Report of Adjunct Lecture cum Alumni Interaction




Pharmacy I year  Students

Activity: Adjunct lecture cum Alumni Interaction 
Date and Duration: 24/02/2021 ( 10:30 -11:45 AM)


Adjunct lecture cum Alumni Interaction Session

Resource person/agency and affiliation:

Dr. Mukesh Singh Sikarwar  

Associate Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, AIMST University, Malaysia

Brief description / remarks:

Adjunct lecture cum Alumni Interaction Session for First Year students was held on 24/02/2021 at BRNCOP, Mandsaur. Dr. Mukesh Singh Sikarwar, (Alumni Batch: M.Pharm 2006-08) Associate Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, AIMST University, Malaysia delivered a webinar on “Role of Nutraceuticals in prophylaxis and treatment” BRNCOP and interacted with students.
During his presentation Dr. Sikarwar explained the role and importance of Nutraceuticals. Nutraceuticals are medicinal foods that play a role in maintaining well being, enhancing health, modulating immunity and thereby preventing as well as treating specific diseases. Lifestyles of human beings have changed drastically due to the increasing work, living speed, longer work schedules, and various psychological pressures, which have led to an increased incidence of diabetes, obesity, various cancers and vascular diseases. With recent advances in medical and nutrition sciences, natural products and health-promoting foods have received extensive attention in the public. To achieve better quality of life, people started eating more vegetables, fruits, dietary supplements, nutraceuticals, phytotherapeutical substances and other plant foods.
At the end of the session Principal Dr. Amit Kumar Jain appreciated Dr. Mukesh Singh Sikarwar for his time and efforts.

Outcome: Students came to know about the role and importance of Nutraceuticals.

No. of participants: 120

Prepared by : Dr. Rupesh Soni

Verified and Submitted by (HOD/HOI): Dr. Amit Kumar Jain