Sri. B.Rajan assumed charge as the 5th President of the Kerala State Pharmacy council on 12-12-2012. He has been an active registered member of the Council from 1993 onwards. He has been elected to the position of the President while holding the seat of an Executive member.
Sri. B. Rajan’s association with the Pharmacy field is very long and his contribution is immeasurable. He has served in the Kerala Health service Department for 36 years. He retired from service on 31.3.2011 as an Assistant Director of the Pharmacy Service (ADPS).
While in service, he held many responsible positions such as Store Superintendent of Medical College Hospital and SAT Hospital, State Store Verification officer and Stores officer in Directorate of Health Services.
Sri. B. Rajan resides at Thirumala, Trivandrum with his wife Smt. M.L. Girija. He has 2 children.
He was a participant of the Continuing Pharmacy Education programme conducted by the Pharmacy Council of India, under the aegis of WHO, at Manipal. He has successfully attended the Continuing Pharmacy Educations conducted by the Federation of Indian Pharmacists Association at Guntur, Vijayawada and Delhi. Sri. B.Rajan has also attended several Continuing Pharmacy Education Programme conducted by the State Government and a host of Pharmacy Institutions of the country.
Besides having a prolonged Pharmacy career, Sri. B. Rajan possesses a long political career as well. He entered into active politics as a member of the Kerala Students Union. He held several positions in the school and the college unions during his educational career. He has also served as a Block Committee member of the Indian National Congress. He entered into Government service as a Pharmacist in September 1975. He was a functionary of NGO Association while in service and served as its Area Convener. He has created a space of his own in the profession as well as in politics and social activities with his acclaimable services.
He was a strong associate of the Late Sri. M.N.V.G. Adiyodi, when he was the president of Kerala State Pharmacy Council way back in the year 1988. His contribution and support to Sri. M.N.V.G. Adiyodi helped the Kerala State Pharmacy Council grow into one of the most successful councils of the country.
His accession to the office of the President of the KSPC is a deserving reward for his relentless pursuit for the over-all development of the Council. He taken up the responsibility of revamping the Council to make it a strong corrective force in the field of Pharmacy and the Profession. With his energetic leadership, the Council can grow into a pro-patient, pro-pharmacist and more over a democratic institution. Kerala State Pharmacy Council has contributed a lot of novel ideas to its sister Councils of the country to prohibit illegal and unethical activities like the violation of Section 42 to serve the people in a better way. Sri. B. Rajan is capable of uniting and leading the whole lot of State Councils to continue their joint venture for ensuring justice for the professionals and for the system itself.
Sri. B. Rajan has held the following positions formerly:-
1. District Secretary and State secretariat member of Kerala Gazetted Officer Union
2. General Secretary of Kerala Government Pharmacists Association (KGPA)
3. General Secretary, Federation of Indian Pharmacists Organisation, Kerala (FIPO)
4. All India Vice-President of FIPO
5. Member and E.C. Member of Kerala State Pharmacy Council
6. Resource person, Kerala Health Service Training Institute, Trivandrum
7. Member of several Sub-committees in Health Service Department
8. Member of Central Purchase committee of Drugs.
9. General Convener, Golden Jubilee celebration of Pharmacy Council of India
10. Convener of Building Committee of Kerala State Pharmacy Council and
11.PTA President of Government H.S.S. Poovachal and UPS Poovachal.