Department of Pharmaceutics

Assistant Professor 
SJM College of Pharmacy
Chitradurga - 577502



  • M. Pharm – Industrial Pharmacy (2002-2004) 
    Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, Chidambaram
    Tamil Nadu : 70%
  • B. Pharm (1997-2002) 
    TVM College of Pharmacy, Bellary, Karnataka 
    Rajiv Gandhi University Health Sciences, Bengaluru. : 63.4%


  • Lecturer (June 2004 to July 2005) at SCS College of Pharmacy, Harapanahalli
  • Lecturer (July 2005 to Jan 2006) at MESCO College of Pharmacy, Hyderabad
  • Lecturer (Jan 2006 to April 2014) at SJM College of Pharmacy, Chitradurga
  • Assistant Professor (April 2014 to till date) at SJM College of Pharmacy, Chitradurga

Teaching Experience

  • M.Pharm : 12 Years

Research Experience : 12 Years

Area of Interest in teaching and research

  • Technology
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Microbiology
  • Biotechnology

Research Work

A. During Masters

Title: Design and Evaluation of Artemether Tablets (May-2004)

Research Publications

Number of Publications : 09

1. Lakshmi Radhika.G., Yogananda R., Chinna Devi.G. Snehalatha., Nagaraja.T.S., “Design and Evaluation of Artemether Tablets”. Int.J.Pharm.Sci, 2009; 1(1): 182-87.

2. Snehalatha., Lakshmi Radhika.G., Yogananda R., Nagaraja.T.S., Vijay Kumar M.M.J., Masareddy.R.S., “Formulation and Evaluation of Piroxicam Dispersible Tablets Using Natural Disintegrants”. J.Pharm.Sci. & Res. 2009; 1(4): 146-150.

3. R.Yogananda., Rakesh Bulugondla., T.S.Nagaraja., Snehalatha., Lakshmi Radhika.G., “Formulation and Evaluation of Mucoadhesive Buccal Patches of Tramadol Hydrochloride”. Am. J. PharmTech Res. 2012; 2(2): 371-79.

4. Uma Sagar Reddy.B., Lakshmi Radhika.G., K. Raja Krishna Sumanth., “Design and Evaluation of Norfloxacin Gastroretentive Effervescent Floating Tablets”. Int. J. Uni. Pharm & Lif. Sci. 2012; 2(2): 42-7.

5. Lakshmi Radhika.G., Snehalatha., B. Shiva kumar. A Review on “Approaches in Technologies of Taste Masking of Oral Dosage Forms”. Am. J. PharmTech Res. 2012; 2(3): 1-8.

6. M.K. Mahanthesha., Nagaraja.T.S., Yogananda R., Lakshmi Radhika.G. A Review on “Methods of Preparation of Mucoadhesive Microspheres”. Int. J. Drug. Dis. & Her. Res.2013; 3(1): 549-55.

7. Mallamma.T*. Dr. Bharathi D.R., R. Yogananda, G. Lakshmi Radhika, Vyjayanthimala T. “Formulation and Evaluation of Stavudine loaded Polymethacylic acid Nanoparticles” International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences, Volume 2, Issue 4: October 2013.

8. M. K. Mahanthesh*, T. S. Nagaraja, Lakshmi Radhika G, T.Vyjayanthimala, Mallamma T, Formulation and Evaluation of Metoclopramide mouth Dissolving Tablets, Int. J. Biopharmaceutics. 2013;4(3): 201-206.

9. Mahantesha.M.K*, T.S.Nagaraja , LAKSHMI RADHIKA.G , Anand B Geni, Formulation and Evaluation of Mouth Dissolving Tablets of Antibacterial Agent, Int. J. Advanced Research. 2013;1(6): 465-470

Poster Presentations

Number of Presentations : 01

1. Manasa Gururaj., Snehalatha., Bharathi.D.R., Lakshmi Radhika.G. “Design and characterisation of Aceclofenac with Paracetamol Rapimelts”. IPC 2011, Bengaluru.

Refresher / Orientation Courses

Number of Courses Attended : NIL

Workshops/conferences Attended

Number of Workshops/Conferences attended : 05

  • 1. Organized and Participated in a workshop on “Research Ethics” on 25th January 2016 at SJM College of Pharmacy, Chitradurga.
  • 2. Attained a national level seminar on “Recent Trends in Pharmacy Education” organized by S.J.M. College of Pharmacy, Chitradurga in Nov-2010.
  • 3. Attended a guest lecture on “Dendrimers” by Dr. Srinivas Mutalik held at S.J.M. College of Pharmacy, Chitradurga in Nov-2011.
  • 4. Participated in 63rd IPC at Bengaluru in Dec-2011.
  • 5. Attended two days guest lecture on “Technological advancements in Transdermal Drug delivery systems” & “Newer trends in magnetic drug delivery systems” by Dr. M.Subramanian Natesan held at S.J.M. College of Pharmacy, chitradurga in May-2012.

Innovations / Contributions in Teaching

a) Design of curriculum

Participated in Pharm D course curriculum workshop entitled “Pharmacy Practice Clinicals” to define syllabus more appropriately, organized at SJM College of Pharmacy in Co-Ordination with RGUHS on 9th February 2016.

b) Teaching methods

  • Course Teaching Plan is made available in the Library.
  • Learning objectives will be defined at the beginning of each class.
  • Lecture – Power point Presentations and Black Board method.
  • Group Discussions, Plenary sessions are conducted regularly.
  • Hands on training is emphasized during practical training.

c) Evaluation methods

  • Quiz in each class to assess daily progress of students.
  • Viva-Voce during practical sessions was conducted.
  • Regular Class test were conducted.

d) Preparation of resource materials including Books reading materials laboratory manuals etc

  • Lab Manual was Prepared and supplied to students.
  • Chapter wise hand outs and notes was prepared and supplied to students at the end of each chapter.

e) Remedial Teaching /student counselling (academic) :

  • Remedial teaching classes were conducted to weaker students and repeaters.
  • Counselled students with a focus to impart professionalism and improve subject knowledge during weekly practical sessions.

Membership of Professional Bodies:

  • 1. Life Member Association of Pharmacy Teachers of India (APTI).
  • 2. Member Karnataka State Pharmacy Council (KSPC)

Extension work /community service:

Community work such as values of National Integration, secularism, democracy, socialism, Humanism, peace, scientific temper, floor of Drought relief, family planning, Public Health AIDS, etc.
  • Organized and Participated in health awareness programmes of Dengue, Tuberculosis.
  • Positions held/Leadership role played in Organizations lined with Extension work and National Service Scheme (NSS) or any other similar activity
  • 1. Organized and Participated in a workshop on “Research Ethics” on 25th January 2016 at SJM College of Pharmacy, Chitradurga. 2. Organized Seminars and Awareness Programs in many villages
  • Co-curricular activities
  • Co-ordinator for Synergizers/Titrators/Extractors/Interactors/Crushers
  • Enrichment of Campus Life
  • Actively associated with Admission Process, Cultural Programmes, Sports, Debates, Seminars, Exhibition and other campus activities related to the college


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