Gyanendra Nath Singh

Dr. G N Singh, an alumnus of Banaras Hindu University, has made an outstanding contribution to the strengthening and efficient functioning of the Drug Regulatory Systems in India, which has added great value to the prestige and stature of the Indian Pharma Industry.

Dr. Singh after his Doctorate in Pharmaceutical Sciences from BHU in 1987, joined and worked for IDPL in their Formulation Plant, Gurgaon from 1989-2002, and as its R&D Head from 2001-02. In between he did his MBA from University of Hull (UK) in 1997, specializing in Human Resource Management, Marketing and Strategic Management. In 2002 he joined the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare as Director of the Indian Pharmacopoeia Laboratory, Ghaziabad. In 2009 he was chosen as the first Secretary-cum-Scientific Director of the newly created Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC). In 2012, he was given the additional charge of Drug Controller General (India) as Head of CDSCO.