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Intas Pharma wins Global Excellence Award

Intas Neovet has won the Animal Pharm Global Excellence Awards for the year 2007, for unique initiatives pitched in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).  This global accolade assumes very special significance as Neovet also commemorates its 10th anniversary of presence in animal healthcare, informed Mr. Vijay Teng (Vice-President, Neovet).

The award has been presented by prestigious international agency on World Animal Health and Nutrition - Animal Pharm, to celebrate innovation and to reward excellence, in the animal health care sector.  The Animal Pharm Industry Excellence Awards are the mark of Global distinction and honors the highest level of professional commitment for Animal Health care sector. The award has been presented at the grand ceremony held at London, on 25th September, 2007, wherein more than 100 top Animal Healthcare companies were battling for this global contest.    To name a few besides Intas who battled for the Award were Janssen Animal Health, Pfizer, Genitrix, Eurovet, Heska, Merial, Norbrook, Schering Plough, etc.

The award has been conferred on Intas based on 4 activity spheres, which has benefited the animal wealth of country and associated human resource in the last 10 years:

  • POLIVET Journal
  • Neomec Project Shiksha
  • Taking Animal Health care to farmer's doorstep
  • Recognizing the outstanding contribution of veterinarians

Intas received an outstanding review for itself for developmental works like the 'Neomec Project Shiksha' scholarships for students and 'Polivet Journal' for Veterinarians, informed Mr. Vijay Teng of Intas. Elaborating further on the projects, he informed that, nearly 180 meritorious veterinary students, have been benefiting by way of scholarships under the 'Neomec Project Shiksha' for the last four years, while Polivet with a free circulation of around 9000 copies, is meant to enhance the knowledge of veterinarians, all over India. Polivet has been recognized and indexed by many national and international agencies including CAB.

Internationally recognized names in the animal health care form the esteemed panel of 12 judges, who after going through the tedious process of looking into varied health care activities; have adjudged the winner of Animal Pharm Excellence Award in 12 different categories. 

For Intas, Mr. Teng added, this recognition gives a big fillip to our young division, as the company's animal health care division is still at its evolving stage and during this crucial period the company is being recognized for its philanthropic works.

The Award would provide Intas an impetus, for all its ongoing animal healthcare development programmes, and moreover it will motivate different Pharma companies to take up such kind of social responsibility activities in the future, Mr. Teng concluded.