Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy Research

About Subhash C. Mandal

Name: Dr. Subhash Chandra Mandal

Present Position
Reader, Division of Pharmacognosy, Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy Research Laboratory, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology,
Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700 032, India.

Address for communication
Division of Pharmacognosy,Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy Research Laboratory, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology,
Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700 032, India.

Phone No.: (033) 2467 6316 (R), 9433098372 (M)
(033) 24146126 (Off. & Lab.)
Fax : (033)28371078
Email :,

Date of Birth
20 December, 1965

Academic Qualification
B.Pharm. (1990), Jadavpur University
M Pharm. (Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry) (1993) Jadavpur University, India
Ph.D. (Pharmacy) (1999), Jadavpur University.

Permanent Address
Dr. Subhash C. Mandal,
Flat No–14, 90, James long Sarani,
Bhagirath Complex, Joka, Kolkata 700 104 India.

Teaching (Under & Post graduate) Cum Research 10 Years.
Industrial experience 8 months

Resource person for inspection for approval of technical institution
1) All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi.
2) Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi
Fellowships, Awards and Recognitions

1) GATE Fellowship (1991)
2) State Govt. Departmental Fellowship of Jadavpur University. (1995)
3) Fast Track Young Scientist Award, Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi. 2003.
4) The Award of Major Research Project of University Grants Commission, New Delhi, 2003.
5) 3rd position in M. Pharm Examination, 1993.
6) Chair person of a session in the “Joint International Conference of the South African Association of Botanist and International Society for Ethnopharmacology” Pretoria, South Africa, January, 2003.
7) One publication spotlighted on Current Awareness of Biomedicine, a publication under Aegis of Subis (2000).

Membership of Learned Societies and Professional Bodies

1) Indian Society of Pharmacognosy (Executive committee member)
2) Indian Society of Ethnobotanists
3) Indian Science Congress Association
4) Associateship of Indian chemist
5) Indian Pharmaceutical Association
6) International Society of Ethnopharmacology
7) American Diabetic Association
8) Research Board of Advisor the American Biographical Institute

    Countries Visited

    1) Australia 2000
    2) South Africa 2003
    3) Singapore – 2004
    4) Bangladesh – 2004 & 2005
    5) United Kingdom – 2004 & 2005
    6) Turkey – 2005
    7) China – 2006

      Languages Known: Hindi, Bengali and English

      Awareness Programs

      1) Organized and Participated in TV Programme on indigenous medicinal plants, telecast on 25th November 1996 in DD1 at 5.30 P.M., re-telecast 17th March 1997 in DD1 at 5.30 P.M.
      2) Participated in the discussion on Indian plant drugs research and its prospects, Live telecast 17th September 2005 in “Bangla Ekhan” at 3- 3.30 P.M. and re-telecast on 26th September in “Bangla Ekhan” at 11 to 11.30 A. M.

      Present Activities
      Ethnomedicinal documentation of traditional herbal medicine from social history of communites and societies used against arthritis, diabetes and their scientific evaluation.

      Cultivation, collection and documentation of information regarding the traditional uses of the economical important plants from medicine man and old aged persons of the rural area of West Bengal, India. Swimming.

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