Our Faculties Staff

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Dr. Vivek Sharma

Director/Principal(O)

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Mr. Harish Kumar

Assistant Prof

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Mr. Raneev Thakur

Assistant Prof

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Ms. Priyanka Nagu

Assistant Prof.

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Mr. Kushal Kumar

Assistant Prof

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Mr. Vikrant Arya

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Vineet Mehta

Assistant Professor

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Mr. Pankaj Sharma

Assistant Prof

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Mr. Mohinder Singh

Guest Faculty

Dr. Athar Javed

Assistant Prof

Dr. Vivek Sharma
Director/Principal(O)
Ph. No; 9816532662; 01781241306
E mail: viveksharma_pharma@yahoo.co.in
gcprohru@gmail.com

Dr. Vivek Sharma has been officiating as Director/Principal at Govt. College of Pharmacy, Rohru since Feb.2018 and
has also worked as DDO/Controlling officer for Govt. Pharmacy College Seraj, Mandi w.e.f January to June 2019 (additional charge). His area of interst is behavioral neurosciences and neurodegenerative disorders.
Dr. Sharma completed his Diploma in Pharmacy form Himachal Pradesh Board of Technical Education Dharamshala,
Bachelors of Pharmacy (B.Pharm.) from SD College of Pharmacy, Barnala, Punjab (1st batch) Punjab Technical University in 2005. He earned his master’s in Pharmacy (Pharmacology) from ISF college of Pharmacy, Moga (1st Batch) in 2007 and his doctorate in Pharmaceutical Sciences form BU, Rajasthan (1st Batch). He began his teaching career form ISF college of Pharmacy, Moga as lecturer and joined the department of Technical Education (Govt. of H.P.) as Assistant Professor in 2010. He has authored two books and is credited with more than 35 publications in national/ international and referred journals including European journal of Pharmacology (IF=3), Pharmacology Biochemistry and behavior (IF=2.5) and Inflammopharmacology (IF=3.3) to name a few. He is an acting Vice president Society of Pharmaceutical Education & Research (SPER), Himachal Pradesh.

He is a life time member of ARDSI, Indian academy of Neurosciences, APTI and IPGA. Membership of Post doctoral membership of American Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics accepted (2012). He is a member of Board of studies, HP Technical University Hamirpur, Director’s Nominee to conduct inspections of different colleges of HP regarding
extension of affiliation and is a sitting member of committee of ratification of faculty of pharmacy colleges of Himachal Pradesh. He has worked as Controller (Evaluation) Himachal Pradesh Technical University for B. Pharm. (Allo & Ayu) Dec. 2017-Jan 2018 (Received letter of appreciation). Dr. Sharma has been guiding one PhD Student and has been a reviewer for International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology (Formerly African journal of pharmacy and pharmacological research, European Journal of medicinal Plants,
African Journal of biotechnology, Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology (Royal pharmaceutical society, Britain), CNS & Neurological Disorders - Drug Targets (Bentham Science) and BMC complementary and alternative medicine (Springer). He is on editorial board of SOJ Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences (Symbiosis Group, USA).
He has given oral/poster presentations in several conferences including IPC (NIPER), CUD, APRC (New Delhi) and
participated in several conferences including IPC (HITEX) Hyderabad, IPS Jaipur and has attended several AICTE sponsored faculty development programmes at NITTTR Chandigarh, MAHE Karnataka and YMCA Faridabad etc.

Assistant Professor (Pharmaceutical Chemistry)
Govt. College of Pharmacy, Rohru, Distt. Shimla-171207, HP,
India
M. Pharm. (Pharmaceutical Chemistry), Ph. D. (Pursuing)
DOJ: October 11, 2010
harish.verma1611@gmail.com
Contact: 98056-47281

Mr. Harish Kumar is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Technical
Education Govt. of H.P. He has more than 9 years of teaching experience in Government sector.
He completed his Graduation from Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Maharashtra (2008)
and Post Graduation in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health
Sciences, Banglore (2010). Currently he is pursuing Ph.D in Pharmaceutical Sciences. His area
of specialization and research are design, synthesis, characterization and biological evaluation of
heterocycles. He has credited with more than 9 publications in the reputed journals. He has
participated in 02 National and International conferences organized by various reputed
organizations. He is a life time member of APTI. In the college he holds the duties of academic
In charge, NSS officer and Sports In charge.

Assistant Professor (Pharmaceutics)
Govt. College of Pharmacy, Rohru, Distt. Shimla171207, HP, India
M. Pharm. (Pharmaceutics)
DOJ: May 10, 2018
thakur.raneev@gmail.com, raneev007@gmail.com
Contact: 9816444007, 8679970002

Mr. Raneev Thakur carries professional experience of 7.5 years in teaching and research. He also
worked as a Lecturer Pharmaceutics at Govt. College of Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical Sciences
Joginder Nagar under Deptt. of Ayurveda, H.P. from 2012 to 2018. He has completed his Post
Graduation in Pharmaceutics from Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) Odisha, India
in 2011. His area of specialization and research are Design and development of drug delivery
systems, Controlled Drug delivery systems, Drug targeting, Quality by Design in synthesis of
Nonmaterial’s. He has contributed more than 10 publications in the journals of high repute. He
has participated in 03 National and International conferences/seminar/symposiums organized by
various reputed organizations. He is a life time member of different pharmaceutical societies. In
the college he holds the charge of Media, SWAYAM (MOOCS), Cultural activities, biometric
attendance, Govt. inspections etc.

Assistant Professor (Pharmaceutics)
Govt. College of Pharmacy Rohru,
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)
M. Pharm. (Pharmaceutics)
D.O.J: February 08,2017
Mob: +91-9805134943
Email: priyanagupharma@gmail.com
pnagu69gmail.com

Ms. Priyanka Nagu is currently working as an Assistant Professor Pharmaceutics in the Department of Technical Education Govt. of H.P. She carries a professional experience of 2.5 years in teaching and research. She has completed her graduation from Govt. College of Pharmacy, Rohru (2010-2014) and post graduation in Pharmaceutics from I.K. Gujral, Panjab Technical University (2014-2016). She has qualified GPAT in the year 2014. She worked in Venus Medicine Research Centre Baddi, HP. (R & D) section for one year. She has credited 04 publications in the journals of high repute. She has participated in 04 National and International conferences/seminar/symposiums organized by various reputed organizations. She is a life time member of APTI. In the college she holds the charge of NBA accreditation (pipeline), All India Survey of Higher Education (AISHE) related work, Cultural activities etc

Assistant Professor (Pharm. Chemistry, Academics, UG)
Govt. College of Pharmacy, Rohru, Distt. Shimla-171207, HP, India
M. Pharm. (Pharmaceutical Chemistry), Ph. D. (Pursuing)
DOJ: October 27, 2018
bansalkushal88@gmail.com
Contact: 80532-31296

Mr. Kushal Kumar Bansal carries professional experience of 4.5 years in teaching and research. He has
worked for 08 months in pharmacy marketing as territory manager in Fairdeal Corporation Ltd. (FDC).
He has been majored in Pharmaceutical Chemistry (2011-2013) from I.K. Gujral, Panjab Technical
University, India. He has qualified GPAT-2014. Currently he is pursuing Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical
Sciences from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana, India. He was awarded with DST-SERB
funded research project fellowship (2014-2017). His area of specialization and research are design,
synthesis, characterization and biological evaluation of heterocycles. He has contributed more than 10
publications in the journals of high repute. He has participated in 16 (Sixteen) National and International
conferences/seminar/symposiums organized by various reputed organizations. He has received best poster
presentation award. He is a life member of different pharmaceutical societies. In the college he is engaged
with duties related to PCI, HPTU, PMSSS etc.

Assistant Professor (Pharmacognosy)
Govt. College of Pharmacy, Rohru, Distt. Shimla-171207, HP,
India
M. Pharm. (Pharmacognosy), PGDHR
DOJ: November 02, 2018
arya.vikrant30@gmail.com
Contact: 8628998699

Mr. Vikrant Arya carries professional teaching experience of 7.5 years. He has completed post
graduation in Pharmacognosy from ASBASJSM Bela College of Pharmacy under Punjab Technical
University Pb. in the year 2011. He completed his project work of M.Pharm from Institute of
Himalayan Bioresource and Technology (IHBT) C.S.I.R. laboratory, Palampur H.P. He has done Two
years Post Graduate Diploma in Human Rights from Indian Institute of Human Rights, (IIHR), New
Delhi in the year 2014. He has qualified GPAT twice in the years 2015 and 2016. He also worked as
Lecturer (Pharmacognosy) in Govt. College of Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical Sciences Joginder Nagar,
Mandi under the Deptt. of Ayurveda, H.P. from April 2012 to October 2018. He guided one P.G.
scholar in the subject of Ras Shastra & Bhaishjya Kalpana and also assisted five MD Ayurveda
students of Rajiv Gandhi Govt. Post Graduate Ayurvedic College Paprola, H.P. in their P.G. research
work. He is also a Member (subject expert) of Board of studies of B.Pharmacy Ayurveda, H.P.
Technical University Hamirpur, H.P. from 2012 upto till date. He has good number of publications in
reputed journals and holds editorial board member positions and also a peer reviewer of Elsevier
Journals. In the college he holds the charge of A.I.C.T.E. related work, herbal garden, computer
laboratory, examination etc.

Dr. Vineet Mehta
Ph. D. (Pharmacy/Neuroscience); M. Pharm. (Pharmacology)
Assistant Professor (Pharmacology)
Govt. College of Pharmacy, Rohru, District Shimla-171207, H.P., India
DOJ : November 02, 2018
e-mail : vineet.mehta20@gmail.com
Contact : (+91) 82629-90414; 01781-241306 (Ext. 211)
Link : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Vineet_Mehta5

Dr. Vineet Mehta joined GCP, Rohru as Assistant Professor (Pharmacology) in November 2018. He is an
alumnus of GCP, Rohru, and had completed his graduation (B. Pharm.) in 2011 from this college. He
qualified GPAT 2011 and perused higher education from the Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences,
Kurukshetra University, Haryana, from where he earned his Master’s degree in Pharmacy with
Pharmacology as his specialization in July 2013. Immediately afterward, he joined Jaypee University of
Information Technology (JUIT), Solan, Himachal Pradesh, for his Ph.D. degree in Pharmaceutical
Sciences. Initially, he gained a Teaching Assistant Fellowship from JUIT to support his research work
(July 2013-February 2015). Dr. Mehta was awarded ICMR-JRF from March 2015 to February 2018
during which he worked on a project focused on “identifying novel therapeutics for Alzheimer’s Disease”
funded by ICMR. He earned his Ph.D. degree in May 2019 in Pharmaceutical sciences (Neuroscience)
from JUIT. His current research interests involve Alzheimer’s Disorder, Stress and Diabetes Mellitus.
- Dr. Mehta is having more than 6 years of experience in academics and research
- He is a three-time recipient of the prestigious International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) grants
- He has published 22 research papers in reputed indexed national and international journals
- He is having 03 review articles and 01 book chapter to his credentials
- He has attended more than 15 national and international conferences/workshops and had received “Best
oral presentation award” and “Best poster presentation award” on multiple occasions
- He has received “Excellent Researcher Award” from the Korea Brain research Organization (KBRI)
and IBRO in 2017.
- He has been awarded “Frank. A. Beach” award for his research work published in “Hormones &
Behaviour” in 2017
- He is a recipient of AICTE fellowship (2011-2013)
- Currently appointed as a Training and Placement Officer of Govt. College of Pharmacy, Rohru

Assistant Professor (Pharmaceutics, Academics, UG)
Govt. College of Pharmacy, Rohru, Distt. Shimla-171207, HP, India
Ph. D. (Pursuing); M. Pharm. (Pharmaceutics)
DOJ : September 24, 2012
E-mail : pankajsharmadrugs@gmail.com
Contact : 086279-76382

Mr.Pankaj Sharma joined Govt. College of Pharmacy, Rohru in September 2012 as Assistant
Professor (Pharmaceutics). He is an alumnus of the first batch of the GCP, Rohru. He has
earned his Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy (B. Pharm.) in the year 2009 from this college. He
earned his Master’s degree Pharmaceutics (M. Pharm.) in 2011 from Bhagwant University,
Ajmer,Rajasthan, India. Currently, he is pursuing his Ph.D in Pharmaceutical Sciences from
SJJT University, Rajasthan, India.
Mr.Pankaj Sharma is having professional experience of more than 8 years in academics and
research combined. He has worked for 1.2 years as a Research Associate- F&D (2011-2012)
in Ayurvet limited Baddi, District Solan, HimachalPradesh. His area of specialization and
research is “Design and Development of HerbalDrug Formulation InvolvingTraditionally
usedMedicines”. He is having 02 research publications and 07 review articles to his
credentials, which has been published in reputed national and international journals. Mr.
Sharma is author of one book, entitled “Environmental Study and Disaster Management”,
published by Mahindra Publishers, Chandigarh (2013). So far, he has participated in 01
National and 01 International conferences organized by various reputed organizations in
India.
Currently, he has been appointed as an in-charge of “Industrial Interaction Cell” along with
other academic responsibilities.

Name : Mr. Mohinder Singh
Home Address :  Village Dali, P.O. Masli, Tehsil Chirgoan,
Distt. Shimla, H.P. 171208, India.
Present Address :Govt. College of Pharmacy, Rohru, Distt.
Shimla-171207, H.P., India
E-mail : mohindersingh98167@gmail.com
DOJ : 26/8/2013
Contact no. : 9459235830

 

Qualification
• Post Graduation in Mathematics
Present position
• Guest Faculty on lecture basis
Area of Specialization
• Integration. Differentiation, Matrices etc.
Total Experience
• 09 years

Assistant Professor (Pharmaceutical Chemistry)
Govt. College of Pharmacy, Rohru, Distt. Shimla-171207, HP, India
M. Pharm. (Pharmaceutical Chemistry), Ph. D.
DOJ: March, 2013 atharjaved1981@gmail.com Contact: 8679101688

Dr. Athar Javed has been one of the pioneer teachers of Pharmacy at the undergraduate level. He completed his B. Pharm. from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka in 2005, M. Pharm. from Shivaji University, Kolhapur in 2007. He completed his doctorate level studies form Sholini university, Solan in (2007). He has more than twelve years of teaching experience in Government/Pvt sector. He has worked in diploma, degree and Masters Degree level. He has credited with 11 research papers and two review papers. He has also co-authored a book