Prafulla Chandra Ray
|1889-1916||Presidency College Calcutta|
|1916-1936||University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
Area:Organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry
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(1861 - 1944)
Known as the "Father of Indian Chemistry." Conducted research on nitrates and mercaptans. Established the first Indian pharmaceutical plant, Bengal Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals.