51st National Pharmacy Week Celebrated at Konkan Gyanpeeth Rahul Dharkar College of Pharmacy, Karjat
Konkan Gyanpeeth Rahul Dharkar College of Pharmacy, Karjat organized various programmes during 51st National Pharmacy Week-2012 from 25th November 2012 to 2nd December 2012.
The National Pharmacy Week-2012 was inaugurated at the hands of Mr. Zulkar Nain Dhabiya, trustee of K.G.R.D.C.P & R.I, Karjat, Mr. Vijay Mande, Local Managing Committee Member of K.G.R.D.C.P & R.I, Karjat, Dr. M.K.Kale, Principal of K.G.R.D.C.P & R.I, Karjat, Dr. P.Y. Shirodkar, Academic I/c of K.G.R.D.C.P & R.I, Karjat and Mr. Vishal Jain & Mrs. Kirteebala Pawar, teacher I/c K.G.R.D.C.P & R.I, Karjat. Dr. M.K. Kale elaborated on the theme “Pharmacist in Public Health” and urged the students to participate in various programmes related to Helath Care. The management assured help to conduct Indian Pharmaceutical Association programmes at college.
Blood Donation program was successfully arranged in the college in co-ordination with IPA and Rotary club, Karjat . Program was inaugurated by College Trustee Zaulkar Nain Dabhiya, Local Managing Committee Member Mr. Vijay Mande, Principal Dr. Mohan Kale, Academic Incharge Dr. P.Y.Shirodkar, Dr. Ajit Kadam, Ramdas Unhalekar, Rajabhau Kothari, Mahendra Kamble, Ashwin Kotamkar, Vishal Jain and Rushikesh Jagtap. Sixty four volunteers donated their blood.
On 29th November 2012, Intercollegiate Debate Competition on the topic “Pharmacy the Best Carrier Option: Yes or no?” was organized in which many teams participated and T.Y.B.Pharm team from K.G.R.D.C.P & R.I, Karjat won the 1st prize.
On 30th November seminar series was organized. Mr. Sameer Sethia, Director of GEEBEE education pvt.ltd., delivered a talk on “Studies Abroad in Pharmaceutical Sciences”. Mr. Ronak Verma, CEO of Speakwell English Academy, explained the Importance of Communication Skill and Mr. M.B. Gurudasani, Vice-Principal of CHM College, Ulhasnagar, explained the Importance of Time Management.
On 1st December 2012, Cancer Awareness Campaign was launched in Dahivali and Karjat. Students contacted 100 persons home to home and explained them the symptoms, treatment & other details about cancer. They carried Cancer Awareness Survey and submitted the findings to Mr. Hrishikesh Jagtap, Associate Public Health Officer of IPA Student Council.
On 2nd December 2012, the student unit under the guidance of teachers arranged “Strretplay (Pathnatya)” to elaborate the importance of Pharmacist. They stressed about the need of patient councelling and help that they should take from the Pharmacists. The skit was inaugurated by Mr. Balgudkar, Police Sub-Inspector. Many Social Activists from Karjat were present.
National Pharmacy week-2012 celebrations were concluded on 2nd December 2012, between 9.30am to 2.00 pm at N.C.R.D.Sterling Institute of Pharmacy, Nerul, Navi Mumbai. Mr. Dilip Valse Patil was the chief guest.Also IPA executive members namely Mr. S.D. Jog, Dr. P.R. Vavia, Dean of U.I.C.T, Mumbai, Mrs. Manjeri Gharat, Dr. M. K. Kale, Principal of K.G.R.D.C.P & R.I, Karjat, Dr, M.S.Ghadge, Principal of N.C.R.D.Sterling Institute of Pharmacy, Nerul, Navi Mumbai were prominently present.