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Dr. Ravindra Singh

Assistant Director (Chem) : Drug Standardization, Quality Control Pharmacopoeial work

Name :Dr. Ravindra Singh
Designation :Assistant  Director (Chemistry) – Scientist 4
Qualification:M.Sc. (Chemistry), Ph.D. (Chemistry)   
Pay  Scale:Level 13
Organization:Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences, Ministry of AYUSH, New Delhi
Contact Address:Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences, 61-65, Institutional Area, opp. D-Block, Janakpuri, New Delhi-110058 Email: [email protected], [email protected] Mobile: 9968246136, (O)- 011-28524810
Research Experience:33 Years
Organisations worked with:Research Assistant Forest Research Institute, Dehra Dun, ICFRE, M/O Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Govt. of India, from 07.08.1989 – 21.09.2001   Research Officer (Chem.) Captain Srinivasa Murti Drug Research Institute for Ayurveda, CCRAS, Ministry of AYUSH, Chennai from 25.09.2001- 01.07.2006   Research Officer (Chem.)  Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences, New Delhi from 03.07.2006 to 08.11.2006   Research Officer (Chem.) Pharmacopoeial Laboratory for Indian Medicine, Ghaziabad from 08.11.2006 to 16.05.2011.   Assistant Director (Chem.) Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences, New Delhi from 16.06.2015 to till date.  
Additional Charge:   Director I/c Pharmacopoeial Laboratory for Indian Medicine, Ministry of AYUSH, Ghaziabad  from 09.08.2017- 20.08.2018   Director I/c Pharmacopoeia Commission for Indian Medicine & Homoeopathy, Ministry of AYUSH from 27.11.2017– 05.07.2018
Field of Work:Natural Products. Development of Pharmacopoeial standards. New Drug Development. Quality Control Drug Regulation. Training to Drug Analysts, Drug Inspectors and Researchers. IPR and Technology Transfers to Industry. Laboratory Development. NABL and DTL Accreditation. Chief Coordinator- Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeial Committee (APC), Govt. of India
Research Publications:56
Pharmacopoeial Monographs Published:24 (Published in Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India (API) Part I Vol. VI and API Part II Vol. IV) 80 chromatograms of drugs of API Part I Vol. I published in TLC Atlas of Pharmacopoeial Drugs of API. Volume published in 2009 by Dept. of AYUSH, Govt. of India
Patent: No.  IN 189298/ Feb. 08/2003 “ Process for detoxification of Jatropha curcas L. seed oil”.
Book (s):       Quality Control Manual for Ayurveda Siddha & Unani Drugs, PLIM, Dept. of AYUSH, New Delhi (2009) General Guidelines for Drug Development of Ayurvedic Formulations, CCRAS, New Delhi (2018) Glimpses of CCRAS Contributions (50 Glorious Years)- Phytochemistry, Drug Standardisation and Quality Assurance, Volume IV, CCRAS, New Delhi (2018).
Book Chapter(s)1.(Chemistry portion)Homoeopathic Drug Provings (2013) – Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH), New Delhi 2.  Recent Trends in Good Agricultural and Collection Practices for Medicinal Plants with special focus on identification and value addition (2015)- Herbal and AYUSH Medicines- India’s Potential- CCRAS, Ministry of AYUSH, New Delhi. 3. Role of Phytochemical Standardisation for Value addition of Medicinal Plants (2015) – Recent Trends in Good Agricultural and Collection Practices for Medicinal Plants with special focus on identification and value addition, CCRAS, Ministry of AYUSH, New Delhi. 4. (Chemistry Studies Portion) -Technical Report on Quality and Safety of selected RasaKalpa (2019), Metal and Mineral Based Ayurvedic Formulations Arogyavardhini Vati, Mahayograja Guggulu, Vasanta Kusmakar Rasa & mahalakshmi Vilas Rasa, Vol. I,  CCRAS, Ministry of AYUSH, New Delhi, ISBN 978-81-941489-1-3 5. (Chemistry Studies Portion) -Technical Report on Quality and Safety of selected RasaKalpa (2019)- Metal and Mineral Based Ayurvedic Formulations Rasamanikya, Makardwaja, Kajjali & Rasa Sindura, Vol. 2, CCRAS, Ministry of AYUSH, New Delhi, ISBN 978-81-941489-2-0 6. (Chemistry Studies Portion) -Technical Report on Quality and Safety of selected RasaKalpa (2019)- Metal and Mineral Based Ayurvedic Formulation Hridayarnava Rasa, Vol. 3, CCRAS, Ministry of AYUSH, New Delhi, ISBN 978-81-941489-5-1 7. (Chemistry Studies Portion) -Technical Report on Quality and Safety of selected RasaKalpa (2019)- Metal and Mineral Based Ayurvedic Formulation Tamra Bhasma, Vol. 4, CCRAS, Ministry of AYUSH, New Delhi, ISBN 978-81-941489-6-8 8. (Chemistry Studies Portion) -Technical Report on Quality and Safety of selected RasaKalpa (2019)- Metal and Mineral Based Ayurvedic Formulation Naga Bhasma, Vol. 5, CCRAS, Ministry of AYUSH, New Delhi, ISBN 978-81-941489-7-5 9. (Chemistry Portion)- Comprehensive Technical Dossier (CTD) of Medicinal Plants used in Ayurveda- Aksoda (Juglans regia L.) – CCRAS, Ministry of AYUSH, New Delhi, ISBN 978-93-83864-19-5
Radio Talk:    “tSo fofo/krk ,oa d`f”k fodkl ” delivered on  All India Radio, Najibabad (U.P.), Sept. 9th, 2001.
Popular Articles:4
Seminars attended as Resource Person/ Coordinator:68
Seminars attended as participant:40
Training courses undergone:   12                                                                                                           
Foreign Visits:USA– Represented Department of AYUSH in Supply Side West Show at Las Vegas, USA from 21st 23rd  October, 2008 People’s Republic of China– Attended WHO Training Course on “Standardisation of Traditional Medicine Processing Methodologies of Herbal Materials” organized by Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai, China, 7th April 2015 to 16th April 2015. USA– Represented Ministry of AYUSH in 2nd WHO Working Group Meeting on Interaction of Herbal Medicine with other Medicines, Oxford, MS, USA, 12th -14th  July, 2016 Republic of the Philippines– Represented Ministry of AYUSH in 3rd Bilateral Joint Working Group Meeting between India and the Philippines on Cooperation in Health and Medicine as a part of delegation of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, held at Manila, on 19th -20th April, 2018
Projects Completed:(i)Toxicity and Standardisation of Certain Ayurvedic Formulations” WHO -CCRAS. (ii) APC Project- Development of Pharmacopoeial Standards, SOP and Shelf life of 10 Curna formulations. (iii)  APC Project- Development of Pharmacopoeial Standards, SOP and Shelf life of 10 Curnas and 4 Taila formulations. Project involved collection of raw material, botanical identification, chemical standardisation, preparation of formulation and its standardisation, development of Standard Operating Procedures and Shelf life of curnas. (iv) APC Project- Comparative Phytochemical study of stem bark/root/heartwood vs aerial parts of Ayurvedic drugs – 10 drugs (v) IMR Project – Comparative Phytochemical study of stem bark/root/heartwood versus aerial parts of Ayurvedic drugs- 10 drugs. (vi) IMR Project – Identification and Quantitative estimation of Marker compounds/PRS for quality assurance/Phyto-chemical evaluation of finished drugs and formulations developed by CCRAS in CCRAS coded formulations”.
Professional Body MembershipLife Member, Indian Chemical Society, Kolkata No. F/6491(LM).
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