Pharmacy is the para-medical branch that fulfils one of the most basic needs of mankind, that is, alleviating suffering due to ill health by supplying safe, effective and authentic medicines and guiding the people to adopt healthy life style, in order to maintain good health. A Pharmacist is responsible for dispensing, storage and manufacturing of drugs.
Apart from this, it also offers clinical services like counselling the patients about the correct use, dosages, side effects and adverse reaction of the drugs and assist them in the treatment of poisoning. He also makes them aware about deadly diseases like AIDS, Cancer, Hepatitis and helps in their prevention and early detection. It is the pharmacist, who first of all becomes aware of an epidemic of infectious disease in a community. Thus, pharmacy is a centre of community health and contributes a great deal to preventive and social medicine. It acts as a drug information centre providing a link between the physician and patient. The importance of Pharmacy is evident from the fact that even a skilled physician is dependent on pharmacist for the supply of pure and effective medicines to cure the patient.
Pharmacy Deptt. in Mehr Chand Polytechnic College was founded in 1987 and is housed in a separate three storied building. With the support of dedicated, qualified, experienced and committed staff, it is doing sincere efforts towards building the healthy career of diploma holders in the field of pharmacy. The Deptt. is well equipped with various laboratories. Presently, the intake is 60 students and duration of course is two years. Examinations are conducted by the PSBTE, Chandigarh. This course is approved by AICTE & PCI.
To create best Pharmacy professionals for imparting high quality patient care, improving the health and well-being of the community locally, nationally and globally.
To provide best Pharmacy education and training to the students for a better career and to be good citizens of a national and international society.
The pharmacy department has four fully equipped and spacious laboratories, one machine room and one museum as per norms of PCI.
The laboratories have all equipments and facilities for conducting various experiments as given in E.R. 91 of PCI for diploma educational programme.
It also has a botanical garden, in which a large number of medicinal plants have been grown.
Sr. Lecturer 01
Lab Assistant 02
|Name Of Faculty||Designation||Qualificaion.||Email-Id|
|Dr.Sanjay Bansal||HOD||M.Pharm /PhD/ PGDMfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ms.Meena Bansal||Senior Lecturer||M.Pharmemail@example.com|
|Mr. Karaninder Singh||Lecturer||M.Pharmfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ms. Savita Kumari||Lecturer||M.Pharmemail@example.com|
The deptt. has fully equipped and spacious laboratories, one machine room and one museum as per norms of PCI.
The Laboratories have equipments and facilities for conducting the various experiments as given in E.R.91 of PCI for diploma Educational programme.
CARRER AND JOB OPPURTUNITIES
The students passing Diploma in Pharmacy have the following job opportunities.
– As dispensing pharmacist in hospitals / dispensaries of various govt. deptts. Including defence.
– As dispensing pharmacist in various autonomous bodies.
– As professional sales representative in various pharmaceutical firms/companies.
– Self employment i.e. as Chemists and druggists or re-packing of the drugs.
The students passing the diploma in Pharmacy can further improve their qualification as shown below:
– Direct Admission to 2nd year B.Pharm. and then M.Pharm and Ph.D.
|Academic Year||Placement||Higher Education||Self Employed|
Pharmacy Department Result
|Year||D. Pharma I (%)||D. Pharma II (%)|