On 24th October 2019, Brainware University organized an industrial visit for B. Pharm students of the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, to Allen Laboratories Ltd. Fifty-two B. Pharm students visited their plant at Kestopur. They were accompanied by Assistant Professor Mr. Sreejan Manna and Assistant Professor Mr. Soumallya Chakraborty of the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology. At their plant Dr. Subrata Chatterjee (Medical Director) and Dr. G.P. Sarkar (Founder and Director) supervised the entire tour. The students and faculty members visited the Ayurvedic and Homoeopathic manufacturing facilities.
In the Ayurvedic manufacturing section the students and faculty members visited the capsule sorting section, capsule polishing section, packaging section, herbs mixing section, filling section, extraction section, quality control department, product collection area, grinding section, oil preparation section, labeling section , ointment and cream preparation section, filtering section, and bottle washing section.
In the Homoeopathic manufacturing section the students and faculty members visited the extraction section, quality control department, product collection area, bottle washing section, tablet manufacturing area, batch printing section, packaging section, back strength, mother tincture and dilution storage area, control sample storage room, filling area and dilution preparation section. All of these provided valuable experience to the students.
Later on Dr. G.P. Sarkar and Dr. Subrata Chatterjee held an interactive session with the students and faculty members where they explained the different aspects of manufacturing and also shared the history of Allen Laboratories Ltd. They also agreed to visit Brainware University for student seminars if formally invited. They also said that on formal request their board members can decide on giving permission of photography and filming of various industrial activities on their premises for learning purpose.