The 19th century witnessed the emergence of a new generation of Indian Industrialists who were fired by the spirit of the Independence movement. They envisioned India as an Industrial Superpower.

R. Srikrishna Jhaver was one such visionary who shared his dream and was aware that the future of India lay in the development of indigenous industry. He initiated this process when he founded the Jhaver Group, which he nurtured into an Industrial Powerhouse.

The Jhaver Group of companies was started in 1894 as a trading and distribution company. Over the last 100 years, constant innovation and expansion have seen this group prosper and diversify in the fields of drugs, pharmaceuticals, agro chemicals, zippers, textile chemicals, coated fabrics, pesticides formulations and information technology.

The hallmark of this diversified group is a firm commitment to quality and customer service, factors that give the Jhaver Group the strength to face the future with confidence.

The Jhaver Group is today a highly respected business group, and has emerged as one of the fastest growing innovators in South India.

Business Divisions:

The Jhaver Group has a strong presence in the pharmaceutical business with Tablets India Limited -- the largest pharmaceutical company of its kind in South Asia.

The group's suite of chemical businesses includes agro chemicals and textile finishing chemicals. This includes the manufacture of veterinary chemicals, and one of the largest formulators of pesticides and allied agrochemicals.

The Jhaver Group's zipper business is the oldest in India, and its manufacturing facility and variety of products is the larges in South Asia.

By an acquisition in Germany, the group has a strong presence in the coated fabrics, narrow fabrics and fabricated products. This company has the largest capacity in India and the widest range of products in South Asia.

Our business in protective garments caters to governments and security organizations in providing ballistic products such as bullet proof jackets and other protective wear.

Over the last few years, the Jhaver Group has initiated a deep focus in the Information Technology industry and will be setting up several ventures in the services side of the IT business. The group's newest venture - Prodapt, is an innovative software services company. With a strategic long-term plan to create businesses in various software, and IT-enabled sectors; the group will soon boast a strong presence in the IT industry.


Size and Locations:
The group today employs employing over 7500 people across a wide variety of skills including engineers, doctors, technologists, business majors etc. With over 60 locations in India and 4 international locations, we have a strong distribution and marketing base.

The Group's corporate headquarters is located in Chennai (Madras), India. Earlier known as Madras, Chennai is one of the largest cities in India, with a population of over 6.0 Million. It has the best infrastructure and highest density of skilled workmen and engineers in India.