NIPTE is pleased to announce that its President, Dr. Ajaz S. Hussain, is the recipient of the Indian Pharmaceutical Association’s (IPA) Dr. M. Venkateswarlu Memorial Lecture Award 2015. The award is in honor of Dr M Venkateswarlu (1948-2009), a progressive regulator (DCGI) committed to improving India’s regulatory system and who held dear the democratic values of India. Dr. Hussain will receive this award at IPA Convention, in Mumbai on June 5 2015. He will deliver the 2015 Dr. M. Venkateswarlu Memorial Lecture on Culture of Quality. NIPTE joins IPA in congratulating Dr. Hussain on this well-deserved recognition.