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Hindustan Antibiotics Limited (A Govt. of India Enterprise)
Pimpri , Pune - 411018
Under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
CIN No. U24231MH1954PLC009265

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Milestones

1952 Foundation stone of Penicillin Factory (now Hindustan Antibiotics Ltd) laid at Pimpri, Pune.
1954 Project registered as Hindustan Antibiotics Ltd.
  Production of Potassium Penicillin 1st Crystals.
1956 Factory inaugurated by Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, Prime Minister of India.
1961 Presidential Award (Copper shield) awarded for HAs Performance during 1961.
1962 Streptomycin plant inaugurated by Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. This plant was financed by Company s surplus resources only.
  Presidential Award (Silver Shield) for HAs best all-round performance in 1961-62.
1963 HAMYCIN An original product of HA released for sale.
1965 Streptomycin product capacity doubled.
1966 Aureofungin discovery announced by HAL.
  Presidential Award (Silver shield) for HAs best all-round performance 1962-63
1968 HA Pilot Plant commissioned.
1970 Presidential Award. (Copper Shield) for HAs good performance during 1965-66.
1973 The first worker-director was appointed on the board. This was the first time in the history of Public Sector undertaking that a worker employee participated in the management.
1974 Production of 6 APA starts.
1975 Production of Ampicillin started for the first time in India on the commercial basis.
1978 Gentamicin First batch of Gentamicin Inj. Inaugurated.
  Gentamicin agreement signed with Ms. Medimpex, Hungary.
1980 Agreement signed between HA and Govt. of Karnataka to promote Karnataka Antibiotics & Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (KAPL)
1981 Maharashtra Antibiotics & Pharmaceuticals (MAPL) A joint sector unit set up near Nagpur.
1982 Expansion of formulation activities and a new modern formulation (powder injection) plant commissioned.
1985 HAL received Export Merit Certificate from Basic Drugs & Export promotion council & Govt. of Maharashtra.
1986 Rehabilitation plan made for HAL and its implementation begins.
1987 Production value jumps by 40 percent.
1988 HAL exceeds rehabilitation plan targets. Up gradation of Penicillin capacity to 360 MMU.
  Installation of high capacity Capsulation machine. (GKF)
1991 Creation of I.V. Fluid Plant facility.Upgradation of Penicillin capacity to 800 MMU.
1992 Commissioning of Carbendazim plant.
  Commissioning of Aureofungin plant.
  Upgradation of Penicillin capacity to 900 MMU.
1993 New Liquid Gentamicin Injection line commissioned.
  Second high capacity (GKF-1500) Capsulation machine installed.
  Bagged continuously Ist prize for best safety performance from the Directorate of Industrial Health & Safety and Rotary Club, Pune for 1990-91, 1991-92 & 92-93.
  Received a certificate for outstanding export performance for the year 1991-92 instituted by MEMEXCIL.
1995 Joint venture agreement between HAL, MAX-GB Ltd. signed on 6-9-1995.
  Inauguration of Hindustan MAX-GB on 8-10-95 by Honorable Minister for Chemical & Fertilizer Shri Ram Lakhan Yadav.
2002 Joint venture with RPG Life Sciences Ltd.
2009 Inauguration of Cephalosporin Plan. (Ram Vilas Paswan Min.of Chem & Fertilizers).
2010 Receipt of WHO-GMP certification for Cephalosporin Powder Injectable Plant.  
2012 Commissioning of Betalactum Powder Injectable Plant.
2015 High Capacity Filling machine for Streptocycline pouches commissioned. 
2018 Achieved the highest value of production and sales for Streptocycline. 
2018 Restarting production of AUREOFUNGIN and HUMAUR