Group Profile

Founded by two childhood friends Mr. R.S. Agarwal and Mr. R.S. Goenka in the 1970s, Emami Group is a large business conglomerate with a significant leadership presence in diverse sectors. The Group employs over 25,000 resources across locations.

Emami Ltd. is the flagship company of Emami Group. Emami Ltd., founded in 1974 by Mr. RS Agarwal and Mr. RS Goenka, is one of India's leading FMCG companies engaged in manufacturing & marketing of personal care & healthcare products. With around 300 diverse products, Emami's portfolio includes trusted power brands like BoroPlus, Navratna, Fair and Handsome, Zandu Balm, Mentho Plus Balm, Sona Chandi Chyawanprash and new brands like Emami 7 Oils in One and HE Deodorant. In 2008, Emami Limited acquired Zandu Pharmaceuticals Ltd followed by the business of Kesh King in 2015, two of the biggest acquisitions in the history of FMCG industry in India.

Emami's products are available in 4.5 million + retail outlets through its network of 2800 + distributors across India. Its global footprint spans over 60 countries.

Emami's products have been endorsed by celebrities like the legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit, Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Kangana Ranaut, Juhi Chawla, Shahid Kapoor, Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Shilpa Shetty, Varun Dhawan, Junior NTR, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Sourav Ganguly, Mary Kom, Saina Nehwal, Sania Mirza, Sushil Kumar, among others.

Group companies


Emami Limited is one of the leading and fastest growing personal and healthcare businesses in India with presence across 60 countries, with an enviable portfolio of household brand names such as BoroPlus, Navratna, Fair and Handsome, Zandu balm, Mentho Plus balm and Kesh King.

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Emami Paper enjoys the position of being the largest manufacturer of newsprint in India with the fastest machine technology. The Company has shifted its focus into paperboard manufacturing and has already become a rising star in the premium paperboard segment.

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Ball pen tips manufacturing

CRI Ltd. is the 2nd largest writing instrument tip manufacturing company in the world. The Company has always maintained its benchmark in quality while consistently breaking new grounds in its domain.

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Starmark has enhanced the shopping experience for consumers as a reader-friendly store with a warm, inviting ambience and highly convenient cataloguing. It houses a vast array of books, stationery, art & craft, toys, movies & music, gaming & peripherals and gift items.

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Emami Frank Ross Ltd. is the oldest and largest pharmacy chain in Eastern India. The first Frank Ross store was set up in 1906. An ambitious plan of having a network of the pharmacy retail chain with over 300 outlets all over India has been taken up by the Group.

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Infrastructure and development

Emami also has large presence in real estate in West Bengal and is expanding its footprints. It has successfully executed more than 24 prestigious residential and commercial construction projects, mainly in Kolkata and suburbs. The existing projects span across the states of West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra and Sri Lanka.

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Emami Art, one of the most significant art institutions in the eastern part of India, is a key space for cultural production in the region. The organisation is focused on a future-forward, complex, multi-dimensional approach and steadfast in the advocacy of emerging, mid-career and established artists as well as an engagement with contemporary and historical material. The gallery aims to create dynamic, wide-ranging registers of exhibition-making and viewing.

In addition to hosting exhibitions, participating in art fairs and events of national and international import, Emami Art has a diverse parallel programming. With a focus on engagement with the region and beyond, through continuous short and long-term projects, Emami Art has launched EA Locus in Focus, EA Co-labs (Collaborative Programme) EA Initiative (Public art endeavors) and EA Hybrid which integrates both the physical and virtual interfaces. Other programs include EA Incubator that comprises of mentorship programmes, workshops, residency opportunities and innovative educational activities that facilitate artistic development, help build networks of collaboration and provide a supportive environment for emerging talent. As a centre of excellence, Emami Art wishes to be identified as a platform rather than just a facility.

Critical discourses, interactions, documentation and exchange are also essential to Emami Art's agenda. Under the umbrella of EA Discourse, Emami Art is committed to developing and producing original writing, artist's books, monographs, periodicals and catalogues that will focus on artistic, creative and pedagogical materials. Furthermore, the EA Communicator lineup of talks, seminars, panel discussions and conversations with artists, curators and key partners provides a space for critical engagement as part of Emami Art's knowledge-making and archiving process.

Deeply committed to promoting a regional, national and international agenda through innovative and alternative programming, emphasis on community and socially relevant engagements, institutional partnerships and more via a multi-year vision for the future, Emami Art is resolute to be a catalyst of change, research, innovation and inclusivity.

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Food Brands

Emami Agrotech Limited, is in the business of branded food manufacturing. With a vision to become the "Most Trusted Indian Food Brand", the Company has been growing aggressively and diversifying its product port-folio.

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AMRI Hospitals offers World class Healthcare at Affordable Cost. It is one of Eastern India's leading private healthcare service providers, with three super specialty hospitals at Dhakuria, Mukundapur, and Salt Lake, in Kolkata, a state-of-the-art day care centre in Kolkata, as well as a super specialty hospital at Bhubaneswar, Odisha. The Group takes care of around 4.5 lakh patients annually, conducting more than 35,000 successful surgeries & procedures, with a roster of more than 5,000+ healthcare professionals.

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Emami Agrotech Ltd. is the largest manufacturer of Biodiesel in Eastern India and a major Biodiesel Supplier to Indian Railways & Oil Marketing Companies.

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