Dr. Mahendra Singh Ashawat
M.Pharm, Ph.D.

Dear Students and Parents,

Dear Students and Parents ! Welcome to the Laureate Institute of Pharmacy, Kathog, Kangra (Himachal Pradesh), an institution of academic excellence and achievement, was established in 2007. It is amongst one of the finest college within the H.P. Technical University of H.P. State .

It was started with a vision to nurture talent into all round excellence by providing an educational experience which is intellectually inspiring and technologically innovative and produce not just professionals but visionaries of tomorrow.

Proximity with Kangra, which is one of the most progressive region of Himachal Pradesh, adds an edge to our efforts through healthy industry-institute linkage as the emerging trends in the field of Pharma require special technical and managerial skills coupled with appropriate training, hands on experience and wide exposure to the state-of- the-art practices.

In addition to a well structured yet flexible curriculum, our institute provides ample opportunity for active research collaborations with Pharma Industries to equip our students to develop a strong set of competencies desired in today's hyper-competitive world. Hence, the Institute is constantly seeking collaboration with some of the leading Pharma Industries across the area and preparing itself to impart education in cutting edge technologies including ,Industrial, clinical Pharmacy. While doing so, the future sustainability of mankind is being always kept as the uppermost objective.

In order to achieve our top most agenda i.e. 'Proud to be Professional and Technical Pharmacist', the institute is making every effort to provide a thump foundation in the Pharma field to its students so that they can contribute towards better and healthier tomorrow. As a Principal, I take this opportunity to invite you to join our endeavor in shaping the bright future for Pharmacy profession and solicit participation from all those who are concerned and associated with the Development of our profession.

Once again, I take this opportunity to welcome dear students and parents to this new academic session (2017-2018). I hope that every our student has had an enjoyable semester break and all my students are getting ready for another exciting year. The new Academic Year brings in renewed energy and strengthening of our resolve to fulfill all that has been planned for the students. There are new goals to identify and dreams to be turned into reality.  I would also like to welcome our new students and their parents with a definite assurance that you will find the Institute welcoming and warm at heart, with an energetic environment, conducive to learning and professional growth. 

In the same lieu I am pleased to Inform you that in last year we had organized Seven days residential workshop on " Human Values and Professional Ethics" was conducted on 15-22 Jan 2016, then after Two days National Conference " Alternatives to Animals testing "was organized on 21- 22 Feb 2016 in association with partially funded by Indian council of Medical Research, New Delhi.

Later on in the month of July, It was time for DST,INSPIRE Internship Science 5 days residential camp and was conducted from 4- 8th July 2016, for Xth passed out talent sponsored and managed by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India for attract of talent to Science.

In the month of September, A state level Continuing Pharmacy Education program was held on 25th Sep.2016, function was inaugurated by Hon'ble Health Minister of H.P. State. On this day First Drug Information of State was inaugurated .

Institute also has a custom-built campus including a library, seminar rooms, laboratories and research facilities. An extensive sports fields, table tennis hall and indoor sports facilities including a state-of- the-art Fitness Centre, climbing wall and courts for basketball, Volleyball, badminton, karate and aerobics are available in campus to accomplish overall development of students.

As we look ahead to 2020 our key priorities are to established well repute Pharmacy Research Center in Himachal State. Laureate beyond 2015 will be a Worthy Pharmacy Institute characterised by 'aspiration and ambition' – an aspirational destination for students and staff, and ambitious and aspirational in itself.

I would Like to congratulate all our dear students who were competently qualify GPAT amination-2017 and remaining those are selected in companies.

Dear parents, you will feel this Laureate Institute of Pharmacy as a vibrant learning pharmacy community that always encourages a three-way partnership between students, parents and the college. The strength of that partnership could be seen as success reflection in our students.

Again, I would be pleased to welcome you to Laureate Institute of Pharmacy at any time. We would be delighted to be involved in the education of your child and to foster in her/him the values we value and seek for our departing collegians.

To learn more about us, you can always browse our website or visit our campus, where I will personally be there to welcome you.

With best wishes,

Dr. Mahendra Singh Ashawat
Professor & Principal