Pharmacists Pay Increase in India
Indian Hospital Pharmacist Pay Scale Revised to Rs 9300-34800 .
Nov 18th,2009,New Delhi :
While many people raising eye brows with the introduction of Pharm.D. Course (to become hospital pharmacist in India) , today Government of India approved the Report of the Sixth Central Pay Commission . The Committee has recommended that the entry grade of Pharmacists in Central Government should remain at grade pay of Rs. in the pay band PB-. However, on completion of 2 years service in the entry grade, all the incumbents should be granted non-functional up gradation to the next higher grade having grade pay of Rs.4200 in the pay band PB-2.
" I am happy to state that the efforts made through Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) and Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA) for the revision of Payscales for Pharmacisits has been successful" said Dr.B.Suresh , President, Pharmacy Council of India.