Students of AIP visited BACFO Pharmaceuticals that manufactures research based herbal healthcare and personal care products. For over 20 years BACFO has been offering traditional remedies with modern standardized processes to ensure remedial measures, safety and efficacy. BACFO’s product range consists of patented herbal formulations, herbal supplements, organic herbs, single herbs, classical ayurvedic products and personal care products. These products are manufactured in the form of tablets, capsules, syrups, powders, oils, ointments, creams and gels. Students got an overview of day to day working of an industry as well as research and development facility in an ultra-modern set up emphasizing stringent quality controls.

Visit to CSIR - National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow

The students visited the prominent Laboratories of NBRI viz Plant Diversity, Herbarium, Museum, Pharmacognosy and Ethnopharmacology divisions. The concerned senior scientists of these divisions interacted with students and briefed them about recent activities going on in their respective areas of Research and Development. The Scientists also demonstrated the working of sophisticated instruments used in scientific studies in the areas of Pharmacognosy and Ethnopharmacology. The students got to know more about Research Labs and got an opportunity to see advanced instruments/equipments like electron microscope, HPLC, GC, GC-MS, HPTLC, Flash Chromatography and so on.

Visit to Biotech Park

The students visited the Biotech Park and its sites such as Biodiesel Production Lab, Falling Film Evaporator, Glass House, GMP Compliant Extraction Unit, NISCO Agritech and Tissue Culture Lab. The scientists working in the Lab interacted with students and briefed them about the process of tissue culture, vermicomposting, manufacturing of biodiesel, as well as different types of extraction processes.

Trainings / Visits

In order to bridge the gap between theory and practical learning, visits to industries and research institutes are planned every year for undergraduate and postgraduate level students.