The Delhi government is all set to launch a two-year diploma course in homoeopathy pharmacy.
"The Board of Homoeopathic System of Medicine under the Health Department of Delhi government is going to introduce 'Diploma in Homoeopathic Pharmacy Course' as per provisions of Delhi Homoeopathic Act, 1956,” the board's chairman K K Juneja said.
According to Juneja, such a course is a landmark and milestone in the development of science of homoeopathy.
“It is a historic addition for homoeopathy in Delhi and India," he said, adding that the course was notified in an official gazette by Delhi government.
The eligibility criterion for the course, also called homoeopathy compounder course, has been fixed as intermediate pass in science stream. It will provide theoretical and practical training.
Those completing Diploma in Homoeopathic Pharmacy will have job opportunities in government sector like homoeopathic medical colleges and hospitals, Delhi government dispensaries and private homoeopathic clinics, Juneja said.
“They can also open their own homoeopathic pharmacy or chemist shops," he added.