Indian Hospital Pharmacist's Association (IHPA)

History & Legacy Dedicated to Practice of Hospital Pharmacy

  • Dr. B. D. Miglani
  • Shri. S. L. Nasa
  • Dr. G. K. Narayanan
  • Shri Malak Ram Issar
  • Shri. Mohan C. Bazaz
  • Shri Devinder K. Jain
With a vision to promote the cause of Hospital Pharmacy, Dr. Bhagwan Das Miglani in the name and style “The Indian Hospital Pharmacists Association” was formed in the 1963 at Pilani during the 15th Session of IPC held at Pialni and was inaugurated by Shri N. R. Sharma. Dr. S.Rohtagi was the founder President and Dr. B.D Miglani was the Founder Secretary of IHPA. The formal application was submitted by Dr. B.D. Miglani, Sri S.L. Nasa, Dr. G.D. Narayanan, Shri Malak Ram Issar, Shri Mohan C. Bazaz and Shri Devidner K. Jan, to the Registrar of Societies for registration of Indian Hospital Pharmacist Association and the Association was accordingly registered under the Societies Registration Act XXXI of 1860 vide Registration No. 3994/1968-69 dated 05the January 1969.


The objectives for which the Association is established are:

To provide the benefits and protections of a qualified hospital pharmacist to the patient, to the institution which he serves, to the members of allied health professions with whom he is associated, and to the profession of pharmacy. Advancement of study pf pharmacy, arrangement of meetings for reading papers, and publication of a journal devoted to technical and professional matters.

  • To promote the cause of hospital pharmacy.
  • To raise the status, outlook and ethics of those who are engaged in the hospital pharmacy.
  • To assist in providing an adequate supply of such qualified hospital pharmacists.
  • To promote research in hospital pharmacy practices and in the pharmaceutical sciences in general.
The Indian Hospital Pharmacist Association was formed on 29th December, 1963 at Pilani during the 15th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress with the foresightedness and able guidance of the founder organizing secretary Dr, B.D.Miglani, who is now patron of IHPA along the support of Sh.S.L.Nasa and Devinder K. jain & many other pharmacists.

The associations registered office R-556, New Rajender Nagar, New Delhi 110060, At present the registered office is at Department of Pharmacy St. Stephen’s Hospital, Tis Hazari, Delhi-110054. The association has been working or the last 45 years for the cause of development of Hospital pharmacy services to provide efficient pharmaceutical care to aliening community.