The Corporate Resource Cell of Rai University organized a visit to the most famous and respected names in the field of Healthcare i.e. Zydus Cadila Healthcare. The students of B.Sc. Microbiology /Biotechnology & B. Tech. Biotechnology Semester VI were the prime beneficiaries from this program. Mr. Kandarp Mehta and Ms. Keyuri Raval were the resource persons on behalf of the organization.
The Zydus Cadila Company is a fully integrated, global healthcare provider, with strengths all along the pharmaceutical value chain. With a core competence in the field of healthcare, Zydus Cadila provides total healthcare solutions ranging from formulation, active pharmaceutical ingredients, and animal healthcare products to wellness products. The group’s origin can be traced to 1952 when it was founded by Late Mr. Ramanbhai B. Patel, a first-generation entrepreneur and one of the stalwarts of the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry. In 1995, the group restructured its operations and Cadila Healthcare came into being under the aegis of the Zydus group. Zydus Cadila, today, is spearheaded by Mr. Pankaj R. Patel, the Chairman and Managing Director of the group.
The main objective of this Industrial Visit was to know the manufacturing production, and packaging of the pharmaceutical products.
The visit was initiated with the students being given some routine primary instructions and dressing the students in safety robes. The students were first shown through the production department, followed by Quality Assurance Department where the students not only learnt about mass production process of drugs but also about some concepts of economics and economies of scale. The students were also explained the special robes which stopped spreading any sort of contamination being spread.
The students learnt about the various aspects of GMPs and the importance of rules and regulation to ensure quality in the production of drugs and also the quality control aspects prevalent in modern day pharmaceutical corporate.