State Pharmacy Council Chairman D A Gundurao said here on Tuesday that medicines manufactured in India have been accepted and appreciated across the world, for their good quality. Indian medicines stand for quality. In this regard, pharmacists and researchers working in various pharmaceutical Companies and laboratories have great responsibility in maintaining the quality and making India a global super power of supplier of medicines, he said.
He was speaking at the Graduation Day of Pharma.D (Doctor of Pharmacy) students at a function organized by SJM College of Pharmacy, at SJM Campus, Chitradurga on 23rd September 2014. He said, Indian students should be in the forefront in manufacturing medicines for all life threatening diseases, and thus uphold the dignity of the country. He said, people look at doctors and pharmacists as Gods as they can cure various ailments.
In his address, Chitradurga Bruhan Murugha Mutt seer and President SJM Vidyapeetha, Dr. Shivamurthy Murugha Sharanaru asked pharmacists and scientists of the country to discover medicine for 'Ebola', declared as a global emergency by World Health Organisation. Basaveshwara Medical College & Research Centre Dean Dr. S Sureshbabu asked the students to be humane towards patients. Medical professionals must uphold the dignity of the profession by providing their valuable service to needy people, he said.
Speaking after preaching oath to the students, SJM College of Pharmacy Principal, Dr. Bharathi D R, asked the students to serve the country in order to upgrade the status of profession of pharmacy, instead of moving to foreign countries. SJM Vidyapeeth Vice-president Prof. S H Patel, Secretary Mr. K.V.Prabhakar, Executive Director Prof. E Chitrashekhar and others were present. Graduation certificates were distributed to 17 students. Course top scorers B Gowthami, R Dinesh, M Deepthi and Best Researcher M Manojkumar were felicitated. Pathan Aman Ulla Khan was awarded the Best Service Award.