24 February 2019 | News
MIEDA had invited Padma Vibhushan Dr. Raghunath Mashelkar to present the awards and address the conference.
Maharashtra Industrial and Economic Development Association (MIEDA), founded by Chandrakant Salunkhe, has honoured HiMedia Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. for the “Pride of Maharashtra Award” under the category of “Best Company of The Year Award” for 2018. Himedia is a leading BioScience company with its global presence in more than 150 countries and is amongst the top three brands in microbiology in the world.
HiMedia Laboratories Pvt. Ltd was founded by Dr. Gangadhar Motiram Warke (Founder and 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). HiMedia is a company established by such 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 has evolved into a leading biosciences organisation with strong research based products portfolio in various areas of bioscience by 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 honoured Dr. G.M.Warke for Special Felicitation by presenting “Brand Ambassador of Maharashtra, (Category: Research & Innovation)”.
“Pride of Maharashtra Awards” is a unique recognition to Enterprise, Institution, SMEs, and Individual for exceptional contribution towards Industry, Economy, Society, State and Nation building as well as exemplary achievements in related sector.
MIEDA had invited Padma Vibhushan Dr. Raghunath Mashelkar- President, Global Research Alliance & Former Director General of Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), Subhash Desai-Hon’ble Minister for Industry and Dr. Lalit Kanodia, CMD, Datamatics Group of Companies to present the awards and address the conference. The award ceremony took place at the Inaugural of the 5th Edition “Maharashtra Economic Summit” and 25th Foundation Day Function of MIEDA on 21st February 2019 at 10:00 am at MCA, BKC, Mumbai with support of Government of Maharashtra and in association with SME Chamber of India.