Mumbai, March 19, 2019 - Maharashtra Industrial and Economic Development Association (MIEDA) which represents members from manufacturing and service sector Industries, recently honored HiMedia Laboratories Pvt Ltd with the prestigious “Pride of Maharashtra Award” under the category of “Best Company of The Year Award”. HiMedia received the unique recognition for translating research into biotech products applications for scientists and innovators.
HiMedia is an established company with professionals and technologists for manufacturing high quality culture media for microbiology, has over the years created a rich portfolio of exemplar quality products. Today it is a leading biosciences organisation with strong research based products portfolio in various areas of bioscience. The company has its global presence in more than 150 countries and is amongst the top three brands in microbiology in the world.
The HiMedia Laboratories Pvt Ltd is spearheaded by the Warke Family since 1973. It was founded by Dr.Gangadhar Motiram Warke (Chairman & Managing Director), co-founded by Dr. G.M. Warke’s spouse Mrs. Saroj Warke (Co-founder and Director-IT) and younger brother Mr. Vishnu M. Warke (Co-founder and Director-Marketing). The technical directors of the next generation, Dr. Vishal G. Warke (Director- Cell culture & Immunology and higronics), Dr.Rahul G. Warke (Director – Microbiology), Dr.Priti V. Warke (Director-Cell culture & Immunology and higronics), Dr. Rajas V. Warke (Director- Molecular Biology and Virology) and Dr.Kavita Khadke (Associate Director-Molecular biology and Virology).
The innovation and strong capabilities of Dr.G.M. Warke in translating research into biotech products applications for scientists and innovators are appreciated and recognised by MIEDA. Towards this MIEDA further honored Dr.G.M.Warke for special felicitation by presenting “Brand Ambassador of Maharashtra in Research & Innovation category”.
The awards and conference was presented and addressed by Padma Vibhushan Dr. Raghunath Mashelkar- President, Global Research Alliance & Former Director General of Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), Shri Subhash Desai-Hon’ble Minister for Industry and Dr. Lalit Kanodia, CMD, Datamatics Group of Companies. The ceremony was held during the inaugural of the 5th Edition of “Maharashtra Economic Summit” and 25th Foundation Day Function of MIEDA at MCA, BKC, Mumbai with support of Government of Maharashtra and in association with SME Chamber of India.