Sami Labs, sister company to Sabinsa Corp, has again been recognized for export excellence by the Visvesvaraya Trade Promotion Centre (VTPC). Sami received the Gold Award in the Agricultural and Horticultural category for Medium to Large Enterprises for 2013 – 2014, the third year in a row. Sami also again received the District Gold Awards from the Tumkur district.
"We are honored to be recognized for our export success,” said Ms. Neeraja Shetty, Sami Director & President of Strategy & Business Development. “The Karnataka Government's policies have contributed to our ability to send fine extracts made from herbs grown in India, to all over the world."
VTPC, established for promotion of trade from the State of Karnataka, is supervised and regulated by an autonomous body constituted by the Government of Karnataka. Operational since 1965 under the aegis of Department of Industries & Commerce, VTPC is named after the Chief Architect of modern Karnataka, Bharat Ratna Late Sir M. Visvesvaraya, who was instrumental in the industrialization of the state. Karnataka today is one of the key and leading states in exports from India, holding the number one position in software exports with an overwhelming 38% share of total exports and the number four position in export of commodities.
About Sami Labs Ltd
Founded by Dr. Muhammed Majeed, an internationally acclaimed scientist and entrepreneur in the area of “Alternative Medicine”, Sami Labs Limited is a research oriented transnational health science company, and a leading producer of nutraceuticals, cosmeceuticals, standardized herbal extracts, fine chemicals, specialty chemicals and probiotics. The Government of India honored Sami Labs Limited with the National Award for Quality Products (Basic Drugs) in the year 1994 and the Prestigious DSIR award in the year 2002. The company is endowed with independent research divisions including Natural drugs, Phytochemistry, Synthetic Chemistry, Tissue Culture, Biotechnology, Analytical R&D, Biological Research, Microbiology and Formulations R&D, all of which coordinate in a synergistic work model to create products meeting international standards. The innovative ability of Sami Labs limited is exemplified in its International patent portfolio of 96 patents.
Mr. K. Siddaramaiah, Chief Minister of Karnataka presented the awards to Ms. Neeraja Shetty, Sami Labs Director & President of Strategy & Business Development