Dr Sumitra Singh, Senior Quality Control Officer, from National Medicines Laboratory, Kathmandu, Nepal visited us from 19th Sept 2011 to 30th Sept 2011 under WHO Fellowship scheme for training on Endotoxin studies and testing in our Microbiology Division. Dr Singh’s present activities at NML, Kathmandu include Microbiological assay of antibiotics, Sterility testing, Toxicity testing, Limit tests on herbal preparations, GLP and GMP audits, Lot release of vaccines and periodic standardization of reference substances. Dr Singh is not new to India. She completed her B.Pharma from Hamdard College of Pharmacy, Delhi University in 1978-1981 and subsequently was awarded Ph.D from King’s College, University of Strathc lyde, Glasgow, Scotland in 1992. Before coming to our lab she has visited both India and UK under different WHO fellowship programmes. Dr Singh has vast experience in Bio-Phytochemical research on medicinal plants. During her stay with us she took keen interest in our Standard Test Procedures and Operating Procedures, Preservative Efficacy Testing, Probiotic assays, Bacterial Endotoxin testing and Antibiotic assays. She has plans to implement similar studies and scale up the activites in her lab back in Kathmandu with an objective tofurther contribute to public health in Nepal. We in turn benefitted from her rich research experience. Dr Singh was impressed by our infrastructure and technical expertise and assured that she would recommend us favourably for future training prospects from Nepal.