A Glorious Kick Start to 69th Indian Pharma Congress at Chitkara University

Chandigarh, India

9th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress (IPC), a three day International Conference between December 22-24, 2017, kick started at Chitkara University, Punjab campus with a grand and glorious inaugural ceremony presided by Sh. V. P. Badnore (Hon’ble Governor of Punjab), Sh. Brahm Mohinder Singh (Hon’ble Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Punjab), with eminent dignitaries and officials from different fields on the dais, including Dr. B. Suresh (President, PCI), Dr. Shailendra Saraf (Chairman- LOC, 69th IPC; Vice President, PCI), Dr. M.D. Burande (President, IPCA), Dr. G. N. Singh (Drug Controller General of India), Dr. V. R. V Rao (President, IPA), Dr. T.V. Narayanan (Vice President, IPCA), Dr. P.D. Chaudhari (President, APTI), Dr. S. L. Nasa (President, IHPA), Dr. Atul Kr. Nasa (President, IPGA), Dr. Ashok Chitkara (Chancellor, Chitkara University), Dr. Madhu Chitkara (Vice-Chancellor, Chitkara University), Dr. Preeti Kotiyal (Pro Vice Chancellor, SGRRITS University Dehradun and member PCI) anchored the ceremony, amidst a traditional Punjabi welcome and colours, national anthem and folk performances. Honorable Governor exhorted all the stakeholders in Pharmaceutical industry to ensure accessibility of quality medicines to all sections of society and ensure speedier developments.

During the ensuing three days event, as per the theme of the 69 IPC ‘Pharma Vision 2020- Pharmacists for a healthy life’ with a tag line ‘Skill and Will to Make and Serve Quality Pill’, approximately 70 scientific sessions will be held in eleven different tracks centered on the recent advancements in the fields of drug discovery, drug development, pharmaco-vigilance, pharmaceutical technology, pharmaceutical regulations, quality assurance, business strategies. Along with the scientific sessions, the event will also be marked by the scientific research on oral and poster presentations by the students participating in the event from all over India.

The event brings together stakeholders from different fields of the pharmacy profession on one platform for methodical idea exchange on drug discovery, development and other areas as above for making available quality medicines with complete pharmaceutical care.

The three-day conference will also include IPC Expo where the exhibitors from various sectors of the pharmaceutical industries and other ancillary industries will be showcasing their products, pipelines and organization. A placement conclave with 50 pharmaceutical industries participating, will offer an opportunity for students to select a career option on the venue. Cultural and entertainment events will be marked by star performance of Legendary Punjabi singer Gurdas Mann on 22nd December evening, and, a cultural extravaganza as miscellaneous performances by different teams from all over North India, and by singers Charu Dixit and Dimple Pancholi (ex- contestants of Indian Idol) will also be the highlight of the event. The conference has attracted 7500 registrations and 1500 experts all over.

Chitkara University, is hosting the event 24 years after it was held last in Punjab in 1994 in Punjab University, Chandigarh.


Recent Posts

Buy any new TECNO Camon i series handset and avail cashback of Rs 2200

Vodafone India, one of India’s leading telecommunications service providers, today announced a tie-up withTECNO,the premium smartphone brand from TRANSSION India,to…

7 days ago

The Hero 450 RR Rally motorcycle to make its debut in the national racing scene with CS Santosh as the riderTHE

Following its best-ever performance at the toughest rally race in the world – the Dakar Rally, this year, Hero MotoSports…

7 days ago

Blue Star launches highly energy-efficient 3-star and 5-star inverter split air conditioners

Air conditioning and commercial refrigeration major, Blue Star Limited, has set a new industry benchmark with the launch of 40…

7 days ago

Jaipur to co-host 8th Theatre Olympics held for the first time in India.

The Rajasthan capital is a co-host of the world’s largest theatre festival, held in India for the first time, organised…

1 week ago

Headmasters Viva La Glam- Luxury Salon launched in Jaipur

Headmasters launches its newest salon Viva La Glam- Luxury Salon - in Azad Marg C- Scheme in Jaipur. Headmasters is…

1 week ago

Chitkara University Showcased its Top Ten Potential Innovative Ideas at TIECON 2018

Mohali, Punjab, India Chitkara University believes that “Innovators present their Inventions having a commercial scope.” Chitkara University is one of…

1 week ago