CCFI to start a campaign ‘Insecticide Zaroori Hai’: Rajesh Aggarwal, Vice Chairman, CCFI

CCFI to start a campaign ‘Insecticide Zaroori Hai’: Rajesh Aggarwal, Vice Chairman, CCFI

Indian Chemical News spoke exclusively to Rajesh Aggarwal, Vice Chairman, Crop Care Federation of India (CCFI) on the sideline of recently concluded 58th AGM of the Federation. During the AGM, the Federation unanimously decided to honour Padam Bhushan awardee Rajju Shroff as Chairman of CCFI. Aggarwal shared his candid views on the challenges faced by the agrochemical sector, PMB, collaborations, and the way forward.

All associations must work together to present a single voice to the government: Deepak Shah, Chairman, Crop Care Federation of India

All associations must work together to present a single voice to the government: Deepak Shah, Chairman, Crop Care Federation of India

Deepak Shah, the newly elected Chairman of the India’s oldest agrochemical association, Crop Care Federation of India (CCFI), spoke to Indian Chemical News on the sidelines of 54th AGM yesterday. Shah shared his views on goals of the association, its initiatives and outlook.

We have achieved sales of Rs. 684 crores in H1 2021: Farrokh Bhathena, KSB India

We have achieved sales of Rs. 684 crores in H1 2021: Farrokh Bhathena, KSB India

In 2020, despite COVID-19, KSB had an order intake of Rs. 1,300 crores and we are quite hopeful that with the improving situation we would improve and register a double-digit growth for the year

We are expecting a revenue boost of 78 times in FY 2021-22: Dr. Rafi Shaik, Founder & Chief Scientific Officer, Carbanio

We are expecting a revenue boost of 78 times in FY 2021-22: Dr. Rafi Shaik, Founder & Chief Scientific Officer, Carbanio

Dr. Rafi Shaik, Founder & Chief Scientific Officer, Carbanio, India's first and largest chemical bazaar, spoke exclusively to Pravin Prashant and Rahul Koul of Indian Chemical News on Carbanio's business model, size of digital chemical business, market share, clients, future plans, revenue and profit numbers, use of AI, ML, and Big Data, future collaborations, future outlook, and others. Excerpts of the interview:

We will certainly be able to sustain the kind of profitability in chlor-alkali as well as derivatives segment together: Maulik Patel, CMD, Meghmani Finechem

We will certainly be able to sustain the kind of profitability in chlor-alkali as well as derivatives segment together: Maulik Patel, CMD, Meghmani Finechem

Despite his busy schedule, Maulik Patel, Chairman & Managing Director, Meghmani Finechem Limited spoke exclusively to Pravin Prashant, Editor, Indian Chemical News about the company's revenue target of Rs. 2,000 crore by FY2024, profitability numbers, mega expansion plans, capex plans, plant automation, achieving net carbon zero, and others. Excerpts of the interview:

HIL India targets Rs 1000 crore revenue in 2021-22: S P Mohanty, CMD, HIL(India) Limited

HIL India targets Rs 1000 crore revenue in 2021-22: S P Mohanty, CMD, HIL(India) Limited

Indian agrochemical sector is growing at a rapid pace. Many investments are coming in the Indian agrochemical industry. We have already proposed plans to the government for backward integration of our plants. We also have a JV with UPL Ltd and National Fertilizers Ltd. We have come up with an insecticidal mosquito net.

Andhra Pradesh is promoting PCPIR complex of state as the next Jamnagar of India : Mekapati Goutham Reddy

Andhra Pradesh is promoting PCPIR complex of state as the next Jamnagar of India : Mekapati Goutham Reddy

The state is looking to build self-sufficiency in petrochemical products and drive economies of scale for downstream chemical industries

New approaches to innovation will enable the manufacturing sector to  reduce waste : A Mohammed, Director, Customer Solution Experience, India, Dassault Systemes

New approaches to innovation will enable the manufacturing sector to reduce waste : A Mohammed, Director, Customer Solution Experience, India, Dassault Systemes

Azmathullah Mohammed, Director, Customer Solution Experience, India, Dassault Systemes talks exclusively to Pravin Prashant, Editor, Indian Chemical News on solutions offerings, clients in Chemical, Oil & Gas, Agrochemicals, and Pharmaceuticals, strategy for driving growth, accelerating sustainability and digital transformation, ‘ONE Lab’ industry solution, Drug Discovery hackathon, innovations planned, and incubating startups. Excerpts of the interview:

We have been creating new solutions to adapt to the changing conditions: C Mahajan, General Manager - Organisational Process Safety, Dekra India

We have been creating new solutions to adapt to the changing conditions: C Mahajan, General Manager - Organisational Process Safety, Dekra India

Chhayendra Mahajan, General Manager - Organisational Process Safety, Dekra India spoke to Pravin Prashant, Editor, Indian Chemical News on India plans, global TIC market, solutions, key clients, challenges faced by oil and gas industry, and company's vision. Excerpts of the interview:

We plan to invest Rs. 1,000 Cr in the next 3 to 4 years : Priyanka Chigurupati, Executive Director, Granules Pharmaceuticals Inc.

We plan to invest Rs. 1,000 Cr in the next 3 to 4 years : Priyanka Chigurupati, Executive Director, Granules Pharmaceuticals Inc.

In an exclusive interview with Rahul Koul of Indian Chemical News, Priyanka Chigurupati, Executive Director, Granules Pharmaceuticals Inc. USA shared details about the company's performance, R&D initiatives, Capex plan, CSR, and future outlook. Excerpts of the interview:

2021: Year of the Chemical Industry; Deepak C. Mehta, Chairman, Deepak Group

2021: Year of the Chemical Industry; Deepak C. Mehta, Chairman, Deepak Group

The Govt is quite proactive with many favorable steps for the Indian chemical industry. However, there is a need to improve infrastructure as well as to develop a great ecosystem for industry to realize its growth potential.

We are working on attaining additional capabilities and building relevant infrastructure to foray into newer areas: Sunil Chari, MD and Co-Founder, Rossari Biotech

We are working on attaining additional capabilities and building relevant infrastructure to foray into newer areas: Sunil Chari, MD and Co-Founder, Rossari Biotech

Sunil Chari, Managing Director and Co-Founder, Rossari Biotech Limited shares his views on global trends on Performance Chemicals and Textile Specialty Chemicals, new products, company’s performance, R&D plans, Capex investment, CSR plans and others.

PI is amongst the top 5 players globally in the agro chem CSM space : Mayank Singhal, VC & MD, PI Industries

PI is amongst the top 5 players globally in the agro chem CSM space : Mayank Singhal, VC & MD, PI Industries

Mayank Singhal, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, PI Industries Limited shared his views on global trends on crop protection chemicals, R&D plans, production capacity, key milestones, company’s performance, Capex plans, CSR activities, outlook and much more.

Setting up complete value chains in india : Rajendra V. Gogri, CMD, Aarti Industries

Setting up complete value chains in india : Rajendra V. Gogri, CMD, Aarti Industries

Rajendra V. Gogri, Chairman & Managing Director, Aarti Industries Limited shares his views on global trends on Speciality Chemicals and pharma, plans for FY 2021-22.

We are now entering Chlor Alkali and also working on Benzene based speciality chemicals :  Ankit Patel, ED, Bodal Chemicals

We are now entering Chlor Alkali and also working on Benzene based speciality chemicals : Ankit Patel, ED, Bodal Chemicals

Ankit Patel, Executive Director, Bodal Chemicals Ltd. shares his insights on global trends, milestones achieved, growth forecast, R&D initiatives, expansion plans, Capex and others.

Position India as a global hub for chemical manufacturing : Maulik Mehta, CEO, Deepak Nitrite

Position India as a global hub for chemical manufacturing : Maulik Mehta, CEO, Deepak Nitrite

Maulik Mehta, CEO, Deepak Nitrite Limited shares his views on global trends, company’s performance, R&D plans, supply chain plans, plans of DPL and DNL, expansion plans and CSR activities.

We see a lot of promising new projects in refinery : Anil Bhatia, VP & MD, Emerson Automation Solutions - India

We see a lot of promising new projects in refinery : Anil Bhatia, VP & MD, Emerson Automation Solutions - India

Anil Bhatia, Vice President and Managing Director for Emerson’s Automation Solutions business in India, shares his insights on digital trends in India and globally, his company’s performance in India, as well as expansion plans, and solution offerings.

We are targeting revenue of Rs. 1,500 Cr in FY 2021-22 :  M P Aggarwal, Promoter, Sajjan India

We are targeting revenue of Rs. 1,500 Cr in FY 2021-22 : M P Aggarwal, Promoter, Sajjan India

We should be in a win-win situation both from topline and bottomline.

We will grow at 10-15% in revenue and 30-35% in profit in FY20-21 : Parag Jhaveri, CMD, Yasho Industries

We will grow at 10-15% in revenue and 30-35% in profit in FY20-21 : Parag Jhaveri, CMD, Yasho Industries

More revenue will come from lubricant and rubber segment and it will contribute around 60-70% in the next 2 years

Our Capex plan is Rs. 170 crore each in FY2020-21 and FY2021-22 : Unnathan Shekhar, MD, Galaxy Surfactants

Our Capex plan is Rs. 170 crore each in FY2020-21 and FY2021-22 : Unnathan Shekhar, MD, Galaxy Surfactants

The global home and personal care market is upwards of US $500 bn of which personal care is US $400 bn and home care is US $150 bn

We are setting up a new manufacturing plant to produce new agro-molecules :  M P Aggarwal, Promoter, Sajjan India

We are setting up a new manufacturing plant to produce new agro-molecules : M P Aggarwal, Promoter, Sajjan India

We always believed that while no doubt qualification is important, discipline, dedication and loyalty are equally important too

We will grow by 30% in FY 2021-22 : Vikas Bhatia, MD, RIECO Industries

We will grow by 30% in FY 2021-22 : Vikas Bhatia, MD, RIECO Industries

The company on an average does 300 projects per year in chemical & petrochemical sector

Interview with Mr. Jose Mohan, IPS, Commissioner of Police, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, Government of India

Interview with Mr. Jose Mohan, IPS, Commissioner of Police, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, Government of India

Interview with Mr. Jose Mohan, IPS, Commissioner of Police, Jodhpur

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