The Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA) has been celebrating the National Pharmacy Week everyyear during the third week of November
The IPA Pune Local branch is one of the active branches of IPA in India involving in various activities of promoting Pharmacy profession and
improving value of Pharmacists in the health care sector. One of its major activities is NPW celebration by conducting various Pharma related
competitions for students of around 40 Pharmacy colleges in the Pune region. This year, 15 events have been decided to be conducted from
12/10/2015 to 17/10/2015 in various Pharmacy colleges. Awareness about Pharmacy profession amongst public will be created through Pharma
rally by various Pharmacy Institutions. The aim of conducting these events is to motivate the young budding pharmacists to develop their
confidence, knowledge, leadership qualities, organizational capacity and make them understand about the importance of the profession thus to
excel in the field.