Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (CPL) is one of the largest privately held pharmaceuticals company in India. CSR and Innovations remain at the forefront of its business activities. CPL is actively involved in implementing social and philanthropic activities primarily in the fields of education and healthcare. Cadila understands the Indian Life Sciences industry's manpower needs and healthcare trends and has know-how of the technology based best practices. The company is now ready to institutionalize its expertise in creating a world class University to offer education, and research in the Life Sciences sector. CPL, through its charitable trust is already managing two educational institutions: Indrashil Institute of Science and Technology (IIST) in Kadi and Nursing Institute at Kaka-Ba hospital in Hansot, Bharuch.
Founded in 1951, Cadila Pharmaceuticals Limited is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Ahmedabad (Gujarat) by Mr. Indravadan A. Modi (The Medicine Man of India) with a mission to make affordable healthcare for humanity. The vision of Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd. is to be a leading Pharmaceutical company in India and to become a significant global player by providing high quality, affordable and innovative solutions in the field of medicine and treatment.
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Limited with a significant presence in over 90 countries has a multicultural, multilingual and multinational workforce of more than 7000 employees including over two hundred people outside India in Africa, Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Japan and USA.
Apart from this, it has alliances with many National Institutions on Chemistry such as Indian Institute of Science- Bangalore, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology- Hyderabad, Indian Institute of Petroleum- Dehradun etc. to conduct the research in the sector. The company has also conducted Bioavailability/Bioequivalence studies and Bio analytical studies.
The company firmly believes that the Life Sciences sector has huge potential to contribute towards the development of Indian economy but due to lack of skilled techno- managerial manpower; sector is not able to contribute according to its potential. Cadila Pharmaceuticals Limited has initiated various educational activities with an aim to upgrade skills of manpower and meet industry needs, which in turn will contribute to the overall growth of Life sciences industry.
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd now wishes to institutionalize their expertise into creating a world class University to offer education, training, skill development and research in the Life Sciences Sector.
Indrashil University (IU) is an educational initiative of Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd. It is established by an Act of State Legislature of Gujarat as a State Private University under Gujarat University Act, 2009. Indrashil University shall be a first of its kind University in the state of Gujarat offering courses in Life Sciences with focus on academic and professional development. It is being developed with a clear vision to provide the best quality of education in the field of Life Sciences and its allied sectors and to be a World Class Research University. The University shall cater to a wide variety of prospective students through full time degree courses as well as various short term programmes. Indrashil University shall not be limited to only life sciences programmes but follow a multidisciplinary approach and offer a wide array of programmes such as Management, Law, Humanities and Social Sciences. The University strives to achieve best quality of education while overall development of students.