Dr. Aakanchha Jain

Ph.D: Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dr. H.S. Gour Central University, Sagar (M.P.)

Dr. Aakanchha Jain

Assistant Professor

Tele : +91-7966745555

E-mail : aakanchha.jain@niperahm.ac.in

Research Interest

Anticancer drug delivery, Role of caspase in cancer treatment, Colon targeting, Development of novel delivery systems of proteins and drugs for different diseases, Topical & Transdermal Drug delivery.


    • March 2021 - Present:
      Assistant Professor, NIPER-Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India
    • July 2020-February 2021 :
      Principal, Bhagyoday Tirth Pharmacy College, Sagar (M.P.)
    • March 2015- June 2020 :
      Associate Professor, Bhagyoday Tirth Pharmacy College, Sagar (M.P.)
    • December 2011- February 2015:
      INSPIRE DST Research Fellow, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dr. H.S. Gour Central University, Sagar (M.P.)
    • March 2009-Sptember 2010:
      Lecturer, Bhagyoday Tirth Pharmacy College, Sagar (M.P.)



  • II position in order of merit in University in B. Pharm-2006-National
  • Qualified GATE 2006-National; Score 395; AIR 1014
  • I position in order of merit in University in M. Pharm-2008-National
  • Certificate of Appreciation-For the services rendered in the development of Institution (Bhagyoday Tirth Pharmacy College)-2009-National
  • INSPIRE Professional Fellowship-1 rank holder PG (DST, Govt. of India)-2010-National
  • Nagarjuna Award-1 rank holder PG-2010-National
  • Gour Samman-1 rank holder PG-2010-National
  • 3rd position in poster presentation-National Science Day Celebration-2011-National
  • Ranbaxy Science Scholar Award- 2012-Scientist Scholar Award given by Ranbaxy Science Foundation-2012-National
  • 2 prize in oral presentation -National seminar on Herbal Drug Scene: Prospects and Challenges-2013-National
  • First Prize in Oral presentation-National seminar on "Recent Advancements in Drug delivery Techniques and drug designing”-2014-National
  • M.P. Young Scientist Award 2018-33 M.P. Young Scientist Congress 2018-State
  • Certificate of Reviewing by Editors of Carbohydrate Polymers in recognition as a reviewer to the journal December 2018.
  • Thanks giving by Editors of Carbohydrate Polymers in recognition as a reviewer to the journal January 2021.

Scholarships Awarded

  • For pursuing M.Pharm: Junior Research fellowship by All India Council of Technical Education.
  • For pursuing Ph.D.: {INSPIRE fellow No. IF 10198; DST/ INSPIRE Fellowship/ 2010/ [142]} INSPIRE JRF Professional 2010. "Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE)" is an innovative programme sponsored and managed by the Department of Science & Technology for attraction of talent to Science. This fellowship is awarded to the university /institution topper of PG/ UG for higher studies.
  • Fellowship for training of Young scientist by M.P. Council of Science and Technology, 2018 (Not availed).

Travel Grants

  • JECS Travel Award for attending ICME, Italy (Not availed).
  • For attending 37th Annual Meeting of Korean Society of Nephrology, South Korea, 2017”:International Travel Support by Korean Society of Nephrology.
  • For attending 38th Annual Meeting of Korean Society of Nephrology, South Korea, 2018”:International Travel Support by Korean Society of Nephrology.
  • 4. For attending International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders®, 2019in Nice, France: International Travel Support. Given by International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society.

Project Grants

  • As PI: MPCST Research and Development Project (2018-2021), Status: Completed (2018-2021)


  • Gumashta, Raghvendra; Jain, Richa; Pandey, Akanksha; Tiwari, Prachi, and Aakanchha Jain. (2021). Applicability of Native L-Arginase produced by Streptomyces plicatus KAR73 as Antineoplastic Agent, Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 80(10), 2841-849. http://nopr.res.in/handle/123456789/58234
  • Aakanchha Jain, Neelesh Kumar Mehra, Manoj Nahar and N. K. Jain; Topical delivery of enoxaparin using nanostructured lipid carrier; Journal of Microencapsulation. 2013, 30, (7): 709-715; P-0265-2048, E- 1464-5246
  • Aakanchha Jain, Vinay Saini and Dharam Veer Kohli; Edible transgenic plant vaccines for different diseases. Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, 2013, 14 (6): 594-614. DOI: 10.2174/138920101131400225.
  • Aakanchha Jain, and N K Jain;Preparation and Optimization of transdermal Delivery system for low molecular weight heparin using Ethanolic liposomes; Journal of Biomaterial and Tissue Engineering, 2014, 4, 1–7, 2014. P-2157-9083, E-2157-9091
  • Vijay Prajapati, Aakanchha Jain, Richa Jain, Sanjeev Sahu and Dharam Veer Kohli;Treatment of cutaneous candidiasis through Cubosomes; Drug Delivery and Translational Research, 2014, 4 (5): 400–408; P-2190-393x, E-2190-3948
  • Aakanchha Jain, Sourabh Jain, Richa Jain & Dharm Veer Kohli; Coated chitosan nanoparticles encapsulating caspase 3 activator for effective treatment of colorectal cancer. Drug Delivery and Translational Research. 2015, 5(6), 596–610. DOI 10.1007/s13346-015-0255-x; P-2190-393x, E-2190-3948
  • Richa Jain, Aakanchha Jain, Neha Rawat, Meera Nair and Raghvendra Gumashta; Feather hydrolysate from Streptomyces sampsonii GS 1322: A potential low cost soil amendment: Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 2016, 121 (6), 672–677.
  • Shaila Jain, Aakanchha Jain, Ashay Jain, Sandeep Shrivastava and Amit kumar Jain; Development and evaluation of film coated aceclofenac and chlorzoxazone tablet with enhanced dissolution rate. Journal of Pharmaceutical Investigation. 2016, 46, (5), 467–474. P-2093-5552, E-2093-6214
  • Ruhee jain, Tahseen Khan, Sourabh Jain, Ashutosh Pal Jain and Aakanchha Jain, Targeted Nanosystems for Cancer therapy, Current Cancer therapy Reviews, 2017, 13: 1-12. P-1573-3947
  • Priyanka Jain, Ankur Vaidya, Rashi Jain, Sandeep Shrivastava, Tahseen Khan andAakanchha Jain, Ethyl cellulose coated chitosan microspheres of metronidazole as potential anti-amoebic agent, Journal of Bionanoscience, 2017, 11: 1–9. P-1557-7910, E-1557-7929
  • Sana Khan, Anjali pal, Poorva Jain, Sourabh Jain and Aakanchha Jain, Topical delivery of erythromycin through cubosomes for acne, Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology, 2018, 6(1):38-47. P-2211-7382
  • Aakanchha Jain, RichaJain , Sourabh Jain, Renuka Khatik and Dharam Veer Kohli; Minicapsules Encapsulating Nanoparticles For Targeting, Apoptosis Induction and Treatment of Colon Cancer, 2019 Artificial cells, nanomedicine and biotechnology. 47(1), 1085–1093. P-2169-1401, E-2169-145x
  • Shiv Kumar Prajapati, Ankit Jain, Aakanchha Jain, Sourabh Jain; Biodegradable Polymers And Constructs: A Novel Approach In Drug Delivery, 2019, European Polymer Journal. 120, 109191Doi: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2019.08.018, E- 0014-3057.
  • Shiv Kumar Prajapati, Akansha Malaiya, Payal Kesharwani, Deeksha Soni and Aakanchha Jain, Biomedical Applications And Toxicities of Carbon Nanotubes, 2020, Drug and Chemical Toxicology (10.1080/01480545.2019.1709492); P- 0148-0545, E: 1525-6014


  • Aakanchha Jain, Richa Jain and Sourabh Jain, Basic Techniques in Biochemistry, Microbiology and Molecular Biology, March 2020, Published By: Springer Nature, ISBN: 978-1-4939-9860-9, 479448

Book Chapters

  • Renuka Khatik, Aakanchha Jain, Faheem Hyder Potto, Thermally responsive externally activated theranostics (TREAT) for on-demand multifunctional drug delivery systems. Book Title: Micro- and Nano-technologies: Concept, advancement and applications. Publisher: CRC press, Taylor and Francis (Accepted).
  • Shiv Kumar Prajapati and Aakanchha Jain, Chapter 6, Polysaccharide Based Interpenetrating Polymeric Network System For Biomedical Use. 2021, Book Title: Tailor made polysaccharides in Biomedical Applications, Pages 133-146, Elsevier, ISBN: 978-0-12-821344-5.
  • Richa Jain, Shiv Kumar Prajapati, Shalini Jain and Aakanchha Jain, Chapter 9: Chemically Modified Polysaccharides in Tissue Engineering, 2021, Book Title: Tailor made polysaccharides in Biomedical Applications Pages: 197-224. Elsevier, ISBN: 978-0-12-821344-5.
  • Shiv Kumar Prajapati, and Aakanchha Jain, Dendrimers For Advanced Drug Delivery, 2019, Book Title: Advanced Biopolymeric Systems for Drug Delivery, 2015, Pages 339-360, Springer Nature, Online ISBN 978-3-030-46923-8; Print ISBN 978-3-030-46922-1
International: 07
National: 11
As Speaker: 02
Ongoing: 01
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Completed: 00
Ongoing: 11
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