IDMA’s 57th Annual Publication released during the event
The Indian Drug Manufacturers’ Association (IDMA) celebrated its 57th Annual Day in Mumbai. More than 300 people from across India gathered at the venue.
Daara B Patel, Secretary-General, IDMA, welcomed the august gathering followed by the National President, Deepnath Roy Chowdhury’s address. The Guests of Honour, Sudhansh Pant and Dr Mandeep Bandari, joint secretaries, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India briefed about the current happenings in the Indian pharma industry. Ameesh Masurekar, Director, AIOCD AWACS, made a presentation on ‘25% Profit Growth by Secondary Data Target.’
Dr Vinod Paul, Member of NITI AAYOG, Chief Guest, gave a motivating and inspiring speech and also released the IDMA 57th Annual Publication. Several awards were distributed during the celebrations:
(1) IDMA CORPORATE CITIZEN AWARD 2018
Category: ` 500 crores and above Blue Cross Laboratories
Category : Less than ` 500 crores Lincoln Pharmaceuticals
(2) IDMA QUALITY EXCELLANCE AWARD 2018
Category: Formulations Unit – Companies with total annual turnover above ` 100 crores
(I) Fourrts (I) Laboratories, (Chennai- Plant II)
(II) Micro Labs, (Sikkim)
(III) Encube Ethicals, Goa
(I) Apex Laboratories, (Chennai)
(II) Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, (Indore)
(5) IDMA JB MODY BEST STUDENTS AWARDS
There were 23 students who received the IDMA JB Mody Best Students Awards from various universities all over India. They were presented with a cash award, a certificate and a memento. The celebrations ended with a vote of thanks by Bharat Shah, General Secretary, IDMA.