Indian Hospital Pharmacist's Association (IHPA)

The IHPA instituted Late Karuna Kumar Acharya Memorial Award. Sh. K.K. Acharya perseverance for legislative regulations in the practice of pharmacy since 1935 ultimately resulting in passing of Drugs Act 1940 and Pharmacy Act 1948. He organized practicing pharmacists under the banner of Bengal Pharmaceutical Association and All Indian Pharmacists Union which had been another contribution for the welfare of pharmacists community. “K.K. Acharjee Memorial award" was instituted for the students scoring highest marks in Diploma in Pharmacy examination at national level conducted by the various Universities & Boards of Technical Education.

K. K. Acharjee Award From 2016 , IHPA / Hospital Pharmacy Foundation has decided to facilitate Two Diploma holders scoring highest marks in Diploma ,on all India basis. The two toppers have also been given cash prize of Rs. 10,000/- and Rs. 5000/- respectively, For first second Topper.


S.No. Year Name Of Awardee(Topper) Name of Institute / College State Percentage of Marks
1 2016 P. Rizwana Govt Polytechnic for Women,Hindupur A.P. 90.5%
2 2016 Chaudhari Leela Genaram Geeta Devi Premilia Vithaldas Polytechniqe, SNDT Women's University, Santakruj, Mumbai Maharastra 90.43%


S.No. Year Name Of Awardee Venue K. K. Acharjee Memorial National Awarded to
1 1994 Ms. Krishna Kumari Kamla Nehru Polytechnic for Women, Hyderabad (A.P) 46th IPC held at Chandigarh from 28th to 30th December 1994
2 1995 Ms. Sangeetha Madhuri Garre Krishna Veny Exhibition Society's for Women Vijayawada (A.P) 47th IPC held at Vishakhapatnam from 27th to 29th December 1995
3 1998 Ms. P. Uma Devi Govt. Polytechnic for Women Hindupur(A.P) 50th IPC held at Mumbai from 10th to 12th December 1998
4 2000 Ms. R. Swapna Kumari College of pharmacy Mancharian, (A.P) 52nd IPC held at Hyderabad from 1st to 3rd December 2000
5 2001 Km. Subhangi S. Deshmukh K.W. Institute of Pharmacy Katol Dist. Nagpur (Maharshtra) 53rd IPC held at Delhi from 21st to 23rd December 2001
6 2002 Ms. K.V.S.N. Anjana Mala Venkateshwara College of Pharmacy Vijayawada (A.P) 54th IPC held at Pune from 13th to 15th December 2002
7 2003 Ms. Tadi Sunitha K.E.S. Polytechnic for women Vijayawada (A.P) 55th IPC held at Chennai from 19th to 21st December 2003
8 2004 Mr. N.N.V.R.P. Kumar Gamni Venkateshwara College of Pharmacy Vijayawada (A.P) 56th IPC held at Calcutta from 3rd to 5th December 2004
9 2005 Ms. Nune Bala Prabhavathi K.E.S. College of Pharmacy for Women, Vijaywada (A.P) 57th IPC held at Hyderabad from 2nd to 4th December, 2005
10 2006 Ms. V. Nagavenkata Harika K.E.S. College of Pharmacy for Women, Vijaywada (A.P) 58th IPC held at Mumbai from 1st to 3rd December, 2006
11 2007 Mr. Abhishek Bhanwar Lal Rathi K.M. Kundani Pharmacy Polytechnic, Ulhas Nagar, Dist. Thane, Maharashtra 59th IPC held at Varanasi from 21st to 23rd December, 2007
12 2008 Ms. Swapna Yediri Bajaom Narasimlu College of Pharmacy, Hyderabad 60th IPC held at New Delhi from 12th to 14th December, 2008
13 2009 Ms. Pynda Sindhuka Govt. Polytechnic for Women, Kakinada, East Godavari Distt. Andhra Pradesh 61st IPC, held at Nirma University, Ahemedabad, December,2009
14 2010 Mr. Sarella Prakash Nathantel Kumar Koringa College of Pharmacy, East Godavari, East, Andhra Pradesh 62nd IPC, held at Manipal University, Manipal, December, 2010
15 2011 Ms. Sabbisetti VVS Ragava Naga Devi Adarsa College of Pharmacy, East Godavari, Andra Pradesh 63rd IPC, held at Bangaluru, Dec. 2011
16 2012 Ms.K.N.V. Durga Maha Lakshmi Govt. Poly Technic for woman Meher Nagar,Kakinada (92%)
17 2013 Dakka Sarvani Govt. Poly Technic for woman Raman Janyapuram Kaddapa (A.P.)(88.76%) 65th IPC held at Amity University Noida/ Delhi
18 2014 Rajpurohit Ritu Jagdishsingh Bharti Vidyapeeth”s Institute of Pharmacy,Pune 89.65% 66th IPC held at Hitech City Hydrabad in Jan 2015
19 2015 Ms. Kodati Sai Phalguni ADARSA College of Pharmacy, G. Kothapalli, E G Dist.-533238 scored 94.8% 67th IPC held at JSS Univ., Mysuru.