The Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA), Karnataka branch held its election for the period 2008-10. The Karnataka branch elected State drugs controller Dr BR Jagashetty as the president. 

Other members include Dr M D Karvekar, vice president, Dr Premnath Shenoy K R, Hon. general secretary, Veeranarayana Gowda, joint secretary and Dr G.K. Rao, Hon. treasurer

The executive council members elected to include Raghurama Bhandary, Rajashekar Malli, M S Nagaraj, V Harikrishnan and Basavaraj B Tavarageri.