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Akums Drugs & Pharmaceuticals bags India Pharma Award 2021

New Delhi : Akums Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Ltd., a New Delhi-based pharmaceuticals contract research and manufacturing services provider, recently announced that the company has received the ‘India Pharma Award 2021’ during the CphI at the India Expo Center.

The 8th edition of the annual award recognizes Akums’ contribution to the healthcare sector. It also acknowledges Akums Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Ltd. for excellence in contract research & manufacturing.  

Earlier, Akums Drugs & Pharmaceuticals has bagged the prestigious India Pharma Leader Award for the years 2018 & 2019. Moreover, the organization has been featured in the 2020 issue of Next Fortune 500.

Akums is India’s largest Contract Research and Manufacturing (CRAMS) organization responsible for manufacturing approximately 12% of all drugs consumed in the country. The organization offers a comprehensive range of services starting from formulation development to market launch all en suite.

The company offers exclusive services in the field of commercial drug development from the point of formulation till its market launch. The organization has 13 advanced manufacturing units which collectively are producing 12 per cent of the nation’s drug supply.

Commenting on the award Mr DC Jain Chairperson Akums said, “This recognition and subsequent felicitation of our enterprise is going to fuel us to work even harder and to keep delivering the best there is in the health industry. We thank the India Pharma Awards for its recognition; we will continue to work harder to serve our nation and take its name across the world.”

“Akums has stepped-up backward integration possibilities by acquiring and setting up API manufacturing plants in India, recently. We want to see India capture the API space and contribute towards being AtmaNirbhar. The company is also forward-looking to ride the digital wave. In the next couple of years, Akums is planning to transform its manufacturing processes, innovate new patient-friendly and unique formulations, digitize operations, to leapfrog and continue its leadership position as India’s largest & most trusted Pharma CRAMS Company”, said, Arushi Jain.

India Pharma Awards is one of the most transparent & process-driven awards in the country. This is conducted professionally as well as methodically to draw out the best in the industry. It stands as an opportunity to position a brand with the best in the Pharmaceutical space and celebrate the champions in pharma.

India Pharma 2021 covers the whole process of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, from various kinds of manufacturing/processing types of machinery to Lab Equipment, Analytical Instruments, APIs, and other total solutions. The event l provides a platform for a global investment community to connect with stakeholders in the Pharma sector in India, Central and State Governments, leading business leaders and top executives from the industry, academics, and experts from the world.