Packaging in pharmaceutical industry is set to generate huge employment opportunities,” P. Srinivasa Naidu, manger, packaging division, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, said here on Sunday.

Speaking at a special talk the ‘Recent trends in packaging of pharmaceuticals & combat of counterfeits in market' at Chalapathi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Lam, Mr. Naidu said packaging involved safety from manufacturing plant to end user. Besides, tackling the counterfeits was the major challenge in the present globalised competitive world.

Later, he interacted with the students with live demonstration of containers and explained the history of packing trends took place recently in the pharma arena.