BEST RESEARCH PAPER AWARDS WON BY PROFESSOR AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Posted on February 27th, 2019 @ 04:01am

Dr. Devang Pandya, Professor & Dy. Director, School of Pharmacy, RK University, won ‘Best Research Paper Award (Oral)’ at World Ayurveda Conference, Ahmedabad, in February 2019 for work regarding detection of adulteration of Manjistha, an important ayurvedic drug for skin disorders. The work also included HPTLC research performed by his B. Pharm. student Ghanshyam Kamani in 2015-16.

His Ph. D. student in RK University, Mr. Darshit Ram, also Won ‘Best Research Paper Award (Oral)’ in another section of the same conference for his work on potent antimicrobial Actinomycetes found from soil around Tulsi plant.

The three-day conference also comprised of expert talks by Ayurveda professionals, National awardees, Herbal industrialists & Govt. officials, including experts from other countries like Japan, UAE, Sri Lanka, Italy, Spain, Romania, Hungary and Australia. Dr. Devang Pandya was awarded by Padma Shri Vaidya Balendu Prakash in the presence of Mr. Hasmukh Soni, President, Gujarat Board for Ayurveda & Unani systems of medicine.