Under the guidance and directions of Dr. G. N. Singh, Secretary-cum-Scientific Director and Drugs Controller General (I), one day awareness programme titled “Indian Pharmacopoeia (IP) and United State Pharmacopoeia (USP) User Forum for Effective Use of Pharmacopoeia and Reference Standards” was organized by Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission, Ghaziabad in collaboration with United State Pharmacopoeia (USP), India, Hyderabad at Ambrosia Sarovar Portico, Haridwar on 01st June 2017. The workshop was initiated with the welcome speech of Dr. Meenakshi Dahiya followed by inauguration Ceremony done by chief guest Sh. Manoj Garg, Mayor, Haridwar. He delivered inspirational speech for the participants and emphasized on strengthening the bond between industry and Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission to provide best quality drugs to the country.
Sh. A. K. Pradhan, DDC(I), North Zone, CDSCO, stated that India holds 8th position in manufacturing the medicines all over the world and requested to all to work hard for upgrading the position of India globally. Mr. Sandeep Jain, Director, Akums Group also addressed the participants.
Total 180 Number of Participants attended the workshop from industries, laboratories and the rest of participants were from the regulatory and government organizations.
The workshop includes presentation from experts and also face to face interaction with the participants. Dr. Robin Kumar and Dr. Anuj Prakash from Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission and Mr. Ravendra Kartik from United State Pharmacopoeia delivered the presentations.
Dr. Ajay Sachan, ADC(I), CDSCO also talked about Regulatory aspects.
In the post lunch session, two hour panel discussion was held among participants, scientists from IPC, USP and Regulators from CDSCO. The panel discussion provided a good platform for interaction, share ideas and addresses many relevant issues on Indian Pharmacopoeia (IP) and IP Reference Standards (IPRS) to strengthen the Pharma Industry. etc.
Sh. Manoj Garg, Mayor, Haridwar(3rd from left), Dr. A. K. Pradhan, DDC(I), CDSCO (3rd from Right), Dr. Robin Kumar, PSO, IPC (2nd from Right), Dr. Anuj Prakash, SSO, IPC (1st from left), Dr. Meenakshi Dahiya, SSO, IPC (2nd from Left), Dr. Ajay Sachan, ADC(I), CDSDO-NZ, Ghaziabad (1st From Right) and Mr. Sandeep Jain, Director-Akums Group (4th from Right) during the Lightening of Lamp.
Sh. Manoj Garg, Mayor, Haridwar(2nd from left), Dr. A. K. Pradhan, DDC(I), CDSCO (2nd from Right), Dr. Robin Kumar, PSO, IPC (1st from Right), Dr. Meenakshi Dahiya, SSO, IPC (1st from Left), Mr. Sandeep Jain, Director-Akums Group (3rd from Right) during the Lightening of Lamp.