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Session on Carrer Opportunities in Pharmacy
February 13, 2021
Department of Pharmacy, INMANTEC organized an expert talk on “Career Prospects for Pharmacy Students” on 13th February 2021. The resource person for the event was Mr. Pankaj Kumar Goel who is presently working as Sales Manager, North and East India, Vyaire Medical, USA, having rich experience of over 18 years.
The event began with felicitation of Mr. Pankaj Kumar Goelby Dr. Ajay Pal Singh, Principal. Ms. Kanchan Mathur, Assistant Professor introduced the speaker and the topic to the students.
In his talk Mr. Goel explained the opportunities and scope of pharmaceutical industry. He explained the career graph in the field of sales, the various positions of sales in the industry. He mentioned that India has a vast pool of trained pharmaceutical scientists, doctors and researchers for joint collaborative research for new drug discoveries. The pharmacy sector in India has low cost of production and low research and development cost. Innovative scientific manpower and strength of national laboratories offer tremendous opportunities.
He also mentioned that companies like Lupin, Ranbaxy, and Cadila are some leading successful players in India. Further the discussion led to Q & A session where students asked questions.One of the main questions discussed thoroughly amongst the students was ‘the scope of Pharmacy students in army. He shared his personnel experience as a student and also about his working experience in industry. He concluded the session by updating the students about the scope of their profession, clarifying their doubts and by describing challenges and problems in Pharmaceutical Sciences.
The vote of thanks was given by Mr. Harendar Kumar Nivatya, Assistant Professor and Dr. Ajay Pal Singh, Principalpresented a small token of appreciation to the valuable guest.