As a part of World Asthma Day 2023, Prime College of Pharmacy has organized an awareness programmebased on the theme “Asthma care for all”.The welcome speech was given by Mrs. Aiswarya. A. T, Associate Professor. The seminar was delivered by Dr.Sivakumar. P,Professor and HOD, Department of Pharmacy Practice, hetalkedabout the importance of world asthma day to the gathering and highlighted the care for asthma. The seminar was informative to the students regarding the etiology, management and prevention of asthma. A demo session was also conducted regarding the use of inhalers.The vote of thanks was given by Assistant Professor Mrs. Pooja.
B.PHARM ORIENTATION PROGRAMME 2022 BATCH The orientation programme for our ninth batch of B.Pharmacy was held at Prime College auditorium on 17/01/2023. The programme started with a prayer song by B.Pharm students. Our honourable Principal Prof.Dr.N.L.Gowrishankar welcomed the gathering. The presidential address was given by Dr.P.A.Mohammed Ashraf, Chairman, Prime Educational and Charitable trust. The inaugurationof the programme was done by Mr.B.Raheem, Secretary, Prime Educational and Charitable trust by presuming an inspirational speech for the parents and students to reach their destiny with a determination. The Executive Trustee of Prime Educational and Charitable trust Prof.Dr.C.I.Sajeethdelivered the keynote address to the gathering with his motivationalspeech by conveying informations related with the scope in pharmacy.The felicitation was given by Prof.Dr.K.Selvaraju,HOD, Department of Pharmaceutics providing professional informations about Pharmacy field.Mrs.A.Sumathy, Vice Principal, Prime College of Pharmacy conveyed the vote of thanks. The programme ended with National Anthem.
Prime college of Pharmacy in association with Fire and Rescue Department of Government of Kerala has organised an awareness programme on "Fire safety and First aid" on 06.01.2023. The programme started with a prayer song. The welcome address was delivered by Mrs. A. Sumathy, Vice Principal and the programme was inaugurated by Mr. C. Sathish, Fire & Rescue officer, Kanjikode. He has given a detailed information about various safety and life saving measures during natural calamities and various accidents. Mr.R.Santhosh, Fire & Rescue officer felicitated the gathering and explained about how to use fire extinguisher. Mr.Chandu Lal, Fire & Rescue officer demonstrated the first aid procedures and handling of fire hazards to the audience. The vote of thanks was given by Mrs.D.Deborah Evangeline, Associate Professor and the programme ended with National Anthem.
OUR STUDENTS RECEIVED FIRST PRIZE FOR THE BEST SHORT FILM FROM KERALA LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. The Kerala Niyamasabha Secretariat in association with Kerala Legislative Assembly Media and Parliamentary Study Centre conducted a state wide short film competition as a part of awareness campaign on drug addiction. The students of Second semester B.Pharm have actively participated in the making of a short film based on the theme ”SAY NO TO DRUGS? and bagged first prize of Rs. 10000 along with certificate and momento. The prizes was distributed in the International Book Festival 2023 by the Kerala PSC member Mr.Roshan Roy Mathew in the presence of Honourable speaker of Kerala Mr. A.N.Shamseer and Secretary Mr. A.M.Basheer. The short film was telecasted and posted in the official channels and social media platforms of Government of Kerala and will be used in the drug awareness campaigns throughout the state.
Prime College of Pharmacy has organized a Career guidance programme on “Global opportunities and placement for Pharmacy students” on 06.12.2022. The programme started with a prayer song. Our honorable Principal Prof. Dr. N. L. Gowrishankar welcomed the gathering. The programme was inaugurated by Prof. Dr. C. I. Sajeeth, Executive Trustee, Prime Educational and Charitable trust, he also given an observable talk to develop professionalism and conveyed his deeper insights about the opportunities in the Pharmacy field. The Resourse person for the session was Mr. Sony Akkara, International Certified and career coach and Executive Director of Eazylink Academy, A global education group based at Kerala. He emphasized on the global opportunities and multiple job oriented options in the Industrial and Hospital Pharmacy across the world. The interactive session was very informative and boosted confidence among the final year B. Pharm, M. Pharm and D. Pharm students. The vote of thanks was delivered by Mrs. Sruthi. T. P, Assistant Professor and the programmed ended with a National Anthem.
Every year on September 25 pharmacists around the globe celebrate World Pharmacist Day. This day focuses on the role of pharmacists in improving health on a global scale. The program was started with a prayer and was inaugurated by the Principal Dr. N.L. Gowrishankar and discussed about the various activities organized by the institute on this occasion.Dr.Sengottuvel, Associate Professor has given the welcome address. Students of seventh semester B Pharm Anuserya M and Bharath Narayananhas given the visual presentation regarding the importance and current scenario of the pharmacist in present world and also the themes of pharmacist day given by the FIP. Dr. Sivakumar P, Professor, HOD Department of Pharmacy practice has elaborated the role and responsibilities of pharmacist and given a detailed speech on the theme “PHARMACY UNITED IN ACTION FOR A HEALTHIER WORLD”. On behalf of pharmacist day essay writing competition was conducted and a Quiz competition was organized by Dr.SelvarajuK, Profesor, HOD Department of Pharmaceutics and students participated enthusiastically. Vote of thanks was given by Muhammed Ajmal student of seventh semester B Pharm. The program was ended up with national anthem.
Prime Pharma Conclave 2022, a one Day National Seminar on “UPGRADING HORIZONS AND MODERN INSIGHTS IN PHARMACY” was organized by Prime College of Pharmacy in association with IPGA (Indian Pharmacy Graduates’ Association) Kerala State Branch. The seminar witnessed keen participation of around 540 members from different states which include pharmacy students, faculties, and research scholars. Dr. N. L. Gowrishankar, Principal, Prime College of Pharmacy delivered the welcome address. The presidential address was given by Dr. P. A. Mohammed Ashraf, Chairman, Prime Education and Charitable Trust. The inauguration of the program and release of newsletter was done by Dr. P. M Jayan, Drugs Controller, Kerala. The abstract was released by Mr. Dileep G, Secretary, IPGA, Kerala State Branch. The scientific sessions of the seminar were handled by renowned speakers. The first session was presented by Dr. V. Kalaiselvan, Senior Principal Scientific Officer, Indian Pharmacopoeia Commision on the topic “Career Opportunities For Pharmacy Professionals in Medical Devices”. This was followed by Mr. Ranadeep Bokailal, Senior Group Leader and Head Aurigene Discovery Technologies Ltd. Bengaluru, He emphazised on “Molecules to medicines – Industrial perspective”. The last scientific session was about “Next generation pharmaceuticals – Challenges and opportunities” by Dr. Gowthamarajan, Professor and HOD of Pharmaceutics, JSS Academy of Higher education and research, Mysore. e- Poster presentation was conducted for the delegates and out of 49, best 3 posters were selected. The first, second and third prize winners were awarded with Certificates, Memento and cash prizes of Rs. 5000, Rs. 3000 and Rs. 2000 each. After the scientific sessions IPGA Kerala state branch students forum inauguration was done and medals were distributed to the student members. The IPGA meritorious awards 2022 were announced and certificate, medal and memento were distributed to the award winners. N. Chandrasekharan Memorial award for best Drug Regulatory Officer was given to Mr. Sudheesh K V., Senior Drugs Inspector , Thiruvananthapuram, V. S. Hariharan memorial award for best Drugs Analyst was won by Mr. Abdul Nazar K, Head – Instrumentation and quality manager, DTL, Thrissur, Dr. S.B. Rao Memorial award for best Industrial Pharmacist was received by Mr. Mathew Kokad, MD, Kokad Pharmaceutical laboratories Ltd., I. Ramabhadran memorial award for best Pharmacy Teacher was won by Dr. Arun Rasheed, Professor and Head , Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Alshifa College of Pharmacy, G. R. Nair memorial award for best Hospital Pharmacist was given to Dr. Harikumar R., Pharmacist, Store keeper, Instituite of Child Health, Government Medical College, Kottayam. KSPC Registrar Mr. Rajeev V.R., IPGA Kerala State Branch President Dr. C.S. Satheesh Kumar, General Secretary Mr. P.U. Abdul Nazeer, Treasurer Mr. Praveen R, Executive member Dr. Nishith M.C., Womens forum coordinator Dr. Mahalakshmi R., Prime Educational and Charitable Trust Secretary Mr. B. Rahim, Executive Trustee Dr. C.I. Sajeeth, St. James College of Pharmaceutical Studies Principal Dr. K. Krishnakumar addressed the gathering.
Prime college of pharmacy had successfully organized a field visit for first year D. Pharm Students (2021 batch) with Placement in charge Mr.A. Mohamed Harish, and staff coordinator Mrs.Silpa.G visited the Devashrayam Charitable society and interacted with the childrens in the society to understand about the role of Pharmacists in taking care of well being of the mentally challenged persons and to know about the various training programs conducted for mentally challenged persons to make them socially active. This field visit is mainly focused based on the new regulation of D. Pharm (ER 2020) for the subject Social Pharmacy. It was very useful to the students to understand about the various roles of Pharmacists in Handling the mentally Challenged persons.
Prime college of pharmacy had successfully organized a Industrial visit for first year D. Pharm Students (2021 batch) with staff coordinator Mrs.Sruthi.T.P and Placement in charge Mr.A.Mohamed Harish and visited the IMAGE CBWTF, Common Bio medical waste treatment facility to understand the basic concept, construction and mechanism of working in bio medical waste treatment. IMAGE (Indian Medical Association Goes Ecofriendly) is a bio medical waste treatment plant and disposal project of the Indian medical association. They collect all the biomedical waste from the hospitals, clinics, pharmacies etc., from the entire Kerala This field visit is mainly focused based on the new regulation of D. Pharm (ER-2020) for the subject Social Pharmacy. It was very useful to the students and they understood the practical knowledge about the collection and bio medical waste disposal management process of yellow waste, red waste, glass wares, expiry drugs.
Prime College of Pharmacy has organized International Yoga day 2022 on 21 June 2022, Tuesday in the college auditorium based on the theme “Yoga for Humanity”. Our students actively participated in the programme with great enthusiasm. Mrs. A. Sumathy, Associate Professor welcomed the gathering. Our Principal Dr. N. L. Gowrishankar inaugurated the programme speaking about the importance of yoga in life. First semester B. Pharm students has given an informational talk on yoga. They performed yoga dance and tableau based on the theme of this year “Yoga for Humanity”. A quiz was conducted in accordance with yoga day and prizes were distributed to the winners. A 15 minutes yoga session was conducted for the students emphasizing the physical and mental strength by doing different yogasanas. The vote of thanks was delivered by Mrs. Greeshma. S, Assistant Professor. The programme ended with National Anthem.
As a part of World Environment day 2022 NSS unit MPO32 A -126 of Prime College of Pharmacy B.Pharmacy students actively involved themselves in planting the saplings. Mrs . Aiswarya A.T , Assistant professor, Prime College of Pharmacy welcomed the gathering. The programme was officially inaugurated by Prof. Dr. N. L. Gowrishankar, Principal , Prime College of Pharmacy by planting saplings. First year B.Pharm students have organized various cultural activities based on the theme "Only One Earth". Mrs Sumathy.A Associate professor, Prime College of Pharmacy delivered the vote of thanks and the programme was ended up with National Anthem.
Prime College of Pharmacy conducted the orientation programme for the first year D. Pharm on 23/5/2022. The welcome address was delivered by our respected principal Prof. Dr. N. L. Gowrishankar. The presidential address was delivered by Dr. P. A. Mohammed Ashraf, Chairman, Prime Educational and Charitable Trust. The inaugural address was delivered by Mr. B. Raheem, Secretary, Prime Education and Charitable Trust. Prof. C. I. Sajeeth, Executive trustee, Prime Education and Charitable Trust addressed the gathering and motivated with the talk and provided professional information about the course. The felicitation was delivered by Dr. K. Selvaraju, HOD, Department of Pharmaceutics. Mrs. Sruthi T. P, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics gave the details of the course and curriculum. Mrs. Poornima. S, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacognosy gave the awareness about the rules and regulations of the college. Dr. Neethu Sara George, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice informed about the rules and regulations of the hostel. Prof. Dr. N. L. Gowrishankar, Principal gave an interactive session with parents, students and staff. The programme ended with vote of thanks, which is delivered by Miss. Anjana. V. S, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, followed by National anthem.
A Campus Placement Drive Dr. Reddy’s April 2022
A Campus Placement Drive was conducted by Nouveau Medicament Private Limited on 19th April 2022 at Prime College of Pharmacy. Mr. Sudarshan, Regional Manager Nouveau Medicament Private Limited carried out the interview. The placement was for the post of Medical representative and the interview proceeded through various stages. The Placement drive started with a Prayer song and the welcome address was delivered by Prof. Dr. N. L. Gowrishankar, Principal, Prime College of Pharmacy Four Students who showed excellence and greater interest in the field were selected based on their performance in the interview.
Apollo Pharmacy conducted a Campus Placement Drive on 19th April 2022 at Prime College of Pharmacy. Mr. Sreejith, Assistant Manager, HR, Apollo Pharmacy Division led the placement. The placement progressed with various levels of interview for the post of Pharmacists and Clinical Pharmacists. The programme started with a Prayer song followed by welcome address by Prof. Dr. N. L. Gowrishankar, Principal, Prime College of Pharmacy. Our students participated with full enthusiasm and 32 students got placed. Shortlisted students were sent for next level of technical interview.
Kerala Pharmacy Graduates Association (KPGA) jointly with Indian Pharmacy Graduates Association (IPGA) has organized an Essay Writing Competition for Pharmacy students as a part of observance of World Health Day with the theme "Our Planet, Our Health". The preliminary round competitions was conducted in our college on 30th March 2022. The students from our college has actively participated in the competition. The topic for essay was "IMPACT OF PHARMACEUTICAL WASTE ON GLOBAL HEALTH". Mrs.Deborah Evangeline, Associate Professor and Ms. Athira. K.S, Assistant Professor was the evaluators for the competition. The best two essays was selected by them and sent for the final level competition.