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AstraZeneca in India


AstraZeneca India was established in 1979 and is headquartered at Bengaluru, Karnataka. AstraZeneca Pharma India Limited (AZPIL) is the operating company and covers manufacturing, sales and marketing activities of the company in India. It is a listed company and is a subsidiary of AstraZeneca Plc, UK. It has a workforce of over 1400 employees across the country that is committed to deliver life-changing medicines to patients through innovative science and global excellence in development and commercialization. The company has an innovative portfolio in crucial areas of healthcare including cardiovascular, renal & metabolic diseases, oncology and respiratory.


Rated as one of the finest in South East Asia, AstraZeneca’s Indian manufacturing facility has a sophisticated production facility designed to meet the most stringent international standards, conforming to WHO cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices) norms. The facility is an ISO 14001 certified company and has a full-fledged environment management system in place.

AstraZeneca India Private Limited (AZIPL) hosts the IT (Global Technology Centre), Global Business Services (Global Commercial Operations) and GMD (Global Medicines Development). AZIPL is governed by a Board of Directors.

All the AstraZeneca units in India, work closely together as one science-led pharmaceutical Organisation supporting the company’s purpose of delivering life changing medicines to patients. The company has been recently certified as a Great Place to Work by Great Place to Work Institute in 2018 and is among the 100 Best companies for Women in India 2018 by Avatar & Working Mothers.

The company maintains a high ethical standard of business practice, promoting its products in a customer focused and value-adding manner, through scientific dissemination of information to the medical fraternity.