Cadila Pharmaceuticals to invest about 500 Crores in Udaipur

Cadila Pharmaceuticals is one of the largest privately held pharmaceutical companies in India. Headquartered at Ahmedabad, it caters to over 45 therapeutic areas, with presence in over 90 countries.

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The news has already caught up attraction in many eyes that the renowned pharma giant has made up its plans to enter the city of lakes for establishing a new medicinal plant. The State Cabinet meeting, headed by the Chief Minister Mr. Ashok Gehlot has sanctioned approval to the company for establishing an Active Pharmaceuticals Ingredients (API) and Manufacturing Unit in Udaipur. The Company will be investing Rs.130 crores in our Udaipur and will be giving employment opportunity to over 850 people. It is noteworthy that this investment might increase to Rs.500 crores in the second phase of the project. The project will prove fruitful for all the Udaipies as far as the employment is concerned. According to the sources the company will be provided a realisation on Entry tax on an approved list of some of its capital goods. As per the decision the company will also be given a 5% planning grant and 70% directive grant so that the project turns out to be a success.

According to a local newspaper, the Cabinet has approved investments valued over Rs. 8800 crores for the state of Rajasthan. The plant will be established in RIICO industrial area, Kaladwas where 30 acres of land has been reserved for the same.

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Plant Kingdom: A Kingdom of Greenery

‘Plant kingdom Garden Centre’ is a unique garden known especially for growing both the indigenous as well as exotic varieties of plants in Udaipur. Here plants from abroad are sowed, grown and developed under the local temperature and climatic conditions.

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Plant Kingdom Udaipur
Mr. Rakesh Bolia

The idea and the interest developed in 1999 when the piece of land was purchased by Late Mr. Bhawarlal Ji Bolia in the drops of Aravalli’s near Sisarma in 1999. In a conversation with Mr. Rakesh Bolia, he explains “When we purchased the land it was totally barren, no one could find even a grass shrub.”  Now he is standing proudly on a field where no one can see the land part barren. When asked about the caretaker of the garden, Mr. Bolia smiles and points towards his wife, Mrs. Neena Bolia.

Neena Bolia

“We are running this farm since 11 years till present, and it has been a huge success. Today we have 300-400 species of plants in the garden”, explains Mrs.Bolia.  “In the exotic species, we have first grown the Gladiolus in the garden in 2006. We first ordered 90 bulbs and today we have 2500 bulbs of that same plant”, proudly adds Mrs. Bolia, who devotes 2-3 hrs daily in the garden.

They have also started a nursery in garden. The base of farming is purely organic, and one can find many of plants like litchi, Gladiolus American corn, in large numbers, the exotic varieties of flowers which are grown at the nursery are Tulip, Ranunculus,  Zentedeschia, Oxalis, Lillium oriental, Iris, Lillium asiatic, Lillium amaryllis, Hyacinth, Gladiolus, Fressia, Tritonia, Daffodil, Anemone, Narcissus, crocus,carnesian, fressia.
Fruits which are grown are litchi, citrus maxima, orange, 1 kg guava, 10 varieties of mango, cherry, strawberry, peach.which come from entirely different habitats and climates, and are successfully grown here in the dry region. It is worth visiting this place at least once. You can contact them at

Sisarma Nai road
Near Shyam HP Gas Godown
Village : SISARMA
GIRWA : UDAIPUR (Rajasthan)

114, hiran magri sector No. 13
Opp. S.T. Work Shop,
Govind Nagar
UDAIPUR (Rajasthan)

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A glimpse of the Farm is given below. Photos by Prasun Bannerjee

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Litchis Being Grown at Plant Kingdom, Udaipur
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FootBall Lilly at Plant Kingdom Udaipur

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Lotus Plant at Plant Kingdom Udaipur
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American Corns at Plant Kingdom Udaipur