The Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi, has approved the degree course in pharmacy launched by the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies of the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada (JNTUK). Programme Director S.V.U.M. Prasadsaid that the first PCI inspection was held in February this yearbasing on which permission had been accorded to the B. Pharmacy course from the academic year 2011-12 to 2013-14.