Sector

Pharmaceuticals

Sector Overview

  • 17%

    share of national sales in terms of value

  • 38.2%

    Growth in Export (FY16-FY19)

  • Rs 3000 Cr

    Investment through licensees in UP

  • 9 existing

    Pharma Clusters 1 Biotech Park

  • Expanding Manufacturing base

    354 Formulation units, 38 Bulk Drug units, 54 Cosmetic Units, 22 Medical Devices manufacturing Units

Key Enablers

  • Widely Expanding3-tier public healthcare infrastructure & Private healthcare services
  • Rapidly GrowingNearly 262 PM Janushadhi Pariyojana Centres 1 lakh pharmacists, 86063 Retail pharmacies
  • R&D base of 18 world-class Pharma Research Institutes viz. CSIR(Lucknow); NIB-Noida, IITR-Lucknow; King Gorge Medical University-Lucknow; NBRI etc.
  • 100% FDI allowed under the automatic route for greenfield & brownfield pharma (74% through automatic route and thereafter through government approval route)
  • Largest Consumer base in India
  • Human Resource base of 208 Medical, Bio-Technology & Pharmacy colleges

Key Policy Support


  • SGST
    refund


  • Interest
    Subsidy


  • Stamp & Electricity
    Duty exemption


  • Incentives for Pvt
    Pharma Parks

Key Players

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