Every year, the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) selects student chapters to receive its Student Chapter of the Year Award based on their exceptional service and outreach during the course of the year. AAPS NIPER Student Chapter-S.A.S. Nagar was honored with the “AAPS Student Chapter Award 2020” through virtual reception held by AAPS PharmSci 360. AAPS is a professional, scientific organization advances the capacity of pharmaceutical scientists to develop products and therapies that improve global health. AAPS NIPER Student Chapter is the only chapter in India and Asia to receive this honor.
“The chapter is doing a great service of bringing international and national experts to the institute and helping the students to connect with them and enhance their knowledge,” says Saranjit Singh, PhD, Acting Director and Professor of Pharmaceutical Analysis at the NIPER-S.A.S. Nagar. “Our focus has been on forging meaningful ties with Indian and global pharmaceutical industries,” explained Arvind Bansal, PhD, Faculty Advisor of the chapter and Professor of Pharmaceutics at the NIPER-S.A.S. Nagar. “The chapter executed and engaged in various professional development events during the year, including scientific talks, career development sessions, industry professional talks, outreach activities and industrial visit at Glenmark Pharmaceuticals,” says Prashant Parmar, President of the chapter and PhD Scholar at the NIPER-S.A.S. Nagar.
We would like to express our gratitude toward AAPS, Dr. Vinod P. Shah, Dr. Arvind Bansal, NIPER, executive members, pharmaceutical professionals and students for their immense contribution and exceptional service for the growth of the student chapter.
Congratulations to all our chapter members for this unique achievement. This is the link of the video that highlights Student Chapter’s efforts and hard work towards service and outreach: https://youtu.be/PITONsNEbHY