Hyderabad, December 18, 2018: GITAM School of Pharmacy organized an industrial visit for all the B.Pharm students and faculty members to Progenerics Pharma private limited, on December 17, 2018. The B.Pharm first and second-year students along with the Principal and faculty members visited various sections of the industry and interacted with the personnel over there.
The students and faculty members visited the research and development department and saw the procedures followed for solid dosage forms like tablets and capsules. They also saw the liquid orals and injectable. The personnel briefed about various R&D equipment used as the tablet punching machine, fluidized bed dryer, dissolution apparatus, etc. they visited the analytical R&D section and were briefed about the working procedures using equipment like gas chromatography, high-performance liquid chromatography, etc.
Under the guidance of Principal, Professor G.S. Kumar, the faculty coordinators for the visit Dr. B. Ramesh, Dr. R. Vasanthi, Dr. Rakesh Barik, Mrs. G. Kiranmai, and Mrs. P. Sri Ganga escorted the students and monitored the entire visit programme. The students were highly benefitted by the visit. They got an opportunity of exposure to the various methodologies and equipment mentioned in their curriculum, that were actually being followed in the pharmaceutical industry.