The Local Organizing Committee of the 70th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress (IPC) recently felicitated Dilip Shanghvi, Managing Director, Sun Pharma in New Delhi. Shanghvi was selected as the President of 70th IPC. The theme for this year’s Congress is ‘Pharma Vision 2030: Indian Pharma Industry, a Global Leader,’ which will be held at Amity University Noida from December 21-23, 2018.
Indian Pharmacy Graduates’ Association organized its 32nd Annual Conference themed “Pharma Vision 2030 – Aiming Graduate Pharmacists with enhanced Pharmacy Practice Skills” at Alwar Pharmacy College, Alwar on 24th February 2018. The conference aimed to meet the challenges in Pharmacy Education and the students trained with attributes that include critical thinking, communication skills, digital adaption & global understanding. The initial discussion of conference was to make future graduate Pharmacists with enhanced Pharmacy Practice Skills and knowledge.
ISF College of Pharmacy (ISFCP), Moga in association with Indian Pharmacy Graduate’s Association (IPGA) organized two days “IPGA NATIONAL CONVENTION-2017” on 28th- 29th October 2017. The theme of the convention was ‘Interdisciplinary Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences’. Sardar Charanjit Singh Channi, Cabinet minister, Technical Education & Industrial training, Government of Punjab, inaugurated the convention. Sh.Charanjit Singh Channi emphasized that students should get themselves engaged in interdisciplinary research for betterment of society.
On the occasion of World Pharmacist day 2017, Indian pharmacy graduates’ association student forum hosted an event to commemorate the auspicious day. The student forum of IPGA was formed very recently and hosted its first big event on the 25th September. The celebrations were divided into four parts; portray the change, creative writing, lead the march and awarding ceremony. The celebrations started 3 days before the main event and poster making and creative writing events were conducted in pharmacy colleges all over India. The theme for the poster making competition was “Power of a pharmacist” and that for the creative writing competition was “My future pharmacist looks like”. The winners of both competitions were awarded in the main event held at FICCI federation house, Mandi house.
Indian Pharmacy Graduates' Association (Bihar State Branch) celebrated the "5th World Pharmacist Day" on 25th September 2017 at M/s Asklepios Remedies Pvt Ltd, Rukanpura, Bailey Road, Patna. The Celebrations' was inaugurated by Subhash Kumar, ex - Drugs Controller Bihar, Sardar Jagjeet Singh, ex - ADC Bihar and Vijay Kumar. Sri Shripati Singh, Hon. Gen. Secretary expressed his happiness and said that it is fourth time that IPGA BIHAR STATE BRANCH is with PHARMACISTS and celebrating the WPD. He told that PCI has issued posters on PHARMACIST DAY to facilitate the Celebrations'. The Hon'ble Central Health Minister J. P. Nadda is kind enough to have released his good message on the Eve of WPD.