Nitya Anand

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Nitya Anand (born 1 January 1925 in Layallpur, British India) is a scientist who was the director of Central Drug Research Institute in Lucknow for several years.[1] In 2005, Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC) appointed him chairman of its scientific committee. In 2012, he was awarded the Padma Shri by the Indian government.[2]

Anand is currently the chairman of Ranbaxy Science Foundation (RSF).


  1. ^ "Indian Fellow". INSA. 2016. Retrieved May 13, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Retrieved July 21, 2015.