Cadila Pharmaceuticals, one of the oldest and largest privately-held drug manufacturers in the country, inaugurated its state-of-the-art Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) Plant at Dahej in the Bharuch district.
The facility, set up with an investment of Rs. 200 crore, is equipped with the latest Distributed Control System (DCS) automation technology, marking a significant milestone in Cadila Pharmaceuticals’ dedication to innovation and excellence in drug manufacturing.
Dr. H. G. Koshia, Food Drug Commissioner for Gujarat, and Dr. M. P. Nakarani, Assistant Commissioner of FDCA, Bharuch Circle, graced the event with their presence. Dr. Koshia stated, “It’s truly a pleasure to visit CPL’s API Greenfield state-of-the-art project at Dahej. It is a great moment for me, and my tribute to the legendary Pharma Man of India and catalyst to the Gujarat Pharma industry, late Shri IM Modi Sir. I feel and sense his presence by visiting such a beautiful creation. We miss his presence, but under his guidance and able leadership, CPL has created a unique API plant that will serve humankind for many years by producing quality APIs.”
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Biswajit Mitra, Chief Mentoring Officer at Cadila Pharmaceuticals and Convener Pharma Panel, CII Gujarat State, said, “This state-of-the-art API manufacturing facility at Dahej represents our commitment to providing high-quality, cost-effective APIs to our customers worldwide. The DCS technology used in this facility will allow us to produce APIs with a high level of purity and consistency, while also reducing the environmental impact. This facility is designed to be highly efficient, aiding us in meeting the growing demand for our products. I am confident this facility will play a key role in our future success. The implementation of the plant project will further extend our impact by generating employment opportunities for both permanent and contractual positions, thereby continuing our dedication to creating positive social change. ”
Cadila Pharmaceuticals had earlier signed an MoU with the government of Gujarat for investing Rs. 1,000 crore in Gujarat. The Dahej API facility is one of the projects for which the MoU was signed.
The new API manufacturing facility will enable Cadila Pharmaceuticals to provide customers with the high-quality products they have come to expect from the company, while also helping it to expand its reach into new markets.
The facility incorporates advanced Distributed Control System technology, enhancing greater precision and efficiency in the production process. The facility is designed with a focus on sustainable practices, aligning with Cadila Pharmaceuticals’ broader environmental initiatives and reflecting its commitment to advancing healthcare solutions through cutting-edge technology and sustainable practices.
As a conscientious corporate organization , our commitment to societal well-being has been ingrained in our culture for over three decades, thanks to the visionary leadership of our Founder Chairman, Shri I A Modi. Through our philanthropic arms, Indrashil Kaka-Ba and Kala Budh Public Charitable Trust, we actively contribute to enhancing community health, facilitating access to quality education, and fostering improved livelihood opportunities for those in need which already has been initiated at Dholka and Hansot area.