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Gujarat FDCA to partner with BV Patel PERD to train drug control officers, pharmacists working in SSI and MSMEs in Gujarat

image Gujarat FDCA to partner with BV Patel PERD to train drug control officers, pharmacists working in SSI and MSMEs in Gujarat

New Delhi, July 9 (KNN) In an attempt to train drug control officers on soft skills and analytical techniques as a part of its industrial training program, the Gujarat Food and Drug Control Administration (FDCA) will collaborate with BV Patel Pharmaceutical Education and Research Development (PERD) Centre.

Under this training program, pharmacists will also be trained on operating high tech equipment working in small scale units (SSI) and medium and small scale manufacturing enterprises (MSME) in the state of Gujarat.

Commenting over this, Gujarat FDCA Commissioner Dr H G Koshia, said that this training program is supported by industry associations like Indian Drug Manufacturers Association (IDMA), Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance (IPA) among other industry bodies and companies like Sun Pharma and J B Chemicals to equip drug inspectors and help MSMEs and SSIs to upgrade to global standards.

A workshop similar to this was recently conducted to improve inspection and managerial skills of drug regulators with the support of All India Drugs Control Officer’s Confederation (AIDCOC) and Food and Drugs Control Administration Gazetted Officers Association (FDCAGOA).

BV Patel Pharmaceutical Education and Research Development (PERD) Centre is equipped the latest and best R&D facilities, it conducts highly qualified scientific and technical personnel education, training and developmental activities.

It is today an internationally recognized research institute, providing the pharmaceutical industry and academia the resources to undertake the latest in research and development.

The BV Patel PERD Centre was established in 1989 by the Gujarat branch of the Indian Pharmaceutical Association with the help of Indian pharmaceutical companies and the government of Gujarat, in the memory of late BV Patel, who was the first Drugs Controller of Gujarat and truly considered father of drug legislation in India.

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