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H K College of Pharmacy opens Scientific Cell and HK Knowledge Base

Our News BureauMumbai

Dr. Anubha Khale welcomes

Chief Guest

H K College of Pharmacy, Jogeshwari, Mumbai recently inaugurated Scientific activity, ‘HK Knowledge Base’ and also launched a new department, ‘Scientific Cell’ as innovative concepts on 7th August 2010 at HKCP Auditorium institution level. These are the innovative ideas of HKCP Principal, Dr Anubha Khale, supported by general secretary, Waseem Khan. Ameya Chandavarkar, Director, FDC, graced the event as the chief guest. Pandey, Director, HKIMMS was the guest of honour.

The event was hosted by the faculty, Ojaswi Phalke and Ajaj Ahmad. The function begun with the lamp lightening by the chief guest, and Sarswati Vandana. Principal, Dr Anubha Khale gave the vision behind this innovative lead. She also talked about future prospective of HKCP to build a concrete base for scientific and research activities. Chandavarkar shared his valuable views on responsibilities of Pharmacist and a major role of a pharmacist in the ultimate solution to every health problem. He also gave a vision to the future of Pharmacy in India.

Scientific Cell as a separate department is a new concept and not a necessary requirement of any educational controlling body like PCI, AICTE, DTE or University.

The Cell would focus to enhance the scientific activities in the institute among the students as well as the teaching staff. It would guide students in preparing for publications, help in identifying newer research areas, keep the updated knowledge of recent advances in Pharma research field, and sourcing funds for research and development through various Scientific Bodies.

‘H K Knowledge Base’ is a platform to exchange knowledge among students, teachers and professional experts. The platform would be used for presenting seminars, workshops, training programmes to the students and faculty. The training programmes would include advances in pharmaceutical sciences, carrier guidance, management skills and personality development to bring about complete grooming of the students to make them a Pharmacy Professional. HK Knowledge Base would act as conduit to develop and enrich the minds of the young pharmacists. H K College of Pharmacy would extend this platform to Pharmacy students of other colleges as well.

The platform was inaugurated with the presentation by the faculty, Manoj Gadhwal and Ajit Wankhede on ‘Pharma Career Guidance’ which focused on different educational and career pathways in pharma field in government as well as in private sector. Interactive session increased the magnificence of the event. This initiative would promote the basic fact finding research at the institute level and also add upon the possibilities of extending the research platform to industry. Rohit Sadre, President, Student’s Council, appealed for continued support and sincere efforts from students in his speech. The first batch at HKCP had come up with 100 percent results in University examination. The distinction holder students were presented with a token of appreciation by chief guest of the day.