THE TAMILNADU CHEMISTS AND DRUGGISTS ASSOCIATION (Regd)
PROFILE
The Tamilnadu Chemists & Druggists Association (TNCDA), is a representative body of nearly 30,000 members engaged in pharmaceuticals retail and wholesale trade. The TNCDA is affiliated to the All India Organization of Chemists and Druggists (Regd) (AIOCD), looking to it for guidance and direction, and also supports and works in close co-ordination with the apex all India body.
The prime objective of TNCDA is to protect the interest of our members and the general public and ensure a constant flow of distribution of the best quality of medicines in the prescribed rates at every nook and corner of the country. We also ensure that there is a good rapport with Industry and Government bodies at State level.
The members of this body are professionally working as Pharmacy Distributors, Stockiest, General Wholesalers and Retail Chemists throughout the state of Tamilnadu. The basic purpose of this body is to streamline the distribution pattern of Pharma Distribution, so that an unbroken chain of life-saving and essential drugs is maintained throughout the nook and corner of the state.
The day to day problems of the retailers, wholesalers etc, are taken up by this body through respective District Associations and interactions are made with the relevant quarters, like Government Agencies, Pharmacy Manufacturers/Manufacturer Organizations, Professional Forums etc. to mitigate the problems of the members and to develop the profession of pharmacy in India, with the help and guidance of the AIOCD, that too in a most cordial atmosphere.
All the Tamilnadu District Associations, numbering around 26 districts, are affiliated to this Tamilnadu Chemists and Druggists Association.
 
 
 
OBJECTIVES OF THE ASSOCIATION
 

To serve as a local point and platform wherein the members of the Chemists and Druggists Trade in Tamilnadu will meet together and pool together and exchange their knowledge and devise ways and means of broadening their knowledge of the Trade with a view to resolve their common or mutual or individual problems by collective endeavour and by involving the instrumentalities furnished by the Association.

To serve as a unified and common mouth piece of the Chemists & Druggists Trade in Tamilnadu in General and serve as a representative body to meet the Government and other public authorities from time to time and focus the attention of all or any such authorities on the problems and programmes of the Trade and members with a view to help the members of the Association.

To collect, distribute, publish and otherwise disseminate and make available to the members of the Trade and also members of the public information, data, literature, books, booklets, records and information in whatever manner known to science which are of use, interest and importance to the Trade and the members and the public and to maintain library and / or fund for the said purpose.

To take all necessary steps to secure the betterment and improvement of the economic and legal condition of the Chemists & Druggists Trade in Tamilnadu, either by itself or in conjuction with like-minded bodies in the State and consider the measures affecting such Trade from time to time and to take necessary and suitable steps to that the vital interests of the trade are not in any way affected adversely.
 
To do and perform all acts necessary for or incidental to or required for the achievements of the above objects.
 

AIMS & OBJECTS:

 

To settle disputes or controversies among members of the association and to assist members in settling disputes with the manufacturers and represent members in disputes before conciliation officers or any other authority.

To seek legal remedy on any problem of general nature faced by any or many members.

To become member or get affiliated to any other associations for the benefit of the members.

To accept and make gifts, donations, awards from and to individuals, organisations and Governments.

To borrow from Bank or Banks or individuals amounts necessary for carrying out the objects of the association.

To conduct free medical camps for the benefit of the public.

To do all other acts necessary for the benefit of the members and public as well as decided by the Association from time to time.
 
     
    TAMILNADU CHEMISTS & DRUGGISTS ASSOCIATION’S PAST & PRESENT PRESIDENTS, GENERAL SECRETARIES & TREASURERS 1966 - Till Date
       
     
    Year
    PRESIDENT
    1966-1971
    R. GANESAN
    Mount Pharmacy, 2/4, Mount Road, Madras-2.
     
    Year
    GENERAL SECRETARY
    1966-1971
    G. SRIRAMULU
    128, Nyniappa Naick Street Madras-3.
     
    Year
    TREASURER
    1966-1971
    C.A. VASUDEVAN
    A. Welldon & Co.174, Broadway
     

    YEAR

    PRESIDENT

    GENERAL SECRETARY

    TREASURER

    1971-1972

    G.K. SANKAR
    Chennai

    R. SRINIVASAN
    Chennai

    C. INDERCHAND MEHTA  Chennai

    1973-1974

    R. SWAMINATHAN Tanjavore

    R. SRINIVASAN Chennai

    C. INDERCHAND MEHTA Chennai

    1975-1977

    S. SUNDARAM
    Madurai

    R. SRINIVASAN Chennai

    R.M. PALANIAPPAN Chennai

    1977-1979

    S. VISWANATHAN Tirunelveli

    C.A. VASUDEVAN Chennai

    M.N. THANEERMALAI Chennai

    1979-1981

    C.S.RAMAMURTHY Vellore

    C.A. VASUDEVAN Chennai

    B. VINOD KHANNA Chennai

    1981-1983

    SM. NAGAPPAN Coimbatore

    C.A. VASUDEVAN Chennai

    B. VINOD KHANNA Chennai

    1983-1985

    A.NAGARATHINAM Rajapalayam

    C.A. VAUSDEVAN Chennai

    S.SESHAGIRI
    Chennai

    1985-1988

    K.S. NATARAJAN  
    Eral

    A.M. RAJ
    Trichy   

    A.S. RAMALINGAM    Trichy

    1988-1990

    R.K. SWAMY
    Salem

    VE.AL. SINNA ALAGAPPAN
    Trichy

    T. ANNAMALAI
    Trichy

    1990-1992

    Haji A. ANVARDEEN Ramnad

    C.A. VASUDEVAN Chennai

    M.N. THANNEERMALAI Chennai

    1992-1994

    N. VELU NAIDU Nagercoil

    C.A. VASUDEVAN Chennai

    M.N. THANNEERMALAI Chennai

    1994-1996

    P. LOGANATHAN Dharmapuri

    C.A. VASUDEVAN Chennai

    M.N. THANEERMALAI Chennai

    1996-1998

    T.H.RAJENDRAN Pudukottai

    E. GNANAM
    Chennai

    M.N. THANEERMALAI Chennai

    1998-2000

    S. SETHUBALA -
    SUBRAMANIAM Erode

    KAMALCHAND M. JAIN Chennai

    M.N. THANEERMALAI Chennai

    2000-2002

    LN. N.VEERABATHIRAN
    Devakottai

    N. ANANDAN
    Chennai

    PL. VEERAPPAN         Chennai

    2002-2004

    S. SHAJAHAAN Thiruvannamalai

    N. ANANDAN
    Chennai

    PL. VEERAPPAN Chennai

    2004-2006

    S.PURUSHOTHAMAN Nagapattinam

    M. ARUL KUMAR Chennai

    PL. VEERAPPAN Chennai

    2006-2012 B. ARUMUGAM
    Villupuram
    M. ARUL KUMAR
    Chennai

    P. CHANDRASEKAR
    Chennai (Expired 2010)

    M.N. THANEERMALAI Chennai

    2012-

    K.K.SELVAN
    Salem

     

    N. ANANDAN
    Chennai

    K.GOBIRATHINAM
    Namakkal

     

     

     

     

     

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