Dr Chandra Kant Katiyar, born on September 27, 1954, is MD in Ayurveda and PhD Pharmacology/Rasa Shastra from Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University. For the last more than 25 years
Dr Katiyar has been at the helm of affairs at India’s best Research and Development driven companies like Ranbaxy as Director, Herbal Drug Research and Dabur India Ltd as Head and Vice President of Dabur Research and Development Centre. Currently, Dr Katiyar is CEO Health Care (Technical) of Emami Ltd.
Dr Katiyar has authored a few books including “Modern Ayurveda: Milestones Beyond the Classical Age” published by CRC Press, USA with Mr C P Khare, and more than 10 book chapters, about 75 research papers and has about 20 patents to his credit. He is member of several committees of Government of India including ASU Drugs Technical Advisory Board, Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia Committee, Herbal Committee for Indian Pharmacopoeia and South East Asia Expert Panel on Dietary Supplements for United States Pharmacopoeia.