Principal K.M.Kundnani College of Pharmacy, Mumbai was established in 1971 under the aegis of Hyderabad (Sind) National Collegiate Board, Mumbai. The management belongs to Sindhi Minority community and has obtained the minority status for its institutions from the Hon' Bombay High Court in 1989 and interim orders for Prin.K.M.Kundnani College of Pharmacy from Hon' Supreme Court effective 1994.
Prin.K.M.Kundnani College of Pharmacy is situated in the prime area of the busy, commercial metropolis, Mumbai and located near the expanse of Arabian sea at Cuffe Parade, Colaba next to Sasson Dock on Shree Rambhau Salgaonkar Road. The college is approved by All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi, Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi and permanently affiliated to the University of Mumbai.
The Under Graduate Course leading to the award of the B.Pharm. degree by the University of Mumbai has been accredited by the National Board Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi. The college occupies an area of approx. 4,243 sq.mts. spread over 8 floors. The college has already completed 38 years of its majestic standing in this competitive environment along with 18 other Pharmacy Colleges in Mumbai and its outskirts. The college gets grant in-aid from Govt of Maharashtra. The college has excellent infrastructure facilities including State-Of-Art equipments, instruments, centralized Instrumentation Centre, Pilot Plant and Library having latest books, national and international journals. These facilities have enabled the institution to have excellent interaction with the Pharmaceutical and Allied industry of the country, there by creating excellent employment opportunities to the students of this institution. This is also due to high academic standards and discipline maintained by the institution during its existence of 38 years.
The Institute has a very positive and progressive attitude. Considering Academic, Research, Infrastructure facilities, inbuilt systems and ingrained culture, the B.Pharm. Course was accredited twice by the NBA in the years 2001 and 2009 respectively. This clearly underlines the high academic and administrative standards set by the Prin.K.M.Kundnani College of Pharmacy. In the 21st century, the pharmacy education shall need new vistas in designing curriculum to understand newly bred disciplines (Biotechnology, bioinformatics, information technology, drug targeting cell & tissue engineering, pharmacogenetics, Proteomics, new concepts of combinatorial chemistry, new biomaterials etc.) Hence, study of the pharmaceutical sciences in 21st Century may change to a great extent including the concept, nature of curriculum and even professional outlook and obligation. These warrants greater vision to change our present mindset and finally to cope-up with the changes and to prepare ourselves to take up such challenges boldly.
We are making conscious efforts at KMKCP to become more proactive in identifying impending issues and challenges in the new millennium educational system. Naturally, this would involve a gamut of steps for analyzing, brain storming, benchmarking, exploring the scope for improvement and implementing the necessary steps. Thus, new initiatives in continuing our task of building a new organizational culture are based on a shared vision and mission. We have to nurture future generation, we have to nurture our Institute and finally we have to nurture our teachers and other associated staff members.