Anand Kumar Choudhary

Associate Professor, Department of Rasa Shastra (Ayurvedic Pharmaceutics), Faculty of Ayurved, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi– 221005 INDIA.

  • B.Sc., B.A.M.S., M.D. (Ayu.), Ph.D.
  • Phone: 542-23660900 (R),9452074480, 9889863866
  • E-mail –   or


Recent Achievements:

Teaching Experience :

Level of  Course Name of Degree Duration University/Institute
Post Graduate M.D.(Ayu.) 11 years F. Ay., IMS , BHU, Varanasi
IPGT&RA, GAyU, Jamnagar
M.Pharma(Ayu.) 5 years IAPS, GAyU, Jamnagar
Various courses exclusively for Foreign Students/ WHO fellows Certificate course 2 years F. Ay, IMS, BHU, Varanasi
Diploma in Ayurveda 6 months IPGT&RA, GAyU, Jamnagar
Introductory course in Ayurveda 15 (3×5)months IPGT&RA, GAyU, Jamnagar

Research Experience :

Status Level of Course Name of Degree No. of Scholars Institute
Guide Doctoral / Post Graduate Ph.D./ M.D. (Ayu.) 3 /16 I.P.G.T & R.A. G.Ay.U.JamnagarFaculty of Ayurveda,IMS,BHU
Guide Post Graduate M. Pharm (Ayu.) 4 IAPS, ,G.Ay.U.Jamnagar

Area of Specialization :
Ayurvedic Pharmaceutics -Herbal preparations :

  • Quality Assurance of Ayurvedic Medicines
  • Asavarishta Kalpana (A specific Ayurvedic fermented products)
  • Sneha Kalpana (medicated Ghee & Oil)

Regulatory affairs:

  • -Drugs & Cosmetics Act, 1940 & Rule, 1945 applicable on Ayurvedic Drugs
  • -Stability Profile
  • -IPR and Patent

Training :

Period / Duration Course Institute
19961 week National Workshopcum Training Programme of Quality Control and Standardization of Herbal Medicine Regional Research Laboratory, (CSIR Lab.) Jammu.
20033 week Refresher Course (Sponsored by UGC, New Delhi) Deptt. of PharmacyAnnamalai University, Annamali Nagar, Tamilnadu.

Award: 03


Paper published – 86                                                   Book -01

  • –          04 in International Journal
  • –          78 in Ayurvedic Journal
  • –          04 in Modern Pharmaceutical Journal
  • –          Accepted for publication  – 03

Conferences/ Seminars / Workshops attended :

  • Invited speaker – 42

Invited by organization and institutions of Ayurvedic & Allopathic system of Medicine (viz Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar, Rajasthan Ayurved University, Jodhpur,Nair Medical College, Mumbai; NBRI, Lucknow, MCOPS – Manipal, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, etc.

Paper presented – 21 Participated – 20 Total = 83


  • Research Project Referee; By Deptt. Of DST, GOI for the project of Ayurveda Submitted by I.I.T. Kharag Pur.
  • Expert Member; ASIIA, Monitoring Group, Principal Scientific Advisor, GOI, New Delhi
  • Expert Member ; Traditional Knowledge Digital Library, NISCAIR,          CSIR, DST, GOI, New Delhi
  • Invited by Deptt. of AYUSH, G.O.I., New Delhi as subject expert in several meeting of National level.
  • Consulted by many Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical concerns on different issues of Ayurvedic Pharmaceutics.

Other – Curricular Activities:

  • Regional Coordinator, North Region, National Pharmacovigilance Programme of Ayurvedic Medicines,IMS,BHU
  • Associated with International Ayurveda Foundation, London (U.K.)
  • Preparing strategy for International acceptability of Ayurvedic dosage form with a group of other scientists of different fields.
  • Analyzing impact of several MLX of MHRA of U.K. and EU legislation on Traditional medicine in general and on Ayurveda in particular.
  • Different Positions in conferences & workshop
  • Organizing Secretary5th International Seminar on Ayurved of Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar held on 5-7th January, 2006 organized as part of Golden Jubilee Year Celebrations of Institute for Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda.
  • Organizing Secretary –WHO Sponsored Seminar cum Workshop on Safety Profile of Ayurvedic Dosage Forms (SWSPADF) on 30 &31 October, 2007 at Banaras Hindu University.
  • Organizing Secretary –CME on Pharmacovigilance of Ayurvedic Drugs, 19-21 March, 2009 at Banaras Hindu University.

3 responses to “Anand Kumar Choudhary

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