About the Department

Pharmacognosy is the science of bioactive natural substances found in plants, animals, microbes and minerals. Researchers in this field investigate natural compounds, new therapeutic agents and also medicinal plants that include the subjects of botany, chemistry, and pharmacology.

Department is dedicated to the training of outstanding scientists in the natural product sciences and aims to contribute to the multidisciplinary drug research and development from natural products, using the rich flora Andhra Pradesh, India. Currently, the department has a complement of 2 faculty members including oneAssociate Professor and one Assistant Professor and also 2 laboratory staff. The teaching and research facilities in the department include standard laboratories with relevant equipment’s. Thisdepartment has a great diversity of research areas available to trainees including phytochemistry, bio-assay, Phytophatmacology etc.

Name : Dr.M.Ramaiah
Designation : Associate Professor&HOD
Qualification : M.Pharm.,Ph.D
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Department : Pharmacognosy
Phone : 0863-2221935 Ext: 315
Mobile : +91-9848945641
Date of Joining : 02-01-2013
Experience : 6 Years 4 Months
Total Experience : 9 Years 11 Months
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Name : Mrs.S.P.K.N.V.L.Sarala
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M.Pharm.,(Ph.D)
E-Mail :
Department : Pharmacognosy
Phone : --
Mobile : +91-9290450393
Date of Joining : 25-06-2008
Experience : 10 Years 10 Months
Total Experience : 10 Years 10 Months
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B.Pharm, Pharma D & M.Pharm : HICP


Hindu College Of Pharmacy

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