The Indian Pharmaceutical Congress is a National annual event of pharmacist from all walks of pharmacy profession to deliberate various issues relating to industry, regulatory, academia, hospital and community pharmacy and to evolve collective wisdom for formulating newer policies for the country in the relevant fields and for the betterment of mankind.
IPCA organizes the IPC every year with an objective "To advance and promote the cause of Pharmaceuticals Sciences and Profession of pharmacy in all their aspects so as to ensue that Indian Pharmacy Products and profession are the best in the world and to help the public to get the best benefit out of the same."
IPCA organised the First IPC under the leadership of Prof. M.L. Schroff, also known as the Father of Pharmacy in India, in Calcutta in December 1948 and continued the legacy of IPC in the field of Pharmacy by organizing 68th congress throughout the country, to promote better dealing of the Pharmaceuticals product including machinery and to create awareness among general public on usage of Drugs, Quality of Drugs, etc., and matters of common interest to the pharmacy community and thus the society at large.
The 69th IPC is being held at Chitkara University, Rajpura during December 22-24, 2017 and is hosted by Association of Pharmaceuticals Teachers of India. The theme "SKILL AND WILL TO MAKE AND SERVE QUALITY PILL" envisages how Pharmacist can play a leading role in the country to promote and realize the vision of Healthy India as well as stimulate discussions and thought process centered around how the country and the pharmacy profession respond to realize the vision.
The 69th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress 2017, Chitkara University, Rajpura Invites leader from Pharma Industry, Regulatory, Academia, Research, Hospital and Community across the globe to deliberate and present their vision in their respective areas and views about the major role a Pharmacy professional can play in the health care system of the country in years to come.