I have more than 30 years experience in API,Phytochemical and Herbal Extracts Industries
as Head of Project,Production, R&D and QA /QC Departments.
Core Competencies : Analytical skills, scientific way of solving problems, developing cost effective processes, motivating subordinates for effective team work.
I gave the Quinine Sulphate project to a new company ,Vital Healthcare
Pvt.Ltd in Vapi, Gujarat, worked there for ten years in various senior capacities, developed new products, established their manufacturing processes and helped the company to get international certifications .
I was instrumental for the exponential growth of the company which is making a turn-over of more than 250 crores per annum now.
- Full time
- Part time
- One time
I am an expert in Phytochemicals and herbal Extracts
Cymbio Pharma Pvt.Ltd
October 2013 - March 2014
Responsible for all operations related to the manufacture of Green
Coffee Bean Extract and administration of the whole plant.
G.M.Technical, Tulsi Biosciences Pvt.Ltd
April 2010 - February 2011
Responsible for all technical matters related to the preparation of project report for a new project
Responsible for the selection of all production machineries & utlities, selection of all Q.C instrument & equipments, selection of raw material suppliers for the procurement of quality raw materials
Senior QA Manager
Vital Health Care Pvt. Ltd
March 2000 - December 2009
• Was responsible for R&D activities for improvement of yield, quality and separation of by-products in pure form.
• Have also worked as Project In-Charge and R&D In-Charge in the same firm.
• Was responsible for extensive R&D work on the following.
• Anti-Heart Disease Drug:
• Extraction of Reserpine from Rauwolfia vomitoria Bark
• Anti-Impotence Drug:
• Preparation of Yohimbine Hydrichloride from Yohimbe Bark
• Anti-Asthma Drug:
• Preparation of Hyoscine Butyl Bromide from Dubosia Leaves
• Anti-Gout Drug:
• Extraction of Colchicine from Gloriosa Superba Seeds
• Anti-Cancer Drugs:
• Extraction of 10-DAB-III from Texus Baccata
• Camptothecin from Mappia Fatodia
• Extraction of Artemissinin from Artemisia Annua Plant
• Extraction of Digoxin from Digitalis Lanata Leaves
• Was responsible for day to day operation of production and QC of the following products:
• Quinine Sulphate IP/BP/USP
• Quinine Hydrochloride BP
• Quinine Bisulphare IP/BP
• Quinine Dihydrochloride IP/BP
• Quinidine Sulphate IP/BP/USP
• Α + β Arteether
• Was responsible for conducting pilot scale trials for the production of the following products:
• Quinidine Hydrochloride
• Cinchonine Hydrochloride
• Cinchonidine Hydrochloride
• Was involved in preparation of Certificate of Suitability Dossiers for European Directorate for Quality of Medicine (EDQM) and IDL Application for China
• Was responsible for:
• Preparation of project profile
• Preparation of project report including preparation of technical details for purchase of machinery
• Installation of plant and machinery
• Setting up of parameters for each stage production.
• Setting up of QC lab and establishment of QC procedures
• Assisting in getting FDCA approvals, environment clearance etc.
Director, In-Charge of Production
Advanced Laboratories Pvt. Ltd
Key Responsibilities: Manufacture of laboratory chemicals and fine chemicals.
Senior Quality Control Officer
Indag Products Ltd
• In-Charge of QC of Monochrotophos, Super Phophate and Sulphuric acid
• Establishment of new QC laboratory for Monochrotophos
• Set up of new parameters in the manufacturing process
Quality Control Officer, Kothari Phytochemicals, Tamil Nadu
• Responsible for Quality Control for the following Calcium Sennoside from Senna leaves
• Proscillaridin from white squill
• Vinca Alkaloids from Vince Rosea
• Rauwolfia Alkaloids from Rauwolfia
• Brucine Sulhate from Nux Vomica
• Conducted lab trials for the separation of Raubasine from Vinca Alkaloids and free sennosides A & B from calcium Sennoside
Production Chemist - In-Charge
Government Quinine Factory
• Manufacture and testing of Quinine Sulphate, Cinchona Fabrifuge etc
• Conducted pilot scale trials and established the process for the production of Diosgenin from Dioscoria Tubers and Pyrethrum extract from Pyrethrum flowers.
Government Medicinal and Essential Oils Factory
• Manufacture and testing of essential oils like oil of Eucalyptus, Citriodora, Citronella, Geranium and Ginger etc.
Quinine Sulphate project
I worked as project in- charge for Quinine Sulphate project in Vital Healthcare P.Ltd.
Vapi, Gujarat.The project was successfully implemented with a capacity to
manufacture 10 MT per month of Quinine Salts.
Qualifications & Certifications
American College, Madurai Kamaraj University
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