The main objective of the Madhya Pradedsh State Pharmacy Council is to regulate the profession of pharmacy in the state of Madhya Pradesh.
The prime function of the Madhya Pradeesh State Pharmacy Council is to grant registration to the eligible pharmacists possessing requisite qualification as per the provisions of section 32(2) of the Pharmacy Act and to enforce the necessary provisions of the Pharmacy Act 1948.
The Pharmacy Act was enacted in the year 1948 to regulate the Profession & Practice of Pharmacy. The Pharmacy Council of India constituted under the Act for framing and implementing Education Regulations for minimum qualification required under the Act for a person to get himself/herself registered as a Pharmacist. The Pharmacy Council of India after due inspection gives approval to institutions which conduct course of Diploma in Pharmacy or Degree in Pharmacy.
The Act provides for the constitution of State Pharmacy councils for the maintenance of Registers of Qualified Pharmacists and to prohibit the dispensing of medicine on the prescription of Medical Practitioner by the persons other than Registered Pharmacists.