Top pharmaceutical companies in India it is not the Indian companies but also the MNCs that are becoming the part of the race. Indian pharmaceutical market in 2008 was $7,743m and if compared to year 2007 it was 4% more than that. It is expected that Indian pharmaceutical market will grow more than the global pharmaceutical market and will become $15,490 million in 2014. Today Indian pharmaceutical industry is the second most fastest growing industry displaying the revenue of Rs 25mil and growth of 27.32 percent. Insidermonkey experts made a list of top 10 pharmaceutical companies in India.
Looking back into history reveals that it was in 1930 when the first pharmaceutical company in India came into existence in Kolkatta. It is called the "Bengal Chemicals and Pharmaceutical Works". This Indian company is still there and today it is the part of five drug manufacturing companies that are owned by the government. Till the period of 60 years the pharmaceutical industry in India was overshadowed by the foreign drug manufacturing companies but with the Patent Act in 1970, the whole scenario of pharmaceutical companies in India had changed since then. You can also check our list of 11 largest pharmaceutical companies in the world.