Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India established in 1966, by the pioneers in pharmacy like Prof. M.L. Schroff, Prof. G.P. Srivastava and such others to deal with the issue related to pharmacy education in India, has grown today by leaps and bounds.
The primary objective of the association is to promote better intercommunication and excellence in pharmacy education among pharmacy teachers, educators and those who are genuinely concerned with the promotion of pharmacy education and practice of pharmacy in India. Currently, the association boasts of more than 6700 life members representing every nook and corner of the country and is constantly growing in numbers. A congregation of all the life members is held annually, research and community health programmes.
In the year 2010, Academic staff College under the aegis of APTI has been instituted. The first training program for pharmacy teachers was held at KLE’s University, Belgaum and the second was held at Manipal University, Manipal. It is proposed to conduct such training program in other parts of the country.
The association in its efforts to encourage the promotion of excellence and practice of pharmacy research and recognize outstanding contribution among its life members serving in various position of who have generously contributed to the cause of profession. These awards are given away to the awardees during the APTI Annual National/International Convention and Indian Pharmaceutical Congress held every year.
List of Awards :
Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India Young Pharmacy Teacher of the Year
Bharathi Vidyapeeth Deemed University Poona College of Pharmacy's Pharmacy Teacher of the Year Award
IPER's Principal of the Year Award 2015
Dr. (Mrs.) Manjusree Pal Memorial Award for the Best Pharmaceutical Scientist 2015
Dr. L.V.G Nargund of Nargund Research Foundation, Bengaluru Prof. C.J. Shishoo Award 2015 for Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Dr.(Mrs.) Manjusree Pal Memorial Award for the Best Pharmaceutical Scientist
APTI-Shri Bhojraj Panjamool Life Time Achievement Award for the Year 2015
Prof. G.P Srivastava Memorial Award 2015
Late Smt. Kamla Ben Vavia Memorial Award for the contribution to APTI
APTI's State Branch of the Year Award
New Awards Introduced from 2015 onwards :
APTI Woman of the Year for having committed to profession of pharmacy particularly in teaching, research, community Service and entrepreneurship
APTI Principal / Teacher of the year (Applicable to Diploma in Pharmacy Independent Institutions). ijper Award for Best Article
Dr. R. L. Nicore award (Best Paper in Pharmaceutics
Prof. Duggirala Visweshwaram & Prof. Sreemantula Satyanarayana (Best Paper in Pharmacology)
Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy Award (Best Paper in Pharmacognosy)
St. John's Pharmacy College Award (Best Paper in Pharmaceutical Analysis
Prof. B.M.Mithal Memorial Award (Best Paper in Pharmaceutical Education)
Prof S. B Sonawane Memorial Award (Best Paper in Pharmaceutical Chemistry)
Late Sri Murugeppa Sirse Award (Best Posterto be given at APTI National Convention every year) ijopp Award for Best Article
Shri Ishwar N Hukkeri Memorial Award for Pharmacy Practice
Late Smt. V. G. Yeole Memorial Award