Articles tagged under: Hester Biosciences

Hester reports Net Profit of Rs. 3.56 crore in 1st Quarter of FY23

August 10, 2022
Hester reports Net Profit of Rs. 3.56 crore in 1st Quarter of FY23

Ahmedabad: Gujarat headquartered Hester Biosciences Limited has reported a consolidated net profit of Rs. 3.56 crore and Revenue from Operations of Rs. 50.70 crores for the Q1FY23. Individually, the gross margins of the vaccines and the health products have been in line with the corresponding quarter, however, the overall margins have reduced due to the increase in the proportion of health products sales which have lower gross margins compared to vaccines. Health Products sales constituted 34...Read More

Rajiv Gandhi nominated as member of National Advisory Committee for Animal Husbandry and Dairying Sector

July 06, 2022
Rajiv Gandhi nominated as member of National Advisory Committee for Animal Husbandry and Dairying Sector

Gandhinagar: Shri Rajiv Gandhi, Founder, CEO & Managing Director of Gujarat headquartered Hester Biosciences has been nominated as a member of the National Advisory Committee for Animal Husbandry and Dairying Sector, constituted by The Government of India. This committee, chaired by Union Minister (FAHD) Shri Parshottam Rupalaji, has been constituted to recommend, prescribe and advise policies relating to cattle & dairy development, feed and fodder, poultry, piggery, sheep, goat and a...Read More

Hester Biosciences, India’s 2nd Largest Poultry Vaccine Manufacturer, ventures into Pet Care Industry

March 22, 2022
Hester Biosciences, India’s 2nd Largest Poultry Vaccine Manufacturer, ventures into Pet Care Industry

Gandhinagar: Gujarat headquartered Hester Biosciences Limited is all set to expand into the rapidly growing Pet Care sector this April. India has the fastest-growing pet care market worldwide, with it growing by 14% in 2022, making this an exciting and valuable opportunity for the poultry vaccine giant. Hester’s comprehensive knowledge of animal biology, cutting-edge R&D capabilities, and four-decade-long experience in animal healthcare gives them an advantage. This expansion perfectly alig...Read More

Hester Biosciences appoints Priya Gandhi as Executive Director

October 29, 2021

Gandhinagar: Leading Animal Healthcare company, Hester Biosciences Ltd has appointed Priya Gandhi as Executive Director in the company. Priya Gandhi joined Hester Biosciences in the year 2016 and has worked since then from being an officer to a Deputy Director, before being inducted in the board. She is currently part of the team which is involved in designing Hester’s strategic direction besides being involved in day-to-day business operations. This entails coordinating across all organisa...Read More

Gujarat to start production of drug substance for COVAXIN manufacturing

May 27, 2021
Gujarat to start production of drug substance for COVAXIN manufacturing

Gandhinagar: Gujarat will soon start production of a drug substance which is used for manufacturing of COVAXIN.   In the current situation of covid-19, it is required to accelerate the production of vaccine which can be made available to the people of Gujarat and India. This is possible by expanding the production of current vaccine through contract manufacturing.   Considering this, GBRC (Gujarat Biotechnology Research Centre), an autonomous society established under Department of Scienc...Read More

Hester acquires technology from ICAR – IVRI for Classical Swine Fever and Sheep Pox Vaccines

April 08, 2021
Hester acquires technology from ICAR – IVRI for Classical Swine Fever and Sheep Pox Vaccines

Gandhinagar: Gujarat headquartered Hester has signed two agreements with ICAR-IVRI (Indian Council of Agricultural Research – Indian Veterinary Research Institute),for acquiring technologies for the production and commercialisation of the following vaccines: 1. Classical Swine Fever Vaccine 2. Sheep Pox Vaccine These vaccines are the first that have been developed within the country by using locally isolated strains, a step towards making India self-sufficient, Atmanirbhar, for ...Read More

Gujarat govt arm GBRC signs MoUs with three companies for Covid19 vaccine and diagnostics

April 30, 2020
Gujarat govt arm GBRC signs MoUs with three companies for Covid19 vaccine and diagnostics

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government arm Gujarat Biotechnology Research Centre (GBRC) has signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) with three private companies of the State today to develop vaccine for Coronavirus infection. MoU with Hester Biosciences has been signed to develop Covid19 inactivated vaccine MoU with Neuberg Supratech Ltd has been signed to develop Covid19 recombinant  vaccine and diagnostics. MoU with Vekaria Healthcare LLP Ltd has been signed to develop Covid19 recombinant ...Read More

Gujarat based Hester Biosciences collaborate with IITG to develop COVID 19 vaccine

April 29, 2020
Gujarat based Hester Biosciences collaborate with IITG to develop COVID 19 vaccine

Gandhinagar: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati has collaborated with Hester Biosciences Limited, a pharmaceutical company based in Gujarat, to work on the vaccine development against COVID-19. The agreement between the two parties was signed on 15th April 2020. A statement released by the company informs: The vaccine will be based on recombinant avian paramyxovirus based vector platform. The recombinant avian paramyxovirus-1 will be used to express the immunogenic protein of SARS-CoV-2....Read More

Gujarat headquartered Hester Biosciences registers 11% sales growth in Q1FY20; Nepal unit registers 64% revenue growth, construction of Africa unit underway

July 31, 2019
Gujarat headquartered Hester Biosciences registers 11% sales growth in Q1FY20; Nepal unit registers 64% revenue growth, construction of Africa unit underway

Ahmedabad: Hester Biosciences, a Gujarat headquartered leading animal healthcare company has posted a 11% standalone sales growth for Q1FY20. The Net Sales were at Rs 42.43 crores as compared to Rs 38.26 crores in the corresponding quarter of FY19. The net profit was at Rs 9.80 crores for Q1FY20.The Earnings Per Share (EPS) was at Rs 11.52. According to business overview details available, the Quarter had been satisfactory over all, in terms of achieving targets for the company. In Q1FY20, th...Read More

Gujarat based Hester Biosciences to set up animal vaccine unit in Tanzania

May 14, 2018
Gujarat based Hester Biosciences to set up animal vaccine unit in Tanzania

  Ahmedabad: The board of North Gujarat based Hester Biosciences has approved the setting up of an animal vaccine manufacturing unit in Tanzania. USE 1.80 crore project is expected to be commissioned in later half of calendar year 2020. The company said that has units in India and Nepal in a statement said, it sees a very big potential in Africa for animal vaccines. More than 80% of the vaccines required in Africa are imported. Besides the common diseases, there are Africa-specific di...Read More