Management Executive Council


Office Bearers

      Vijay Kshirsagar - President
    Director and CEO,TRAC Consulting,Mumbai,India.

Mr. Vijay Kshirsagar is currently the  Director and CEO,TRAC Consulting,Mumbai,India. Prior to this he was Executive Vice President-CQA & Regulatory of Unichem Laboratories Ltd, Mumbai. Vijay has a vast experience of facing numerous regulatory audits including US FDA. MHRA, ANVISA, WHO etc. He has been a frequent trainer in several national & international forums. He is on the board of Directors of ISPE, India Affiliate and also the President of Society for Pharmaceutical Dissolution Science.

Email: vukshirsagar@gmail.com

     Dr. L. Ramaswamy - Hon. General Secretary
    Managing Director, Sotax India Pvt Ltd, Mumbai

Dr.L.Ramaswamy has been working with Indian Pharmaceutical Industry in various positions since 1978. During the tenure he had the opportunity to represent his organization in many platforms and one of which was representing the India Delegation to Canada organized by Government of India during 2007. Currently he works as the Managing Director of Sotax India Pvt Ltd, a fully owned Subsidiary of Sotax AG, Switzerland.

Email: Lakshmanan.ramaswamy@sotax.com

     Ramsingar Pal - Hon. Treasurer
    General Manager - Technical, Sotax India Pvt Ltd. , Mumbai

Mr. R.S Pal
has basic qualification and training in Electrical & Electronic Engineering. He has 15 years of experience in Pharmaceutical industry. He has been actively involved in various types of equipments used in Pharmaceutical Industry. Presently, he is the General Manager-Technical at SOTAX India Pvt Ltd. He specializes in Dissolution equipments, particularly the Flow Through Cell(USP IV apparatus).

Email: pal.ramsingar@sotax.com


Executive Members

      Dr. Mrs. M. Nagarsenkar
    Professor & HOD, Dept. of Pharmaceutics, Bombay College of Pharmacy. , Mumbai.
Dr. (Mrs.) Mangal Nagarsenker is Professor and Head, Department of Pharmaceutics, Bombay College of Pharmacy, Mumbai, India. Prof. Nagarsenker has more than 25 years of research experience in the field of novel drug delivery systems. She has successfully guided 35 M.Pharm and 20 Ph.D students. She has several publications in the field of novel drug delivery and nanotechnology . Her research work is supported by various funding agencies of Government of India and also by pharmaceutical Industry. 

Prof. Nagarsenker’s research interests are 1) polymeric and lipid nanocarriers for improved drug delivery, 2) Drug nanocrystals for improved oral and topical delivery, 3) pulmonary drug delivery and 4) synthesis of novel ligands for targeted drug delivery.

Email: mangal.nagarsenker@gmail.com

     Dr. (Mrs.) Abha Doshi
   Principal, MET Institute of Pharmacy. Bandra(w), Mumbai

Dr. Abha Doshi
has completed her B. Pharm. and M.Pharm. from Dr. H.S. Gour University, Sagar (M.P.) and Ph.D. from C.U Shah college of Pharmacy, S.N.D.T. Women's University.

She has presented research papers in various international and national conferences. She also has many publications in international and national journals. Dr.Abha is presently guiding many M.Pharm. studends in their research work.

Email: abhad_iop@met.edu

     Suhas N. Yewale
   Vice President - Analytical Development, Famycare Limited. , Ahmedabad.

Mr. Suhas Yewale
is the VP Analytical development at Famy Care Research Centre, Ahmedabad. With a total 22 yrs. in Pharma Industry, he has an enriching experience of Analytical Method Development & Validation for about 50 ANDAs & 25 EU Dossiers for various finished dosage forms.

Email: suhas@unosourcepharma.com

     Dr. (Mrs.) Mala Menon
   Professor-Dept of Pharmaceutics, Bombay College of Pharmacy. , Mumbai.

Dr (Mrs) Mala D.Menon is the Professor of Pharmaceutics, Bombay College of Pharmacy, Mumbai She joined BCP way back in 1987 after working with pharma Industry for 2 years.

Her research areas are delivery systems, Nasal & Pulmonary Drug Delivery systems, Probiotics, Novel vaccine delivery approaches, Enzyme delivery systems, Dissolution rate test evaluations.

She had handled many research projects from Govt.- from AICTE, UGC, BRNS, Mumbai University ; and Industry sponsored from Yash Pharma, US Vitamins, Mother Dairy, Hansen Probiotics, Glenmark, Famy Health Care, Abbott India, Getz Pharma.

Email: maladmbcp@gmail.com

     Dr. Krishnapriya Mohanraj - Executive Member
Prof. Krishnapriya Mohanraj is Professor and Head, Department of Pharmaceutical Analysis, at Bombay College of Pharmacy
She completed her M Pharm and PhD (Tech) in Pharmaceutical Chemistry at Institute of Chemical Technology (formerly UDCT), Mumbai.
She was selected for the UKIERI Indo UK Staff Exchange Program at Kingston University by the British Council (2011-12 award).
Her expertise includes Computer aided drug design, synthesis and pharmacological evaluation, Enzymatic resolution, Bioassay guided fractionation of herbal extracts, Chiral chromatography, Bioanalysis, In vitro analysis, LC-MS/MS studies, Structural Elucidation, Impurity profiling and development of stability indicating methods.
She has undertaken many research projects and industrial collaborations.

Email: krishnapriyamohanraj@gmail.com

     Mr. Amol Yelgaonkar
Mr. Amol Yelgaonkar is currently the Head – Corporate Quality in Bliss GVS Pharma. He has successfully set up Quality Operations in his current organization from scratch. Prior to this he has worked in Unichem Laboratories, Glenmark Generics, Piramal Lifesciences (Then Nicholas Piramal) and Searle India Limited. He has around 18 years of experience in Analytical Development, Quality Control, Quality Assurance, BE studies and Auditing. A successful analytical scientist with wide knowledge of method development, validation, and laboratory set ups, now leading the Quality Operations. He has also faced many inspections from major regulatory authorities like USFDA, MHRA, EDQM, ANVISA, WHO.

Email: amol.yelgaonkar@blissgvs.com

     Dr. Raghunandan H V
Dr. Raghunandan H V is Deputy Director in Academic at JSS University and Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics at College of Pharmacy, Mysore, JSS University. He is working at JSS University since November 2011
He completed Bachelor of Pharmacy from Mysore University and Master of Pharmacy from BITS Pilani, Rajasthan in 1994. He was awarded a Gold Medal in Bachelor of Pharmacy for obtaining the 3rd Rank. He completed Ph.D. from Kuvempu University, Karnataka.
He has worked in Pharmaceutical Industries like Cipla, GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals and GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Health Care Ltd in India and abroad. He also worked at Biocon Limited as Head of Quality Assurance. Over all he has 17 years of Pharmaceutical Industrial Experience in the area of manufacturing, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs. He has strong knowledge on Quality Auditing, Risk Management, and Electronic Verification for Pharma Packaging. He is a Member of ISPE and He has presented posters and Papers in various National and International Conferences and guided many M. Pharmacy students.

Email: raghunandan@jssuni.edu.in

     Dr Nandakumar Chodankar - Executive Member
Email: nandkumar.chodankar@gmail.com

     Dr. Vinay Nayak - Executive Member
Email: vinay.nayak@emcure.co.in

     Dr. Padma Devarajan - Executive Member
Email: pvdevarajan@gmail.com

     Mr. S. R. Vaidya - Executive Member
Email: chuppa26@gmail.com

     Mr. Anant Naik - Executive Member
Email: anantnaikindia@gmail.com

     Dr. Prashant Bodhe - Executive Member
Email: prashant.bodhe@gmail.com

     Mr. S. D. Joag - Executive Member
Email: sdjoag@gmail.com



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