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Indian pharmaceutical sector accounts for about 2.4 per cent of the global pharmaceutical industry in value terms and 10 per cent in volume terms and is expected to expand at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 15.92 per cent to US$ 55 billion by 2020 from US$ 20 billion in 2015.

With 71 per cent market share, generic drugs form the largest segment of the Indian pharmaceutical sector. By 2016, India is expected to be the third-largest global generic Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) merchant market. The country accounts for the second largest number of Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDAs) and is the world’s leader in Drug Master Files (DMFs) applications with the US.

Indian drugs are exported to more than 200 countries in the world, with the US as the key market. Generic drugs account for 20 per cent of global exports in terms of volume, making the country the largest provider of generic medicines globally and expected to expand even further in coming years. Pharmaceuticals Exports Promotion Council (Pharmexcil) expects pharmaceutical exports to reach US$ 25 billion in 2015.

The Government of India plans to set up a US$ 640 million venture capital fund to boost drug discovery and strengthen pharmaceutical infrastructure. The ‘Pharma Vision 2020’ by the government’s Department of Pharmaceuticals aims to make India a major hub for end-to-end drug discovery.

Serum Institute of India Ltd

Serum Institute of India Ltd is the world's largest vaccine manufacturer by number of doses produced and sold globally (more than 1.3 billion doses) which includes Polio vaccine as well as Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Hib, BCG, r-Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccines. It is estimated that about 65 per cent of the children in the...


Biocon, India's largest biotech company is focused on delivering affordable innovation. The company is committed to reduce therapy costs of chronic diseases like diabetes, cancer and autoimmune diseases by leveraging India's cost advantage to deliver affordable healthcare solutions to patients, partners and healthcare systems across the g...

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Established in 1977, Mumbai-based Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd is a leading player in the discovery of new molecules, both NCEs (new chemical entity) and NBEs (new biological entity). The company has a significant presence in branded generics markets across emerging economies, including India. Glenmark’s business is currently organized arou...

Sanofi India

Sanofi, a global and diversified healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in the field of healthcare with seven growth platforms: diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and the new Gen...


Established in the year 1924 in India GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (GSK Rx India) is one of the oldest pharmaceuticals company and employs over 4,500 people. Globally, they are a £ 26.5 billion (US$ 39.14 billion), leading, research-based healthcare and pharmaceutical company. In India, they are one of the market leaders with a turnover of...

Abbott India Ltd

Abbott India Ltd is one of India's fastest growing pharmaceutical companies and part of Abbott's Global Pharmaceutical business in India. Headquartered in Mumbai, Abbott India Ltd, a publicly listed company and a subsidiary of Abbott Laboratories, enjoys strong brand equity in multiple therapeutic categories such as Women's Health, Gastroenterol...

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Torrent Pharma, the flagship company of Torrent Group, is ranked amongst the top pharma companies of India. It is a dominant player in the therapeutic areas of cardiovascular (CV) and central nervous system (CNS) and has achieved significant presence in gastro-intestinal, diabetology, anti-infective and pain management segments. It has also fora...

Ipca Laboratories Ltd

For more than 60 years, Ipca has been partnering healthcare globally in over 110 countries and in markets as diverse as Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and the US. Ipca is a fully-integrated Indian pharmaceutical company manufacturing over 350 formulations and 80 APIs for various therapeutic segments. They are one of the world's largest manufactu...

Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd is one of the largest privately held pharmaceutical companies in India, headquartered at Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Over the last six decades, the company has been developing and manufacturing pharmaceutical products in India and selling and distributing these in over eighty-five other countries around the world. Focused stro...


Cipla is a global pharmaceutical company whose goal is ensuring no patient shall be denied access to high quality & affordable medicine and support. Cipla’s journey began in 1935 when its founder, Dr K A Hamied, set up an enterprise with the vision to make India self-sufficient in healthcare. Over the past 77 years, they have emerged as one...

Arvind Remedies Ltd

Arvind Remedies Ltd was incorporated in 1988 by Mr Arvind Shah, Managing Director and CEO. Incorporated as a private limited company, the company set out to manufacture and market world-class allopathic and Ayurvedic pharmaceutical products within and outside India, bringing high quality healthcare to the common man. Having grown in terms of produc...


Ranbaxy Laboratories was established in 1961. It is a research-based international pharmaceutical company serving customers in over 150 countries and has experience of more than 50 years in providing high quality, affordable medicines trusted by healthcare professionals and patients. Ranbaxy is a member of the Daiichi Sankyo Group which is a lea...

Natco Pharma

NATCO Pharma Ltd was incorporated in Hyderabad in 1981 with an initial investment of about US$ 54,954. With a modest beginning of operations as a single unit with 20 employees, NATCO today has five manufacturing facilities spread across India with dedicated modern research laboratories, capabilities in new drug development, etc. NATCO currently ...


Jubilant Life Sciences Ltd was incorporated in June 21, 1978 in Uttar Pradesh as VAM Organic Chemicals Ltd and was promoted by AB Bofors, Hindustan Wires Ltd and Mr ML Bhartia. Jubilant Life Sciences is an integrated global pharmaceutical and life sciences company engaged in manufacture and supply of APIs, solid dosage formulations, radiopharmac...


Aurobindo Pharma was founded in 1986. The company commenced its operations in 1988–89 with a single unit that manufactured semi-synthetic penicillin (SSP) at Pondicherry. The company became a public company in 1992 and listed its shares in the Indian stock exchanges in 1995. In addition to being the market leader in SSPs, Aurobindo Pharma has p...


Lupin is a renowned pharma player having a wide range of quality, affordable generic and branded formulations and APIs. The company, which was named after the Lupin flower, commenced its business in 1968. It has world class manufacturing facilities across India and Japan that have played a critical role in enabling the company realise its global...

Dr Reddy’s

Dr Reddy’s began as an active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) manufacturer in 1984, producing high-quality APIs for the Indian domestic market. In 1987, the company started its formulations operations and, after becoming a force to reckon with in the Indian formulations market, went international in 1991. Dr Reddy’s today is more than a 20...

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd is an international specialty pharma company. The Company manufactures and markets pharmaceuticals formulations as branded generics, as well as generics in India, the United States (US) and several other markets across the world. The Company’s business is divided into four segmen...
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