Who We Are

About Us

The Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI) established in 1965, represents the research-based global pharmaceutical companies in India. OPPI has been an integral part of the healthcare journey of the country. We remain committed to supporting the nation’s healthcare objectives, putting patients at the core of all decision making and collaborating with all stakeholders to find sustainable solutions to realize the collective vision of Health for All.


Our member companies have been serving the country’s healthcare ecosystem since pre-independence and continue to remain committed to patient safety and providing quality care in the future as well. As an association, our advocacy decisions, patient commitment and work are always keeping the country first and we embody the spirit of working for ‘Bharat Ke Liye’; driven with innovation to find solutions for unmet medical needs, collaboration with government stakeholders, and co-creation with partners coming together to address the nation’s healthcare challenges. We are committed to the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi-ji’s clarion call of ‘Jai Vigyan and Jai Anusandhan’.


Uniform Code for Pharmaceutical Marketing Practices (UCPMP)
OPPI has constituted an Ethics & Business Integrity Work Group. Rehan A. Khan, Managing Director, MSD Pharmaceuticals India Private Limited is the Chair of this Work Group for 2024.

To know more and understand the Uniform Code for Pharmaceutical Marketing Practices (UCPMP) 2024       Click here

For Filing of Complaints under the Uniform Code for Pharmaceutical Marketing Practices (UCPMP) 2024 and to view the list of ECPMP committee members       Click here

To know more and understand the IFPMA Code of Practice 2019       Click here


OPPI is an organisation of research and innovation driven pharmaceutical companies committed to addressing India’s healthcare needs by:

  • Facilitating greater access to quality healthcare solutions
  • Encouraging research and innovation
  • Disseminating knowledge and sharing best practices
  • Contributing meaningfully in policy dialogues


Building a healthier India through access to Innovation

OPPI Directorate



Director Finance & Administration And Association Secretary


Director, Communications & Patient Advocacy


Director - Government Affairs


OPPI member companies invest in the research of new medicines. They are pioneers in innovation, ushering in a new era of treatment for patients. Over the decades, OPPI member companies have laid a strong foundation for the development of a world class and robust pharmaceutical industry in the country.

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Past Presidents

Name Company Year
S Sridhar Pfizer 2021-2022
Sharad Tyagi Boehringer Ingelheim 2020- 2021
A. Vaidheesh GlaxoSmithKline 2017 - 2020
Dr. Shailesh Ayyangar Sanofi 2013 - 2017
Late Ranjit Shahani Novartis 2009 - 2013
Ranga Iyer Wyeth 2007 - 2009
Late Ranjit Shahani Novartis 2001 - 2007
Tapan Ray Abbott Sept. - Nov. 2001
Late Mr P. Gupta Infar 2000 - 2001
H.R. Khusrokhan Glaxo 1998 - 2000
D. Bhadury Hoechst Marion Roussel 1996 - 1998
Dr Anil S. Mehta Wyeth 1994 - 1996
H. Dhanrajgir Glaxo 1992 - 1994
D.K. Bose Burroughs Wellcome 1990 - 1992
Dr S. Agarwala Rallis 1988 - 1990
C.M. Hattangdi Parke - Davis 1986 - 1987
R.N. Langrana Abbott 1985
Late Mr George Daniel Hoechst 1982 - 1984
Late Dr S.K. Bhattacharya Sandoz 1980 - 1981
Late Mr H.N. Dutt Gupta East India Pharmaceutical Works 1979
Late Mr Sisir Mitra Cyanamid 1976 - 1978
S.V. Pillai Pfizer 1974 - 1975
Late Brig. B. S. Bhagat Rallis 1970 - 1973
Keith C. Roy Merck Sharp Dohme 1967 - 1969
Late Dr H.R. Nanji Pharmed 1966