Zydus Cadila: News
Zydus Cadila is a multinational pharmaceutical company based in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The company is also known as Cadila Healthcare Limited and is primarily engaged in the manufacturing of generic drugs. In 2020, it ranked 100 on the Fortune India 500 list. Cadila was founded in 1952 by Ramanbhai B. Patel (late) and his business partner Indravadan Modi. In 1995, the Patel and Mody families split and the latter's share was moved into a new company called Cadila Pharmaceuticals Limited. Cadila Healthcare remained the Patel family’s holding. It made its initial public offering on the Bombay Stock Exchange in 2000. In the fiscal year 2021, Cadila healthcare generated total revenue of ₹15,139 crores, of which the company's net income was ₹2,133 crores. As of 2021, Zydus Cadila employs 25,000 people. This is a stellar growth for Zydus Cadila that had a turnover of ₹250 crores in 1995 when the families split.
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04 Oct 2021COVID-19
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22 Aug 2021COVID-19
COVID-19 vaccine trials for ages 3-12 soon: Zydus Cadila MD
After receiving emergency use approval for its COVID-19 vaccine, Zydus Cadila will now submit an application to start vaccine trials for children aged 3-12 years, Managing Director Dr. Sharvil Patel said Saturday.
21 Aug 2021Government of India
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10 Aug 2021Mansukh Mandaviya
Zydus Cadila COVID-19 vaccine may get emergency nod this week
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09 Jul 2021Coronavirus
Zydus vaccine for 12-18-year-olds from September, says expert panel chief
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01 Jul 2021Drugs Controller General of India
Zydus applies for approval of its 3-dose, needle-free COVID-19 vaccine
Zydus Cadila, the Gujarat-based drug firm, has applied for the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of its COVID-19 vaccine to the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI), the company said today.
19 Jun 2021India
Zydus to seek approval for its COVID-19 vaccine next week
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Zydus Cadila's antiviral drug approved for treating moderate COVID-19 cases
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13 Aug 2020United States of America
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05 Aug 2020COVID-19
Zydus Cadila's COVID-19 vaccine found safe, going into Phase-2 trial
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03 Jul 2020Drugs Controller General of India
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11 May 2020Harsh Vardhan
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