CERTIFICATE COURSE IN PHARMACOVIGILANCE – REFRESHER SESSION
‘Certificate Course in Pharmacovigilance – Refresher Session’ was conducted for Final Year B Pharmacy students on Saturday, August 4, 2018. Lectures were given by Mr Vithal Nagane, Manager- Sun Pharma, Mr Vijaykumar Shivpuje, Patlex Business Solutions and Mr Sadanand Yedke, TCS and the event was coordinated by Dr. Smita Nayak, Professor and Head, Department of Pharmaceutics.
World Student’s Day-2018 celebration
The “World Student’s Day” (Theme: Students Talk for Students) was celebrated on 15th October 2018 at Gahlot Institute of Pharmacy, Kopar Khairne, Navi Mumbai at 10:30 am.
Principal Dr. V. H. Bhaskar felicitated the alumni cum speakers of events, Mr. Mayur Indore, Ms. Janhavi Dhamapurkar and Ms. Varsha Singh followed by welcome and motivational speech by Principal.
Tributes paid to late Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam by GIPian with motivational video.
Programme included the informative talk of scope of pharmacy, duties of pharmacist in society, industries given by alumni speakers. Special video talk given by Ms. Manasi Harulkar ( associate as graduate Student, Boonshoft School of Medicine,Wright State University, OH, USA) on educational opportunity in abroad.
Received good response from students and the event was motivation and successful.
ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARENESS CAMP
Three day ‘Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp’ was conducted for students of Final Year B Pharmacy and M Pharmacy from August 27-29, 2018. The camp was sponsored by Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Gandhinagar, Gujarat and National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.
The resource persons included Dr. Mangesh Mantri, Vice President, Global Quality & Regulatory Affairs, M/s. ACG Capsules Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Raghavendra Prabhu, General Manager (Retired), Reserve Bank of India; Mr. Vijaykumar Shivpuje, Director, M/s. Patlex Business Solutions, Mr Mihir Shah, Proprietor – M/s. Universal Connections, Ms. Rashmi Gopali, Corporate Trainer, Ms. Vasundhara Jakka, Corporate Trainer - Behavioral and Mr Aniruddha Patwardhan, Founder & Director, M/s. Setu Creations Consulting Services. The camp also included visit to entrepreneurial facility M/s. Analytical Solutions, Airoli and interaction with Managing Director Dr. V R Bhate. The event was coordinated by Dr. Smita Nayak, Professor and Head, Department of Pharmaceutics.
PARENT - TEACHER INTERACTION FOR FIRST YEAR D. PHARMACY
“Parent Teacher Meeting” of First Year D Pharmacy students was organized on Saturday, September 1, 2018. Parents were given information on infrastructure of the institute, rules and regulations of the course and placement opportunities and was coordinated by class incharge Mrs. Bharti Fegade.
PARENTS TEACHERS MEETING OF FINAL YEAR B PHARMACY
Final Year B. Pharmacy “Parent Teacher Meeting” was conducted on Saturday, July 7, 2018. Parents were informed about the rules and regulations of the course and placement opportunities after B Pharmacy followed by interaction with subject teachers. The event was coordinated by class incharge Mrs. Urvashi Zamindar
GAHLOT INSTITUTE OF PHARMACY WINS FIRST PRIZE IN ESSAY COMPETITION ORGANISED BY CIDCO ON OCASSION OF VIGILANCE WEEK
Ms. Dhanashree Shingade, Daughter of Mr. ................. Shingade, student of Third Year B Pharmacy won first prize in the essay competition organised by “City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra Limited” (CIDCO) to celebrate the “Vigilance Week” from October 29, 2018 to November 3, 2018. The theme for essay writing was ‘Eradicate Corruption – Build a New India”. The award was given by Mr Vinay Kargaonkar, IPS, Ad. Director General of Police and Chief Vigilance Officer, CIDCO.
PARENT TEACHER MEETING OF FIRST YEAR B.PHARM.
On Saturday, September 1, 2018, First Year B. Pharmacy “Parents Teachers Meeting” was conducted. Parents were given information about the regulations of the course followed by interaction with the class in-charge and subject in-charge. The event co-ordinated by the class incharge Mr. Arvind Naik.
FRESHER’S PARTY 2018
“Freshers Party” for students of First Year B. Pharmacy, First Year D. Pharmacy, Lateral Entry Second Year B. Pharmacy and First Year M. Pharmacy was organized on Saturday, September 8, 2018. The event was conducted by Second Year B. Pharmacy students and coordinated by Mr. Deepak Tandale.
GUEST LECTURE BY DR. SAMIR KHARIWALA, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, US
Dr. Samir Khariwala, an ENT-otolaryngologist working in University of Minnesota and recipient of prestigious RO1 grant from National Institute of Health, USA delivered a lecture on his ongoing research on tobacco carcinogens in areca nut on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 to Third and Final Year B Pharmacy students. The event was coordinated by Dr. Preeti Kulkarni, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Quality Assurance.
GUEST LECTURE BY DR. VIKRAM GOTA, SCIENTIFIC OFFICER F, ACTREC, TATA MEMORIAL CENTER, NAVI MUMBAI
Dr. Vikram Gota, Clinical Pharmacologist and Scientific Officer F, Advanced Centre for Treatment Research and Education in Cancer, Tata Memorial Centre, Navi Mumbai delivered a lecture on compartment modeling and its application to pharmacokinetic study trial on Monday, April 15, 2019 to Third Year B Pharmacy students. The event was coordinated by Dr. Preeti Kulkarni, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Quality Assurance.
HEPATHON- WALK FOR LIVER
IPA-SF-MSB, Public Health Officer Committee organized a free awareness campaign on Hepatitis titled “Hepathon” on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Ninety three Students from institute participated in two km rally followed by seminar on “Awareness of Hepatitis”. The event was held at I.E.S. College of Management, Bandra and was co-ordinated by Dr. Preeti Kulkarni, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Quality Assurance
INDUSTRIAL VISIT TO ANALYTICAL SOLUTIONS
Industrial visit to M/s. Analytical Solutions, A division of Indtech Instruments Pvt. Ltd., Airoli was arranged for M Pharmacy students on Wednesday, August 29, 2018. Students were taken to the analytical and formulation division followed by a presentation by the Managing Director of the centre, Dr. V. R. Bhate.
PHARMACEUTICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN VETERINARY DRUG AND FORMULATION DEVELOPMENT
Industry-Institute Interaction cell of the institute conducted an orientation course in ‘Pharmaceutical Considerations in Veterinary Drug and Formulation Development’ for Third Year B Pharmacy students on Saturday, August 4, 2018. The speaker, Dr. Abdul Samad, ex-Dean, Bombay Veterinary College and Consultant, Veterinary Drug Development highlighted the scope of Pharmacists in Veterinary Drug development and event was coordinated by Dr. Smita Nayak, Professor and Head, Department of Pharmaceutics
ORIENTATION PROGRAMME FOR FIRST YEAR D. PHARMACY STUDENTS
Institute welcomed the very first batch of First Year D. Pharmacy students on Friday, August 10, 2018. They were informed about the infrastructure of the institute and rules and regulations of the course. The event was organized by class incharge Mrs. Bharti Fegade.
ORIENTATION PROGRAMME FOR THE STUDENTS OF FIRST YEAR B. PHARMACY
Institute welcomed First Year B. Pharmacy students. They were given information related to the institute and the rules and regulations of the course. The event was organized by class incharge Mr. Arvind Naik on Wednesday, August 1, 2018
PAPER PRESENTATION AT AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENTIST’S (AAPS) PHARMSCI 360 AT WASHINGTON DC, US
Institute faculty, Dr. Kulkarni Preeti Dinkar, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Quality Assurance presented her research work at American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientist’s (AAPS) PharmSci 360 held on November 4-7, 2018 at Washington DC, US. She presented a Rapid Fire Oral Presentation titled “Clinical Study of Lipidized Boswellic Acids for Osteoarthritis of Knee” and Poster titled “Pharmacokinetics, Safety and Efficacy of Solid Lipid Boswellia serrata Particles (SLBSP) For Symptomatic Treatment of Osteoarthritis of Knee” She also moderated Rapid Fire Oral Presentations in the subject of Bioanalytics-Chemical. Her travel was funded by M/s. Pharmanza Herbals Pvt. Ltd., Gujarat.
ORIENTATION OF PHARMACY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (PDP)
An orientation on “Pharmacy Development Program” was conducted in association with the IPA-MSB on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Mr. Mathew Abreo, Mr. Vijaykumar Ghadge, Mr. Sureshkumar Choudhary and Mr. Ayaz Sufi presented the details of the programme.
Pre-placement talk B. PHARMACY
Pre-placement talk by Mr Tushar Deshpande, Head Domain Consultant (Medical Affairs & Medicomarketing), TCS Business Process Services to students of Final Year B Pharm on Wednesday, 19th December 2018 in seminar hall, Gahlot Institute of Pharmacy.
PRESENTATION ON BLOOM’S TAXONOMY
Presentation on “Understanding Bloom’s Taxonomy and Its Application for Result Oriented Educational Outcome” was given by Professor Sipra Das for the faculty of the institute on Friday, July 6, 2018.
STUDENT OF GAHLOT INSTITUTE OF PHARMACY WINS SCHOTT FIOLAX SCHOALRSHIP PRIZE – 2018
Mr. Ashish Karle, Son of Mr. Arun Karle, student of Third Year B. Pharmacy won the prestigious Schott Fiolax Scholarship Award 2018. The cash award of Rs. 25000 was given by Ms. Marion Psychik, Director – Marketing Business Unit Tubing, Mr. Sundeep Prabhu – Vice President Marketing, and Mr. Santosh Jadhav, Assistant General Manager Sales and Marketing
SEMINAR ON ‘AWARENESS OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY’
Seminar on ‘Awareness of Intellectual Property’ was conducted for First Year Diploma in Pharmacy students by Mr. Ankush Wankhede, Examiner of Patents and Designs, Indian Patents Office, Mumbai on Friday, December 28, 2018. The session was organised by Dr. Smita Nayak, Professor & HOD, Diploma in Pharmacy.
SEMINAR ON CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN CLINICAL RESEARCH AND PHARMACOVIGILANCE
Seminar on “Career Opportunities in Clinical Research and Pharmacovigilance” was organised on Saturday, August 4, 2018 for Final Year B Pharmacy students. The speakers for the session were Mrs. Uma Mhatre, Counceller-cum-relationship Manager, Academy for Clinical Excellence, Bombay College of Pharmacy, Mumbai and Ms. Almas Sayed, Subject Matter Expert in Pharmacovigilance from Tata Consultancy Services, Mumbai.
SELF DEFENSE TRAINING FOR GIRLS
“Self Defence Training” for girls of D Pharmacy and B Pharmacy was conducted in collaboration with Star-One Taekwondo Academy, Mumbai on Saturday, September 29, 2018. Girls were trained on basics of Taekwondo for self protection and the event was coordinated by Mrs. Pratibha Tupe.
SURGICAL STRIKE DAY
“Surgical Strike Day” was organised on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Colonel Raghu Nambiar shared his experiences being in Army for almost 34 years. The programme was organised by Mrs. Monika Kamble
THIRD YEAR B PHARMACY PARENT TEACHER MEET
“Parent Teacher Meeting” was conducted for Third Year B. Pharmacy students on Saturday, July 7, 2018 coordinated by the class in-charge Mr. Nitin Kolhe. Parents were given information about the rules and regulations of the course followed by interaction with class in-charge and subject in-charge.
TRAINING ON HPTLC BY ANCHROM ENTERPRISES, MUMBAI
Visit to M/s. Anchrom Enterprises, Mumbai was arranged for M Pharmacy students on Wednesday, September 29, 2018. Students were given information and demonstration regarding HPTLC. The event was coordinated by Dr. Preeti Kulkarni, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Quality Assurance.
TREE PLANTATION DRIVE
Tree plantation drive was organised as a part of “Van Mahotsav” on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Event was graced by officers from Forest Department, Thane. Teachers, non-teaching staff and students planted medicinal plants in the institute’s botanical garden.
Visit to sarvodaya Blood Bank
Visit to sarvodaya Blood Bank, Mumbai was organized for First Year Diploma in Pharmacy Students on Saturday, December 29, 2018 where they were exposed to functioning of blood bank. The event was organized by Dr. Smita Nayak, Professor and HOD, Diploma in Pharmacy.