Dr. Mahesh Burande

  •            has over 30 years of rich experience in Pharmacy profession as Pharma academician, consultant and trainer to build pharmacy profession. He has worked as a pharmaceutical consultant for more than 100 pharmaceutical companies on different fronts and is the most popular trainer for Marketing, GMP, GCP, GPP and Positive Attitude programs and conducted more than 1,000 training programmes. He has developed innovative GMP, Quality, Productivity, and Positive Attitude displays useful for WHO GMP, ISO 9000, MHRA, MCC, TGA, USFDA Certification programmes. Under his Honorary Directorship Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research (IPER) A Pioneer Pharma Management Institute conducts 23 comprehensive job oriented Pharmaceutical Management Diplomas and Post Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Marketing, which are highly recognized by pharma industries and profession. Asia Pharma Leaders awarded I.P.E.R. India's Most Promising Pharmaceutical Education and Consulting Institution at highly profile 5th Annual Pharmaceutical Leadership Summit and Business Leadership Award on 21st Sept. 2012. Maharashtra State Pharmacy council appointed him as a trainer to train for more than 20,000 community pharmacists in Maharashtra to conduct programmes on pharmaceutical care and Good Pharmacy Practice. He served as a Vice President, Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India, Secretary and President, Indian Pharmaceutical Association, Pune Branch. He worked as Organizing Secretary of 54th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, Pune - 2002, which has created all records in history of Pharmacy Congress. He also worked as Chief Financial Officer for 59th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress held at Varanasi in 2007, organized first time in the history by Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India. He is the recipient of Best Young Pharmacy Teacher Award from Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India 1997-98, The Indian Pharmaceutical Association Fellowship Award 2002, Drugs Inspectors Welfare Association Award as a Doyen of Pharmacy Profession 2002, Lifetime Achievement Award from Purely Chemist Forum, K. M. Kundanani College of Pharmacy Best Alumnus Award, Bharati University Poona College of Pharmacy Outstanding Pharmacy Contribution Award as best Alumni 2006 and Maharashtra Pharmacists Association Award 2009 for promoting pharmacy profession in the society. Under his Secretary ship, Indian Pharmaceutical Association Pune Branch received Special Commendation award 2003 from Indian Pharmaceutical Association, at 55th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress Chennai. He is the recipient of Prestigeous "IAPST Pharmaceutical Professional of the Year 2011" Award by Indian Association of Pharmaceutical Scientist and Technologists. He served as a Chairman and vice president of Community Pharmacy Division of the Indian Pharmaceutical Association for 2004 - 2006 and laid the foundation of professionalism through Good Pharmacy Practice in India. He has been appointed by Maharashtra Govt. Directorate of Technical Education and Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education to promote pharmacy profession for 12th std. students and parents. Dr.Burande is the Advisor for Mitcon Institute of Management conducting AICTE Approved 2 years Post Graduate Programme in Pharmaceutical Management. He has been appointed as Chairman for Pharmacy Course by MSBTE, Mumbai to build Quality in Pharmacy Education. Centaur Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. appointed him as Consulting Scientist to benefit Research Students and the company in strengthening their Research Programme. Dr.Burande is currently working as Principal Siddhant College of Pharmacy and recently elected as President of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India for 2013 to 2016.

              To promote stronger Pharma academies and industry interactions he stared 'Pharmacy-Cup', i.e. cricket for interaction, Public Testing Laboratory and Manufacturing Unit attached to Poona College of Pharmacy first of its kind in history of Indian Pharmaceutical Education to develop the Skills in Pharmacy Students while doing B.Pharm. Dr. M. D. Burande is the Secretary of 54th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress Trust, Pune involved in inspiring and awarding the Pharmacist who are doing outstanding work in pharmacy profession. His training programmes are igniting the minds of participants, building their positive attitude, understand the meaning of life and making them mission oriented to achieve personal, organizational and national Goals. He is working for a dream of his excellencyDr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Ex President of India i.e. India should be Pharma Super Power 2020.

              Dr. Mahesh Burande always says, "Let Our Every Effort Build the Pharmacy Profession".