Friday, May 20, 2022

Hungama Digital Unveils List of 50 Women, Honoured as ‘Hungama Game Changers – 2022’

Mumbai, 20 May, 2022:  Hungama Digital, India’s leading digital entertainment company, announces the honourees of its initiative, Hungama Game Changers - 2022. A total of 50 professionals from the industries of music, video, and gaming were honoured as Game Changers. With a goal to encourage diversity and more women in executive, creative, behind-the-scenes, and leadership roles in entertainment, Game Changers amplifies change-makers and future role models for young women.  

The achievers for 2022 were chosen by a multi-faceted advisory panel through multiple rounds of selection. The panel included Megha Tata - Managing Director, Discovery Communications India, Kanan Rai - Ex Business Head, Google Play, Preeta Sukhtankar - Founder, The Label Life, Nirmika Singh - Poet, Journalist and Music curator, Merlin D'souza - Music Director, Arranger, Composer, Ashvini Yardi - Hindi Film Producer, Raunaq Roy – Vice President, Hungama Digital Media and Soumini Sridhara Paul – Senior Vice President, Hungama Digital Media. 

Speaking on the winners Neeraj Roy, MD said, “Our selection of game-changers are women who are breaking the glass ceiling, or should we say glass screens in the case of entertainment. From telling effective narratives, to creating engaging music, and gaming innovations, they are building legacies for the generations to come. The time couldn’t be more perfect to fuel ‘aspirations without limitations’, and an opportunity for women to take their rightful place in the seemingly male-dominated clubs. I congratulate every single one of these 50 very deserving women and wish them more power!”

The illustrious group of winners includes: 

  1. Aabha Hanjura, Founder of the folk band Sufistication
  2. Amrita Mahal, Production Designer
  3. Ananya Birla, Songwriter & Entrepreneur
  4. Ankkita Chauhan | Ankkita C, eSport Player
  5. Annette Philip, Founder of Berklee India Exchange
  6. Anushka Sen, Digital creator/Actress
  7. Anvita Dutt, Writer
  8. Aparna Purohit, Amazon Prime Video India, Head of Original
  9. Christelle D’cruz, Co-Founder / Engineer (Super Gaming)
  10. Chum Darang, Actress
  11. Dar Gai, Intimacy Co-ordinator
  12. Deane Sequeira, Rapper, Songwriter, Recording Artist & Composer
  13. Dolly Rateshwar, Co-Founder – The Dharavi Dream Project
  14. Gazal Dhaliwal, Screenwriter
  15. Hanita Bhambri, Singer – Songwriter
  16. Harshdeep Kaur, Playback Singer
  17. Hiral Viradia, Recording Engineer/ Musician
  18. Jannat Zubair, Digital creator/Actress
  19. Jyoti Deshpande, CEO, Viacom18
  20. Kaashvi Hiranandani | Kaash Plays, eSport Player
  21. Kamakshi Khanna, Singer – Songwriter
  22. Kausar Munir, Lyricist & Screen Writer
  23. Keerti Singh, Co-founder/VP Growth & Monetization (Hitwicket)
  24. Komal Sharma Iyer, Creative Head (Miko)
  25. Krutika| Krutika Plays, eSport Player
  26. Kusha Kapila, Digital Creator / Actress
  27. Manojna Yeluri, Founder & Consultant
  28. Mariam Dholkawala, Gamification and Game Based Learning Head (Tata Consultancy Services)
  29. Meghna Gulzar, Film Director
  30. Neha Kakkar, Singer – Songwriter
  31. Nirali Kartik, Vocalist
  32. Payal Dev, Composer | Playback Singer
  33. Payal Dhare, eSport Player
  34. Prajakta Koli, Digital creator/Actress
  35. Prakriti Kakar, Singer
  36. Priya Saraiya, Lyricist/Playback Singer
  37. Rashi Chandra, Art Head (Godspeed Games)
  38. Salone Sehgal, Co-founder (Lumiki Fund)
  39. Saloni Kandalgaonkar | Mili Kya Mile, eSport Player
  40. Saumya Iyer, Game Producer (Zynga)
  41. Shagufta Iqbal | XYAA
  42. Shefali Shah, Actress
  43. Shruti Ghosh, Co-Founder (Nodding Head Games)
  44. Shruti Verma, Regional Marketing Director (Epic Games)
  45. Shweta Tripathi, Actress
  46. Sona Mohapatra, Singer, Songwriter & Music Composer
  47. Sukriti Kakar, Singer
  48. Sunidhi Chauhan, Singer
  49. Sunitha Thapa Magar | Sooneeta Gaming
  50. Tess Joseph, Casting director

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Thursday, May 19, 2022

Trailer of ‘Mujib– The Making of a Nation’ trailer released at Festival de Cannes

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Movie an example of good neighbourly relations: Anurag Thakur

Will always remember sacrifice of Indian soldiers: Dr Mahmood


NEW DELHI, 20 May 2022: Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Mr Anurag Thakur and Minister of Information and Broadcasting of Bangladesh Dr Hasan Mahmud yesterday jointly released a 90-second intriguing trailer of the India – Bangladesh co-production feature film on ‘Bangabandhu,’ Mujib – The Making of a Nation directed by Mr Shyam Benegal.

Addressing the audience on the occasion Union Minister Mr Anurag Thakur said that the movie, while being a co-production of India and Bangladesh, was an initiative of Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi. “The movie is a gift on birth centenary of Bangabandhu Shekh Mujibur Rahman ji”, the Minister commented. Commenting on the struggles in the making of the movie, Mr Thakur said that when the world was going through a challenging time during the COVID pandemic, the work on the movie went on. When the world is seeing strife between various neighbouring countries, Mr Thakur cited the movie as an example of good neighbourly ties. Through the movie, the two countries complement each others’ work. The minister thanked both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina for taking this initiative.

Mr Anurag Thakur said that this year being the 75th anniversary of India’s independence and India being the Country of Honour at Marche du Film, there could be no better opportunity to release the trailer and put the friendship of India and Bangladesh on display. He thanked the whole Bangladesh delegation for attending the ceremony.

Dr Hasan Mahmud, in his address, said that the movie was based on the struggle, suffering and making of a nation by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Complementing the ties between the two countries he said that Bangladesh and India relationship had touched new highs under the leadership of the two Prime Ministers Sheikh Hasina and Mr Narendra Modi. “The movie was a demonstration of the strength and depth of relationship between the two countries,” Dr Mahmud added. The Minister thanked the people of India for supporting the independence war of Bangladesh in 1971. The Minister also said that Bangladeshis will always remember the sacrifice of Indian soldiers.

Speaking about the movie, Dr Mahmud said that the movie was about the struggle, pain and suffering of Sheikh Mujib in liberating a nation. “People of the world will know how he remained unwavering in the face of gallows and how he transformed an unarmed nation into an armed one and led the liberation war. It isn’t easy to capture the whole life of such great people in 3 hours but the team making the movie has done a great work,” he further added.

Delivering his message in a recorded message, Mr Shyam Benegal, said, “The trailer is out and I hope the audiences will appreciate it. It was an absolutely marvellous journey working for this film as I got an opportunity to work with the artists & technicians from both the nations. And thankful to Ministries from India & Bangladesh for their overwhelming support.”

Mr Apurva Chandra, Secretary Information of Broadcasting, India; Ambassador of India to the Republic of France Mr. Jawed Ashraf; Ambassador of Bangladesh to the Republic of France Mr. Khondker Mohammad Talha along with cast of the movie were present at the occasion.

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About the movie

Mujib – The Making of a Nation is directed by Mr Shyam Benegal. The Co-production Agreement for the film “Bangabandhu” was signed on 14th January, 2020 between two Executive Producers - NFDC and Film Development Corporation (FDC), Bangladesh. The Ministry of Information Broadcasting, Govt. of India and the Ministry of Information Broadcasting, Govt. of Bangladesh are producers of the film. The total budget of the film is over USD 10 million (INR 75 Crores) shared in the ratio of 40:60 by India and Bangladesh respectively. The film is a tribute to the great leader on his birth centennial and to mark the 50 years of Bangladesh’s formation. The release is delayed owing to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The entire shooting of the film “Bangabandhu” has been successfully completed, spread in four schedules in India and Bangladesh. The film is expected to ready by the end of 2022.

The actors in the lead roles Arifin Shuvoo & Nusrat Imrose Tisha, for the love of the nation & the emotion named Mujib, have worked for free & have taken only 1 Bangladeshi Taka (0.011 USD) as a token amount. Mr Arifin Shuvoo’s has played the role of the Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his life’s journey from early days to the Making of a Nation has been depicted in the film. Ms Nusrat Imrose Tisha, plays the role of Sheikh Fazilatunnesa (Renu), the better half of Mujib, the film showcases her family, struggles, strength & her role in Mujib’s success as one of the greatest leaders in the World.


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About National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) –

Incorporated in the year 1975 National Film Development Corporation Ltd is formed by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India with the primary objective of promoting the good cinema movement in India. NFDC is instrumental in creating an ecosystem to support the financing, distribution and development of independent films across the country in various Indian languages.

About Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) –

The organization was founded in 1959 as the East Pakistan Film Development Corporation which was changed to Bangladesh Film Development Corporation after Bangladesh achieved independence in 1971. On 3 April of every year the National Film day of Bangladesh is observed, the day is organized and celebrated by the corporation. The day marks the occasion when Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, then Minister of Industries and Commerce of East Pakistan introduced the bill to formulate the East Pakistan Film development corporation.


Indian content has been ruling the hearts and minds of the global audience: Union Minister Shri Anurag Thakur

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“Gold rush amongst broadcasters as well as telcos to set up own OTT Platforms for India”

Will take all measures to speed up Co- Production Collaborations from around the world: Shri Anurag Thakur

In 5 years India will be amongst the leading quality content producing nations across the globe

Government policies to help media and entertainment ecosystem to generate USD 53 billion annually by 2025

India is about to become the world’s biggest ‘influencer economy’: Shri Shekhar Kapur


NEW DELHI, 19 May 2022: “है प्रीत जहां की रीत सदामैं गीत वहां के गाता हूंभारत का रहने वाला हूंभारत की बात सुनाता हूं , carrying the tales of Bharat, Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Shri Anurag Thakur today addressed the India Forum at the famous Palais des Festivals in Cannes. Representing a 6000 year old culture and 1.3 billion people the Minister delivered his keynote address in front of audience comprising foreign and Indian filmmakers, journalists and delegates.

The session moderated by Ms Vani Tripathi had on the panel Shri Apurva Chandra, Secretary, Information & Broadcasting, Government of India, Shri Prasoon Joshi, Writer, Poet, and Chairman, Central Board of Film Certification, Shri R Madhavan, Indian actor, writer, director, and producer, Shri Shekhar Kapur, Indian filmmaker, actor, television presenter and entrepreneur and Chairman, Film and Television Institute of India, Mr. Scott Roxborough, Editor, Hollywood Reporter, Mr. Philip Avril, Producer


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This year marks the 75th year celebration of both Cannes Film Festival and of establishment of India-France diplomatic relations. Speaking on the importance of Cannes the Minister said that over the years, ‘Festival de Cannes’ has played a significant role in strengthening Indo-French relations. The Minister noted historic highs of Indian cinema and said that Indian content has been ruling the hearts and minds of the global audience and the steppingstone was laid by bestowing the Palme d’Or to the prolific Indian filmmaker Chetan Anand’s film Neecha Nagar in 1946 and a decade later in 1956, Satyajit Ray’s Pather Panchali won the Palme d’Or. Today the recognition of our cinematic excellence the world over is set to manifest the country into the ‘content hub of the world’, the Minister added.

Speaking on India’s current presence in Cannes the Minister said, “India intends to give you - the global audience, a flavour of the country’s cinematic excellence, technological prowess, rich culture and illustrious heritage of storytelling”. “India’s red-carpet presence captured the diversity of our cinematic excellence not only in terms of representation of actors and film makers from various languages and regions, but also OTT platforms, with a strong presence of music composers and a folk artist who have enthralled audiences both young and old”, the Minister further added.

The Minister informed the audience about the presence of Indian startups in Cannes and said the startups from media and entertainment sector will showcase their technological prowess and pitch to the best from the world of AVGC along with a strong delegation of animation professionals from the sector.

The Minister informed the audience of the various measures by both Union and State governments and said while Center has envisioned major initiatives over the last 8 years to boost co-productions, film shoots and film facilitations in India, States like Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh have formulated their own film facilitation policies and provided co-production opportunities. He stated that these efforts aimed at boosting India’s media and entertainment ecosystem, which is expected to generate USD 53 billion annually by 2025.

In one such measure, “Government of India officially designated audiovisual services as one of 12 'champion service sectors’ and recently set up an AVGC task force comprising of industry leaders to prepare a policy roadmap for India to take a quantum leap in this sector and position us as the preferred ‘postproduction hub of the world’ “.

Shri Anurag Thakur said that on one hand artificial intelligence, virtual reality, immersive technologies such as the Metaverse, present immense possibilities to India’s IT skilled workforce, the OTT market in India is predicted to grow at 21% annually to nearly 2 billion Dollars by 2024 on the other.

The Minister promised that the Government will take all necessary measures to transform India into a Global Content Subcontinent and use the skills of our youth to make India the preferred Postproduction Hub for the AVGC sector and to that end Government will speed up co-production collaborations from around the world and also offer the best locations in India for Film Shoots. These steps, Shri Thakur envisioned, will in the next 5 years, catapult Bharat into the league of leading quality content producing nations across the globe.

Shri Thakur concluded his statement by extending a warm invitation to shoot in India, bask in its hospitality and relish its breath-taking landscape.

Shri Shekhar Kapur spoke about the effect of access to cheap broadband and mobile devices having a disruptive effect on movie industry and said that India is about to become the world’s biggest ‘influencer economy’ and that cinema will soon be redefined by the young film makers.


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India is a pool of restless dreams, dreams that are restless to make it big, of looking forward, added Shri Prasoon Joshi to the comment of Shri Shekhar Kapur.

Shri Apurva Chandra cited movies like Lunchbox, Mr and Mrs Iyer and Rocketry that are typically Indian in their story but have resonated with audience across the world. He further reiterated the incentives announced by the Government of India yesterday for film makers from across the world.

Shri R. Madhavan commented on how India has so much to tell the world in the field of science and technology and the cinema world must explore this idea. From Aryabhatta to Sundar Pichai India has extraordinary stories which are aspirations of youngsters around the world.

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Regrow Biosciences gets USFDA Nod for Phase II trials of 'OSSGROW' for Osteonecrosis in the US

~OSSGROW is India's first FDA (DCGI) approved product that has treated over 1000 patients across 200 hospitals in the country~

National, 19 May 2022: - Regrow Biosciences, an Indian-centric global biotech company, is glad to announce a breakthrough achievement of getting a USFDA nod for conducting a phase II trial of its lead  product 'OSSGROW,' an orphan drug that helps in effectively treating  Osteonecrosis, in the US market. The accomplishment reflects the brand's commitment to delivering a safe, effective, and durable solution to patients suffering from Osteonecrosis, also known as Avascular Necrosis. Furthermore, Regrow Biosciences moves one step closer to attaining a global market monopoly estimated at $5 Bn through this milestone feat. 

Osteonecrosis is a prevalent disease in Asia. However, a rare disease in the United States and Europe. Regrow Biosciences has been granted Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) for OSSGROW ® from the USFDA and EMA. Furthermore, after completing Phase 3 clinical trials in India, OSSGROW® received marketing authorization from the Indian FDA (DCGI) in 2017; the product has successfully treated more than 1000 patients across 200 hospitals.

Speaking on the recent success, Mr. Satyen Sanghvi, Chief Scientific Officer and Executive Director at Regrow Biosciences Private Limited, said, "Regrow Biosciences welcomes the positive feedback from USFDA from its Pre-IND (Pre-Investigational New Drug) meeting to develop the world's first biological bone cell therapy product - OSSGROW®, indicated to treat Osteonecrosis or Avascular Necrosis. The Pre-IND feedback and recommendation for Phase 2 clinical trial in a small patient population are very encouraging for the brand, as the company is now working towards IND filing. This positive feeling is backed by the safety and efficacy data of OSSGROW® across 200 hospitals in India for more than five years."

Osteonecrosis, mainly seen in the hip joint, is a progressive bone disease that leads to the death of bone tissue due to interrupted blood supply. The initial stages are asymptomatic; however, the disease progresses quite rapidly, affecting the structure and eventually the function of the joint. The advanced stage involves the collapse of the femoral head and arthritis. This necessitates the patients who are barely in their 30s and 40s to undergo hip replacement surgery causing severe loss of productivity and decreased quality of life. 

About Regrow Biosciences:

Regrow Biosciences Pvt. Ltd. is an Indian-centric global biotech company ( with an R&D center and GMP manufacturing facility near Pune, India,  and offices in India, the US, and Singapore. The company is dedicated to researching, developing, and commercializing cell and stem cell-based products to target degenerative and life-threatening diseases. The company has crossed several milestones in its decade-long journey, with many firsts like market authorization and a commercial license for OSSGROW® and CARTIGROW® in 2017. UREGROW® was developed in collaboration with BIRAC, the Department of Biotechnology, the Ministry of Science and Technology, and the Government of India. Today with a strong pool of 340 doctor-partner networks across 46 cities, the Regrow Biosciences has transformed the lives of 1500 patients in India. In addition, the company also provides premium services for Cord Blood Stem Cell banking (Biocell®) across 600 Indian cities and has catered to more than 50,000 young parents. 

Hungama Kids’ jugalbandi with world-renowned tabla player Anuradha Pal inspires a new generation of classical musicians

~ Featuring the maestro, the 11-episode series made for music enthusiasts of all age-groups is out now on the Hungama Kids app ~

India, 19th May 2022: Hungama Kids, a platform for content specific to kids, parents and teachers, has acquired content produced by world-renowned tabla player, multi-percussionist and music composer Anuradha Pal. The 11-video series, released on 9th May, a day after the birthday of this torchbearer of Indian classical music, features the maestro training tabla learners through 11 fun and exciting videos that are now live on the Hungama Kids app. 

This latest addition to the ever growing and robust library of the streaming service reaffirms the purpose of offering relevant and age-appropriate entertainment with ample academic opportunities across diverse topics. Bringing Pal’s unmatched mastery in the discipline of tabla, music lovers are getting a thorough breakdown of important yet rarely understood concepts of the instrument. The series is upskilling musicians across all levels of expertise through lessons on parts of tabla, Pakhawaj, Taal, body posture & finger usage, basic syllables & language of tabla, phrases, matras, hand gestures, and playing the instrument. Moreover, the series also educates children about playing Tabla solo and accompanying it with different genres such as Jazz, Flamenco, and Latin.

The diverse audience is exploring a grand blend of experience transcending Indian classical music to research into music’s therapeutic nature. Researching about the said fields at Harvard Science Centre and Neurosciences University, USA, this maestro teaches students to relate rhythm with daily trivia and phenomena. Internationally acclaimed as the 'first professional female table maestro in the world', Pal  became the first Indian musician to release instructional training video DVDs in 2003. This cross-cultural collaborator is fast bringing a lot of excitement to Hungama Kids as the show caters to tabla enthusiasts of all ages.

Speaking about this new series and collaboration, Soumini Sridhara Paul, Senior Vice President, Hungama Digital Media says, “At Hungama Kids, we vouch for our variety through an entire spectrum of shows full of infotainment. This new series adds a feather to Hungama kids’ cap. Having witnessed acclaimed artist Anuradha Pal leave music lovers in awe via her association with Hungama Artist Aloud, we are delighted to see her also be a part of Hungama Kids and thus create greater bonds with the Hungama family. The show is perfect for children during the summer vacations, which gives them ample time to pursue any hobby. it is one-of-a-kind for all age groups and restores our promise of providing innovative, informative content regularly.”

Expressing her excitement to be able to reach out to a wider audience, especially kids and the youth, Anuradha Pal adds, “Music has the power to inspire and heal. In today's time, amid the growing negativity, music is that positive ray of hope that can bring a smile to every face. My constant efforts have been towards demystifying classical Music and making it more fun and accessible to the masses. Tabla is a versatile musical instrument and has a legacy of its own. Through this series I have tried to share the history of how it came into existence, its usage and more, along with of course helping viewers learn how to play it well. I feel, when you share knowledge, you learn all the more and thus look forward to guiding music lovers through the series.”

About Hungama Kids:

"India’s only kids app catering to 0 – 18 Years with short format, informative, age appropriate, Inspirational, clean and educational content. Hungama Kids is a one-stop destination for parents, teachers and children to learn something new every day and experience appropriate content that keeps you entertained and suits the required age group.

The content ranges from the typical Rhymes, Puzzles, Riddles, Bedtime Stories, etc. as well as innovative ways of doing simple Math's or calculations and when it comes to subjects like Science, Geography, History, etc. we give you content that goes beyond the books. We also have content that will help teenagers feel inspired or informed of their daily environment, like the products they use or the people they can look up to through topics like Science Marvels or Biographies respectively and more.

Our motto is to help kids of all ages and their parents experience new ideas and concepts to become brighter individuals in their daily lives along with being entertained and informed through content on Hungama Kids.

Union Bank of India launched Union Access, A digital accessibility initiative

Mumbai, May 19, 2022: Union Bank of India announced the launch of Union Access, a digital accessibility initiative especially for the disabled and senior citizens on the11thGlobal Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) that was celebrated today.

With this initiative, Union Bank continues to reinforce its commitment to provide accessible customer experience for senior citizens and persons with disabilities.  

The Global Accessibility Awareness Day was thus celebrated with the launch of host of new initiatives:

1. Unveiling of a booklet on “Inclusive Social Media” to integrate accessibility in bank’s social media communications

2. E-Learning course on “General Awareness on Disability, Inclusion and Accessibility” for all the staff members

3. Bank conducted mass awareness through social media quiz that was based on accessibility awareness

With its efforts, Union Bank of India aims to meet the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) notified “Indian Standards on ICT Accessibility”.

Aether Industries Limited’s Initial Public Offering to open on May 24, 2022, sets price band at ₹610 to ₹642 per Equity Share


Mr. Rohan Ashwin Desai, Whole Time Director & Dr. Aman Ashwin Desai, Whole Time Director at the IPO Press Meet conducted in Mumbai.

The issue has a price band of ₹ 610 – ₹ 642 per equity share.

The Bid/Offer opens on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 

The Bid/Offer closes on Thursday, May 26, 2022

Minimum Bid Lot is 23 Equity Shares and in multiples of 23 Equity Shares thereafter 

Pre-IPO placement of  2,024,921 Equity Shares aggregating to Rs 130 crore to IIFL Special Opportunities Fund- Series 9 and 10, SBI Fund Management Limited, India Acorn Fund Limited and Ashoka India Equity Investment Trust Plc and The Regents of the University of California – IIFL Asset Management Limited

Approx. IPO Size: ₹ 808.04 crore (Fresh ₹ 627 crore + OFS ₹181.04 crore)

The IPO consist of fresh issue of ₹ 627 crore

The issue also has a OFS portion of 2,820,000 equity shares 

Anchor Investors allotment date on Monday, May 23, 2022

QIB allocation for allotment is not more than 50%

NII allocation for allotment is not less than 15%

RIB allocation for allotment is not less than 35%

HDFC Bank Limited and Kotak Mahindra Capital Company Limited are the Book Running Lead Managers to the issue.

About Aether Industries 

Aether Industries is a speciality chemical manufacturer in India focused on producing advanced intermediates and speciality chemicals involving complex and differentiated chemistry and technology core competencies.

As of March 31, 2022, the Company's product portfolio comprised of over 25 products. The Surat-based company is the only manufacturer of 4MEP, MMBC, T2E, OTBN, NODG, DVL and Bifenthrin Alcohol in India and the largest manufacturer of 4MEP, T2E, NODG and HEEP in the world, by volumes; 4MEP, T2E, MMBC, NODG, BFA, OTBN, NMDG and DVL products were 100% imported into India from China four years ago and now Aether is selling these products in China.

The Company has two sites at Sachin in Surat (Gujarat, India). The initial manufacturing facility is a 3,500-square-metres space that houses R&D, analytical sciences laboratories, a pilot plant, a CRAMS facility, and a hydrogenation facility. The Second Manufacturing Facility is a large-scale manufacturing facility is a 10,500 square metres space and houses 16 production streams. It has an installed capacity of 6,096 MT per year and is divided into three buildings (and one SRP Plant Stream).

For the nine-months ended December 31, 2021, Aether Industries revenue from operations stood at Rs 442.54 crore and net profit at Rs 82.60 crore. The Company's revenue from operations grew 49.04% to Rs. 449.82 crores in Fiscal 2021 from Rs. 301.81 crore in Fiscal 2020, primarily attributed to revenue generated from the sale of products under its Large-Scale manufacturing of Specialty Chemicals business, while its net profit climbed 77.99% to Rs 71.19 crore in Fiscal 2021 from Rs. 39.96 crores in Fiscal 2020.