Manufacturer of various Active Pharma Ingredients (bulk actives and their salts), drug intermediates, excipients and fine chemicals.



The genesis of the ISHITA group in 1972 was the result of the entrepreneurial spirit of Mr. Jagdish Agrawal, who set up a reactive dye manufacturing unit in Ahmedabad. Buoyed by the growth of its first Venture, the group made its maiden foray in the pharma sector in 1981 by setting up a small Bulk drugs plant at Surendranagar in the state of Gujarat, to cater to the need of Pharma industry for Quality Products. The Bulk Drugs Industry at that point of time was highly dependent on costly imports and the growth was not easily achievable. But ‘ISHITA’ continued to achieve excellence in Quality of its products using innovative technology, and cost effective processes developed by in house R&D.

Today, as a result of its relentless dedication to quality, ISHITA has gradually formed a vetically integrated industry chain covering Drug Intermediates, Active Pharma Ingredients (APIs), excipients and finished dosage forms. The Group has 3 manufacturing facilities located in the state of Gujarat 2 for APIs and drug intermediates (at Ahmedabad and Surendranagar) and 1 for finished pharmaceutical formulations (at Mehsana).

ISHITA group has been a respected member of the Indian Business community for more than 35 years. The group has earned a repuation for its HIGH QUALITY PRODUCTS and its list of customers reads like the WHO’S WHO of the pharma industry. With exports to more than 25 countries around the globe, ISHITA is already making its presence felt in the international arena.


Incorporated in 1992, ISHITA DRUGS & INDUSTRIES LIMITED (IDIL) is the flagship company of ISHITA group. IDIL is a public limited company, listed on the domestic stock exchanges (BSE and ASE). The setting up of IDIL was a major landmark in the history of the ISHITA group and is even today a key growth driver for the entire group.

IDIL is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company by AGSI. It has also been assigned a credit rating of SE2A by D&B, indicating high performance capability and high financial strength (D-U-N-S Number 65-018-0359.

IDIL is engaged in the manufacture of various Activa Pharma Ingredients, drug intermediates, fine chemicals and excipients. It has a state-of-art manufacturing facility, in terms of reaction capabilities, quality control and environmental safety. The plant has been designed and constructed to meet GMP norms. The plant is regularly audited and approved by various regulatory authorities as well as leading pharma companies, who are our customers.


To provide high quality and cost effective pharmaceutical products for the service of humanity worldwide.


Our vision is to be a pharmaceutical company setting the highest standards of efficacy, safety and quality in pharmceutical products, so that we can partner humanity in its progress towards a healthier world.


ISHITA has been founded and promoted by Mr. Jagdish Agrawal, an M.S. (Chemical Engineering) from the University of Florida, USA. He has more than 35 years experience in the chemical and pharmaceuticals industry and is widely acknowledged as an expert in this field.

The overall vision and strategy of the group is formulated and guided by highly qualified professionals from various fields including Mr. Prakash Rastogi (ex-MD, Clariant India), Mr. Govind Gupta (MD, Indusa Technologies) and others.


"QUALITY" is at the core of what we do at ISHITA. We are committed to provide total customer satisfaction, in terms of both-quality products & quality services.

The company believes that every product it manufactures, should comply with internationally accepted standards of quality , purity, efficacy and safety. ISHITA’s manufacturing facilities have been ISO 9001:2008 certified by AGSI. The company is also likely to be cGMP certified shortly. The company is involved in preparation of Dossiers & Drug Master File for registering its products in various countries.