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Garhwal Central University Received First Indian Patent

Thursday, April 25, 2019

The H.N.B Garhwal University (A Central University)has got the First Indian Patent for 20 years. The research work “Novel Synergistic Herbal Formulation of WithaniaSomnifera for Anti-hyperlipidemic and Anti-obesity Activity " was taken from M.Pharmacy student of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Garhwal University for the Patent Work. Dr Ajay Semalty told that one of the patenteeMr Rahul Kumar is presently working as Executive Production in Karnataka Antibiotics and Pharmaceuticals Limited (Government of India Enterprise) Dharwad and earlier worked as Assistant Manager Production in Indian Medicines Pharmaceuticals Corporation Limited (Government of India Enterprise) Mohan, Almora (Uttarakhand).

Researchers told that this work were very challengeable due to the research work consist of practicalapproach mainly pharmacognosy, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmaceutics and pharmacology concept for compilation and completion of this works within the stipulated time periods given by the departments. This work is unique just because of single plant part has shown the Anti hyperlipidemia and Anti-obesity activity after that Dr Ajay Semalty had  further proceeded research work for Patent as per Indian Patent Act 1970.

In 24 sept 2012 research work had filed in Indian Patent office in NRDC, Delhi through Gopalkumar Nair Associates and same was published in the Indian Patent Gazette by Indian Patent Office, Delhi in 18 April 2014. Finally on 22 March 2019 Garhwal University has received the Patent Certificate from Indian Patent Office, Government of India, Delhi and received patent certificate in the name of (1) H.N.B Garhwal University, (A Central University) Srinagar Garhwal, (2) Dr Ajay Semalty (3) Rahul Kumar, (4) Dr. Mona Semalty.

The researchers told that this herbal formulation from single plant part of herbs withaniaSomnifera will helps for the management of Hyperlipidemia and obesity.