Bangalore based Indian Multinational Health Science Company, Sami Labs Ltd which manufactures and markets Phytonutrients and standardized herbal extracts, specialty fine chemicals, and organic intermediates used in the nutritional, pharmaceutical and food industries, has again been recognized for export excellence by the Visvesvaraya Trade Promotion Centre (VTPC). Sami received the Gold Award in the Agricultural and Horticultural category for Medium to Large Enterprises for 2013 – 2014, the third year in a row. Sami also again received the District Gold Awards the Tumkar district.
Neeraja Shetty, Sami Director & President of Strategy & Business Development received the award from Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah in presence of R. Roshan Baig, Minister for Infrastructure Development, Information and K Ratna Prabha, Additional Chief Secretary to Government, Commerce and Industries Department.
“We are honored to be recognized for our export success,” said Neeraja Shetty, Sami Director & President of Strategy & Business Development. “The Karnataka Government’s policies have contributed to our ability to send fine extracts made from herbs grown in India all over the world.”
VTPC, established for promotion of trade from the State of Karnataka, is supervised and regulated by an autonomous body constituted by the Government of Karnataka. Operational since 1965 under the aegis of Department of Industries & Commerce, VTPC is named after the Chief Architect of modern Karnataka, Bharat Ratna Late Sir M. Visvesvaraya, who was instrumental in the industrialization of the state. Karnataka today is one of the key and leading states in exports from India, holding the number one position in software exports with an overwhelming 38% share of total exports and the number four position in export of commodities.