Third largest pharmaceuticals industry in the world by volume with a domestic market valuation of US$20bn in 2019.


generic brands in 60 therapeutic categories.


provider of generic medicines globally.


of global supply for vaccines comes from India.


pharma companies in the Indian industry.


different Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) manufactured in India.


generic brands across 60 therapeutic categories are sourced from India.


domestic pharmaceuticals market turnover reported in 2018.


US-FDA, WHO-GMP, EDQM, MHRA compliant pharma base outside the US.


value of pharmaceutical exports reported from India in 2018-19.


FDI is allowed under the automatic route for greenfield pharma projects.


expected valuation of the Indian pharmaceutical sector by 2025.


expected valuation of the medical device market by 2025.

Indian Drug Manufacturers’ Association

+91-22-2494 4624 / 2497 4308

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IDMA members’ Indian market share is about 75% in formulations and about 85% in APIs.

Pharmaceutical Export Promotion Council


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Pharmexcil is the authorized agency of the government of India for promotion of pharmaceutical exports.

Federation of Pharma Entrepreneurs


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FOPE was started with an objective to take up the common issues affecting the pharma industry at the national level.

Confederation of Indian Pharmaceutical Industry

+91-11 2853 8801

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CIPI has gained immense expertise in supplying and trading of pharmaceutical formulation, drugs.

investment opportunities

  • Roll out of Ayushman Bharat programme has opened up new opportunities.
  • Pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals and biotechnology manufacturing capacity.
  • Research and development of medicament formulations for global clients.
  • Alliances with generic companies for development of drug molecules.

key investors

India has a well-oiled enterprise promoting machinery that is backed by strong legislative, judiciary, executive and capital establishments


India has a well-oiled enterprise promoting machinery that is backed by strong legislative, judiciary, executive, and capital establishments