The 71 st edition of the Indian Pharmaceutical Congress Is inaugurated By Dr. C.Sylendra Babu;
ADGP- Tamilnadu .Around 10000 delegates from the pharmaceutical Industry, academia, drug
regulatory fields are expected to be taking part in the three-day annual event at Sri Ramachandara
institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai.
The IPC organized by the Indian Pharmaceutical Congress Association (IPCA), which is an alliance of the
five following organizations: Indian Pharmacy Graduates Association (IPGA). Indian Pharmaceutical
Association (IPA), Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI),Indian Hospital Pharmacists
Association (IHPA), and All India Drugs Control Officers' Confederation (AiDCOC), with a different
constituent body hosting the event each year.This year's event will be hosted by the AIDCOC.
The theme of this year's IPC is & Health Care System- Role of Regulators. Ravi Uday Bhaskar, the General
Secretary of the AIDCOC and the President of the 71st IPC, said in a statement & The role of drug
regulators in making the Indian healthcare system, especially Indian pharmaceuticals as a global
destination is well appreciated. "He added that the growth and prosperity of a nation's healthcare
depends upon the quality and efficacy of the drugs consumed by the nation, and that these, in turn,
depends on the monitoring of the drug product lifecycle by the regulators.
In todays progressively digital world, there has been an increased push this year to digitize elements of
the conference. To that effect, delegate registration and technical poster presentations have been
moved online completely. In addition, a pharmacy-Themed online quiz, has been included as part of the
IPC for the first time ever.
This edition of the annual conference enables the exchange of ideas amongst members of the global
pharmaceutical fraternity and promotes improvements in global healthcare by way of promoting
innovation in genomics, target based medication, robotic surgery and biosimilars, among other scientific