Governor opens Pharmavision 2006
?THE BASIC purpose of higher education is to fulfill the necessities of common man. Pharmacy is such a subject where a student can not only make his carrier but also work for the mankind?, said Governor Dr Balram Jakhar, while inaugurating the 3-day national-level symposium ?Pharmavision-2006? on Thursday, which is being organized by the Oriental College of Pharmacy for the first time in Bhopal.india Updated: Mar 03, 2006 16:26 IST
“THE BASIC purpose of higher education is to fulfill the necessities of common man. Pharmacy is such a subject where a student can not only make his carrier but also work for the mankind”, said Governor Dr Balram Jakhar, while inaugurating the 3-day national-level symposium “Pharmavision-2006” on Thursday, which is being organized by the Oriental College of Pharmacy for the first time in Bhopal.
Dr. Vimla Devi, retired professor & head of department of pharmacy, Andhra University was the guest of honor for this occasion. She explained to the students the future and scope of the pharmacy.
At the end of the inaugural programme, Chairman of OGI, Kl Thakral proposed the vote of thanks and promised to organize similar national level programmes in future as well.
About 2000 undergraduate and postgraduate pharmacy students from UP, Haryana, Bihar, Maharastra, Chhattisgarh, apart from about 30 institutes of MP and 1500 delegates from different parts of the country are participating in this mega event.
The basic purpose of this symposium is to expose the pharmacy students to the current trends in research methodology with respect to biotechnology, molecular biology, radiobiology, novel drug delivery system and instrumental methods.
During the morning session on second day of the symposium, Dr Narendra of Lupin India, Mumbai and Dr Sharique Ali, head of department of Bio-technology at Safia Science College, Bhopal delivered the lectures on Herbal Drugs-Present Scenario and Stem Cell Culture respectively.
Thereafter 12 research papers were read by the delegates from various parts of the country. During the evening session Dr MP Shukla, MAPCOST, Bhopal delivered the lecture on Intellectual Properties while Dr N Ganesh of Jawahar Lal Nehru Cancer Hospital delivered the lectures on Risks Among Offspring of MIC Exposed Parents and Toxicology: Preliminary Work.