Dr. Mahesh Burande

As a Pharmacy Teacher, Trainer and Consultant it's a great honour for me to be elected as the President of IPCA for the year 2017-2018. I am very much thankful to IPCA for trusting me with full confidence to shoulder this responsibility and express my deep sense of gratitude to APTI for best owing this highest honour to preside over the 69th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress 2017 the mega event of IPCA to bring the pharmacists from all sectors to make vision, think of mission and implement action to build Pharmacy Profession in India. The 69th IPC to be hosted by APTI will be held during December 22-24 ,2017 in Punjab near Chandigarh at Chitkara University worldclass Campus with modern infrastructure and ample of amenities.

The theme of the 69th IPC is an extension of the earlier IPC theme “Pharma Vision2020-Pharmacists for a Healthy India” with a punch line 'Skill and Will to Make and Serve Quality Pill'. This will provide congress to identify Skill areas in Pharmacy Profession and to prepare for the future to develop Competent Pharmacists to take care of the challenges of Manufacturing Quality Medicines and serve the patients with ultimate pharmaceutical care. Such Pharmacy Skills will narrow the gap between Academics and Industry to achieve the objective of World Class Quality of medicines to make India Truly Pharma Super Power in serving humanity.

The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) formed by Central APTI core team is making all arrangements to make your participation in 69th IPC a historic and unforgettable event and moment to remember of your most beautiful life. Scientific Committee of IPC will bring the best Speakers from this planet whose Skills are appreciated and they have contributed to build pharmacy profession with awards and rewards. I am very much confident that professionals from Pharma Industry, Regulatory, Research, Information Technology, Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy, Teachers and Students will be immensely benefited by live presentations, discussions, demonstrations, deliberations and professional interactions.

My sincere request to participate in 69th IPC from heart and mind and support this mega event to make it grand success and become pathfinder to say “Sarvada Vigyata Vijaya” means Skill Always Wins.

Dr. Mahesh Burande

President - IPCA