Hester Biosciences Limited

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Hester Biosciences Limited - About the Company

A bio-tech company, Hester Biosciences Limited has the certification of GMP and ISO 9001:2000. Also known as Hester Pharmaceuticals or HESPHARM, this pharmaceutical company was built as a private firm in the year 1987. However, it was transformed into public firm in 1993. The company bases its production in various poultry vaccines, diagnostics kits, live vaccines and killed vaccines and seromonitoring services.

The sermonitoring service that is provided helps the producers to measure the immune reaction to the vaccines. In addition, this pharmaceutical firm is also engaged in the marketing of kits of Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay or ELISA. The production plant of Hester Biosciences Limited is located in Mehsana in Gujarat; the installation capacity of the unit was expanded to 50000000000 doses in the financial year of 2007. The company has a huge market of its products throughout the Indian subcontinent.

Hester Biosciences Limited has an arrangement of contract-production with Sinsui Inc., based in Tokyo. The company is representative of various foreign companies in terms of marketing of veterinary products. The production process of Hester Biosciences Limited for the vaccines of the poultry is mainly based on internally advanced ability, which is also followed in Virus propagation, Batch fermentation of bacteria, Tissue culture and Emulsion and Lyophilisation preparation.

Hester Biosciences Limited - Management

The mentioned details of Hester Biosciences Limited are mentioned below:

  • Chairperson - Bhupendra V Gandhi
  • MD - Rajiv Gandhi
  • Vice President-Quality Assurance U K Jani
  • Vice President-Research & Development J K Pal
  • Vice President-Commercial V C Joshi
  • Chief Financial Officer Jigar Shah
  • Vice President-Production Kajal Patel
  • Vice President-Engineering Manish Bhatt
  • Asst. Vice President-Quality Control Surajit Baksi


  • The members of the board of directors are

  • Mr. Darayus Lakdawalla
  • Mr. Sanjiv D. Gandhi
  • Mr. Praful Amin
  • Mr. Ravin Gandhi
  • Mr. Abhinava Shukla
  • Mr. Vimal Ambani
  • Dr. Parimal Tripathi


  • Hester Biosciences Limited - Products

    The different products manufactured by Hester Biosciences Limited include

  • Live Vaccines
  • Selfeed CF -Trading
  • Kits -Trading
  • Killed Vaccines
  • Poultry Vaccines


  • Hester Biosciences Limited - Financial Statement

    Standalone Quarterly Results, Rs in million

    Particulars Mar - 10 Mar - 09 %Change
    Net Sales 98.08 80.61 21.67
    Net Profit 7.26 5.72 26.92
    Basic EPS 1.40 1.10 27.27


    Hester Biosciences Limited - Contact Details

    Registered Office

    Hester Biosciences Limited,
    16/10, Devendra Society,
    Naranpura,
    Ahmedabad,
    Gujarat - 380 013,
    India
    Phone: 91 0 79 2768-0476, 91 079 2768-2250
    Fax: 91 0 79 2768-1231
    E-mail: mail@hesterbiosciences.co.in

    Manufacturing Plant

    Hester Biosciences Limited,
    Merda-Ardraj,
    Kadi,
    Mehsana,
    Gujarat - 382 721
    India
    Phone: 91 0 79 2768-0476,91 0 79 2768-2250
    Fax: 9 0 79 2768-1231
    E-mail: plant@hesterbiosciences.co.in


    Last updated on 6thJuly 2011