Vice Chancellor

Dr. CHANDRAKANT KOKATE. M.Pharm, Ph.D , FGAES
 

 Date of Birth: 15th August 1947 (At Bhainsa, A.P)

 

 ACADEMIC PROFILE

  • B.Pharm - 1967,  Nagpur University, (First Division)
  • M.Pharm - 1969, University of Saugar, First in First (Awarded Gold Medal)
  • Ph.D - 1972, (Pharm. Sci.)  By Thesis.
  •    Post Doctoral Research at Bundesanstalt Fuer Fett Forschung, Germany.
    • Visiting Scientist in Germany (1986) on invitation by DAAD.

 
POSITIONS HELD

  • Vice–Chancellor, Kakatiya University, Warangal, A.P.
  • President, Pharmacy Council of India.
  • President, 50th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress alongwith Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Association (FAPA)  
  • National President, Indian Pharmaceutical Association.
  • President, Indian Society of Pharmacognosy.
  • Executive Committee Member of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
  • Vice–Chancellor (FAC), Nagarjuna University, Guntur,A.P.
  • Chairman, All Indian Board of Pharmacy, AICTE
  • Member, Drugs Technical Advisory Board, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India
  • Member, UGC Standing Committee for Projection of Indian Higher Education Abroad (PIHEAD), Review and Plan Grant Committees.
    • Member, National Board of Accreditation of AICTE.
    • Member, Task Force of Department of Biotechnology, Government of India.
  • Leader of Indian Delegation of Pharmacists, to 18th Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Association (FAPA) at Sydney, Australia and International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) Conference at Bangkok.
  • Member, National GATE- Committee of Ministry of HRD, Govt of India
  • Member, QRT Committee of Indian Council of Agricultural Research for    M & AP.
  • Served as the Member of Search Committee Advisor for the selection of top-most senior national positions in pharmacy.
  • Founder Member, SEAR-Forum (South East Asian Regional Forum) of WHO-FIP. 

 

PRESENT POSITION

  • Vice-Chancellor, KLE University, Belgaum.
  • Chairman-Expert Panel Committee for approval of Fixed Dose Combinations,(FDC’s) Ministry of Health, Government of India.
  • Member, National Scientific Advisory Group (SAG) of the Division of Basic Medical Sciences (BMS), Indian Council of Medical Research.
  • Member, National Consultative Committee of Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission & Pharmacovigilance, Government of India.
  • Chairman/ Member of UGC Committees for Universities, UGC Nominee for Special Assistance Programs.
  • CHAIRMAN, PEER TEAM of NAAC and NBA
  • Scientific Coordinator, EDUCON, SAKAAL Group, Pune.
  • National Adviser, Society of Pharmacognosy.
  • Academic Council / Senate member / Planning and Monitoring Board / Member of Board of Management of Seven Central, State and Deemed - Universities.

 

FIRST PHARMACIST IN THE COUNTRY TO BECOME:

  1. Vice-Chancellor of an Indian University
  2. Vice-Chancellor of the Medical (Health) University
  3. Chairman of the Regional Committee of AICTE - (SRC)
  4. Chairman of the Recruitment Board of RAC for DRDO Laboratories,
  5. Ministry of Defence, Government of India
  6. Honorary Colonel Commandant, NCC, Ministry of Defence, Govt of India
  7. Fellow of Indian Society of Technical Education
     

     NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS    Total – 30

  • Including Eminent Pharmacist Award of Indian Pharmaceutical Association and Life Time Achievement Awards of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India, Indian Society of Pharmacognosy and Indian Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists & Technologists.

 

  • Unique distinction of receiving all five national awards given in Indian Pharmaceutical Congress.
  • Visited around 36 Countries for Academic collaborations and Presentations at International Conferences.
  • Delivered Seven Convocation Addresses of the Universities / Health Institutions.

 

RESEARCH

  • Guided 17 students for Ph.D programme and 40 students for PG in Pharmacy.
  • Authored Seven Books in Pharmacognosy / Pharmacy. One book is in   48th Edition.
  • Published about 115 research papers in National and International Journals.
  • Examined so far, 70 Ph.D. theses in Faculties of Medicine, Pharmacy, Science and Technology.
  • Chaired 17 Scientific sessions at International Conferences and around 50 National Meetings.
  • Presented 45 research papers at International Conferences and about 80 papers at National Meetings.