Professional Achievements

Professional Achievements

1. Popularisation of Indian System of Medicine

Conducted more than 1000 Herbal Health Awareness programs throughout Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Goa on the following topics:

A. Conducting Herbal Exhibition

B. HECHO (Herbs to Eradicate Chemical Hazards and Herbal Solution)

C. Special traditional health programs (Diabetes, Asthma, Arthritis, Women Care, Heart Care)

D. Herbal Cultivation Seminar

E. Herbal Entrepreneur Development Programs

F. Establishing herbal shops

G. Conducting employment oriented University approved Certificate and Diploma Courses

H. Conducting Government supported EDP for Self-employment and Employment

2. Empowering NGOs & SHGs

Conducted EDP program for Women Self Help Groups Established herbal soap manufacturing unit for 2 Self Help Groups (32 WSHG) in Azhivaikkal Village,Orathanadu, Thanjavur Dt., Tamil Nadu. Also assisting them marketing their products.

3. Resource Person

Participating as Resource Person in many Conferences & Seminars related to cultivation, value addition & marketing of medicinal plants & Value added products.

4. Visiting Faculty

To teach on Medicinal Plants for B.Sc., M.Sc., M.Phil., M.Pharm Students at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Arts & Science Colleges

5. Herbal Research

Working with a team of scientists & Collaboration with leading universities in formulating herbal based medicines, herbal dietary supplements, herbal cosmetics & scientific validation of herbal products.

6. Holistic Health Care Hospital

Leading team of qualified and trained doctors in Indian System of Medicine to promote Holistic Health Care system since 2000.

7. Government of India funded

Herbal Research Projects

1. “Scientific evaluation of safety and efficacy profile of an Ayurvedic Herbal Formulation (R 05) in the Management of Diabetes mellitus”, to the tune of Rs. 115.20 lakhs funded by Dept. of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India.

2. “Development of a Quality Herbal Formulation (R06 A) and its Scientific validation for the management of Renal Calculi” – Loan assistance from Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India under Pharmaceuticals Research and Development Support Fund (PRDSF) Program for Rs. 79.08 lakhs.

7. Collaborative Research Currently associated with:

I) Institute of Pharmacology, Madras Medical College, Chennai-600 003.

II) Department of Bio–Chemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Madras, Chennai-600 113.

III) Department of Endocrinology, University of Madras, Chennai-600113

IV) Department of Pharmacology & Environmental Toxicology, University of Madras, Chennai – 600 113

V) Center for Bio-technology, Center for Empowerment of Women, Anna University, Chennai – 600 025

8. Research Publications in Indian System of Medicines

Published 48 research papers on identification, standardization, quality control and formulation of Traditional Systems of Medicines both in National and International Journals.

Presented 4 research papers in scientific conferences.

Professional Recognition

1. Research Supervisor

M.Phil, M.Pharm, Ph.D. Guide,Periyar Maniyammai University, Thanjavur.

2. Syllabus Committee Member

M.Sc. Chemistry, University of Madras, Chennai, M.Sc.,& B.Sc. Botany, Bishop Heber College, Trichy and St. Marys College Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu.

3. Board of Governors

TBI– Periyar Maniyammai University, Vallam, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu.


Date of Birth:16.08.1953 Interested in devotional activities. Music lover, Yoga practitioner.