At the interface of the silver jubilee year of SCES, I welcome you all to the ever growing profession of pharmacy. Pharmaceutical field is evolving day by day and contributing more and more to the wellbeing of the society.SCES right from its inception has had the vision of catering to the needs of industry and society at large in terms of the human resource by introducing the apt educational courses. The first course introduced on management studies was to cater to the needs of the industry in terms of efficient managers. Foundation of Indira College of Pharmacy (ICP) 13 years back was done with the goal of providing well trained and groomed Pharmacists who would be involved in promotion of Health and not just making of medicines.To match the vision of SCES,ICP has now introduced the course of Pharm D which is there to fulfil the societal need of clinical pharmacist- an indispensable link between the patient and the doctor. The past 10 years have been eventful for pharma industry. Government and Private sectors are working consistently towards improvement of health care among people. Pharmaceutical products or drugs are one of e. the important components of health care management. A 'Pharmacist',here,is a pivotal component as his role is expanding from a dispenser to a researcher and a patient counselor.It is one of the few professions which has shown significant growth rate even in the time of recession.The pharma field has a perpetual succession.The Pharmaceutical industry is growing by leaps and bound and every day new developments with respect to the pharmaceutical technology are evident. Today, a new era of clinical research has opened many new career opportunities for the budding pharmacist. Indira College of Pharmacy was established under the auspices of Shree Chanakya Education Society and it has created its own forte in the educational arena around Pune. Under the able leadership of our Chairperson Dr.Tarita Shankar,this college has witnessed over a decade of transformation in Pharmaceutical sector and given its contribution to the field in the form Alumni. The college has been accredited by NAAC with B++ grade. ICP has rised on the horizon of Pharmacy Education markedly in last 13 years with the constantly evolving teaching learning process, technically supported teaching tools,research oriented working environment and facilities along with its illustrious placements over the years. Needless to say, our outstanding team and students have contributed to these glorious years. I welcome you to the world of pharmacy and contribute to the well-being of the society.We, 'The Pharmacists',promote health not medicines. At Indira college of Pharmacy, you will learn new concepts, unlearn few, widen your horizons, apply your minds, explore your talents and take up social responsibility to improve the healthcare system and ultimately become ethical professional and responsible citizen.So my dear students utilize your college days to create a solid foundation of knowledge to be a technically competent professional and healthcare provider. Here's wishing you a very happy and healthy career in Pharmacy.