Dr. Meka Lingam
Achiever's Success Story
"Man of Excellence Award 2022" in Pharmaceutical Sciences
“Dr Meka Lingam says Excellence is potential chiselled into a more perfect state through vision, dedication, hardworking, determination and perseverance. He always says that Believe yourself to achieve both professional and personal goals.” Dr. Meka Lingam brings with him two decades of Pharmaceutical professional experience of deep understanding and command of Formulation Research and Development of various dosage forms for different markets.
He inculcated pharma knowledge by rooting his education from Diploma in Pharmacy as basics followed by B. Pharm, M. Pharm and pursued Ph.D. from prestigious University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kakatiya University, Warangal, Telangana. Secured State 6thRank in B. Pharm CETest-1996, conducted by the State Government of AP. Secured 96.33 percentile in GATE- 2000. Awardee of UGC fellowship during M. Pharm. Awardee of Junior Research Fellowship by UGC India during Ph.D.
With the basics of Pharmaceutical sciences, He began his career in Pharmaceutical industry by joining as Trainee Executive in Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd, Hyderabad, he held different positions, as Junior Manager and Manager, followed by moved to MSN Laboratories Ltd Hyderabad and held positions as Manager and Senior Manager, then moved to work with Apotex Research Pvt Ltd, Bangalore as Senior Manager, step by step grown, taken the responsibilities, currently holding the position of Vice President in Lee Pharma Ltd-Formulation development by leading R&D team.
As an employee, he acquired very good experience in Pharma industry, different regulatory market requirements and provided technical support in establishing R&D centres, one at MSN labs R&D centre, Hyderabad and other at Lee Pharma Ltd R&D centre at VSEZ, Visakhapatnam, which created employment to the pharma/science graduates and that created entrepreneurship to the pharma business personal in India.
Learning should happen continuously, He learns, imparts training and mentoring a number of junior pharma employees in Formulation R&D, which is helping them to achieve their career goals. Dr. Meka has national and international research papers published in various peer reputed journals and holds patents in the field of Pharmaceutical sciences.
He contributed to the growth of Pharmaceutical industries in India, where he worked and increased the revenue of the organisations by developing the critical products, supported for filing, approval and marketing of ANDAs/Dossiers/ANDS/DMFs for Indian and International markets.
The Pharmaceutical industries where he has associated are also providing voluntary services and donations in the form of rural health care, community social services which serve various facilities like education, food, medical and arranging blood donation camps and protection of nature by arranging the awareness camps for waste management and plantation to maintain the greenery in industrial area.
During Covid-19 Pandemic situation, he and his team worked continuously, developed the products and continuously supplied pharmaceuticals, sanitizers and the products which are required for the treatment of Covid-19.
He is calm, composed and passionate about Formulation Development. He is a person for whom scientists would love to work with him.