The Telangana State government on Monday constituted Telangana State Pharmacy Registration Committee and Pharmacy Council. The Telangana State Pharmacy Registration Committee will be a body consisting of three persons and a Registrar who will act as secretary of the Tribunal.
The functions, duties and responsibilities of the Committee will be as per the procedure prescribed in Pharmacy Act.
Telangana State Pharmacy Council
The state government also constituted Telangana State Pharmacy Council. The Council will be a body consisting of six members, elected from amongst themselves by registered pharmacists of the state.
Five members, of whom at least three shall be persons possessing a prescribed degree or diploma in pharmacy or pharmaceutical chemistry or registered pharmacists, nominated by the state government.
One member elected from amongst themselves by the members of each Medical Council or by the Council of Medical Registration of the state, as the case may be. The chief administrative medical officer of the state will be the ex-officio of the Council. The officer-in-charge of Drugs Control Administration of Telangana will also be an ex-officio member.
The appointment of president, vice-president, mode of elections, term of office and casual vacancies, staff, remuneration and allowances and others will be as per the procedure prescribed in the Pharmacy Act,1948, according to a GO issued by the health, medical and family welfare department.
Telangana State Pharmacy Council Website
The Telangana state Pharmacy Council official website was not launched once portal launched we will update here
Source: New Indian Express