Natural Product Chemistry and Process Development
Senior Scientist
Natural Products Chemistry (Organic Chemistry)
01894-233339 Ext. 363

Prospecting natural colours/dyes from the plants of Himalaya, Development of processes for bioactive/ coloured compounds.

Isolation and structure elucidation of bioactive molecules from Himalayan Plants.

Validation of analytical methods for quantitative/qualitative analysis of plant secondary metabolites, Chemical fingerprinting for the standardization of the medicinal plants /extracts/herbal formulations through analytical techniques.

Design and synthesis of cognitive enhancers, anti-diabetic and antioxidant agents and their structural activity relationship studies. 



Dr. P.D. Sethi Annual Award, Certificate of Merit for Best publication “Stability-Indicating HPLC-PDA Method for Determination of Picrosides in HepatoprotectiveIndian Herbal Preparations of Picrorhiza kurroa" 2009

Dr. P.D. Sethi Best Publication Award for “A validated and Densitometric HPTLCMethod for the quantification of Withaferin-A and Withanolide-A in Different Plantparts of Two Morphotypes of Withania somnifera” 2007

Life member of Society of Analytical Scientist

CSIR- Senior Research Fellowship

National Talent Merit Scholarship

HMT Scholistic Award

3rd rank in HPBSE during Matriculation


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