Industry Stalwarts honoured with pharma leadership awards 09, Malvinder Mohan Singh, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Samprada Singh, Anju Gupta Kaudanya, Dilip Surana, CP Bothra and RC Bhagat among awardees
THE "PHARMACEUTICALLeadership Summit 2009 with the timely theme of “Destination India – Challenges and Opportunities,” saw 40 powerful speakers and 300 stalwarts from the pharmaceutical Industry in addition to high ranking bureaucrats and trade professionals deliberate on many crucial topics of significance to the industry. The summit was held last week in Mumbai.
The summit was inaugurated by AB Ramteke, Dy Drug Controller, Government of India, Ministry of Health and Family Affairs and Dr Dhanraj Kamatkar, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Government of Maharashtra. Shri Chanchalapati Das, Vice – Chairman of Akshaya Patra was specially invited by the organiser to address the audience on Akshaya Patra’s mission and objectives. Das stressed that Akshaya Patra will cross 5 Million mark by the end of 2020.
Dr Kamatkar and Ramteke urged the industry to maintain the highest quality standards in manufacturing and a series of debate on Marketing, Clinical Trials, Drug discovery were deliberated.
The summit included eminent speakers as mentioned below:
Kaushik Desai, Director and CEO, Global Pharmatech
VS Reddy, Managing Director, British Biologicals
JAS Giri, Chairman, Sangfroid Industries Ltd
JPN Singh, Director, Galpha Labs Ltd.
One unique aspect of the summit was that it was held in aid of Akshaya Patra, the world’s largest run school meal program which is feeding around one million school children everyday across India. Recently even President-Elect Obama had also commended the organisation for the yeomen service it is doing by providing humanity by feeding poor school children across India.
The Summit is being organised in association with Industry’s leading associations like OPPI, IDMA, PHARMEXCIL and IPA.
The summit also saw the felicitation of some of the stalwarts and achievers who have made much difference to the Industry and have contributed tremendously to its growth.
LIST OF AWARDEES
VS Reddy, Managing Director, British Biologicals. (India’s most Admired Neutraceutical Company)
Anju Gupta Kaudanya, Managing Director VHB Medi Sciences Limited (Most technically and scientifically advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing unit of the year).
SK Singh, Managing Director, Cachet Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd (Emerging Company of the year Award)
Dilip Surana, Managing Director, Microlabs Ltd. (Company of the Year).
Suresh Kare, Chairman, Indoco Remedies Ltd. (Life Time Achievement Award).
RC Bhagat, Chairman, VHB Life Sciences Ltd. (Lifetime Achievement Award).