Top 6 pharmaceutical companies in India

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India is the largest provider of generic drugs globally. Indian pharmaceutical sector supplies over 50% of global demand for various vaccines, 40% of generic demand in the US and 25% of all medicine in the UK. Globally, India ranks third in terms of pharmaceutical production by volume. The domestic pharmaceutical industry includes a network of 3,000 drug companies and on average 10,500 manufacturing units.

We have collated an exclusive list of top pharmaceutical companies based of India:

  1. SUN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES LIMITED

It is a leading multinational pharmaceutical company in India. Sun Pharma is Vadodara, Gujarat based company which was established in the year 1983. It was founded by Mr. Dilip Shanghvi. This pharmacy company supplies more than 2000 formulations in over 150 countries across 6 continents.

  • Revenue : over INR 10,000 cr
  • Directors
  • Incorporation date: 01 March, 1993
  • CIN: L24230GJ1993PLC019050
  1. DIVI’S LABORATORIES LIMITED

This is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company based in Hyderabad, India. Divi’s Laboratories was founded by Murali Divi in 1990. It manufactures APIs, Intermediates, and Nutraceutical ingredients with predominance in exportation. Divi’s Labs is among the youngest firm, which leads to being in the list of leading Pharma Companies.

  • Revenue : over INR 6,000 cr
  • Directors
  • Incorporation date: 12 October, 1990
  • CIN: L24110TG1990PLC011854
  1. REDDY’S LABORATORIES LIMITED

It is an Indian multinational pharma firm that produces as well as markets a wide variety of pharmaceuticals in India and abroad. It was founded by Kallam Anji Reddy in year 1984. The firm has more than 190 drugs, 60 APIs for drug manufacture, biotechnology products, critical care, and diagnostic kits. The firm has seven active manufacturing plants across India and expanded its operations to Russia in 1992.

  • Revenue : over INR 14,000 cr
  • Directors
  • Incorporation date: 24 February, 1984
  • CIN: L85195TG1984PLC004507
  1. CIPLA LIMITED

Cipla is a Mumbai based pharmaceutical and biotechnology company, which was established in 1935 by Khwaja Abdul Hamied. This pharmaceutical company focuses to develop medicines to treat respiratory, cardiovascular diseases, arthritis, diabetes, weight control, depression, and many more.

  • Revenue : over INR 10,000 cr
  • Directors
  • Incorporation date: 17 August, 1935
  • CIN: L24239MH1935PLC002380
  1. EMCURE PHARMACEUTICALS LIMITED

Emcure Pharmaceuticals is a Pune-based company, founded in 1983 by Satish Ramanlal Mehta with a vision of fulfilling all kind of healthcare needs. Started with a single manufacturing unit; now Emcure has grown to a world-class manufacturing facilities spread across API, formulations, and biotechnology.

  • Revenue : over INR 3,000 cr
  • Directors
  • Incorporation date: 16 April, 1981
  • CIN: U24231PN1981PLC024251
  1. GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS LIMITED

This is a pharma company was founded in 1977 by Glenn Saldanha has its head office in Mumbai, India. This company is focuses on new biosimilars drugs and plays an important role in plays the field of therapeutic areas of dermatology, respiratory, and oncology.

  • Revenue : over INR 7,000 cr
  • Directors
  • Incorporation date: 16 April, 1981
  • CIN: U24231PN1981PLC024251
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