National Institute of pharmaceutical Education and Research, Hyderabad, celebrated its 14th Foundation Day on November 10. The chief guests were VK Saraswat, Padma Bhushan, Member ,NITI Aayog, Chancellor, JNU and Former DG, DRDO. Renu Swarup ,Secretary, DRT, Chairperson, BIRAC, presented on this special occasion virtually as guest of honour.
Shashi Bala Singh, the director of NIPER Hyderabad welcomed all the guests as she presented a report on the journey of institution as well as achievements so far. Annual Report of the Institute between 2019-2020 was also presented by the chief guest.
Ms Swarup while attending the 14th Foundation Day via online mode brought focus on the significance of the Pharma sector, current growth in research and development and its translation. She further give emphasis on the importance of NIPER and similar research institutes in contributing towards the healthcare sector during the crisis.
In his address, Mr. Saraswat said that bright pharmaceutical professionals will have a vital role in the healthcare industry at a world level. Indian Pharmaceutical Institutes and industries have played a very critical role in the global Pharma market, he added. He also shed light on Pharma 4.0 for making India self-reliant in dealing with the transformation from data to knowledge, understanding and wisdom.