Management Executive Council


Office Bearers

      Vijay Kshirsagar
Vijay is an accomplished Quality, Regulatory & Analytical professional with about 40 years of rich experience of working for highly reputed Indian & Multinational Pharma firms like Unichem, Ranbaxy, Sun Pharma , Lupin, IPCA, German Remedies in Sr positions like EVP, Director & GM- Quality & Regulatory. He has led from front for several successful regulatory inspections including US FDA, MHRA, WHO, EDQM, ANVISA, TGA both for Drug Products & API’s.

Since 2013, he is running his own Pharma Consultancy called TRAC offering specialized services globally, for cGMP Training, Regulatory Filings, Auditing & Compliance. His current clients include reputed pharma companies based in India, China, Bangladesh, Turkey, US, Europe, Malaysia etc.. He is a frequent international trainer on several cGMP related topics.

He is the founder President of ‘Society for Pharmaceutical Dissolution Science’. He is currently working on the board of Directors of ISPE-India. IDMA has conferred upon him an ‘Outstanding Analyst Award 2011’ for his contribution towards pharmaceutical analysis. He has also published articles on cGMP related topics like CAPA, OOS, QbD & cGMP in reputed journals/books. He is M.Sc. by Research in Organoanalytical Chemistry from Mumbai University. He has a good Microbiological background too.

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

     Mr. R. S. Pal
    Vice President – Technical & Support, Sotax India Pvt Ltd., Mumbai

Mr. R. S. Pal has basic qualification and training in Electrical & Electronic Engineering. He has more than 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 Vice President – Technical & Support 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.) Mangal Nagarsenker
     Adjunct Professor and Head, Department of Pharmaceutics, Bombay College of Pharmacy, Mumbai, India
Dr. (Mrs.) Mangal Nagarsenker is Retired Professor and Head, Department of Pharmaceutics, Bombay College of Pharmacy, Mumbai, India. She received her B.Pharm.Sc and M.Pharm.Sc. at Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai and Ph.D (Tech) at Bombay College of Pharmacy, Mumbai.
Prof. Nagarsenker has more than 3 decades of research experience in the field of novel drug delivery systems. She has successfully guided many M.Pharm and Ph.D students and has served as a reviewer for various national and international journals.
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 Yewale
    Sr. Director ARD, Par Formulations Pvt. Ltd, Navi Mumbai

Suhas Yewale has over 25 years of experience in QC, Analytical Dev. for Bulk Drug R&D,Analytical Development for Generic Formulation. He has worked for various markets like USA, EU, Canada, Australia, Brazil, Nuzeland, South Africa and has rich experience in analytical development and validation for various dosage forms like Tablets, Capsules, Liquid Orals, Injectables, Ointments, Creams, Gels, Ophthalmic solutions and API.

Email: suhasyewale@parpharm.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 HV
Pharmacist with over 23+ years of progressive experience in Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Regulatory affairs, Manufacturing of formulations/API’s/Biological, Contract Manufacturing and Pharmaceutical Technical Consultation,(Reg. affairs, Product Development and Quality), Research and Pharmaceutical Education.

Experienced Quality Auditor and has good Knowledge and know-how of Quality audits at site functional level and corporate Quality Management level. Have proven track record in technology transfers for Pharmaceutical Formulations/sterile Injectable products in contract manufacturing operations, experienced in setting up of quality risk based approach for facility design for various BCS class II and Class IV drugs.
Currently technical Consultant to USP Rockville for trainings and Pharmaceutical Educations.

Email: rnandanvenkat@gmail.com

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

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

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



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