Zydus Cadila is one of the top five Indian pharmaceutical companies.
The company mainly focuses on the pharmaceutical business and provides total healthcare solution globally. The company was founded by Late Mr. Ramanbhai B. Patel in 1952. In the early 1990’s, Zydus Cadila has become the second largest pharma company in India .
Recently, Zydus Research Centre (ZRC) located at Changodar near Ahmedabad come into a controversy for discharging untreated toxic water from its plant to the nearby well. In February 2014 depend upon some reliable source, the vigilance wing of Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) has found that the company is discharging untreated water from its plant to a adjoining bore well. The Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) has issued closure notices early March. The well was originally meant for accumulating rain water and is part of rainwater harvesting project.
GPCB has issued closure notices to the Research and Development (R&D) centre Zydus on March 1, 2014 .