BIRAC-CDSA Workshop on Emerging Needs & Regulation on Phytopharmaceuticals
Date:18th June,2014 Venue: IIC, New Delhi



09:00 - 09:30


09:00 - 09:30

Program Objective: Dr. Sudhakar Bangera, Program Director, CDSA 

09:45 - 10.00

Welcome Address: Dr. Renu Swarup, MD, BIRAC & Advisor DBT

10:00 - 10:45

Theme Address: Prof. S. S. Handa, Former Director IIIM (RRL), Jammu

10:45 - 11:30

(Lead Talk·30 min)

(Discussion·15 min)

Plenary Session: Present relevance of Phytopharmaceuticals

Prof. Ranjit Roy Choudhury

National Prof. of Pharmacology & Advisor, Dept. of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India.

11:30 - 11:45

Networking Tea

11:45 - 12:30

(Lead Talk·30min)


Phytopharmaceuticals as Drugs and defining the stake-holders

Lead Speaker:  Dr. C. K. Katiyar, CEO Healthcare (Technical), Emami Ltd, Kolkata

12:30 -13:15

(Lead Talk·30 min)

(Discussion·15 min)

Research strategy for Phytopharmaceuticals

Lead Speaker:   Dr. Arun Balakrishnan, SVP & Head Operations, Natural Product, Piramal, Mumbai

13:15 -14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 - 14:45

(Lead Talk·30 min)

(Discussion·15 min)

Development path of Phytopharmaceuticals

Lead Speaker: Dr. Amit Agarwal, Director -Innovation & Diversification, Natural Remedies Pvt. Ltd.,Bangalore 

14:45 - 15:30

Lead Talk·30 min)

(Discussion·15 min)

Regulatory Aspects of Phytopharmaceuticals

Lead Speaker:
Shri. Malay Mitra, Former DOC, CDSCO, HQ

Shri A. B. Ramteke, Consultant, Regulatory Affairs, CDSA, Former JOC(I), CDSCO, HQ

Dr. Pulok Mukerjee, Director, School of Natural Product Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata

15:30 - 15:45

Networking Tea

15:45 -17:00

Panel Discussion on "Emerging Needs & Regulations on Phytopharmaceuticals"

Panel Chair:
Prof. S. S. Handa

Moderator: Dr. Rajat Goyal, Country Director, IAVI

Panel Member: Dr. C. K. Katiyar, Shri. A. B. Ramteke, Shri M. Mitra, Dr. Arun Balakrishnan, Dr. Amit Agarwal


Sharing the Industry Challenges and Case Studies: By Representatives from participant Industries


Concluding Session and Closure of the Workshop





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