Fermenta Biotech Limited & Indchemie Health Specialities Pledge Vitamin D3 to 250,000 Maharashtra Police Personnel for 2 Months
Fermenta Biotech Limited and Indchemie Health Specialities Private Limited have jointly committed to supplying Maharashtra Police personnel 250,000 strips of DV 60K, each strip containing sufficient dosage for an individual’s recommended regime of 60,000 IU of Vitamin D3 per week for two months.
L-R: Mr. Ganesh Kute, General Manager – Marketing, Indchemie Health Specialities Private Limited, Mr. Ratan Shahi, Vice President – Commercial, Indchemie Health Specialities Private Limited, Mr. Anand Ramaswamy, Executive Director, Indchemie Health Specialities Private Limited, Mr. Krishna Prakash, IPS, Spl. Inspector General of Police (Admin), Maharashtra State
Around 90% of the Indian population suffers from low levels of Vitamin D, a vital nutrient with documented evidence for its important role in enhancing immunity as well as reducing the incidence, severity and risk of flu-like illness and pneumonia.
An initiative to Help protect our protectors with better Health and nutrition
The initiative will be a part of the Joint Corporate Social Responsibility programme of Fermenta, India’s only manufacturer of Vitamin D3 and a leading player globally along with Indchemie, one of the pioneers in the Indian pharmaceutical industry and the first to launch Vitamin D3 in India in soft gelatin capsules.
Commenting on the initiative, Mr. Krishna Datla, Managing Director, Fermenta Biotech Limited said, “We, at Fermenta, are proud of our Corona Warriors including Maharashtra Police fraternity, who are at the frontline of the battle against COVID-19. Through this initiative, we hope to thank them for their relentless efforts to protect us every day. Now, more than ever, is the time to develop a resilient community and emerge stronger, together.“
Mr. M K Singh, Managing Director, Indchemie Health Specialities Private Limited, commented, “Indchemie is extremely proud to associate with this noble cause. We are extremely happy to partner with Fermenta to enable the Maharashtra Police personnel to build their immunity & combat COVID-19. We take this as an opportunity to express our gratitude to the Police Force, our unsung heroes & our Protectors. Indchemie is proud that our products are helping millions of people, both within the country and abroad, to lead a healthier life.
Mr. Krishna Prakash IPS, Spl. Inspector General of Police (Admn), Maharashtra State, commented, “Maharashtra Police highly appreciates this gesture to support our police forces in their daily battle against COVID-19. The Vitamin D provided to us will aid our colleagues to maintain their health, which is a major concern in this pandemic. Once again, we thank Fermenta and Indchemie for enabling us in our collective fight against COVID-19.”
About Fermenta Biotech Limited (FBL)
Fermenta Biotech Limited (FBL) is one of the leading manufacturers of Vitamin D3 globally. It caters to over 300 customers across 50 countries with a worldwide distribution network for a variety of applications such as pharmaceuticals, dietary and nutritional supplements, food, animal nutrition and rodenticides. FBLs manufacturing facilities in Kullu and Dahej are certificated by global accreditations and its world class R&D centre is located at Thane. Apart from Vitamin D3, FBL also possesses expertise in integrated biotechnology solutions such as enzymes for antibiotic synthesis and other niche APIs.
For more information about the Company and its businesses, please visit our website www.fermentabiotech.com
About Indchemie Health Specialities Private Limited
Indchemie Health Specialities Private Limited has been in the ethical pharma business for more than three decades now, with leadership in few of the segments. It has a strong back up of in-house manufacturing facility & has five Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing Units (Two at Daman, one at Baddi, Himachal Pradesh & two at Sikkim) in India.
Indchemie is one of the fastest growing pharma companies in India and having international presence in more than 25 countries. Indchemie today markets more than 250 products & has a workforce of more than 3500 persons.