Lahore: Punjab pharmacy council Lahore: Punjab pharmacy council Lahore will be announced in next month.Pharmacy is the fastest growing, dynamic profession offering a wealth of opportunities. Many occupations offer to improve society’s quality of life, the profession of pharmacy involves the preservation of life itself. While serving the society, a secure professional future is reasonably guaranteed with the satisfaction of personal accomplishment. Punjab Pharmacy Council is a Autonomous Statuary body functioning under Federal Legislation (Pharmacy Act, 1967). Punjab Pharmacy Council, established under Pharmacy Act 1967 as amended in 1973, with the crystal clear objective to regulate the practice of pharmacy. The Secretary Health Government of the Punjab acts as President (Ex-officio) while the secretary, bears the office of Punjab Pharmacy Council to execute and exercise all the legislative functions (Section-23 of the Pharmacy Act, 1967) as;
• Registration & Renewal of Pharmacist (Register-A)
• Enrolment of Pharmacy Apprentices (Register-C) [Discontinued]
• Examination & Registration of Pharmacy Assistant (Register-B)
• Examination & Registration of Pharmacy Technician (Register-B)
• Prepare and maintain Registers of; • Graduate/Post Graduate Pharmacist
• Apprentices in Pharmacy • Pharmacy Assistant & Pharmacy Technician
• Issuance of Good Standing Certificate.
• Verification of Certificate
• Publication of Text Books of Pharmacy for Pharmacy Assistant & Pharmacy Technician as per the approved curriculum.
• On the Job Training of Pharmacists/Drug Inspectors.
• Refresher Course for Qualified Dispensers/Chemists.
• Inspect institutions (in coordination with Central Council) imparting pharmacy education to ensure standardized Education and Training.
• To do such other act & things as it may be empowered or required to do by the Pharmacy Act, 1967. Punjab Pharmacy Council is generating funds itself for its legislative operationlaities, not receiving any grant/financial support from provincial government. Budget: 2012-2013 Proposed Income = 43.18 million Actual Income = 54.73 million Actual Expenses = 12.54 million 2013-2014 Proposed Income = 53.20 million All the financial matters exercise through joint account, which operates by mean of cheques, signed jointly by the Secretary and Registrar Punjab Pharmacy Council. Ch. Muhammad Shamoon Secretary Punjab Pharmacy Council, Lahore.