A joint venture by SDSM College and Lupin


There is a vast difference between the curriculum taught in the college and skill requirements in Industry. To bridge this gap an innovative diploma course is started in Sonopant Dandekar Arts, V. S. Apte Commerce, & M. H. Mehta Science, College, Palghar. With generous contribution of Lupin Human Welfare Research foundation, Boisar by donating necessary Instruments.

On 2nd May 2016 the Analytical Laboratory was inaugurated by Adv. G. D. Tiwari, President Sonopant Dandekar Shikshan Manali, Palghar & Mr.Vijaykumar Kothiwale, Vice-president Lupin Industries Limited.

The Laboratory has instruments like HPLC, GC, FTIR, Karl Fisher, Ion Chromatography, Polarimeter, BDTD, Analytical Balance, etc. The diploma course has various important features as, 80% of the course includes hands on training on instruments. Experts from Lupin industry as a trainer. Industrial samples will be used for practical purpose. Golden opportunity to handle costly instruments personally.Preparation for Interview at different industries.

A MOU was signed between them on 19th November 2016 in the presence of Mr.Balasaheb Darade, member expert committee Government of Maharashtra, &0o Government of India  he writes on his facebook blog that “Make in colleges – skill development and hands on industrial experience in college are important. Industry and academia needs to work together to make “make in India” success. Memorandum of Understanding between Lupin and SDSM, Palghar is great step towards this. Lupin will be providing lab equipments worth 2 Cr and also use facilities for their industrial training programs, students will be equipped with skills (on job training) and employable. Best wishes and many more industry, academia initiatives need to come forward.”

Two batches of 20 students each successfully cleared their course and out of them 11 were placed in lupin pharmaceutical ltd, Boisar.  The admission for third and fourth batches is in progress which will be commencing shortly.