Prof Ghanshyam S Chauhan of Chemistry Department of Himachal Pradesh University (HPU), has been honoured by the Association of Carbohydrate Chemists and Technologists of India (ACCTI) with the prestigious TCR Award. He is honored for the best paper published in the area of carbohydrate chemistry and technology. The article was selected from the best 24 articles published in this field. Prof Ghanshyam S Chauhan’s article was based on the pectin-based intelligent hydrogels designed for the site-specific drug delivery to large intestine or colon.

The award carries a cash prize of Rs 20,000 and a citation. The ACCTI is a scientific body consisting of academicians, scientists, technologists and industrialists actively engaged in carbohydrate research and technology development.