50th National Pharmacy Week at BN College
BN College of Pharmacy and BN Girls’ College of Pharmacy, Udaipur, Rajasthan jointly celebrated 50th National Pharmacy Week with great fervor and enthusiasm. The Chief Guest of the function was Udai Singh Purawat, former MD of BN Institutions whereas Dr.D.S. Rathore, former Principal, RNT Medical College and also former Faculty at BN Pharmacy were the Guest of Honor.
BN College of Pharmacy and BN Girls’ College of Pharmacy, Udaipur, Rajasthan jointly celebrated 50th National Pharmacy Week with great fervor and enthusiasm.
The Chief Guest of the function was Udai Singh Purawat, former MD of BN Institutions whereas Dr.D.S. Rathore, former Principal, RNT Medical College and also former Faculty at BN Pharmacy were the Guest of Honor.
After inaugurating the function the Chief Guest Purawat elaborated the social importance and role of pharmacist in the eyes of public. Before this, Dr. M.S. Ranawat, Principal BNCP, in his welcome speech emphasized and endorsed on the theme of the week “Pharmacist- a Healthcare Professional.”
The Guest of Honor Dr. Rathore discussed glimpses of some historical aspects of the pharmacy education in Rajasthan and gave hints to blooming pharmacists about how to become a proficient in the field.
Coordinators of the week were Dr S.S. Sisodia and Dr K.S. Rathore at BNCP and BNGCP respectively.
During the week, various social, literary, sports and cultural activities were conducted for the students. It included Rally, blood donation, eye donation, quiz, extempore, debate, just-a-minute, collage, power point presentation, essay writing, poster making, collage, 100m, 200m, 100x4m sprint, javelin, shot-put, chess, chair-race, cricket, football, volleyball, long-jump, Rangoli, Mehandi , dance and song, drama, skit etc.
The pharmacy awareness program was also organized in various schools of Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Bhilwara, Banswara, Dungarpur, Pali, Rajsamand and Jalore districts.
Besides this, visit to local pharma industry, herbal park of Jarga ji, Banki and Bageri Dam were an integral part of the week’s celebration.
The Valedictory and Prize Distribution Ceremony was conducted at Pratap Chowk of BN Institution. Dr Onkar Singh Kelwa presided over the function while Raghuveer Singh Meena, MP, was the Chief Guest. The other notable guests were Dr N.N. Singh, Dr J.K. Chhaparwal, Durga Prasad Nagda, Moti Singh Gogunda, Rajendra Singh Tana.
The Chief Guest of the function, Raghuveer Singh Meena promised to help the pharmacists in the state and also ensured to fulfill the backlog in the jobs.
In his speech he also highlighted the role played by pharmacist in the society.
Various cultural programs were also performed by the boys and girls on this occasion and prizes were distributed to winners of the competitions organized during the week as well as to the toppers of the last year. Krishna Bhatt and Heena Kakadiya were selected as the best performers of the week.