Established in the year 1995, Mankind Pharma is a leading and valuable pharmaceutical company that desires to aid the community in leading a healthy life by formulating, developing, commercializing, and delivering affordable and accessible medicines that satisfy the urgent needs of patients. The company takes pride in the success of a wide range of products ranging from OTC, Pharma, and FMCG brands such as Gas-O-Fast, Manforce Condoms, Unwanted 72, Prega News, Adiction, Manforce Staylong Gel, Kaloree 1, Manforce Tablets, and many others.
Scientists at Mankind Pharma have recently introduced Dydroboon in the female infertility segment after 9 years of tireless research work in the Research and Development Center. It has become the first Indian company to launch Dydrogesterone. It has also launched a novel patented drug Remogliflozin with the name SGLTR in 2019 for the better management and handling of Diabetes.
Ramesh C Juneja is the Founder and Executive Chairman of the company. He founded the company with his younger brother Rajeev. In the year 2011, he was presented with the ‘India Business Icon (Pharma) Award’ by Network 18. His consistent efforts to provide high-quality products at an affordable price to consumers have revolutionized the Indian pharmaceutical industry.
Understanding the needs of the customers, Mankind Pharma develops superior quality products at affordable prices. The product portfolio of the company includes a wide variety of medical streams such as Neurology, Diabetology, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Ophthalmology, Pulmonology, Dermatology, Gynecology, and many more.
- Prescription Medicines
Mankind Pharma’s super quality medicines are recommended by both medical experts as well as trusted customers. With an innovative approach, the company is providing over 1000 supreme quality medicines in 22 forms to serve mankind and humanity.
- OTC Products
With a cutting-edge research center, the best manufacturing units, and marketing excellence, Mankind Pharma offers multi-faceted products across different categories such as oral contraceptives, pregnancy detection cards, antacids, artificial sweeteners, and many more.
- Veterinary Medicines
The company manufactures extensive pet healthcare products in certified plants to ensure high efficiency and quality. Its veterinary products have witnessed success in the areas of poultry, dairy products, and companion healthcare.
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
Focusing on promoting innovation, the aim of Mankind Research Center is to provide
excellent quality products and pioneer in the fields of new molecular research and API development. Its state-of-the-art Research & Development Center is located in Manesar and is administered by more than 350 leading and experienced scientists from various fields. They solely focus on promoting innovation, knowledge, and leadership skills. Developmental capabilities like New Drug Discovery and Research (NDDR), APIs, Formulations and Development, Analytical Research and Development, Clinical Research & Biopharmaceutics, Regulatory Affairs, Biotechnology, and Intellectual Property Management are undertaken in the center.
- Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients
Currently, Mankind markets 1000 products and 200+ products are under development. It develops and delivers innovative products at an affordable price to all its customers. It develops high-quality Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients to help patients get access to innovative and affordable medicines. The company formulates NCEs, generic APIs, steroids, Advanced Intermediates, for domestic, semi-regulated, and regulated markets. In order to diversify its product range and product mix, it manufactures a variety of APIs using a combination of processes.
The company has 3 state-of-the-art R&D Centers where more than 350 scientists work continuously to synthesize a cost-effective and innovative process.
- Formulation Research and Development
Mankind has an experienced team of trained and skilled scientists, chemists and technicians, who work relentlessly to solve tough challenges and provide innovative solutions for patients around the world.
The company develops many generic products of various dosage forms like:
- Multilayer tablets, compression-coated tablets, and inlay tablets
- Syrups and suspensions
- Ointments, creams, and gel preparations
- Pellets of immediate-release, sustained-release, and delayed-release
- Dry syrup technologies
- Taste-masking technology
- Sterile preparations
- Effervescent technologies
- Ophthalmics Including nano-emulsion technologies
Analytical Research and Development
It includes pre-formulation, stability and degradation studies on APIs and other drugs, and preparation of technical dossiers for registration in India and other countries of the world. The Analytical Development team is assigned to develop and validate analytical methods, do environmental monitoring and analysis, provide quick and accurate analytical support to API’s formulation divisions, evaluate manufacturing plants, and provide quick, accurate, and cost-effective analytical solutions as per plant requirement.
- Discovery of New Drugs
Talented and experienced scientists at Mankind Pharma have comprehensive capabilities for clone/cell line development, upstream and downstream process development, and analytical research. Drug discovery includes identifying and developing new therapies for disease areas such as Metabolic disorders, Liver and auto-immune disorders. New Drug Discovery and Research (NDDR) Department has capabilities to conduct drug discovery and development from concept to IND (Investigational New Drug Application) enabling preclinical and clinical studies
The company has 21 state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in various areas like Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Rajasthan, and Paonta Sahib. Mankind Pharma has always invested in building modern manufacturing facilities to meet the growing demands of society. All its manufacturing facilities are designed as per the cGMP and FDA guidelines and approved by WHO-GMP.
- Modern and Systematized Infrastructure
Its facilities have four change room concepts and segregated de-humidified areas for manufacturing moisture-sensitive products. For in-sterile facility core areas, stainless steel panels are used. All its facilities are set up with a water system with interlocking Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), velocity monitoring, power backup, and online conductivity.
- State-of-the-art Facilities
The company has developed separate centers for various dosage forms like tablets, hard and soft gelatin capsules, syrups & suspensions, orally disintegrating films, sachets, injectables, and creams & ointments. It manufactures high-quality Ayurveda and supplementary products along with Natural Rubber Latex Condoms, Nutraceuticals & Cosmetics.
Some of its well-known manufacturing units are:
Manufacturing Unit 1 in Paonta Sahib: Spread in a total area of 18000 sq. meters, this manufacturing unit produces Vials and Ampoules injectables. It can manufacture 15 million and 1.2 million Ampoules and Vials per month respectively.
Shree Jee Laboratory in Behror Rajasthan: Spread in a total area of 17680 sq. meters, it is built with adequate space and operational convenience. This site has an installed capacity of 115 KL.
J K Print Packs: This unit has two different manufacturing facilities. It is spread in a total area of 8160 sq, meters. One is for manufacturing printing items like mono cartons, corrugated boxes, and sheets. The second one is for manufacturing tablets/capsules/Dry Powder/Dry Syrup.
Manufacturing Unit – Sikkim: This unit manufactures extended release tablets/capsules, and bilayered tablets. Spread in a total area of 43,000 sq meters, it can manufacture 250 million tablets and 40 million hard gelatine capsules per month.
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
With the philosophy of “serving life”, the Mankind group commits to growing in a socially and environmentally responsible way. Therefore, it performs various CSR activities:
- Giving medical assistance by organizing camps and distributing free drug
- Organizing awareness programs for the well-being, security, and welfare of people from all age groups.
- Enacting green initiatives to preserve nature.
The programs are designed to meet the needs of society and make the world a happier and healthier place.
Mankind Pharma follows the policy for conserving environment and ensuring health, and safety. This is done through:
- Compliance: It complies with all the laws, and regulations applicable to the operations.
- Safety: It ensures a safe working environment for everyone- contractors, employees, visitors, and other stakeholders.
- Improvement: It provides required resources for improvement in the EHS management system with an aim of boosting performance.
- Encouragement: It encourages all its employees and contractors to report all incidents including near misses by taking appropriate corrective and preventative actions in a time-bound program
- Communication: It adopts best practices in the EHS management system through excellent communication and delivers required training to all employees and contractors.
- Conservation: It strictly works in accordance with energy conservation, recovery, reduction, recycling, and reuse of waste to minimize risks and hazards.
MISSION AND VISION OF THE COMPANY
The mission of Mankind Pharma is to provide cost-effective, innovative based, and superior-quality pharmaceutical products worldwide, to improve the lives of the patients. The company sees a vision to become a global pharmaceutical company, most admired for its Affordability, Quality, and Accessibility of products.
AWARDS AND MILESTONES
Since the inception of the company, Mankind Pharma has received many awards because of its commendable work in the pharma sector. Some of the coveted awards include:
- The ‘Smart Exporter- Pharmaceuticals’ Award by Gateway Media Private Limited in 2018.
- The ‘Dream Companies to Work For’ & ‘Fun At Work’ Award in Asia’s Best Employer Brand Awards 2017 (8th Edition) hosted by World HRD Congress in 2017.
- ‘India’s 50 Great Workplaces’ title in 2014 for being a workplace that cares for people, and has a great leadership culture.
- Honored for the spirit of entrepreneurship with ‘Udyami Samman’ by Axis Group and Zee News (UP) in 2011.
Today, Mankind Pharma has become one of the leading global pharmaceutical companies that is vertically integrated with a presence in the API and formulation segments.