Lloyd school of pharmacy organized a national level job fest for the second time on 15th April 2017 at their campus. It was an ideal platform for 800 candidates from80 pharmaceutical colleges like DIPSRU, Jamia Hamdard, NIPER , Panjab University and our own Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam University to seek job opportunities from around 30 National and Multinational companies like Nestle, Arbro, Belco Pharma, Aristo etc,. Eminent personalities such as Mr. K. L. Sharma (Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family welfare), Mr. N. P. Singh, District Magistrate Gautam Buddh nagar, U.P., Dr. G. N. Singh, Drugs Controller General of India, Prof. Ramesh K Goyal, Vice Chancellor, DIPSRU, Prof. Virendra Pathak, Vice Chancellor, AKTU, Mr. Rajiv Gulati, ex- President, Ranbaxy and representatives from FDA, Drug Controller office marked their presence. The event was inaugurated by Mr. K.L. Sharma and all the dignitaries present on the dias shared their views and motivated the students and recruiters for the upcoming whole process.

Mr. K. L. Sharma stressed on the growth of pharma sector. He pointed that pharma industry is like cross roads and hence students should understand their responsibility to select the right one. He also emphasized that intuitions need to type with the medical research center for the betterment of the profession. He also advised the industries to come forward with some suggestion in curriculum.

Mr N.P.Singh, DM, G.B. Nagar, said he was impressed to see such gathering and since so many colleges are participating from this district, so he is the host of the vent and not the guest. He said all medical services should be available at low cost., so that it can reach each and everyone. in the society. Young generation , he said is the bubbling with energy and this energy needs to be focused in the right direction. He said the youth energy should be channelized in positive ways. He quoted a poem that he had written himself about the youth and urged the youngsters to be a blend of skill, hardwork and excellence.

Dr G.N.Singh congratulated the management of Lloyd and said that Lloyd is making his dream come true of every pharmacy student getting a job.

He urged the companies present for the job fest to recruit more and more pharmacy professionals. he made an important announcement of making Lloyd as a center where all chairmen of Pharmaceutical companies would be called and they would be asked to collaborate with college, so that the students can be better trained and more skilled.

Also, he said he will ask all the state drug controllers to get such job fest organized in their states so that maximum number os students can be placed.

Dr Singh asked Lloyd to come up with the first skill development centre in collaboration with the industry so that the students are job ready technically before getting placed.

Prof. Ramesh Kumar Goyal who always look forward for the betterment for the pharmacy profession said that Pharma professionals are over qualified but lack the understanding of the opportunities they can avail as a profession. He interacted with the students and even with the companies and informed the students about the several latest job opportunities in the pharma sector.