Certification & Awards | Natco Pharma


Our facilities are WHO compliant and approved by other global regulatory bodies. We have been progressively establishing ISO14001:2015 compliant Environmental Management System and OHSAS-45001:2018 compliant Occupational Health and Safety Management System at our key manufacturing facility.

2024 - JULY

Lifetime Achievement Award for Our Beloved Chairman, Mr. V.C. Nannapaneni

73 rd Indian Pharmaceutical Congress was organized by Indian Pharmaceutical Association at
Hyderabad on 5 th to 7 th July 2024. In this event Mr. V.C. Nannapaneni was awarded the prestigious
IRF Lifetime Achievement Award for the year 2024 on 6 th July for his unparalleled contribution and
sterling services to the Association, pharmaceutical industry, and profession at large. It was received
by Mr. Rajeev Nannapaneni, on his behalf.


NATCO Pharma’s Mekaguda Unit receives GreenCo- Gold Rating

NATCO Pharma’s Mekaguda unit has received ‘GreenCo - Gold Rating’ award from Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). Environmental sustainability initiatives taken at the plant level have been evaluated through field assessments and reviewed by CII-empaneled members. They rated the plant as ‘Gold’ (i.e., National Best). This is first Gold rated Bulk drug industry in pharma sector.


NATCO Pharma Limited receives Corporate Governance award

NATCO Pharma Limited was awarded the Corporate Governance Award for the year 2021 at the virtual event held on 6.01.22 by Moneylife Foundation. Our Company was selected from the nominations that it had received on its own from Moneylife readers, many top investors, analysts, fund managers, bankers, academics, and researchers. The award was presented by Sri M. Damodaran, former Chairman of SEBI.


IPA Award

NATCO Pharma was awarded the IPA Industry Excellence Award for the year 2020. The award ceremony for 2020 was held now due to Covid and Mr. Sanjay Dhule, Regional Marketing Manager of Maharashtra, Natco received the award on 21.01.2023.


Natco was awarded the “Golden Peacock Innovation Management Award” for the year 2019 in the Pharma sector. The award ceremony was held on 16.01.2020 in Singapore and Mr. Girish Virkar, CEO, NATCO Pharma Asia Pte. Ltd, Singapore received the honor on behalf of the company.

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) awarded Natco Trust for its participation in Haritha Haram for 2019 on 06.03.2020. Natco Trust was involved in the plantation of more than 4000 saplings in the year, and its efforts were recognized by CII.


Business Today's annual business event MindRush announced the Best CEO Awards 2019 for corporate excellence. This year, the CEOs were evaluated under 13 categories and Natco’s Chairman, Shri VC Nannapaneni garu was adjudged as the winner in the Pharma and Healthcare category. The CEO and Vice-Chairman, Mr Rajeev Nannapaneni received the award on 14.02.2019 in New Delhi from Union Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari.


Business Today, India chooses Mr. VC Nannapaneni as best CEO among Pharmaceutical companies.
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Natco & it’s Chairman, Mr. VC Nannapaneni win India’s Greatest Brands and Leaders 2016-17 awards at the Second Edition of India’s Greatest Brands and Leaders 2017 organised by URS-AsiaOne magazine and UWG Media Consulting P.L.

Winner of “Golden Peacock Occupational Health and Safety Award” for the Year 2017

Winner of “Golden Peacock Innovation Management Award” for the year 2017

Natco’s CEO, Mr. Rajeev Nannapaneni wins “40 Most Influential Indians Under 40, 2016-17” award from URS Asia One Magazine.


Winner of “Golden Peacock Environment Management Award” for the Year 2016

Winner of Marketing Excellence Award from AWACS for Hepcinat as a ‘New Introduction of the Year - 2016 in Acute segment’

Winner of Marketing Excellence Award from AWACS for Geftinat as ‘Best Specialty Brand – 2016’


Best Speciality Brand-SILVER AWARD” for marketing excellence in India during 2014-15 fiscal year

Winner of “Golden Peacock Innovation Management Award” for the year 2015


Shreshtha Suraksha Puraskar” National Award from National Safety Council of India

Golden Peacock Awards - 2014 for Occupational Health and Safety

Appreciation Awards for implementation of OHSAS-18001 from Director of Factories - Andhra Pradesh Chapter


Appreciation for Occupational Health and Safety from “NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL” Awards

Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility


Best Cleaner Production Award from Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB)


Silver Patents Award for the year 2009-2010 in recognition of commendable contribution in Bulk Drugs / API Patents Category awarded by Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council (PHARMEXCIL), INDIA


Gold Patents Award for the year 2008-2009 in recognition of commendable contribution in Formulations & Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) under Patents Category awarded by Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council (PHARMEXCIL), India

Bharat Ratna Dr.M.Visvesvaraya Industrial Award – 2009 Special award for Anti Cancer Drug Development Efforts by All India Manufacturers’ Organization, Andhra Pradesh State Board

International IP-Excellence Award for Asia-Pacific Region

Natco received Appreciation Awards from PCB


National Award 2008 for development of indigenous and cost-effective technologies for anti-cancer drugs by Technology Development Board, Dept. of Science & Technology, New Delhi


Patent Appreciation Award by Indian Drugs Manufacturers Association (IDMA) for the year 2006-2007

May Day Award 2007 - Best Management award conferred by Labour Dept., Andhra Pradesh

Thomson Innovation Award, 2007 in recognition of India’s Most Innovative SME


Patent Appreciation Award by Indian Drugs Manufacturers Association (IDMA) for the year 2004-2005


Humanitarian Award, 2004 by Indian Red Cross Society, Chennai Dist. Br.


Technology Development in R&D Award by Federation of Andhra Pradesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FAPCCI) for the year 2002-03

Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, India (DSIR) National Award for R&D efforts in the Industry