Aditya Bangalore Institute of Pharmacy Education and Research (ABIPER), Yelahanka Bangalore’s Graduation and Annual Day 2018 celebrations were held at their Indoor Stadium on 24 th April 2018.While addressing the students, the Chief Guest, Dr.S.Ramananda Shetty, Former Vice Chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) stressed on the importance of Pharmacy Education and its origin, more specifically on the Pharm.D course which entitles the Pharmacist professionals to have direct involvement in the health care sector and appreciated ABIPER which is one among the pioneer institutions in commencing the Pharm. D course. He also delivered his thought-provoking speech on the importance of Graduation, Graduation Day, the distinction between the level of education and degree, essence of education to the community, insisted on the students to cope up with the technological advancement, challenges and uncertainties and lauded the Teachers’ efforts and Parents’ Sacrifice to achieve all these skills. The chief guest specially congratulated university rank holders of ABIPER and achievers of National level sports competitions.
The Guest of Honor, Sri.Bhagoji T Khanapure, Drugs Controller, Government of Karnataka while congratulating the graduating students highlighted that the actual learning process starts only after the graduation, stressed the need for hard work, taking up challenging tasks and the importance of unity and wholeheartedness in carrying out the profession. While briefing on the significance of the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry and employment opportunities for Pharmacist, he indicated that efforts are being made to recognize Pharm .D as a qualified degree for government posts.
The function was followed by Certificate and Prize Distribution for academic toppers, sports, achievement awards to Teachers and Cultural Programs.
Dr.B.A.Vishwanath, Chairman, Aditya Institutions and Dr.Priya Vishwanath, Director Aditya Institutions presided over the function.
Former Vice Chancellor
The Guest of Honor:
Sri.Bhagoji T Khanapure
Government of Karnataka