Course content

This course consists of a taught component and a non-taught component. The taught component constitutes of five modules while the non-taught component comprises of laboratory work, seminar, research and field visits. Taught component

Module I – Plant Resources

  • Plant Systematics
  • Traditional Usage of Medicinal Plants
  • Phytochemistry
  • Agronomy

Module II – Process Technology

  •  Basic Principles of Chemical Engineering
  •  Processing Methods in Ayurveda System
  •  Formulation Technology

Module III – Products and Product Development

  • Products from Medicinal Plants
  • Products from Aromatic Plants
  • Computer Aided Drug Design
  • Product Stability, Packaging and Storage
  • Biological Activity Testing and Trials
  • Industrial Microbiology

Module IV – Quality Assurance

  • Quality Control and Plant Materials
  • Quality Control of Finished Products
  • Quality Management Systems
  • Statistical Quality Control
  • Principles of Analytical Chemistry
  • Principles of Organic Chemistry

Module V – Management

  • Principles of Management
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Financial and Operational Management
  • Strategic Management

Non-taught component

  • Laboratory work
  • Field visits
  • Seminars
  • Research

Academic Staff

The lecturing staff consists of well-qualified academics and professionals in the corresponding fields.