Port Blair, Sept. 25: A Webinar was organized by Indian Pharmacist Association  on the occasion of World Pharmacist Day  on 25th September. Many Pharmacist from all over India participated in this Webinar including from these islands as well. Many dignitaries attended the Virtual meet, including the Member of Parliament,  A & N Is,  Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma , the Ex- Member of Parliament Shri Bishnu Pada Ray, the Asst. Commissioner (HQ), Shri. Vinay Kumar Jindal, the Director of Health Services,  Dr.Omkar Singh,  the Chief Medical Officer , Dr. A.K.Dubey, the National President of IPA, Shri. Abhay Kumar, Secretary General of IPA, Sh. Bhupendra Kumar.

In his address to the virtual meet Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has conveyed his greetings and acknowledged the service of Pharmacist for the society especially during COVID-19. He also assured that he will take up the matter of a unified dedicated Pharmacy Section under MoHFW,  and recruitment of Pharmacist under DHS.  He also conveyed that many job opportunities will be opened by as soon as the trade treaty with Indonesia will become effect especially for Pharmacist.

In his key address to Pharmacist, Shri. Vinay Kumar Jindal  has elaborately spoken on how to utilize the skill of Pharmacist for the betterment of Pharmacy profession. He also spoke on the issue of drug menace and requested Pharmacist to play important role in curbing such issue.

In his address to the Webinar Dr.Omkar Singh has assured of immediately filling up the post of Pharmacist besides acknowledging the role of Pharmacist in the health sector.

Dr. A.K.Dubey Congratulated every Pharmacist present on the occassion and shared his moments of love and happiness with Pharmacist.  He has also assured of his complete help for the immediate filling up of the post of Pharmacist. Shri. B.P.Ray has also conveyed his greetings for the day to the entire Pharmacist fraternity.

Shri Abhay Kumar requested Honble MP to take up the matter of inclusion of Pharmacist for the post of CHO as mentioned under National Health Policy.

The Webinar concluded with special remarks by Ms. Sharmila Narayan, Sr. Pharmacist , Sh.Muthukumar, Pharmacist & Social worker and Mrs.Prajeeta, an unemployed Pharmacist.