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Techno-Pharm kicks off at Rayat Bahra campus

April 10, 2018 09:09 PM

Punjab News Express
MOHALI: Techno-Pharm, an industry and academia interaction of industrial experts with students as part of the Pharma Placement Fortnight for pharmacy students from the various campuses of Rayat Bahra Group kicked off today at the Rayat Bahra University campus.

The programme was organised under the supervision of Pharma Vertical. Big industry giants were present for this interactive session to share their expertise and knowledge with the pharmacy students.

A panel discussion on “Pharmaceutical Skill & Entrepreneurship: Emerging Opportunities for Pharma Professionals” was organized where the panelists from various industries interacted with the students and apprised them of the emerging opportunities in pharmacy profession.

Gurvinder Singh Bahra, Chairman of the Rayat Bahra Group of Institutions (RBGI), said the Rayat Bahra University keeps on organizing such activities that are beneficial for the holistic development of the students and to help them get absorbed in the industrial sector.

Prof Daljit Singh, Vice-Chancellor, RBU, congratulated Pharma Vertical for organizing this event that contributed significantly in enhancing the knowledge of the students.

More than 250 students are going to get placements in over 30 multinational pharmaceutical, food, cosmetic industries as well hospitals, clinical research companies which are lined up to select candidates from April 10 to 24.

Dr Govind Sankar Pandey, Chief Operating Officer and member of the Board of Director, Sentiss Pharma Pvt Ltd, laid stress on designing new industry oriented curriculum that could make the students industry ready after their completion of their course.

LK Pradhan, Technical Head in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Technical Training GMP Domain, having more than 25 years of experience, spoke on career guidance to boost the confidence level of the students. He called upon the students to enhance their professional skills while facing interviews.

Dr D Birdi, Director-Quality, Scoot Edil, put forth proposals for short-term courses for 10+2 and B. Pharmacy students. He said that these courses were to be implemented with their curriculum, which will help the students to get better job opportunities after completion of their degree.

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