awareness and training programs for lab safety and documentation compliance. She was also involved with drafting and reviewing multiple documents for organizations, including SOPs, protocols, and safety training for employees. She is a self-motivated and diligent individual who is able to deliver the required outputs within the set timelines and able to adapt to constantly changing environments and situations. She has been an integral part in the preparation of documents for licensing and registration of FSSAI & Legal metrology and regulatory affairs during her industrial experience. She has also worked for the label compliance (as per FSSAI labeling laws) of export products (approx. 280 products). She has successfully completed all FSSAI hygiene rating audits and was awarded 5-star ratings at 64 outlets of Haldiram’s. She has over 9 years of experience in handling Quality Management systems (GMP, GHP, Food Processing, PRP’S and OPRP’S) and is an expert in initiating & implementing Food Safety /Quality Audits, Hygiene Ratings. She has an excellent command over subjects of GMP, QA&QC, Regulatory Affairs and Food Safety Management System.
Prof. Preeti Gupta, Assistant Professor: Prof. Preeti Gupta is currently working as an Assistant Professor at Centre for Nutrition & Dietitics, IGMPI and she is a holistic nutritionist Expert. She has received her Master Degree from Banasthali Vidyapith University, Jaipur. She also worked with different reputed hospitals and educational institute and also done a project on “Development of Fibre Rich Biscuits Incorporation with Mix Fruit Pomace”. She has specialization in Food and Nutrition, Public Health and Dietetics, foundation to human development, adolescent and adulthood nutrition, clinical and Child care nutrition and nutrition in Sports, Fitness and Yoga. She also has given workshops on Blood diets, Cancer Diets, Water Therapy, Alkaline Diet and done talk show on healthy eating habits for Harbour Press International and conducted various Webinar on “Importance and History of Indian Food and its Benefits”. Honored as Chief Dietitian at myla.in for live talk on healthy eating in their social media platform. At IGMPI, she is responsible for taking lectures for students on the topics like Nutrition and Dietitics, Nutraceuticals, Clinical nutrition, Diabetic and Pediatric nutrition and Sports nutrition.
Prof. Bushra Naaz Shahid, Assistant Professor: Prof. Bushra Naaz Shahid is an Assistant Professor in Centre for Nutrition and Dietetics Study (CNDS), IGMPI. She has completed her Masters in Food and Nutrition from Lady Irwin College, University of Delhi and has 6 Years of expertise in the field of Nutrition and Dietetics. She has worked at Medanta Medicity, Gurgaon (Dietitian), VLCC (Head Dietitian) and Insta Fitness (Senior Dietitian). Previously, she participated in many nutrition talks/webinars at various corporate offices as well as at modelling contests.
She won many prizes including one at Baggerynutrition poster making competition (1st Prize on the topic Millets), 1st Prize at Delhi Police eat right Competition (in 2016), Jury member at Mr. and Miss face of India, etc.
She has represented IGMPI at Into-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) as a Nutrition Speaker.
At IGMPI, she is involved in taking lectures on Nutrition, Dietetics, Clinical Nutrition, Paediatrics, Oncology, Public Health Nutrition, Diabetes, etc.
Prof. Deepika Bengani, Assistant Professor: Prof. Deepika Bengani is currently working as an Assistant Professor at Centre for Nutrition & Dietetics Studies, IGMPI and she is a holistic dietitian and consulted hundreds of patients and expert in clinical nutrition, weight management and therapeutic nutrition. She has received her Master Degree from Amity University, Noida. She also carries degree in Food technology from Delhi University. She has worked with Coca Cola Company, Indian Standard Bureau as Food technologist. She has also worked with different companies and educational institutes and also done a project on “Pcos and Pcod incorporation with Healthcare Company. She has worked with VLCC as Senior Dietitian, Healthifyme as Lifestyle Coach and in VLCC institute as Senior Nutrition Faculty. She has completed her 8 years of experience in Nutrition Field. She has presented herself as nutrition expert to the Police Women Commission and Millennium Little School. She has specialization in Food and Nutrition, Introduction of Ayurveda Nutrition, Food science, adolescent and adulthood nutrition, clinical and Child care nutrition and nutrition in Sports, Fitness and Yoga. She also has specialized on Pathological reports, obesity and management, Prebiotics and gut microbiota. At IGMPI, she is responsible for taking lectures for students on the topics like Nutrition and Dietetics, Clinical nutrition, Diabetic, Pediatric nutrition, clinical diabetelogy, Nutritional Nephrology, Dietary Protein Nutrition etc.
Prof. Simran Jaluthria, Assistant Professor: Prof. Simran Jaluthria is associated with IGMPI as an Assistant Professor. She is highly qualified and skilled with expertise in the field of nutrition and dietetics. Holding two qualifications in UGC-NET and a Master's degree in Nutrition and Dietetics with first division from Shree Guru Gobind Singh Tricentenary University, Gurgaon, she is dedicated to enhancing her knowledge and experience to reach the highest peak for better outcomes. Additionally, she has expertise in Nutritional Biochemistry, metabolic disorders, and Food Science coupled with her background in research onInfant and Young Child feeding (IYCF) makes her a valuable resource in the field. With years of experience, she has conducted dietary and nutritional research and developed programs, and policies to empower clinical nutrition education. Having worked with renowned hospitals like BLK-Max Super Specialty Hospital and Dr. RML Hospital in New Delhi, she has evaluated patients’ pre- and post-nutrition interventions based on various factors. With extensive knowledge and experience in the field of nutrition and dietetics, she has a strong passion for educating and training individuals to achieve optimal health goals and well-being through the power of nutrition.
Prof. Neha Sahrawat, Assistant Professor: Prof. Neha Sahrawat is working as an Assistant Professor at Centre for Nutrition and Dietetics Studies (CNDS), IGMPI. She has four years of research experience as a Research Scholar at the Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Banasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan. She is the recipient of the “Best Poster Award” at the “Indian Horticulture Summit”, Processing and Value Addition of Pomegranates from Arid and semi- Arid Areas Leading to Sequential Production of Several Valuables, Society of Horticultural Research and Development at Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramodya Vishwavidyalaya, Chitrakoot, Madhya Pradesh. She has presented a research paper at a National Seminar on “Role of Community Science Education in Rural Development” at G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar sponsored by (ICSSR) Indian Council of Social Science Research. She has edited a book named “Role of Women in Food Security: A Current Concern” Navjeevan Publication, Jaipur. ISBN: 978-8182-68-216-0. She has prepared a dissertation on “Proximate, Antioxidant and Sensory Evaluation of Functional Aqualetes from Coffea arabica (Green Coffee) and Cymbopogon citratus (Lemongrass)”. She has published research papers in reputed peer-reviewed journals and magazines and delivered a Live Radio Talk show on Complementary feeding practices in the rural area at Apno Radio Banasthali 90.4. She has also worked with Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi and Indian Spinal Injuries Centre, New Delhi as a Dietician. She has attended and coordinated various National and International Conferences, Completed 1 Year of project MYTRI (Mobilising Youth for Tobacco-Related Initiatives in India), attended numerous Seminars and Workshops. She has ample experience and knowledge in clinical nutrition as well as laboratory research and as a researcher, she has extensive knowledge of deterioration and processing of foods by using microbiology, engineering, and food chemistry. She has expertise in determining nutrient levels of food by analyzing its content and exploring new nutritional food sources, investigating avenues for making processed foods taste good, safe and healthy along with finding the best way to distribute, process, preserve, and package the food products. At IGMPI, she covers lectures embracing Food Microbiology, Applied and Community Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods, Research Methodology and Research Method Statistics.
Prof. Anchal Awana, Assistant Professor: Prof. Anchal Awana is an Assistant Professor Faculty of Food Safety and Quality,IGMPI. She pursued M-Tech in Food Safety and Quality Management from NIFTEM (National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management). She has completed her B-Tech in Food Technology from University of Delhi (Institute of Home Economics). She has experience in the Spice Industry and has extensive knowledge about Food Regulatory Affairs. She is a certified internal auditor for BRC version 8 and ISO 22000:2018 (Food Safety and Management System). She has professional skills of labelling regulations for export and domestic market, packaging regulatory and complaint handling, SOP development and management for quality rejection and recall and traceability. At IGMPI, she guides and trains students to pursue their career in the food industry.
Upasana Yadav, U., Pushparaj, A., Anchal.A. & Verma, Y, (2018). Effect of Carom Seed Oil on the Antimicrobial, Physicochemical and Mechanical Properties of Starch Based Edible Film. International Journal of Environment, Agriculture and Biotechnology, 3(4); 1258-1263. Impact factor: 3.118.
Prof. Swarnima Dey, Assistant Professor: Swarnima Dey is an Assistant Professor at IGMPI. She has completed her B.Sc Food Nutrition from Lady Irwin College, Delhi University and M.Sc in Food Technology from Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh). Now she is on the verge of completing her Ph.D in Food Technology from Amity University. She holds a research experience of 3.5 years as a Senior Research Fellow at National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM). She also has a teaching experience of 1 year at NIFTEM. She has been actively involved in organizing various training programmes for village people to help them improve their economic stability. She actively participates in many conferences and seminars. Her involvement with IGMPI helps students to have a better understanding in research and new product development areas. She has a good expertise in the field of Millets, Milk and Milk Products, Bakery, Meat and Seafood Technology.
- Dey.S, David.J, Rai.B.S and Kishor.K 2017 Studies on physiochemical attributes of cereal based fermented functional milk. The Pharma Innovation Journal 6(8): 254-258[NAAS 5.03]
- Rai.B.S, Shukla.S, Kishor.K, Singh.H and Dey.S 2017 Studies on cost of production for value added prepared mixed flour biscuit. International Journal of Chemical Studies; 5(4): 1904-1905 [NAAS 5.31]
- Rai.B.S, Shukla.S, Kishor.K, Singh.H and Dey.S 2017 Sensory acceptability of value added multigrain biscuit with different levels of wheat flour, maize flour and sesame seed. The Pharma Innovation Journal 6(7): 1015-1018(NAAS 5.03)
- Rai.B.S, Shukla.S, Kishor.K, Singh.H and Dey.S 2017 Quality characteristics of biscuits produced from composite flour of wheat, maize and sesame seed. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 6(4): 2011-2015 [NAAS 5.21]
- Santosh, Parimita, Kaushal Kishore, Himanshu Singh, Bhole Shankar Rai and Swarnima Dey 2017 Sensory acceptability of yoghurt prepared from a blend of goat and cow milk. The Pharma Innovation Journal 6(10): 205-208 [ NAAS 5.21]
- Smita Majumder, Kaushal Kishor, Swarnima Dey, Anoop Singh 2019 Studies on cost of production for value added herbal nectar with different levels of bottle gourd, mint, lime and sugar syrup European Journal of Biotechnology and Bioscience Volume 7; Issue 1; January 2019; Page No. 18-19 [NAAS RATING 3.4, Impact Factor 5.44]
- Swarnima Dey, John David, Kaushal Kishor, Smita Majumder 2019 Studies on cost of manufacture for assessment supplementary cereal based fermented functional milk. European Journal of Biotechnology and Biosciences Volume 7; Issue 2; March 2019; Page No. 13-15 [NAAS RATING 3.4, Impact Factor 5.44]
- Kumar, D., Kumar, Y., Dey, S. (2021). Pressure-based processing technologies for food. In-Advances in Food Engineering, Eds. A. Tarafdar, A. Pandey, R. Sirohi, C. R. Soccol, C-G. Dussap; Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Accepted).
- Presented Abstract Article Paper Entitled, “Article on Health Reimbursement of Gondh” Kaushal Kishor, Sandeep Rout, Bhole Shankar Rai, Swarnima Dey (2018) In National Seminar on Recent Innovation In Food & Nutrional Secience 31st August Organized by Department of Nutrition Mugberia Gangadhar Mahavidyalaya West Bengal.
- Presented Abstract Article Paper Entitled, “The Valuable Property of Spirulina” Swarnima Dey, Kaushal Kishor, Bhole Shankar Rai, Sandeep Rout, (2018) In National Seminar on Recent Innovation In Food & Nutritional Science 31st August Organized by Department of Nutrition Mugberia Gangadhar Mahavidyalaya West Bengal.
- Presented Oral Presentation Entitled, “Formulation and Study of Plant Proteins Based Product to Substitute Meat Products/ Proteins” Manjeet Kumar Singh, Swarnima Dey (2019) In International Conference on Advances in Biosciences and Biotechnology (ICABB-2019) Organized by Department of Biotechnology, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida.
- Presented Poster Presentation Entitled, “ Studies on Rheology, Thermal and Functional Properties of Kodo and Kutki Millet Flour” Swarnima Dey, Alok Saxena (2021) In International Conference on Sustainable Approaches in Food Engineering and Technology SAFETy 2021, 24-25 June, 2021, Association of Food Scientists and Technologists (India) Tezpur Chapter.
Prof. Anupama Lakra is an Assistant Professor: Anupama Lakra is an Assistant Professor at IGMPI. She persued M.Tech in Food Safety and Quality Management from NIFTEM (National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management). She has completed her B.Tech in Food Technology from University of Acharya N. G Ranga Agriculture University (Andhra Pradesh). She has her experience in the Spice & Cereal Industry and she has also worked as an IP research analyst in a consultancy. Her expertise is in Product Development, Quality Control and Quality Assurance, IP searches for generating insight and developing new solutions. At IGMPI, she contributes her knowledge and experience to students for pursuing their career in the food industry.
Shivaprasad D. P., Neetu Kumra Taneja, Anupama Lakra and Divya Sachdev."In vitro and in situ abrogation of biofilm formation in E. coli by vitamin C through ROS generation, disruption of quorum sensing and exopolysaccharide production." Food Chemistry Volume 341, Part 1, 30 March 2021, 128171. Impact factor: 6.306.
Prof. Eebha Saxena, Associate Professor: Ms. Eebha Saxena is associated with IGMPI as an Associate Professor. Prior to this association,she has a rich experience of over 10 years as a Quality Assurance professional.She have recently worked in filing an IND in the USA for Akamara Biomedicine Private Limited, New Delhi where she worked as Quality Assurance Manager-II for 1.5 years.Her areas of expertise include QA/QC, GMP, GDP, Validations, Audits, Computer System Validation, Regulatory affairs etc.
Prior to this, she has excelled in documentation &imparting trainings at Invictus Oncology Private Limited, New Delhi where she was associated as Quality Assurance-Manager for 06 yearstaking care of the overall QA & QC departments. Over the years, she assisted in the development and implementation of Quality Systems where her help was invaluable in setting up the Quality and Operations functions at the company.She used to conduct awareness and training programs for lab safety and documentation compliance. She was also appointed as a Biosafety Officer by CPCSEA for Invictus Oncology for which she used to impart trainings on Biosafety and waste management. At Invictus, she was involved with drafting and reviewing multiple documents for the organization, including SOPs, protocols, and safety training for employees. She has proven to be an effective liaison between the Team and external organizations.She is a self-motivated and diligent individual who is able to deliver the required outputs within the set timelines and able to adapt to constantly changing environments and situations.She was also associated with Getwell Pharmaceutcals Limited , Gurgaon for a span of 03 years.She has faced few audits/ inspection here which includes national and international regulatory bodies. Her academic credentials include Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutics from IIMT college of Pharmacy, Greater Noida and MBA in Total Quality Management from Shobhit University, Meerut. She is registered Pharmacist under Uttar Pradesh Pharmacy Council, Lucknow.
Prof. Saumya Gupta, Assistant Professor: Prof. Saumya Gupta is working as Assistant Professor in IGMPI. She has completed Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Chemistry Specialization from RGPV, Bhopal and Bachelors of Pharmacy from UPTU, Lucknow and also undergone professional training in clinical research and medical writing. She is registered Pharmacist under Uttar Pradesh Pharmacy Council, Lucknow. She has rich teaching experience. She also has worked in BioMedRA as Clinical Research Administrator. She had attended Indian Pharmaceutical Conference in Sikkim Manipal University. She has also attended various workshops on analytical instrumentation. She is a proficient professional with expertise in equipment handling and quality testing. Her responsibilities include teaching, training and counselling of students. She has good knowledge over subjects of GMP, QA&QC, RA, Pharmacovigilance, Clinical Research, Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Drug Designing.
Prof. Somya Purwar, Assistant Professor: Prof. Somya Purwar is working as Assistant Professor in IGMPI. She has completed Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutics Specialization from RGPV, Bhopal and Bachelors of Pharmacy from UPTU, Lucknow. She is registered Pharmacist under Uttar Pradesh Pharmacy Council, Lucknow. She has rich teaching experience and professional exposure in Pharma industry. She has good command over subjects of GMP, QA&QC, RA, Formulation and Development, Pharmaceutics and Pharmacovigilance. She was Assistant Professor at GNIT College of Pharmacy, Gr. Noida. She has been a part of core team in organizing and coordinating the activities of the department. She has worked as Research Trainee in formulation and development department of Jubilant Generics, Noida and Akums Drugs & Pharmaceuticals, Haridwar. She had published one research papers as a co-author in Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology and review articles in Asian Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmacology and Asian Journal of Research in Pharmaceuticals Sciences. She has also accomplished a certificate for “Abbreviated new drug review process” an online program organized by FDA. Also attended International e-Conference on COVID- 19: Global Voices and participated in the National symposium organized by the Department of Chemistry, University of Allahabad.
Ms. Rajni Jha, Advisor: Ms. Rajni Jha, an expert professional in International Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance for APIs for US, European as well as Asia-Pacific markets completed her M.Sc. and Post M.Sc Research work from I.I.T., Kanpur. She has more than 20 years of rich experience working with various pharmaceutical companies like Ranbaxy, Morepen Laboratories, Torrent Pharma, Nicholas Piramal, Unimark Labs, Glenmark Generics and Indswift Labs Ltd.
She is associated with IGMPI for development of training modules, e-lectures, personal lectures, workshops etc. Owing to her skills and proficiency; she had been leading a team of both RA and QA personnel from different departments. Her key responsibilities and roles included submission of API Dossiers including Drug Master Files (DMFs), Technical Data Packages (TDPs) and their updates, Supplements, Amendments, Responses to Queries of different Intermediates & APIs for Filing purposes to Regulatory authorities of various countries as per current global Regulatory guidelines for approvals across all markets (USA, Europe, Australia, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Russia, etc.), development and upgradation of various Protocols /Checklists for CQA as well as RA, assessment of various outsourced DMFs and maintenance of existing DMFs, preparation and streamlining of SOPs, etc. She has also successfully completed USFDA, PMDA, TGA, MHRA and Greece Authority audits for GMP compliance for outsourced intermediates and APIs as a part of QA function. She has attended various conferences/seminars on Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance and compliance through both domestic and International training programs. She has also been actively involved in imparting internal training and creating awareness on current GMP requirements, data generation with respect to regulatory requirements and updating of systems with current regulatory requirements across different departments in various organizations through training modules and workshops.
Dr. Manjusha Rajarshi, Advisor: Dr. Manjusha Rajarshi has more than 20 years of rich experience in the pharmaceutical industry (various companies -Bayer, Aventis Pasteur, Unichem, B. Braun); Her various career moves from training department, medical department, clinical operations and regulatory affairs and medical affairs. Her industry exposures include: Clinical trial sites and sponsor sites audited for GCP compliance; PV skills assessed via PV inspections of EMA from global headquarters; for 4 years, Local Person Responsible for PV, with Servier, India. She is honourable member of i) the Medical Committee with OPPI (organization of Pharmaceutical Producers of India), member of the committee for deliberations of GCP guidelines, PV guidelines to the Indian Regulatory Authorities ii) Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), iii) Indian Society of Clinical Research (ISCR), iv) Indian Association for Statistics in Clinical Trial. Besides, therapeutic areas handled by her are cardiology, diabetology, venous diseases, neuro-psychiatry, vaccines and many other internal medicinal therapies. She has more than 25 publications published on behalf of international journals such as IJCP, American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs, Neurology, International Journal of Cardiology, Diabetes Research etc.
Ms. Rafat Abedi, Deputy Director: Ms Rafat Abedi brings with her over 15 years experience and a wealth of operational knowledge and expertise of several industries. She is dedicated to accomplish the mission of the Institute - knowledge dissemination and training in Good Manufacturing Practices and other related areas in Pharmaceutical, Food and Healthcare Industries.
As a part of Board of Directors, she is responsible for the preparation of the financial statements of the organization that give a true and fair view of the financial position, financial performance of the organization and also for safeguarding of its interest, making judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent; and design, implementation and maintenance of adequate internal financial controls. She also looks after administration, training co-ordination, training kits and study materials development and other entire logistics for IGMPI. She has previous rich experience in Pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and OTC drugs & education Industries on leading roles of marketing and logics management as well as training and co-ordination of career programs in Pharmaceutical, Food and healthcare industries.
For her continued efforts and commitment for training and development in the area of GMP, she has been conferred with Quality Council of India (QCI) – DL Shah National Quality Award & ASSOCHAM Services Excellence Award 2017.
Mr. Amitabh Srivastava, Principal Consultant: A specialist of food safety and quality. Mr. Srivastava has been playing a vital role in our FFSQ team. With a vast experience of 22 years in the food industry, he has worked as an empanelled lead auditor for ISO 22000, HACCP, BRC, GMP, FSSC 22000, and ISO 9001. Mr. Srivastava has completed almost 1300 audits and 29 witness audits by different Accreditation Board like NABCB, RVA, JAS-ANZ, Norway, DAC, EGYPT, ROMANIA & KAN (Indonesia) with different CBs and carried out international audits in Kuwait, Nigeria and Dubai, and Singapore. He was an Approved Trainer with QCI for Tasty Food Safe Food scheme. He is an IRCA Approved LA programmes as tutor on behalf of URS Certification. He has also provided HACCP training in Middle East (Kuwait) to Diet Centers. His scope of work also includes Supplier Audits, Certification Audits, FSMS, HACCP and QMS. In QMS, he has covered almost all sectors; and been involved in FSMS in-house training (Catering, Hotels, Meat Industry, Slaughter House, Hotel Management Institutes, Restaurants, Fast Food Chains, Amity University, National Productivity Council, and IHM). Prior to this Mr. Srivastava was a Technical Manager at K.V. Spices India (P) Ltd and he has also been associated with the D.S Group Catch Spices, Catch Water & Mouth Freshener Division, PepsiCo Snacks, UB Group (Kissan Jam & Squashes).
Dr. Neelam Tripathi, Senior Faculty Member: Dr. Neelam Tripathi has overall experience of more than 17 years with 10 years in software quality, documentation, regulatory compliance and medical and scientific publishing in notable companies like Swiss Data Lynx, IDS Infotech, Tata Consultancy Services, SPI Technologies, Thompson Press. Her expertise lies in the areas of Computer System Validation (CSV), CAPA, Change Control, audit and Quality related activities. She has provided training on Regulatory Compliance, Pharmacovigilance and IT System functional side. She has also managed training need analysis, content development and training effectiveness. She has also worked with global teams for completion of testing and QA Processes whenever any IT application is developed maintained or enhanced. She has completed her PhD in zoology from Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur. She has also Completed Toastmasters Internationals Competent Leader and Competent Communicator Certification.
Prof. Kanchan Vashisth, Associate Professor: She is a senior faculty member at IGMPI. Prior to her association with IGMPI, she has been working as a teaching faculty in University of Delhi as Assistant professor as well as guest faculty. She has taught both graduate and post graduate programmes like B. Tech. Food technology, B.Sc. Food technology and M.Sc. food & nutrition and has also been a Counselor in IGNOU. She is NET qualified and has rich experience of 12 years in the food industry. She has been working in SGS India for 7 years as an Assistant manager in Food and Agricultural Department. She has specialized knowledge about food testing of various products, from grain to ready to eat, in compliance with both national and international standards like AOAC, ISO, AOCS, ICUMSA, FAC, and Quality which include preparation of SOP & IOP, documentation as per ISO 17025. She has successfully handled various audits carried out by BIS, NABL (ISO 17025), as well as client audit like GSK, Ranbaxy, Nestle, Kraft etc. During her tenure in SGS she has handled many projects with MNCs like GSK, P&G, Nestle and wriggly. Prior to SGS, she has worked as a part of the R&D team in MFIL (a subsidiary of HIL) for 2 years where her core area was new product development. She was also a part of the quality team and used to help in implementation of HACCP. She has proficient knowledge in 5S, LEAN, LIMS programs and equipments like GC, ICPMS, HPLC and LCMS. She has been certified in sensory analysis and proximate testing by CFTRI, ISO 22000 by BSI, Bakery by US wheat association. She has had industry exposure in FRAC and AVON foods.
Mr. Amit Joshi, Medical Coding Instructor: Mr. Amit Joshi has teamed up with the IGMPI staff as medical coding instructor. He is a Dual Certified Professional Coder from American Association of Professional Coders, with more than 12 years of experience including more than 10 years of experience in hardcore Medical Coding with hand on experience in Surgery (major specialty), Radiology, and Anesthesia Coding. Presently working as Coding Panellist for Find-A-Code, UTAH, USA. Besides this he also works as coding content Specialist with ELI Research. Well versed with CPT, ICD-9 CM and HCPCS coding guidelines including CDR, current CCI edits (NCCI), LCD & NCD and knowledge of DRG & APC Payment Methodology and coding software such as Supercoder, Mediregs, Encoder Pro, Tru Code, Code Manager, etc. Successfully handled the following cases: EMC,Cincinnati, OH-45241 and Butler County Medical Center,Cincinnati,OH-45011 Multiple Ambulatory Surgery Cases. Possess excellent communication and analytical skills with the ability to research and analyze data, draw conclusions and resolve issues; apply policies, procedures, laws and regulations; read and interpret medical procedures and terminology. He is also a recipient of Trivia Winner of JustCoding.com Quiz—January 21, 2009 newsletter.
Dr. Ravi Singh, Advisor : Dr. Ravi Singh has more than 10 years of pharmaceutical industry experience in the field of Pharmacovigilance, Clinical Research, medical writing and coding. He is proactive and competitive in accordance with the changing scenario and pace of the industry so as to contribute towards the organizational as well as the individual growth. His expertise includes Preparation of Product-Monographs, Clinical Overviews, Clinical trial protocols, Clinical summaries and IBs, carrying out the pharmacovigilance activities of the products in marketed countries such as EU, USA etc, Perform single case medical assessment, including the determination of seriousness, expectedness/listedness and causality of adverse events, preparation of PSURs, PADERs and other aggregate reports for submission, working with the Therapeutic Area Head to communicate product safety issues and to propose solutions to the respective stakeholders and preparation of Risk Management Plan of the marketed products, Assist in the preparation of Pharmacovigilance Plan for dossier submission. He has worked with reputed pharmaceutical companies such as Ranbaxy Laboratories, Panacea Biotec etc.
Prior to joining pharmaceutical industry he was associated with healthcare services as resident doctor in both government and private set-ups where he was involved in the health-care projects of Government of India and World Health Organization. Dr Ravi Singh is an MBBS degree holder from Govt. Medical College, Silchar, India and a Post Graduate Degree holder in public health /Epidemiology University of Sheffield, ScHARR-Medical School (U.K). He is associated with IGMPI as guide and advisor mainly in the areas of Pharmacovigilence, Medical Writing, Medical Coding and Public Health and Hospital management.
Prof. Amrita Bhattacharya, Associate Professor: Amrita is associated with IGMPI as an Associate Professor. She is engaged in developing modules, e-lectures at her best in the disciplines of Good Manufacturing Practices, Clinical Research, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Pharmacovigilance, Public Health & Hospital Administration. She has worked with many pharmaceutical & healthcare companies like many pharmaceutical companies like Fortis Clinical Research and Jubilant Clinsys having more than 6 years of experience. She has successfully conducted clinical studies for US FDA, EMEA, DCGI & for several reputed Pharma companies. She is also having technical expertise in conducting Clinical Trials Phase I & Phase II. Amrita has also performed pre-qualification and postqualification audits for Quality Assurance & Quality Control & Good Manufacturing Practices. Amrita has completed her graduation in Microbiology from Lady Amritbai Daga &Smt. Ratnidevi Purohit College for Women, Nagpur and Master's Degree in Biotechnology from Rani Durgavati University, Jabalpur
Prof. Dr. Manisha Gupta, Assistant Professor (Product Management): Dr. Manisha Gupta has rich teaching experience in Management Stream. She was Assistant Professor at Management Department in Lingaya's Lalita Devi Institute of Management & Sciences, Delhi for more than two years. She has been a part of core team in organizing many events like various Faculty Development Program, Conferences and Seminar at National level. She has expertise and proficiency in various fields like Principles of Management, Organization Behavior, Business Communication, Marketing Management, Indian Economy, Business Ethics and CSR, IBM, Digital Marketing and Research Methodology. With her knowledge and rich experience, she is focused on practical aspects of current needs, contemporary and emerging trends in Management fields like Pharma and Food Marketing Management and Indian Economy. She has research experience in the Management field. She had published one book and nine research papers in national and international Journals and one paper in Scopus listed Journal also. She holds the doctoral degree Ph.D. in Management from SHIATS (Formerly called Allahabad Agriculture Institute-Deemed University, Allahabad). She had qualified UGC NET in Management twice. She is MBA with the specialization Marketing from SPMIT, Allahabad which is affiliated to GBTU and in Graduations she has done B.Sc (Bio) from Ewing Christian College which is an autonomous college of University of Allahabad.
Prof. Mohammad Atiq Alam, Assistant Professor (Product Management): A pharmaceutical sales , marketing and product management professional with rich management experience in pharma companies like Abbott Healthcare, BSN Medical India and Fresenius Kabi , Mohammad Atiq on various profiles like Area Business Manager / Territory Business Manager is responsible for teaching and industry oriented intensive training for our product management, sales and marketing and medical sales programmes. He is also coordinating and providing assistance to senior faculty members in updating and finalizing the training modules, content and methodology. He is an MBA in Pharmaceutical Management from Jamia Hamdard New Delhi and a Bachelor of Pharmacy from Uttar Pradesh Technical University Lucknow.
Prof. V K Mandavi, Assistant Professor: She is a young and dedicated member of IGMPI who has brought an innovative approach towards food safety and quality. She is involved in imparting training for our various regular and distance cum e-learning programmes as well as FSSAI Food Safety Supervisor training. She has completed her B.Tech & M.Tech in Food Technology from UPTU. In addition to these, she is HACCP Level 2 certified, FoSTac ToT certified and Food Safety Digital Mitra (FSSAI). She had industrial exposure in Haldiram’s (Snacks and Sweets), Barmalt (I) Private Limited and Signature Industries Pvt. Ltd. She has earned quality experience in defining & implementing quality standards, inspection of both raw & finished product. She has had a rich exposure to technical as well as regulatory aspects of product testing from her experience in Quality Control department. She has also worked as Food Safety Auditor and has a rich experience in third parting audits.Her professional skills include designing and implementing Quality systems within organizations; Performing audits; Preparation and review of SOP's, Protocols; Managing regulatory and sponsor inspection and performing Vendor Qualification Audits. She has also imparted Onsite trainings on Food Safety & Hygiene as & when required by the clients. She has sound knowledge on topics including GMP, HACCP, Food Safety, Food Hygiene and Food Quality Management System (FSMS).
Ms. Sneha Gupta, Faculty Member : She is a highly experienced Regulatory Affairs professional with exceptionally positive personality. She has specialized experience in managing all kinds of Regulatory and Start-up activities for Clinical Research (across multiple therapeutic areas), Product Registrations, Quality Management, Training Workshops and Conferences for India and South-east Asia. She possess working knowledge of key International Regulations (that of USFDA, EMEA, Health Canada and WHO) for the Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research Industry. Ms. Sneha is a "Certified Trainer" for clinical trials regulatory affairs and corporate behavior. Her academic profile encompasses B. Tech in Biotechnology and Masters in Clinical Research along with a Certificate Programme in Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). Also, she has undergone professional trainings/certifications in Schedule-Y and Indian GCP; Good Laboratory Practices (GLP); IPR and TRIPS Agreement; Preparation, Filing and Review of Regulatory documents; Guidelines for Cosmetic Registration and Import and many others. Apart from Regulatory‚ and Study Start-Up Operations Management, her areas of expertise include Quality Control and Internal Quality Audits of Regulatory Documents; Strategic Risk Management and Mitigation Strategies; Client Management & Retention Negotiations; Business development; Training and Development; and Strong Analytical and Content Development Skills. She has attained wealthy proficient experience as a Regulatory affairs professional by serving for 8 years in different organizations like Jubilant Clinsys Pvt. Ltd., Asiatic Clinical Research, Lambda Therapeutic Research; Indian Council of Medical Research; and GVK Bio among others which has eventually helped her develop excellent working relationships at Regulatory Agencies and Scientific Committees. Sneha authored an article titled "Implications of Drugs Going Off Patent"‚ published in magazine‚ "Lifescience India"‚ and has co-authored a chapter on "Anti-Retroviral Medication‚ for a book on Clinical Pharmacology by Dr. S. D. Seth. She also writes a blog named CheersZindagi.
Ms. Priyanka Kapoor, Senior Faculty Member: A passionate professional working as a Quality assurance and training expert in the field of Clinical Research for the last 7.5 years. Her professional skills include designing and implementing Quality systems within organizations; Performing audits for all Clinical Study phases and BA/BE studies; Preparation and review of SOP's, Protocols; Managing regulatory and sponsor inspection and performing Vendor Qualification Audits. She has gained rich industry exposure from Fortis Clinical Research Ltd, Ranbaxy Research Laboratories and others. Ms. Priyanka has done research work on‚ Method development and validation for analysis of molecules on LC-MS/MS extraction procedure' and 'Biological sample analysis for submission of ANDA. She has also worked as a part of Regulatory Inspection Management Team and faced inspection from FDA, ANVISA, MHRA, WHO etc. Her academic credentials include B. Pharm and M. Pharm (Pharmaceutical Chemistry) with a Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research and Pharmacovigilance and Clinical Data Management. She has two research papers published to her name on "Effect of extract of Zizyphus mauritiana Linn, Root on bacteria causing diarrhoea" in Insian Pharmacist Nov, 2004 and‚“Pharmacognostical features of Zizyphus mauritiana Linn" in Ancient science of life, Sept 2004.
Dr. Sunita Sharma, Advisor: A life science professional, Dr. Sunita Sharma has more than twelve years of research exposure on Industrial pharmaceuticals. Being proficient in diverse areas of strain improvement, process development and fermentation based pharmaceuticals; she has deep interest & vast exposure in GLP/GMP & patent infringement. She also has adequate knowledge of International regulatory guidelines. She has also been associated with Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited as a group leader in the department of fermentation and International Drug Regulatory Affairs. There she has been entrusted with submitting Drug Master Files/Registration Dossiers for in-house manufactured APIs to various regulatory authorities. As per her academic experience, she has worked as a lecturer over three years in the department of microbiology, School of life Sciences, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. Apart from these, she is also an Ex- Member of Board of studies and Board of control of Microbiology department, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India. She has completed her B.Sc, M.Sc and Ph.D. from School of Life Sciences, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India.
Dr. Shikha Kumar, Faculty Member: Dr Shikha Kumar is one of our faculty members and trainers. She has deep interest and vast exposure in GMP training, writing pharma & healthcare related modules and regulatory documents. She has completed her bachelor's in pharmacy from K.N.M.I.P.E.R, Modinagar and her master's in pharmacy from I.T B.H.U, Varanasi. She has also completed her Ph.D from Hamdard University, New Delhi. Apart from these, she is also trained in regulatory affairs and in medical and clinical research writing. She has worked for a couple of pharmaceutical companies i.e. Eli Lilly and Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited. There she has been entrusted for manuscript writing for non-clinical and clinical studies, compilation of CMC and IMPD for IND filling in UK and India. She has about 15 research articles as an author and about 10 publications as a medical writer in peer-reviewed journals. She has also done patent writing and medical letters writing. During her job in pharma companies, she has also written protocols, investigator's brochure, scientific reports and newsletters for clinical trials. She is fond of writing health related articles and regulatory documents.
Ms. Pooja K. Arora, Faculty Member: Pooja K Arora, a Healthcare industry professional has acquired her Master's degree in Clinical Research from Cranfield University, UK and professional Diplomas in Pharmaceutical Industry Regulatory Affairs and Pharmaceutical Management from reputed institutes. She has been associated with Clinical Research associate with a few CROs and thus had hands on working basis of the industry. She is presently associated with IGMPI as one of its advisors.
Dr.Snehal Singh, Faculty Member:Dr. Snehal Singh has a diverse experience of more than 8 years in medical/ scientific/ E-learning and educational writing, which includes good manufacturing practices, clinical research and scientific documents, medico-marketing material, training manuals, online learning programmes modules, patient education material and educational counseling. She has worked with esteemed organizations like Institute of Preventive Cardiology, Oxygen Healthcare Communications, Satyam BPO and Novartis Healthcare Pvt Ltd. She is a qualified medical professional (B.H.M.S) and has earned Post Graduation in Hospital & Healthcare Management (PGDHHM) and in Preventive & Promotive Health Care (PGDPPHC) on her name. She has also worked as an editor to several health magazines like Health and Wellness, Alternative Medicine, Nutrition and fitness, Pregnancy, Parenting and Child health. She is also experienced in imparting corporate training and training material development.
Prof. Shikha Thakur, Assistant Professor: Shikha Thakur is working with IGMPI as an Assistant Professor. She is responsible for developing training mo dules e-lectures, personal lectures delivering her best of knowledge and skills in the domain of Quality Control, Quality Assurance & Good Laboratory Practice. She is currently also indulged in providing assistance to our senior faculty members in the finalization of training modules' syllabi, content and methodology and conducting e and personal lectures. She is an alumnus of ISF College of Pharmacy, Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar, where she did her Bachelor's and Master's programme in pharmacy with specialization in Quality Assurance. As her remarkable achievement, she is a recipient of DST sponsored PTU fellowship for project entitled‚“Solubility enhancement of Arteether: Formulation Development and Optimization. She has been entrusted with responsibility of helping advisors and Director General of the Institute in providing the distance cum e-learning and regular participants and trainees with experiential training in the areas of Quality Assurance and Quality Control, Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Research and Good Laboratory Practice.
Prof. Harshita Sharma, Assistant Professor: Currently as an Assistant Professor, Harshita is working contraining modules development and co-ordination with an objective of achieving larger mission and goals of the organization. With deep interest and academic excellence in the areas of Pharmaceutics, Quality Assurance & Quality Control, Regulatory Affairs Good Manufacturing Practices and Intellectual Property Rights, she keeps a close watch on latest developments in the Industry. In addition to these responsibilities, she is playing a key role in setting up Project Training division of IGMPI. Harshita has completed B. Pharmacy from Maharaja Surajmal Institute of Pharmacy, IP University, Delhi, and M.Pharmacy with specialization in Pharmaceutics from ISF College of Pharmacy, Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar and is a Ph.D. scholar in the Faculty of Pharmacy, Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi. Aside from her regular association with IGMPI, she is presently designated as an independent Non-Executive Director in Medicamen Biotech Limited as well.
Prof. Dilrose Pabla, Assistant Professor:Dilrose Pabla has taken up the responsibilities of assisting senior IGMPI faculty members and advisors of the Institute in development of training modules, e-lectures, training kits, regulatory guidelines etc. Quality Assurance & Quality Control, Regulatory Affairs, Intellectual Property Rights, Nanotechnology & Good Manufacturing Practices are her areas of interest and exploration. She is also playing a key role in organising guest lectures by eminent Industry professionals. Dilrose has completed B. Pharmacy from Sigma Institute of Pharmacy, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, and M.Pharmacy with specialization in Pharmaceutics from ISF College of Pharmacy, Punjab Technical University, Jalandharand is a Ph.D. scholar in Punjab Technical University.
Prof. Ankita Gururani, Assistant Professor: An industry professional with management experience, Ankita Gururani has been associated with implementation of quality assurance in FMCG sector. She has completed her Bachelors in Medical Microbiology from H.N.B Central University and Masters in Microbiology from Amity University, Noida. Apart from these, she has also acquired acertification on Patent Analyst and has thorough knowledge on IPR, database searches. SWOT, CI, patent portfolio and landscaping. She has also worked with Britannia India Ltd., where she was been entrusted with the responsibility of conducting internal audit programs and implemented QNN and 5S as part of manufacturing excellence. At IGMPI, Ankita has an important role to play in the development of the programme content and training modules in the field of food safety and quality assurance with an objective of achieving larger mission and goals of the organization.
Prof. Garima Mishra, Assistant Professor: With a good hold over pharma subjects, impressive interaction skills and a sincere learning attitude, Ms. Garima has teamed up with the IGMPI staff in preparation of modules and lecture development. She has keen interest in Organic chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmaceutical Analysis and taken lectures on the subjects in reputed pharma colleges. Her industrial exposure encompasses Ranbaxy Laboratories, Akums Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd, Ind-Swift, UNICHEM, Alembic and others. She has completed B. Pharm and M. Pharm (Pharmaceutical Chemistry) during her academic tenure. She has had various research papers published to her name in Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, International Journal of Pharmacy & Life Sciences and International Journal of Medicinal Chemistry and Analysis and many others on the way. She has published a book "Method development and validation by Gas chromatography" and also co-authored "Dissolution Enhancement Using Different Formulation Approaches", Lap Lambert academic publishing (USA).
Prof. Neharika Thakur, Assistant Professor: A logical thinker with immense aptitude for research and development work, Ms. Neharika is a work-driven spirited member of the IGMPI team. She has completed her B.Sc. in Food Technology from Delhi University and M.Sc. in Food Science and Technology from Pondicherry University. Ms. Neharika has qualified UGC NET in Home Science and ICAR NET in Food technology multiple times. Being an active member of the research community, she has authored a few research publications in international journals and her work with “Utilization of deoiled peanut cake in bakery products” is particularly noteworthy. With her sporty spirit and resolution to leave no work incomplete, she is a constant source of inspiration for the students as well as faculty members. Prior to joining IGMPI she has worked as Assistant Professor in ITM University, Gwalior and had research exposure at ICAR institute. At IGMPI, she is involved in lecture delivery and research guidance while conducting interactive sessions with the students.
Prof. Sangita Borah, Assistant Professor: Prof. Sangita is a competent professional with experience in biochemical studies, food quality testing, equipment handling, and research & development. As a part of Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, she is responsible for developing training module, lectures and research in the domain of food processing and technology. She has qualified ICAR-NET in Food technology and her academic credentials include Masters in Food Processing and Technology from Tezpur University, Assam and graduation in Biotechnology from Shillong. She has always been a keen participant of international conferences, seminars, and workshops in the field of food safety and quality improvement of food supply chain. Prior to joining IGMPI, she has worked as Research Analyst in Rai University and Sr. Research Fellow (SRF) in Tezpur University.
Prof. Renuka Mahajan, Research Associate: Her role is to develop training modules and to assist the senior faculty members in teaching, training and research. Her area of interest includes Quality Assurance and Total Quality Management. She has pursued her Bachelor’s degree in Food Technology from Doon Valley Institute of Technology, Karnal affiliated to Kurukshetra University.
Prof. Rekha Lohkna, Assistant Professor: An M.tech in Food Technology with specialization in Food Quality Management from SHIATS-DU, Allahabad. Her specialization includes Quality control and management. Her role in IGMPI includes development of programmes content and training modules along with guiding students regarding food safety and quality. She has worked as an assistant professor in Food Technology Department at BFIT, Dehradun before joining IGMPI. Her research work at CFTRI (Central Food Technology Research Institute, Mysore) was entitled “Incorporation of Lotus Rhizome flour in Bakery products and study of its nutritional properties” where she was in the Flour Milling, Bakery & Confectionary Department. Rekha has been associated with the famous ice-cream manufacturer “Cream bell” for some time in the QA Department as well.
Prof. Monica Singh, Assistant Professor: An M.tech in Food Safety and Quality Management, from NIFTEM (National Institute of Technology Entrepreneurship and Management, Sonepat, Haryana) Deemed to be University (De-novo Category) under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, an autonomous institution under Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India. Monica has acquired sound knowledge about food safety and quality at Field Fresh Foods Private Limited with specialization in Quality Assurance department where she was involved in the maintenance and implementation of Global GAP, Tesco TN10 standard, BRC and Field to Fork. Her fields of interest are food safety and quality standards & regulations, food toxicology and food testing. Her research at NIFTEM involved green tea’s quality assessment in different flavors.
Prof. Shivani Singh, Research Associate: She is a young and dedicated member of IGMPI who has brought an innovative approach towards food safety and quality. She assists the senior faculty members in preparation of modules and lectures development. She has completed her M. Sc. (Food Technology) from Gautam Buddha University and graduation from Banasthalli University specialized in Nutrition and Dietitics. In addition to these, she has completed a diploma programmes also specialized in Nutrition and Dietitics . Ms. Shivani had industrial exposure in Haldiram’s (Snacks and Sweets), Surya Agro Foods and Beverages and Mother Dairy, Delhi. She has earned quality experience in quality analysis and procurement of milk and milk products in Mother Dairy. As well as storage and preservation methods of juice and fruit pulp and quality analysis of products & raw material during her stay at Surya Agro Foods. She has also worked as a Food technologist in Lavanya delicious foods and has a rich experience in quality control and procurement of raw spices and finished goods.
Prof. Akanksha Pundhir, Assistant Professor and Programme Coordinator: A dedicated faculty member and with a developed scientific acumen Akanksha, an M.tech in Food Processing Technology from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Dwarka. She has done research projects on “Utilization of food waste” from IP University and the other on “Enrichment of sugar free ice cream with wine lees” in National Research Centre for Grapes, Pune. Also, she undertook a training programme on basic food testing techniques in FRAC labs, Dwarka. Her list of exposures to industry include; Delhi Milk Scheme (DMS), YAKULT, Haldirams, and Mother Dairy. At IGMPI, she is involved in module development and lecture preparation and her interests are new product development, food packaging and nutraceuticals.
Prof. Joshita, Assistant Professor: An enthusiastic faculty member with keen interest in Food Safety and Regulatory Affairs. She is a post graduate with M.Tech in Food Processing Technology from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Dwarka. She has undertaken various research projects including “Antimicrobial activity of probiotics” from CITM and “High dietary fiber biscuits from citrus pulp” from GGSIPU. She has studied “Supported Liquid Membrane technique for selective extraction of organic acids” from CFTRI, Mysore and successfully applied it for Lactic acid removal from Dairy products. Joshita has technical expertise in basic food testing procedures learned from her professional training experience at FRAC Labs, SRL Laboratories and Belcopharma. Her industrial exposure includes Nirula’s Corner Pvt. Ltd., Delhi Milk Scheme and Yakult. Currently, working as an Assistant Professor at IGMPI, she is involved in preparation of programmes content and module development.
Prof. Vasundhra Ganguly, Assistant Professor As a part of the IGMPI staff, Ms. Ganguly is involved in training of students with her proficient knowledge of quality testing of food products and development of standard procedures to evaluate shelf life of products. She has had a rich exposure to technical as well as regulatory aspects of product testing from her experience as a Quality Analyst. Being a multilingual person, she has established herself as a successful educator after interacting with a number of students and professionals from different cultures. Apart from Quality Assurance/ Quality Control, her areas of interest include Patents law, its applications in food, pharma, healthcare and Regulatory Affairs. She has authored a technical paper on New Product Development which has been published by SPRINGER – Journal of Food Science and Technology. Her academic profile encompasses B. Tech, M. Tech in Food Processing Technology and a Post Graduate Diploma in Patents Law.
Prof. Neha Jha, Assistant Professor: Being a part of IGMPI faculty, Ms. Neha is responsible for keeping the modules up-to-date and validating them. She is involved in data research and supports the senior members of faculty in lecture preparation. She holds her Graduation degree in Bio-technology and her Masters in Food Technology from Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) and is qualified in a certificate programme in SIDBI-SIMAP (Small Industries Development Board of India-Small Industries Management Program) from IIT, Delhi. She has had industrial exposure from Ind-Swift Laboratories and Sudha Dairy. Also, she has undergone professional training at Bioinformatics Institute of India and Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital. She has done commendable research work on Pearl millet at CFTRI under the title ‘Factors affecting the utilization of Pearl Millet grain components’. She is well-versed in techniques of Fermentation, Microbial Culture (Isolation, characterization and preservation), Genomic DNA isolation, HPLC, Electrophoresis, Infra-red spectroscopy and many others.
Prof. Pankaj Musyuni, Associate Visiting Professor: Mr. Pankaj holds a Master’s degree in pharmacy with specialization in Drug Regulatory Affairs and Management. A registered pharmacist, he is an experienced professional in the field of research and consultation related to taxonomy of Intellectual Property Rights. His practice involves filing, prosecution and opposition of patent applications pertaining to the field of pharmaceuticals. He has several years of experience in pharma industry as a reviewer of dossier and validation activities related with GMP, ISO and FDA requirements for pharmaceutical and FMCG regulatory affairs. Mr. Pankaj has more than 25 international and national publications, book reviews and chapters to his credit in the fields of pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and pesticides. He has also delivered talks on drug regulatory affairs and clinical research at various national forums. At IGMPI he plays a pivotal advisory role in module development, lecture preparation and student consultation.
Prof. Joshua Martin, Assistant Professor (Food Technology): Joshua has an important role in the development of the programme content and training modules. His field of interest is food safety, FSMS, GMP, HAACP & other standards and food packaging. He has a rich exposure to a variety of Food Industries as a consultant in terms of Food Safety. He is an M.Tech in Food Technology with specialization in Food Process Engineering from SHIATS-DU, Allahabad. Prior to joining IGMPI he was also associated with Nestle. He is a FSSC 22000 certified lead auditor from SGS, India.
Prof. Bhawna Sharma, Assistant Professor: Bhawna is working with IGMPI in the development of training modules, lectures and assisting the senior faculty members in teaching, training and research. She is having technical competence and interest in the field of Clinical Research, Good Manufacturing Practices and Pharma Product Management. She has completed M. Pharmacy with specialization in Pharmacology from P.D.M. College of Pharmacy, PGIMS University, Haryana and B. Pharmacy from Hindu College of Pharmacy, PGIMS University, Haryana.
Prof. Bincy Abraham, Assistant Professor: Bincy is working as a Assistant Professor with IGMPI. She is responsible for developing training modules, e-lectures, personal lectures in the domain of Pharma Product Management, food Product Management and Pharma Sales and Marketing Management. Prior to working with IGMPI, she was associated with Arya Institute of Engineering and Technology as an Assistant Professor. She also worked as trainer in her college facilitating the Management and Engineering students with practical, interactive and fun filled activity based trainings through classroom lectures and seminars. She is a post graduate in Management with specialization in Human Resource and Finance from FMS-The IIS University Jaipur.She has completed her graduation i.e. B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Gyan Vihar School of Engineering and Technology.Fast paced solutions, creative techniques and innovative ideas coupled with her expertise in Management & Marketing areas facilitate her as a fully dedicated and passionate trainer and a lecturer.
Prof. Nisha Rani, Assistant Professor and Programme Co-ordinator : She is involved in the development of training modules, lectures and assisting the senior faculty members in teaching, training and research. She has technical competence and interest in the field of Regulatory Affairs, Intellectual Property Rights and Good Manufacturing Practices. She has completed her B.Pharmacy and M. Pharmacy with specialization in Drug Regulatory Affairs from Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana and qualified GPAT, 2012.
Ms. Bhavna Khattar, Programme Co-ordinator: Bhavna's key role is to assist our Advisors in the coordination and execution of our programmes and training modules. She also has good interest in academic deliverables and research in the areas of Good Manufacturing Practices, Quality Assurance and Quality Control, and Regulatory Affairs, IPR etc. She has completed B. Pharmacy from Jaypee University, Solan. Prior to joining IGMPI, she was working with Bioplasma Immunologicals Research.
Ms. Satarupa Ghosh, Research Associate : She has completed B.Sc in Biotechnology Hons. from Royal School of Management and Technology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odissa and M.Sc. in Biochemistry from Boston College for Professional Studies, Jiwaji University, Gwalior. She has done specialized training related to HLA B27 typing and possesses hands-on skills on other routine diagnostics in Molecular diagnostic division learnt from SRL Religare Laboratories, Gurgaon. She has also done PG. Diploma in Clinical Research from Hyderabad. Presently, her role in IGMPI encompasses development of training modules providing assistance to senior members of the staff.
Mr. Deepanshu Soni, Technology Officer : With a rich experience in Software Development, Web Development, application development, Deepanshu works as a Technology Officer and is responsible for all the technical works and new initiatives at IGMPI in order to make our Learning Management System (LMS) and other web services to our training participants and students user friendly. He also possesses technical competence and interest in the areas of code development, web design etc. He has completed his B. Tech in Information Technology (I.T) from Vindhya Institute of Technology and Science, R.G.P.V University, Bhopal.
Mr. Ujjaval Jain, Associate Programme Manager : At IGMPI, his role covers making use of marketing background, interpersonal skills and managerial abilities for carrying out the promotional activities for potential delegates. He is responsible for program coordination and management and often undertakes research work to expand database and ensuring the organisational involvement in events of notable significance. His academic profile comprises of B.E. (ECE) and MBA. Prior to working for IGMPI, he has worked as International Business Associate for Allan Lloyds Group, SNP Infra Research Solutions Pvt. Ltd. and ICICI Securities Ltd.
Mr. Muhammed Ahmed, Medical Coding Instructor : An experienced and a dynamic person, a CPC & ICD-10 AAPC certified professional coder. He has worked for several years as a coding Manager in MNCs like AAPC, E4E Healthcare. He is specialised in E/M(I/P,O/P), ED, HCC LCD coding, Anesthesia, minor surgeries.Through a rich exposure and valuable experience, he has gained an in-depth knowledge of coding techniques and guidelines of medical coding with a strong focus on HIPAA laws and regulations.
Prof. Ridhima Gupta, Associate Professor: Ridhima Gupta is teaching at IGMPI as an Associate Professor. She is engaged in designing and developing modules, e-lectures and quality teaching methods to facilitate learning and enhance application based education by involving case studies. Currently, she is faculty in the disciplines of Clinical Research, Pharmacovigilance, Regulatory Affairs, Medial Writing and Public Health and Hospital Administration. In her prior experience, she was involved in clinical research and medical services of various CROs like Fresinious Kabi (erstwhile Dabur Pharma Ltd), Kinapse Information System, and INC Research LLC. She has also been involved in investment banking in healthcare in BioRx Venture Advisors. She has wide experience in writing scientific and regulatory documents for US-FDA, MHRA and DCGI. While working with ADAMS-Ebix, she was involved in developing medical content for e-learning modules. Ridhima has also worked as medical communication specialist and worked as freelance medical content developer. She has completed her Bachelor’s in Instrumentation (H) from Delhi University and Masters in Clinical Research from Cranfield University (U.K).
Prof. Prerna Tyagi, Assistant Professor: Currently working as an Assistant Professor with a good hold over Pharma Technical subjects like Pharmaceutical Technology Transfer, Process Engineering & Pharmaceutical Product Management. Prerna has a very rich corporate experience in Technology Transfer and Process Engineering in Pharmaceutical and Chemical industries like as Ind Swift Laboratories Limited (ISLL), Unimark Remedies Limited (URL) and Gujarat Fluorochemical Limited (GFL). With her deep interest and academic excellence in the said areas, she keeps a close watch on latest developments in the Industry to keep the training modules updating on a regular basis. Prerna has completed B. Tech with specialization in Chemical Engineering from BIT Meerut and MBA (Operational Management) from ICFAI during her academic tenure.
Prof. Anjali Kurian, Assistant Professor: Ms. Anjali E. Kurian is a Master’s degree holder in food technology and management and qualified UGC-NET. As part of IGMPI she is engaged in teaching graduates, imparting training in various specialized areas. She is also actively involved in student independent study activities, and off-campus learning such as practicums and internships.She worked as a JRF at CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute-RC Hyderabad, a branch of the premier organization of scientific and industrial research in food science and technology in India. She has scientific publications in Indian and international journals. She started her professional experience as a Faculty member in Dept. of Food Technology & Management at Loyola Academy Degree & P.G. College, Hyderabad. She likes to interact with students and being multi lingual was her added advantage. She believes that apart from transferring her knowledge there is a lot to learn from students.
She is a technical expertise in Quality testing, Microbiological and Packaging studies of food products. She has a working Knowledge of analytical equipments like Colorimeter, Kjeldhal, Soxhlet etc. Also proficient in spectroscopy and chromatographic techniques, textural (TPA) and rheological analysis (viscometery). She is a trained and certified ISO 22000 (FSSC 22000) internal auditor from TUV-SUD. She has had her share of industry exposure in Hindustan Coca-Cola, Andhra Pradesh Dairy Development Cooperative Federation and Crown Beers India (Budweiser).
Prof. Ramya Ponnada, Assistant Professor : Ms. Ramya Ponnada is an industry professional with Quality assurance and regulatory experience. Her previous experience was in pharma division as quality auditor at Vimta Life Sciences, Hyderabad. She is qualified in M.Pharmacy with specialization in Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Assurance from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada. Also she is registered pharmacist by Pharmacy Council of India and GPAT qualified. She is associated with IGMPI in teaching and training.
She has good experience as an auditee in regulatory inspections like US FDA, WHO, NABL, BIS and customer audits. Also she has profound experience in process and internal audits, investigations and root cause analysis, CAPA and change management system. She is experienced in analytical method validations, optimizations and, analytical techniques like HPLC, GC, ICP-MS, IC, in-vitro & stability studies. Good knowledge on regulatory guidelines of ICH, FDA 21 CFR, EudraLex for GMP and GLP. Her areas of interest are GMP, Quality Assusrance, Audits, investigations, Quality by Design, Quality Risk Management.
Apart from regular faculty members, eminent and dynamic industrial professionals having rich industrial experience of over 35-40 years have got associated with IGMPI in regular, online learning and Continuing Education Programme (CEP).The industrial professionals who have joined IGMPI in this initiative have worked in reputed pharmaceutical companies like Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd,Cadila Pharma Ltd, Dr.Reddy's Laboratories,Quintiles,IPCA, Cipla etc in the areas of GMP,GLP, Clinical Research, QA/QC, IPR, Regulatory Affairs, Drug Discovery, Public Health, Medical Coding etc.The continuing education training programme has been launched with an initiative to provide training to work force in the industry on specific topics in short time period and to quick fix the issues with possible solutions by having an interface with senior industrial professionals.
Moderated by Shri Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI (Building FR&D Talent in India)
Moderated by Shri Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI
Moderated by Shri Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI
Moderated by Shri Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI
GMP: A continous process
Fighting fakes with technology
Trends in lab design
Oral solid dosage forms: Trends and opportunities
Optimising FR&D to expedite regulatory complaince
By Shri Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI
Moderated by Shri Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI (Building FR&D Talent in India)
Moderated by Shri Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI
Moderated by Shri Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI
Moderated by Shri Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI
GMP: A continous process
Fighting fakes with technology
Trends in lab design
Oral solid dosage forms: Trends and opportunities
Optimising FR&D to expedite regulatory complaince
By Shri Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI
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