Aims & Objectives

The objects for which the ACPI is established are:
  • To organize into an association of all persons engaged in, interested in or connected with community pharmacy.
  • To elevate and establish a standard of competence for community pharmacy;
  • To develop and promote standards of education and training for community pharmacy;
  • To develop and promote short-term informal training programmes for individuals interested in community pharmacy;
  • To educate hospital trustees, Board of Directors, Board of Visitors and the public to understand that the practice of community pharmacy calls for special training and experience:
  • To serve as a forum for exchange of ideas and experiences, and collection and dissemination of information in general community pharmacy.
  • To spread the knowledge on the principles, practices, techniques and methods concerning community pharmacy;
  • To promote and safeguard the status and the interest of community pharmacy and the interests of those engaged in it;
  • To promote sponsor, submit memorandums, petitions and representations to local, state, union and other authorities for better laws, and influence legislations which affect hospitals and other community pharmacy organizations;
  • To organize conferences, seminars, meetings and discussions for the promotion and furtherance of the aims and objects of the ACPI;
  • To undertake and bring out, publish, sell, distribute free or otherwise, edit, print and exhibit for sale, magazines publication, bulletins, books pamphlets and the like, in furtherance of the objects of the ACPI and in any event not for the purpose of carrying a trade there from but only for the purposes of furthering the objects of the ACPI;
  • To raise any monies for the purpose of the ACPI by way of special subscriptions, membership or entrance fees, donations, special fees, loans or in any other manner on such terms and conditions as may be determined;
  • To purchase, take on lease or in exchange, or otherwise acquire, any movable or immovable property, rights or privileges, which may be deemed necessary, expedient or desirable for any of the objects, of the ACPI.


  • To accept from the Government, organizations, institutions and individuals, grants, donations, subscriptions, gifts bequests, endowments, special fees, etc, for the furtherance of the objects of the ACPI;
  • To make from time to time, regulation and bye-laws for the control, conduct and regulation of the affairs of the ACPI;
  • To confer Fellowships in community pharmacy on those who have done or are doing noteworthy service in the field of community pharmacy;
  • To generally do all such other things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of any or all of the above mentioned objects.

ACPI Vision 2020

ACPI Pharmaceutical Care




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