Delhi Government is gearing up to launch a two-year diploma course in homoeopathy pharmacy. The ‘Diploma in Homoeopathic Pharmacy Course' will be introduced by The Board of Homoeopathic System of Medicine under the Health Department of Delhi government as per provisions of Delhi Homoeopathic Act, 1956. After pursuing this course candidates will be eligible to work in government hospitals as well as operate state-run dispensaries in the national capital. The course was notified by the Delhi Government in an official gazette.
K K Juneja who is the board chairman said, “Such a course is a landmark and milestone in the development of science of homoeopathy. It is a historic addition for homoeopathy in Delhi and India,”
Further Juneja added, “Those completing Diploma in Homoeopathic Pharmacy will have job opportunities in government sector like homoeopathic medical colleges and hospitals, Delhi government dispensaries, private homoeopathic clinics etc. They can also open their own homoeopathic pharmacy or chemist shops.”
Eligibility Criteria: The eligibility criteria for the course, also called homoeopathy compounder course is Class 12 or equivalent examination. The candidate should have studied in science stream during the last two years of schooling. The theoretical and practical training will be provided in the course.
It is no secret that in India there is a dearth of Medical seats. As the magnitude of degree goes higher, the number of seats further shrinks in medical colleges across the country. Out of the total medical colleges in the country, only a few them provides in-depth knowledge about the subjects. The intiative taken by the Delhi government is aimed at resolving this issue.