There are TWO WAYS to be a part of Pharmocracy:
1)Become a Member: One can become a member by simply paying an annual membership fee.
The members will get free access to all the seminarsthroughout the year.
They will also get to participate in various competitions organised by Pharmacad/Pharmocracy at concessional fees.
The members will get 15%Scholarship for any Course offered by Pharmacad. (GPAT/NIPER/Certificate Courses/MBA Entrance/Online Test Series/ Semester Coaching)
2) Become a Representative: A student can become a representative by a certain selection process. (Aptitude or Interview or Both).
Students can apply for a Representative Post by contacting any Pharmocracy Representative or any member from Team Pharmacad.
Representatives will get a direct exposure by organizing, planning, managing and promoting events.
They will also be offered a stipend (specific representatives only) along with an experience letter and a certificate.
It will give them an opportunity to explore their managerial, leadership skills and build their profile for higher education or jobs.
Industry Professionals can be a part of the Team on Special Invites by Current Members or by Addressing any Pharma Related Issue and a Solution for the same. They will be mentors for that particular activity and future activities as well, enabling them to contribute to the overall development of the Pharmacists and the Pharmacy Profession.
Contact: Mr. Vinay Salunkhe (Founder Member) 7977914587, Mr.Pranav Ganatra (Founder Member) 9833472166.
The Inaugural Event of Pharmocracy saw a panel of speakers from diverse profiles at PHARMACAD Dadar, who interacted with the students about their respective industry. The primary intent was to Interact with the First Year B.Pharmacy students who had just entered this field.
Mr. Pranav Ganatra (Founder-Pharmacad) addressed the students on various Career Options and Higher Education Prospects in Pharmacy.
Mr. Munira Loliwala (MS - Perfumery - FRANCE) interacted with the students on Perfumery as a Career.
Dr. Ashwini Sandu (Strategic Advisor - ITAG business solutions) informed students about Intellectual Property Rights.
More than 100 Students from 9 different Pharmacy Colleges attended the session and were extremely pleased by the overall information they gained during the seminar.
COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITY. (10/03/2019)
A lot of students these days are inclined towards MBA considering the handsome packages offered by the companies. On 27th January 2019, We invited Ms. Jigyasa Jain (Goa Institute of Management) and Ms. Dhanashree Bapat (NMIMS) to throw some light on the real picture and life in the top B Schools across the country. They guided the students on the TOP B-Schools, Various Entrance Exams, Time Lines and how to prepare. They also shared their personal experiences about their self transition during the Management Course.
ORIENTATION SEMINAR - INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACY, PERFUMERY & IPR
What is PHARMOCRACY?
PHARMOCRACY organized an Industrial/Recreational Visit to Manali and Chandigarh for the students of different Pharmacy Colleges in Mumbai in June 2019.
The trip was planned and co-ordinated by The Exploria Group. Around 50 pharmacy students participated in the visit. The industry visited was Biomax Biotechnics PVT LTD. The students also got a chance to visit famous tourist attractions like the Golden Temple,The Wagha Border, The Manikaran Saheb Gurudwara, Rock Garden etc.
All PHARMACAD teachers are qualified personnel with direct exposure to the industry, thus augmenting Industrial experience with academics.
On 24th March, Pharmocracy organized a Soft Skills Development Workshop, in order the develop the presentation skills and personality attributes along with corporate etiquette. Mrs. Harpreet Randhawa ( CEO - V Inspire Training and Consultants Pvt Ltd) conducted an extensive 3 hour workshop for the students. She focused on the ABCD of corporate behavior. 45 Students from about 8 different colleges attended the workshop and gave a highly positive feedback about the session.
STUDY ABROAD SEMINAR (7/04/2019)
PHARMOCRACY Organised a Poster Presentation Competition for the students. This was to help students express their knowledge and build confidence. 24 Teams from various Pharmacy Colleges in Mumbai participated in the event at PHARMACAD Dadar on 21st October 2018. The teams were divided into 2 groups and each team was evaluated by a Panel of Judges from different profiles.
The Evaluation Panel consisted of Dr. Rupali Tasgaonkar (Principal - Yadavrao Tasgaongar Institute of Pharmacy), Dr. Kamlesh Soni (Associate Professor - VIVA College of Pharmacy), Dr. Neha Ojha (PhD - NMIMS), Mr. Jawahar Nidamboor (Managing Director - Spatika Publication & Assistant Professor VESCOP), Ms. Forum Jalundhwala (QA Manager - Shreenath Chemicals), Ms. Anuya Potnis (MediaMedic Communications & Author - "TALK TO ME"), Ms. Kiran Oberoi (Medical Writer - IQVIA)
The judges gave a constructive feedback to all the participants thus helping them better their next performance.
The Winners(St. John Institute of Pharmacy,Palghar) and 2 Runners Up (Both from Bombay College of Pharmacy) were given Cash Prizes of Rs.4000/-, Rs.2000/- and Rs.1000/- respectively, along with a copy of books written by our Author Judges (Ms. Potnis and Mr. Nidamboor). The Prize Amount was Co-Sponsored by NEWSCUT and PHARMACAD.
IUPAC NOMENCLATURE WORKSHOP (16/09/2018)
Confused with what happens during and after B.Pharmacy??PHARMACAD provides a one stop solution for every individual who wishes to make a career in Pharmacy.
PHARMOCRACY organised an Educative Workshop on IUPAC Nomeclature in order to help students struggling with basic concepts of Chemistry. Several students who join pharmacy as a secondary career option and those who enter the B.Pharma course as lateral entries from Diploma in Pharmacy find it extremely difficult to cope up with the advanced level chemistry due to a poor foundation.
Mr. Pratik Barve (Assistant Professor - Vivekanand College of Pharmacy) guided the students at PHARMACAD Dadar, with certain tricks and helped them build their foundation of Basic IUPAC Nomenclature. The second session for Advanced IUPAC concepts will also be conducted in the near future.
Team Pharmocracy, in association with PHARMACAD had organized a One Day Industry Visit to ACG Capsules Dahanu. More than 40 Students from 10 different Pharmacy Colleges across Mumbai, visited the plant in 2 batches on 16th and 30th March respectively. Mr. Shubham Shrivasatava and Mr. Ganesh Vichare hosted the students and explained them about all the process involved in capsule manufacturing. The visit was a great learning experience for the students as they got to see the actual process apart from the theoretical knowledge.
How does a student join Pharmocracy and what are the Benefits?
SOFT SKILLS DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP (24/03/2019)
Industrial Visit - Manali/Candigarh (10/6/2019)
MBA - A Career (Core / Pharma) (27/01/2019)
Considering the fact that a lot of students drop their idea of going abroad for higher education due to several factors, Pharmocracy organized a seminar to enlighten the students about education abroad. The seminar gave them detailed information about education in countries like New Zealand, Ireland, UK, Spain, Netherlands, Italy etc.
Mr. Jawahar Nidamboor (Managing Director - Spatika Publications, Asst. Prof VESCOP) guided the students about the seemingly impossible prospects and made it look pretty achievable for the students.
DIGITAL MARKETING in PHARMACY. (4/11/2018)
There is a huge gap between the content that is covered in the curriculum and the knowledge/ skill set required by the Industry. In order to bridge this gap, Pharmacad has come up with an initiative to create a platform for all pharmacy students to learn and grow - PHARMOCRACY - For the Pharmacists, By the Pharmacists, Of the Pharmacists.
Team Pharmocracy is a Student cum Professional body where Professionals from the Industry highlight certain issues and students from different Pharmacy colleges work towards solving the same. It is also involved in community service activities and promoting Pharmacy as a first choice career.
TECHNICAL POSTER PRESENTATION COMPETITION (21/10/2019)
As a part of our community service activities, Students from Team Pharmocracy and Pharmacad, joined hands with the Child REACT Foundation an initiative of the CHILD LEARNING CENTRE. They helped team CRC to organize their 10th Annual Event (Antariksh) on 10th March 2019, for Special Kids. More than 50 kids performed on the stage, thus giving them immense confidence and giving happiness to their family members.
With the ever increasing use of social media platforms, it has become essential for Pharma Companies also to look upon Digital Marketing as a very important tool for their products and services.
PHARMOCRACY invited Mr. Rinkesh Shah (Marketing Strategist - CIPLA & Consultant - NEWSCUT) on 4th November 2018 at PHARMACAD Dadar Branch to interact with the students about importance of Digital Marketing in Pharmacy, Its use and limitations in the industry.
More than 70 attendees were present from various Pharmacy Colleges, Management colleges and also from the Industry were present for the same.
The session was highly interactive and informative.
INDUSTRY VISIT - ACG Capsules Dahanu. (16/03/2019 and 30/03/2019)
I am a pharmacist and i am proud to be one.