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CARE KERALAM Ltd (CKL) is "the biggest ayurvedic industrial cluster in India". It is supported by the Department of AYUSH Ministry of Health & Family Welfare Govt. of India and the Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (KINFRA), Gov. of Kerala. So far there is around 200 entrepreneurs as members of this company consortium. Govt. of India has also recognized CARe-KERALAM Ltd as one of the nine Innovative Clusters in the country assigning special tasks to perform.

CKL has excellent R&D facilities recognized by DSIR (Department of Science and Industrial Research) with laboratories for analytical testing, process validation, and toxicological studies using small animals (CPCSEA approved). A huge raw material centre dealing in almost all types of medicinal plants catering to the industry, a production unit for tableting, blister packing and softgel encapsulation and a separate division for clinical trials are the other major facilities available at the company.

This six months training on the world's best instrumentation with a fee will equip you with hands on exposure, experience certificate and job knowledge in the fields of Bio analytical, Microbial, botanical and Toxicological techniques which are applicable in ayurveda, food and pharma industries. This is walk in training programme. The admission will be on a first come first serve basis. So hurry up, and grab the opportunity to work in our DSIR recognized and well equipped lab.

We CARe Keralam Ltd invites you to explore our various services and facilities provided to Academic and Research Institutes. Our facility has NABL accredited laboratory with Chemical and Microbiology testing, DSIR approved R&D Lab, CPCSEA approved small Animal Research Centre and Production unit. All life science graduates (Pharmacy, Chemistry, Biology, Ayurveda, Bio Chemistry, Bio Technology, Food Technology, Microbiology, Botany and Zoology) will benefit from the following knowledge sharing programes.

  • Industrial visit
  • Workshops & seminars
  • Research sample analysis
  • Dissertation and project works
  • Syllabus oriented training programs
  • Hands on training in modern R&D equipments & formulation
  • Job oriented graduate training (one week to six months)
  • Training in laboratory animal handling techniques

Note : We may absorb trainee candidates based on their performance if required and we update the database of trained candidates and it will be shared among our member companies and also whenever we receive inquiries from outside the consortium.

GCMSD (Agilent Technologies)
  • Separating and analysing compounds that can be vaporized without decomposition
  • Typical uses include testing the purity of a particular substance, or separating the different compounds of a mixture.Applications include drug
  • detection, environmental analysis, explosives investigation, and identification of unknown samples. Analysis that can be done are pesticide residues, essential oils, fatty acids, methyl esters, residual solvents, forensic toxicology, flavours and fragrances
HPLC (Agilent Technologies)
  • Chromatographic analysis of liquid samples
  • Carry out assay, purity, impurities, content, uniformity, identification
  • Examples of application are vitamin, carbohydrates, fats, proteins.
  • Pharmacokinetics studies/bioanalysis
  • Study of proteonomics
  • Drug development at different stages including peptide mapping, glycoprotein mapping, natural products dereplication, bioaffinity screening, in vivo drug screening, metabolic stability screening, metabolite identification, impurity identification, degradant identification, quantitative
UV-VIS Spectrometer Advaced pharmaceutical testing analysis(identification and concentration testing of Proteins, Oligonucleotides, peptides, small molecules etc.)
ICPMS (Agilent Technologies) Analysis of various elements such as K, Ca, Fe, As, Hg, Cu, Cr, Zn, Sn, Pb etc. contained in drinking water, waste water, soil, air, food, cosmetics etc, at different levels (from ppt level to ppb level)
FTIR (Varian-Agilent)
  • Identify organic functional groups and often specific organic compounds.
  • Identify the molecular structure of organic compounds for contamination
  • Identification of organic particles, powders, films, and liquids
  • Quantification of O and H in Si, and H in SiN wafers.
  • Contamination analysis (extracts, outgassed products, residues)
  • Identification of many compounds in pharmaceutical assays.
HPTLC (Camag)

Pharmaceutical Industry

  • Identity/Quantification
  • Profiling
  • Stability Testing