Konkan Gyanpeeth Rahul Dharkar College of Pharmacy And Research Institute, Karjat conducted   Pharmacist Awareness program, Pharmacist Registration camp, Free health check-up camp,

 Free eye check-up camp   on 12th August 2017. On this day college organized activities to promote and advocate important the role of the Pharmacist in community. The program was inaugurated by all dignitaries by Dip Prajwalan and Sarswati Pujan. Dr. Mohan Kale, Principal of KGRDCP & RI welcomed all guest and briefed about the programme. Mr Ram Banarase, Ex Assistant Commissioner,  FDA Dr. Sahebrao Salunkhe,  Ex Assistant Commissioner,  FDA,  Raigad, Dr.N.Shiva Prasad ,President IPA,(MSB), Mr. Nitin Maniar, Secretary, IPA, (MSB), Dr.Brij Sarda, COO, Medigrace Pharma, Nagpur, Dr. Ashish Pathak Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai  were the guest of this program. This programme was organized  in association with Maharashtra State Pharmacy council, Apollo Hospital Navi Mumbai, Laxmi eye Hospital, Panvel, Chemist and Druggist association Raigad District, Indian Pharmaceutical Association (MSB).

Free health check-up camp was inaugurated by Mr. Sahebrao Salunkhe, Ex Assistant Commissioner, FDA, Raigad. Our students had performed different community health project regarding Malaria, Dengue, Organ donation, AIDS , Swine flu, swaccha karjat abhiyan and eye donation.More than 250 people took advantage of Free health check-up camp. Besides routine general physical or clinical examination, the health checkup included body mass index tests, blood sugar, lungs function test, dental checkup and doctor consultant. Free eye check-up camp provided by Laxmi eye hospital, Panvel. And was inaugurated by Mr. Ram Banarase,Ex Assistant Commissioner, FDA. More than 300 got advantage of health checkup.

Pharmacist Registration camp was held in association with MSPC and inaugurated by Dr. N. Shivaprasad. It involved activities like new registration, Change in name after marriage, Additional qualification renewal of PPP (pharmacist’s professional profile). More than 50 Pharmacist from Pen, Panvel, Raigad districts participated for registration camp. Mr. Pritam Juvatkar, Mr. Salavi were present. More than 52 registered.

Dr. Brij Sarda delivered a nice motivating talk on Entrepreneurship
Pharma Scenario, Skills & Scope. In that he elaborated on Pharma Industry of India, Global Top 10 Pharma Companies, and explained Indian Pharma industry as emerging global powerhouse – becoming 3rd Pharma super power in the international level. Indian healthcare industry is worth about Rs.100,000 crores Employs about 80 lakh people directly and indirectly – (IT industry employs only about 5 lakh). He motivated all regarding Creativity, Entrepreneurship and specific skills , consistency, quality, timely and wisely initiated  changes to be acquired by the pharmacist for own and national growth. .

Mr. Sahebrao Salunkhe had briefed talk on technology and knowledge parameter in pharmacist field. He also said that “Pharmacist should work locally but should reach globally”. Dr. N. Shiva Prasad explained in brief about Pharmacovigilance and also urged students to choose this field as a career. Dr. Ashish Pathak Apollo Hospital delivered an elaborative talk on “Osteoporosis: symptom, diagnosis, management & treatment”.

Mr. Pradeepkumar Shringarpure, CEO & Secretary, Mr. Zulkarnain Dabhiya, Treasurer, Mr. Vijay Mande, LMC Member, IPA executives  Mr. Nitin Maniyar, Santosh Ghodinde, Vijay Ghadge, Satish Shah, Mr. Shashank Mhatre president raigad forum, Mandar Phalke, Suresh Chaudhari,  Dr.P.Y.Shirodkar, graced program by their presence. All teaching and non teaching staff participated actively to make this event successful.