As the pharma industry has been continuing to evolve post-independence, pharmacy
education in the country had to transform itself to help the Pharma field emerging
opportunities and nullify the challenges.
Pharmacy education has a major role to play in the progress of the pharma sector. Yet, in India, it is entangled in several issues. One of the major issues is the implementation of the right courses in academic programmes that meet industry expectations so that a large number of vacancies in the organised sector can be addressed which in long run results into wellness of mankind.
The planning commission report states that India is short of six lakhs paramedical. Indeed there is an increasing realisation on importance of paramedical personnel. So, Healthcare delivery system is undergoing rapid changes creating immense demand for paramedical personnel/paramedics and thus provides great career opportunities.
Understanding the criticality of the issue and for being a part of serving the mankind, P G Institute of Medical Sciences was established in the year 2017 by Gopsai Avinandan Sangha, a registered society under West Bengal Societies Act XVII, 1961.Gopsai Avinandan Sangha, since its inception in 2003 has been committed towards spreading education in different fields like, Teacher Education, Engineering, Healthcare etc. through nine different Educational Institutions as of now. Considering the evolving demand of the society and need of conglomeration of academics and industry, Gopsai Avinandan Sangha has always diversified its wish to spread education in multiple fields. Stepping into the education of Pharmacy and Healthcare is just an example of this.
P.G. Institute of Medical Sciences is approved by AICTE (All India Council of Technical Education), and PCI (Pharmacy Council of India), New Delhi and affiliated to MAKAUT (Maulana Abut Kalam Azad University of Technology), West Bengal for Bachelor ofPharmacy and affiliated to WBSCT & VE & SD (West Bengal State Council of Technical and Vocational Education & Skill Development) for Diploma in Pharmacy.
All PARAMEDICAL & ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCE courses of P.G.Institute of Medical Sciences are recognised by Directorate of Medical Education, Swasthya Bhaban, Govt. of West Bengal and affiliated to West Bengal University of Health Sciences. Furthermore, it is recognized by Higher Education, Science & Technology and Biotechnology Department, Govt of West Bengal & University Grant Commission (UGC) under Section 2(f) & 12(b) of UGC Act,1956.
The Institute is strategically located in a 4-acre sprawling picturesque green campus at Chandrakona Town, Paschim Medinipur yet having a state-of-the-art infrastructure, spacious laboratories containing latest equipment, smart classroom and a rich well organised library.
Most importantly, what sets PGIMS aside is its innovative approach at every step towards goal through its adequate focus in the arena of academic rigor, teaching learning pedagogy, experienced and enthusiastic faculty-team and proactiveness in industry interaction through collaborative research etc and thus with all these attributes, even in this short span the students have been able to place themselves in the pharma industry quite efficiently. Hence, PGIMS has been regarded as a unique platform for aspirant Pharmacist to enrich with modern pharmaceutical knowledge, technical skills and ethical values for holistic development.
Department of Paramedics & Allied Health Sciences in PGIMS is designed as one of the best model paramedical Institutions in Eastern India where raw talents are shaped, guided and polished to emerge as thorough professionals in the highly competitive knowledge-based world. It has been established to play a pivotal role to produce performance-oriented professionals who will excel in their respective fields with excellence and shape the destiny of our healthcare industry. PGIMS is dedicated to create and strengthen teaching and skill building of paramedical and allied health science courses in West Bengal and neighbouring states to meet the rising demand of skilled health workforce and contribute to the rising need of employment in West Bengal specially amongst the socially & economically downtrodden area of Paschim Medinipur, Jangal Mahal. The school is poised to develop as one of the best model paramedical college in eastern India to play pivotal role to produce performance-oriented paramedic professionals that would shape the destiny of India’s health care industry. It aims at developing competence and provides students with facilities for quality education, complete laboratory training and clinical exposure. PGIMS thrives to become the choicest institute in India, providing quality paramedic and allied health science education and skill to create industry ready professionals. It tries to achieve its goal by providing high-tech laboratory facilities to the students. Along with the laboratory facilities, it works at providing Qualified and experienced faculties to help students for acquiring hands-on training sessions. We have collaborated with Hospitals, diagnostic centers and various research labs to provide real time training experience to the students. The curriculum framed is approved by experts of each field and is approved by recognised by Health & Family Welfare Department, Govt. of West Bengal and affiliated to West Bengal University of Health Sciences.