Eamcet Code: VPCV

 Approved by AICTE, Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi; Govt. of Andhra Pradesh & Affiliated to JNTU Kakinada.

VIGNAN  PHARMA​CY  COLLEGE
Vadlamudi post, Chebrolu Mandal, Guntur District. AP. 522213. India.

Contact #  0863 - 2347768, 2347769

Dr. Ch. V. Prasada Rao, B. Pharm. (Hons.), M.S., Ph.D
Associate Professor, Chief In-Charge, CRL.
Email: saichinni2003@gmail.com
Mobile: +91-9440717181 

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CRL (Central Research Lab), Department of Pharmaceutics is headed by Dr. Ch.V.Prasada Rao, Ph.D, Associate Professor, who has a total of 28 years experience in Pharma Industry and 8 Years in Teaching. He did his B. Pharmacy(Hons.) and M.S. (Pharmacy operations) from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani. He got  his Ph.D. awarded from Acharya Nagarjuna University, Andhra Pradesh in the year 2015. He worked with various Pharmaceutical Companies in various ranks.


His industry experience includes: 

Pegasus Farmaco Pvt. Ltd, Roorkee as a Manager Quality Assurance. (From 2008 to 2009)


Valfred Pharmaceuticals as a Plant Manager. (From 1995 to 2008)

Domagk Pharmaceuticals as a Production Manager. (From 1987 to 1995)

Cosmochem Pharmaceuticals Pvt.Ltd as Works Manager. (From 1981 to 1987)

Warner Hindustan as an Executive – Trainee. (From Oct-1980 to May-1981)


His Strenghts include:

Ensuring the process optimization studies for various types of dosage forms (Capsules, tablets, liquid orals, powder for oral suspension formulations).

Ensuring and finalizing the Product & Process parameters for execution of the pivotal batches in different manufacturing locations.

Ensuring the successful post approval Process validation and troubleshooting / process.

And quality improvement of the existing products.

New product development and Process optimization for Tablets, Capsules & Powder for oral suspensions.

Ensuring the design, compilation and approval of Process validation protocols / reports for submitting to various Regulatory agencies for product registrations.

Involved in finalizing the facility design and equipment selections for new manufacturing facility of Tablets, capsules, Powder and for liquids.

Coordination with production planning /Quality Assurance / Production / Drug Regulatory Affairs for timely Execution of Pivotal & Validation batches.


Successfully executed critical generic formulations in Small Scale Industry.


Hands on experience in various types of formulation process like aqueous / non- aqueous and dry granulation techniques.

Good knowledge in process & documentation aspects required for various regulatory agencies.

Hands on experience in different coating techniques.


New Projects Applied:

Applied for DST project titled “Isolation, Characterization and Evaluation of nutraceutically  important flavonoids from Ipomea sepearia " worth

Rs. 55 Lakhs.


The department currently holds Rs 75 lakh worth of instruments and equipments.


Welcome to Central Research Laboratory at VPC !


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