National Technology Day is celebrated every year on May 11, to mark Indian technological advancement. The day, May 11, has been declared National Technology Day by the Indian Government in order to commemorate the history of India’s technological capability and expertise. The day holds importance of its own, as on this particular day, India achieved a huge technological progression. The first, indigenous aircraft “Hansa-3” was test flown from Bangalore. India performed successful test firing of the Trishul missile on the same day and also executed three successful nuclear tests, carried out at Pokhran, in Rajasthan. It was only on May 11, 1998, when India successfully tested 5 nuclear powered bombs in Pokhran, Rajasthan, to demonstrate its defence capability. This is regarded as one of the significant moments of Indian history.

The National Technology Day has a different theme every year. The theme for this year’s National Technology Day is “School to Startups- Igniting Young Minds to Innovate”. The programs and celebrations for the 2023 National Technology Day will have a special focus on the Atal Innovation Mission, a government initiative to promote “a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship across the length and breadth of our country

For 2023, the theme is ‘School to Startups-Igniting Young Minds to Innovate.’ Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the programme marking National Technology Day 2023, at Pragati Maidan, on 11th May 2023 at 10:30 AM. The programme will also mark the commencement of the celebration of the 25th year of National Technology Day, which will be held from May 11 to 14, 2023”. D. Y. Patil College of Pharmacy celebrated “NATIONAL TECHNOLOGY DAY “on May 11th 2023, Total 42 students along with one faculty member attended the live program.

Accompanying Staff
  • Mr. A. R. Patil
  • Mr. J. J. Porlekar
  • Mr. A. P. Patil
  • Ms. S. S. Patil,
Principal Dr. C. M. Jangme
Participants  First year B. Pharm & D. Pharm. all students
Time and Venue 3.00 pm onwards at Dr. D. Y. Patil Hospital’s Auditorium Kadamwadi, Kolhapur
Day & Date Monday, 27th February 2023

D. Y. Patil College of Pharmacy, Kadamwadi, Kolhapur, has organised the program on the occasion of “Marathi Rajbhasha Din” on Monday, 27th February 2023. The program was held at the auditorium of Dr. D. Y. Patil Hospitals Kadamwadi, Kolhapur.

The program was started by the felicitation. Dr. C. M. Jangme Sir, Principal D. Y. Patil College of Pharmacy, Kadamwadi, Kolhapur addressed the audience by his speech.

Dr. Abhinandan Patil sir, Associate professor, D. Y. Patil College of Pharmacy, Kadamwadi, Kolhapur gave the information on Marathi language with respect to its speciality among the other languages, its historical development and other special information.

Mr. Jaykedar Porlekar Assistant Professor D. Y. Patil College of Pharmacy, Kadamwadi, Kolhapur was the host for the program.

All the students enthusiastically participated for the celebration. After the speech of Dr. Abhinandan Patil sir, the program was later continued with different activities by the students.

The students’ activities are completed in an enthusiastic way. The activities were started by the speech of few students who delivered nice talks on the language in terms of its history, present status its speciality along with its future aspects. Few students sang Marathi songs individually as well as in groups, which enhanced the beauty of the program. A group of students sang the Powada song which made everyone delighted. At the last part of the program, by forming groups of students, Antakshari was enjoyed by everyone.

The vote of thanks was given by Ms. S. S. Patil, Assistant professor at D. Y. Patil College of Pharmacy, Kadamwadi, Kolhapur.

Accompanying Staff
  • Mr. A. R. Patil
  • Mr. J. J. Porlekar
  • Mr. A. P. Patil
  • Ms. S. S. Patil
Principal Dr. C. M. Jangme
Participants  D. Pharm. & B. Pharm. Students
Time and Venue 3.00 am to 10.00 am at Police Ground, Kolhapur.
Day & Date Sunday, 12th February 2023

Aiming to promote the sports culture of city and make Kolhapur Run one of the prime marathons in India and give athletes a lifetime experience KSC-Ruggedian in association with D. Y. Patil Group has organized the Kolhapur Run 2023 on 12th February 2023 at Police Ground (Start and End point of Run), Kolhapur. The Run has held in different categories 50km, 42km, 21km,10km, 5km & special category for specially-abled individuals. The organizers hosted the flag of run along with public representatives. The run was about being healthy and having fun. The entertainment arrangements included live DJs, Lezim performers, Nashik Dhol & Zumba dancers at the ground.

Faculty members from D. Y. Patil College of Pharmacy & more than 50 students from B. Pharm. & D. Pharm. participated & completed the marathon run successfully. All the participants were awarded the Medal & Certificate of Completion.

Accompanying Staff
  • Mr. A. R. Patil
  • Mr. J. J. Porlekar
  • Ms. S. S. Patil,
Principal Dr. C. M. Jangme
Participants  First year B Pharm & D. Pharm students
Time and Venue D Y Patil Medical College Auditorium.
Day & Date 12th & 13th Jan 2023


D. Y. Patil College of Pharmacy, Kadamwadi, Kolhapur, organised a two-day induction programme for the freshmen entrants to the D. Pharm. and B. Pharm. programmes, in line with the D. Y. Patil Educational Society (Deemed to be a University) requirements. The induction programme is aimed at helping new incumbents understand the organisational culture, values, and goals; know about various departments and their nature of work or duties; and further, know more about departmental heads and section heads. The induction programme consisted of interesting activities like motivational speeches, expert lectures, and campus orientation sessions. The rationale for induction was to ensure a smooth transition for the students into the university system.

A total of 84 students and their parents participated in this programme, which was conducted from January 12th and 13th, 2023. Faculty and student volunteers from across programmes worked extensively to ensure that the induction was well organised. The following report includes the schedule and brief notes as part of the induction programme arranged at the D.Y. Patil Medical College Auditorium.


First day of Induction Programme:

In first day of Induction program, following dignitaries were present
  • > Dr. Sanjay ji Patil, President
  • > Hon’ble Prithviraj ji Patil, Trustee
  • > Dr. Rakesh Kumar Mudgal, Vice Chancellor, D Y Patil Education Society
  • > Dr. Rakesh Sharma, Dean, D Y Patil Medical College
  • > Dr. V. V. Bhosale, Registrar
  • > Principal – Dr. C. M. Jangam

All students and their parents, all faculty members, and organization team were gathered at D. Y. Patil Medical College Auditorium.
The induction programme started with the lighting of the lamp and Sant Gajanan Maharaj Poojan.
The welcome address was given by Dr. V. V. Bhosale.

After that, Principal Dr. C. M. Jangme expressed his views as an introduction to the programme and career opportunities after pharmacy. A campus introduction was given by Dr. Rakesh Kumar Mudgal, Vice Chancellor. He addressed various departments and courses on campus and further highlighted other facilities such as the medicinal garden, all laboratories, the library, the canteen, and all views of campus in his talk. He also focused on the rules and regulations of the D.Y. Patil Education Society. In his motivational speech, he explained the role and responsibilities of a budding pharmacist, the challenges of globalisation, and how to cope with all these challenges. And demands of globalisation.

After this session, brief information about the course diploma and degree in pharmacy was given by Dr. Abhinanadan R. Patil, Associate Professor, such as the infrastructure of the college, tuition fees, scope of pharmacy, importance of pharma education, training and placement details, etc. He also explained information regarding campus drives, hospital visits, industrial visits, guest lectures, conferences, etc.

Thus, the first day of Induction Program was completed successfully in presence of all dignitaries, faculty members, parents and students.

Second Day of Induction Programme

On the second day of the induction programme, once again a welcome address was given by Dr. Abhinandan R. Patil to all the D&B Pharmacy students and all faculty members of the D.Y. Patil College of Pharmacy, Kadamwadi, Kolhapur.

After the welcome address, the second day of the induction programme started with the session of academic coordinator Dr. Abhinandan R. Patil, who gave information regarding academic rules and regulations. He explained all information regarding the academic year 2022-2023, such as the practical and theory marking system, how to write assignments and tutorials, and all information regarding the exam pattern involving sessionals and annual exams as per D.Y. Patil Educational Society (an institution deemed to be a university) guidelines. He also elaborated on all rules and regulations along with the syllabus of the Pharmacy Council of India for Degree and Diploma Pharmacy students.

In the afternoon session, Guest Speaker Dr. R. S. Patil, Coordinator, Allied Health Sciences, was there to deliver their session on “Building Careers and Characters”.

In this session, he explained how to start your career and how to get success; further, he motivated and guided our students in their basic character building and interacted with them along with their questions as well.

Thus, by receiving a vote of thanks from Dr. A. R. Patil, the second day was successfully completed in the presence of all dignitaries, faculty members, parents, and students.

Accompanying Staff
  • Mr. J. J. Porlekar
  • Ms. S. S. Patil,
Principal Dr. C. M. Jangme
Participants First year D. Pharm students
Time and Venue 9.30 am to 1.00 pm at D. Y. Patil Hospital, Kadamwadi, Kolhapur – 416003
Day & Date Thursday, 13th Apri2023

D. Y. Patil College of Pharmacy, Kadamwadi, Kolhapur has organized Hospital Visit at “D. Y. Patil Hospital, Kadamwadi, Kolhapur ‘’ on 13th April 2023 for F. Y. D. Pharm. Total 40 students along with two faculty members had visited the hospital. Visit started at 10:00 am. At reception, we were welcome by team members of hospital. Students were divided in two groups and then visited to different department viz. OPD, Blood bank, Casualty department, Medicine store, Simulation and skills centre. A detailed explanation regarding each department was given during the visit. Overall, the visit was very informative and enjoyable.

With the permission of respected Dean & Medical Superintendent and in co-ordination with hospital staff the visit was carried out successfully. Visit was organized successfully by Mr. J.J. Porlekar & Ms. S. S. Patil under the guidance of Principal Dr. C. M. Jangme.

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Dr Ketaki Swapnil Dhane Associate Professor D. Y. Patil College of Pharmacy D. Y. Patil Education Society (Deemed to be University) invited as expert lecture on 05/06/2023 from 11.00 am to 2.30 pm at Dnyandeep College of Pharmacy, Boraj-Khed for First year students in First Year Chassroom. Total of around 60 students and staff participated in this programme. She has explained to the on topic entitled Understanding Basic of Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry, blue print of the subject, marking scheme and question wise weightage and all syllabus related doubts were clarified during the session.

After her lecture the students were interacted, students felt that the session was more informative and interactive. At the end of the guest lecture, two students gave their feedback, and explained how they were benefited.

Accompanying Staff: Mr. J. J. Porlekar, Ms. S. S. Patil
Principal: Dr. C. M. Jangme
Participants: 1st year D. Pharm. Students
Time and Venue: 10.00 am to 02.00 pm at Botanical Garden, Shivaji University, Kolhapur
Day & Date: Wednesday, 26th April 2023

To impart knowledge on medicinal uses of various drugs of natural origin, D. Y. Patil College of Pharmacy, Kadamwadi, Kolhapur has organised a botanical garden visit at department of Botany, Shivaji University, Kolhapur on Wednesday, 26th April, 2023.

Students were briefed about nature of various medicinal plants and its morphological characters, identification, biological sources, uses, etc. by Mr. Suraj Devkar (Research scholar Dept. of Botany). This botanical garden has a total of over 700 different species of plants, including about 115 different kinds of palms. It is well known for its palm species of plants. This visit enlightened the students’ knowledge on the medicinal uses of various drugs of natural origin.


On the occasion of Birthday of Hon. Ruturaj ( Dada) S. Patil’s, Trustee of  D.Y. Patil group & MLA of (South) Kolhapur, D.Y. Patil College of Pharmacy, Kolhapur organized “Blood Donation Camp” The inaugural ceremony was done by blissful hands of trustee of D. Y. Patil group Hon. Pruthviraj S. Patil.

About 78 bags of blood from D.Y. Patil group employees, students & staff as well as healthy outsiders donated the blood on the occasion of same.

The whole event was carried out under the strict supervision of medical and nursing staff  by taking proper care of all standard medical procedures and testings. This “Blood Donation Camp” successfully organised under the banner of National Service Scheme by  Cultural Incharge & Assistant Professor of D. Y. Patil College of Pharmacy, Kolhapur Mrs. Snehal Kulkarni, NSS incharge  Mr. Jaykedar Porlekar, all the staff specially Dr. Ketaki Dhane, Dr. Abhnandan Patil, Mr. Akshay Patil, Ms. Samruddhi Patil, all nonteaching staff and students under the guidance of Principal of Dr. Chandraprabhu M. Jangme.

We D. Y. Patil College of Pharmacy, Kolhapur thankful to the All Blood Donors on the behalf of D.Y. Patil Education Group for this noble cause.  

An Industrial Visit on 25th July 2023 to Ripcord Pharmaceuticals pvt. Ltd, Gokul Shirgoan, Kolhapur was organized by the D. Y. Patil College Pharmacy Kolhapur. 58 Number of Students from D. Y. Patil College Pharmacy Kolhapur with two faculty member visited Ripcord Pharmaceuticals. They interacted with the pharmaceutical industry to understand different departments and processes of pharma industries with novel approaches. During this visit, students were very eagerly waiting for listening to industrial higher authorities.

In the morning at 11:00 am we visited Ripcord Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. When we reached the industry, Hr personnel of the industry welcome us and drive us to the meeting room where we introduce our students to Hr. personal and she introduced herself and other members to the students. She introduced students to the various department of the company. we divided our students into a batch of 20 students per batch for the visit and interaction with the industrial person. The Hr. personnel of different departments drove us to visit different departments like the warehouse, production (Manufacturing) department, Quality control department, Quality assurance department, Primary and secondary packaging department, etc. In all departments, departmental HODs have given us information regarding their respective department. After the visit, we leave the place. We reached at College at about 3’oclock. Students enjoyed the visit and also grasped knowledge.

Accompanying Staff
  • Dr. A. R. Patil,
  • Dr. K. S. Dhane,
  • Mr. A. P. Patil,
  • Ms. S. S. Kulkarni,
  • Ms. S. S. Patil,
  • Mr. J. J. Porlekar
Principal Dr. C. M. Jangme
Participants D. Pharm. First Year
Time and Venue 3.00 pm to 3.30 pm at F. Y. D. Pharm. Classroom, D. Y. Patil College of Pharmacy, Kolhapur.
Day & Date Tuesday, 23rd May 2023

Anti-Terrorism Day is observed on 21st May every year throughout the country. The day is marked by a pledge taking ceremony among other activities. D. Y. Patil College of Pharmacy, Kolhapur has organised the pledge taking ceremony under the NSS activity to promote awareness among all sections of people about danger of terrorism and its effects on people, society and the country as a whole. It was on this day in 1991 that former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi fell to the designs of terrorists. The objective behind the observance of Anti-Terrorism Day is to wean away the people from terrorism and violence.

The activity was started with introduction and significance to Anti-Terrorism Day by Mr. J. J. Porlekar, D. Y. Patil College of Pharmacy, Kolhapur. The pledge taking ceremony was done in presence of all the students of F. Y. D. Pharm. All the teaching staff & non-teaching staff was present at the pledge taking ceremony. Principal Dr. C. M. Jangme, has given significant information in his speech in terms of awareness. Dr. K. S. Dhane, associate professor, has also delivered the informative speech to create awareness in the students.

Vote of thanks was given by Ms. S. S. Patil, Assistant Professor, D. Y. Patil College of Pharmacy, Kolhapur

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