Executive Director of Serum Institute of India Pvt. Ltd,Pune. His 45 years of technical expertise includes QC/QA/cGMP/GLP/GCP techniques,inspections of laboratories and validation of various production and quality control processes,pharma/ toxicological screening of various drugs,toxins and venoms,and drugs pricing. He has been on the board at the GAVI Programme and Policy Committee,and is also member of the European Vaccine Initiative,FastVac,and the Health Innovation in Practice Board,etc. He is closely associated with various advisory committees,like the Task Force of Sabin Vaccine Institute,WHO IVR-IVAC,and Decades of Vaccines (DoV),and is also affiliated with several Indian universities,AICTE,UGC,and the State Directorate of Technical Education. He is the Chairman of Expert Committee on Vaccines and other Biologicals and a member on the Scientific Body of Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission.