Introduction

Pharmacy Act 1948 was passed with the objective of regulating the Practice of Pharmacy in India. Delhi Pharmacy Council was constituted under section 19 of Pharmacy Act 1948 in the year 1959.

BRIEF HISTORY OF DELHI PHARMACY COUNCIL

Constitution of Tribunal

In the year 1949 Delhi Pharmacy Tribunal was notified by the Ministry of Health vide their file No. F-6-4/48/DC dated 28.02.1949. The Tribunal was notified by Delhi Administration on 22.06.1949 for the Registration of Pharmacists serving or working in Delhi. Major M.S. Chaddha, Deputy Director of Health Services of Delhi Administration was made as the 1st President and Mr. S.N.Roy from Drugs Control Department of Delhi as the Registrar of the Tribunal was started from 01.07.1949 to 30.08.1959.


Constitution of Delhi Pharmacy Council

Delhi Pharmacy Council was constituted under section 19 of the Pharmacy Act 1948.

  • First State Pharmacy Council of Delhi was constituted in the year 1959.
  • Second State Pharmacy Council of Delhi was constituted in the year 1965.
  • Third State Pharmacy Council of Delhi was constituted in the year 1971.
  • Fourth State Pharmacy Council of Delhi was constituted in the year 1984.
  • Fifth State Pharmacy Council of Delhi was constituted in the year 2002.
  • Sixth State Pharmacy Council of Delhi was constituted in the year 2013.

BRIEF SUMMARY OF TRIBUNAL & DELHI PHARMACY COUNCIL

S.No.

Constituted

Date

1

Constitution of Tribunal

1949 (28.02.1949)

2

Notification of First Tribunal

1949 (22.06.1949)

3

Date of Registration in the Tribunal of the Pharmacists

1949-1959

4

First Delhi Pharmacy Council Constituted

1959

5

Second Delhi Pharmacy Council Constituted

1965

6

Third Delhi Pharmacy Council Constituted

1971

7

Fourth Delhi Pharmacy Council Constituted

1984

8

Fifth Delhi Pharmacy Council Constituted

2002

9

Sixth Delhi Pharmacy Council: 

2013

The Presidents and the Registrars who have worked from the year 1949 till to date are detailed below:-

PRESIDENTS

S. No.

Name of the President

Period

1

Major M.S. Chaddha

1949-1959

2

Dr. A.S.Sen

1959-1965

3

Sh. Sohan Nayyar

1965-1977

4

Sh. Shiv Narayan

1977-1980

5

Dr. J.S. Quadry

1980-1983

6

Dr. J.L.Kaul

1983-1986

7

Sh. M.P.Mittal

1986-1987

8

Dr. B.D. Miglani

1987-1988

9

Sh. Piyush Vora

1988-1991

10

Sh. S.L.Sobti

1991-1993

11

Sh. Piyush Vora

1993-1995

12

Sh. Sohan Nayyar

1995-2002

13

Sh. Surender Mohan Sharma

2002-2013

14

Sh. Ajay Kumar Sharma

2013 & continuing

REGISTRAR

S. No.

Name of the Registrar

Period

1

Sh. S.N. Roy

1949-1965

2

Sh. K.C. Dewan

1965-1966

3

Sh. P. Veeraswamy

1966-1972

4

Sh. Malik Ram Issar

1972-1987

5

Sh. S.L. Nasa

1987-2020

6

Sh. Kuldeep Singh

11.03.2020 & Continuing

Powers

Powers, Duties & Functions of Delhi Pharmacy Council

  1. To maintain a live register, and to provide for the registration of Pharmacists.
  2. To reprimand a Pharmacist, or to suspend or remove his/her name from the register, or to take such other disciplinary action against him/her as may, in the opinion of the Council be necessary or expedient.
  3. To receive complaints from the public against misconduct or negligence by a Registered Pharmacist, to proceed for inquest, take a decision on the merits of the case and to initiate disciplinary action or award compensation and similarly to take action against frivolous complaints.

FUNCTIONS:-

  1. Grant of Registration.
  2. Registration of Additional Qualification.
  3. Renewal of Registration.
  4. Restoration of Registration.
  5. Issue of Good Standing Certificate.

COUNCIL Member - Below mentioned are the members of 6th Delhi Pharmacy Council

S.No. Name Designation Photo

1

Sh. Ajay Kumar Sharma

President

2

Sh. Sadhu Ram

Vice President

3

Sh. Sunil Kumar Dhankhar

Member in PCI

4

Sh. Inder Singh Chauhan

Member

5

Sh. Prem Singh Chauhan

Executive Member

6

Sh. Ashwani Kumar

Executive Member

7

Sh. Pankaj Atray

Executive Member

8

DCG(I)

Member (Ex Officio)

9

Dr. D.P. Pathak

Member

10

Member from Delhi Medical Council

Member

11

DGHS, Delhi

Member

12

Drugs Controller Delhi

Member

13

Mr. Rajnish Tyagi

Member

14

Ms. Kamal Sethi

Member

15

Ms. Anita Sahani

Member

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