BCDA College of Pharmacy & Technology
78 Jessore Road(south)
Hridaypur , Barasat
BCDA college of Pharmacy & Technology, Hridaypur, Barasat, Kolkata will strive hard to become a centre of excellence in Pharmaceutical Education and Research and will try hard to be a world leader in the field Pharmaceutical education and practice of profession with the mission of strengthening the health service of the country
Bengal Chemists & Druggists Association (B.C.D.A) is an oldest organisation in the trade of medicine in India., It has approximately 32,000 members in all over West Bengal.The motto of the organisation is the “Service to Humanity” Since its inception in 1921, under the Companies Act 1913, the association is providing consistent service to the society and its members. Dedicated professional service to the society gave an opportunity to the office bearer of B.C.D.A to understand unavailability of qualified pharmacists in the areas like medical shops, community & hospital pharmacy services, nursing home, clinical pharmacies etc. and also understood that the number of pharmacist catering in W.B are very less. To face the challenges ahead in the profession of pharmacy and also to fulfill the cherished dream of few predecessors, BCDA ventured to start a pharmacy college under its own management and founded BCDA Members Benevolent Trust. ” BCDA Members Benevolent Trust ” is duly registered by the Competent Authority. The motto of the trust is “upgrading of the pharmacy profession” and fund raised by the parent organisation BCDA and the trust itself are invested purely from philanthropic viewpoint, the resources would be generated from this college also come in great use for establishing and developing few more colleges in different parts of West Bengal.
Based on the above motto, BCDA Members Benevolent Trust established “BCDA College of Pharmacy & Technology” in 2006, at Hridaypur, Barasat, Kolkata ‑ 700127, the College got approval from All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) New Delhi and from Pharmacy Council of India (P.C.I) New Delhi.The college is affiliated by West Bengal University of Technology (W.B.U.T).
The College has a full fledged computer laboratory with a terminal-student ratio 1:1. Each node equipped with P-IV Processor, CD-Writer and requisite number of printers. All nodes are configured under one LAN and they are ready for broadband internet.
Very recently, West Bengal University of Technology Salt Lake City, Kolkata has set up latest developed satellite communication audio visual system, ( developed by B.E.L, ISRO and WEBEL) which would come in great use for students & staff for the purpose of seminar and workshops.
The college has a canteen to cater the basic needs of the staff and students. Meals and Tiffins are provided at justified rate
The students at their leisure would have the opportunity to explore the hidden talents in the field of games and sports, to encourage harmony within the students. Annual picnic held in the month of january,every year,which was participated by students staff & faculty, Sports like cricket, football, carom etc. were organized. Saraswati puja was celebrated in a gale. Annual Seminar was organised on 21.02.08 , tittles of this year’s seminar were “Role of Pharmacists in Pharmaceutical Industry” and “Gastro-retentive Drug Delivery Systems”. The 2nd fest was celebrated by students, faculty members, staff, invited dignitaries in gallant way. All these are the part of routine program of academic calender 2007-2008.
Library has a good collection of books, and journals related to Pharmacy and allied sciences. At present there are more than 311 titles and 5312 books,6 International journals & 15 national journals have enriched the college library. The books are published by renowned Indian and foreign publishers. The college has provided internet facilities in library(E-Library). Reprographic facility is also available at a very cheaper rate. Apart from issuing of books for residents, reading room facility is also provided for instant and general reference as per college rules.
The Class rooms are equipped with over head projector (O.H.P). The rooms are well ventilated and have good seating arrangement for about 70 students. There are separate tutorial rooms also.