FIELD TRIP TO DESIRE SOCIETY
Date: 27th October 2016
Organized by: Ms. Ojaswi Ghadge, Ms. Hema Kanekar, Ms. Faiza Shaikh
For First Year B. Pharm Students of H K College of Pharmacy
Place of Visit: Desire Society, Goregaon (W), Mumbai- 400 104
First Year B. Pharm students of H. K. College of Pharmacy, visited an orphanage for HIV/ AIDS children as a part of their curriculum. Resource Mobilization Officer at the Desire Society, Mr. Bharat Tamang, introduced HK students and staff to the children at Desire Society. Chhildren presented a welcome song for the guests from HKCP. Mr. Bharat explained the objective and overall working of the society.
HK students organized some fun games for the children and enjoyed music, dance, and songs with them. All students and HKCP staff donated some essential items to the center such as Bournvita, ProtineX powder, Vitamin Syrups, Towels, Toothbrushes, coconut oil, biscuits, chocolates, clothes, story books etc. Also, students helped in serving the food to students during their lunch time.
REPORT ON INDUSTRIAL VISIT AT HYDERABAD
H.K. College of Pharmacy organized 6 Day 5 Night Industrial Visit from 21st January to 26th January 2015. The tour started on January 21st and all participants were requested to assemble at CST railways station to board Hyderabad express. The entire stay was arranged at United 21 Hotels & Resorts, Sikandarabad.
- Day 1: Sight Scene: Hussain Sagar Lake, Lumbini Park, Golkonda Fort
- Day 2: Sight Scene: Ramoji Film city
- Day 3: Industrial Visit to Zenera Pharma & Granules India
Students were asked to wear double gown. They were taken to actual manufacturing of Solid dosage forms. Raw material storage, sterilization, discarding of raw materials, granulation, blending, mixing, tablet punching machine, capsule filling machine and blister packaging (fully automatic & manual) kind of operation were observed by students.
Evening: Shopping at Charminar
- Day 4: Sight Scene Salaar Jan Museum
On 25th evening participants boarded Mumbai Express and reached back Mumbai on 26th by 1:00 pm.
The Industrial visit was great knowledge gaining experience and students enjoyed at the fullest.
Medicinal Garden Visit
As per the syllabus of Pharmacognosy Lab-I of Third Year B.Pharm, the visit to Medicinal garden was arranged. Dr. Raj Merchant ‘Pattiwala Doctor’ owner and care taker of medicinal garden interacted with all the students and provided valuable information on medicinal plants like ‘Curry leaves’ (kadi patta), Tulsi leaves, Carrot, Onion, Datura and many more with respect to utility in various ailments and disorders. He answered queries of the students by advising suitable medicinal plant and which form to be used. He claims to have treated patients suffering from thyroid, diabetes, asthma, cancer, gall bladder and problems related to eyes, kidney and many other diseases. These and hundreds of other shrubs and trees are the simple yet effective weapons with which the naturopathy cures his patients. He mixes juice of leaves with water, ghee, honey or alcohol, which is then given to the patient in stages. He actually gave morphological identification & further details with respect to common name, botanical name & uses by taking around the garden. It was indeed fruitful visit for all.
Some of the past Industrial Visits Report:-