As "Outstanding" Enterpreneur
“The healthy tree which we see today bearing so many fruits, its seed was planted by the man who just had blessings and faith on his side. He watered that sapling with passion, cared with commitment and nurtured it with his belief.”
A woman with nerves of steel and a heart filled with self-esteem Late Mrs Sushila Devi arrived in Delhi from Amritsar battling the hardships of partition in 1947 with her family, including her youngest son K.K. Sharma. The years that followed were a time of endurance and a test of patience & strength.
After passing high school exams, Mr K.K. Sharma, with a dream in heart to serve the humanity persuaded for medical entrance examination but he missed it by just 1 mark because the destiny had something else in store for him.
Then, at the age of 22 years, Mr Sharma graduated in Sciences (Chemistry) from Indian University.
By choice, he worked as a medical representative for more than 5 years, is a leading Ayurveda based pharmaceutical company of India, with a mission to cater to the society by means of indigenous medicines. He developed strong sales & marketing skills and invested those days in learning about herbs from Ayurvedic classical textbooks and consulting Ayurvedic Physicians (Vaidyas) & Pharmacists.
Then, 1984, proved to be the golden year, when he fulfilled his dream by launching an Ayurvedic Company, Aimil Pharmaceuticals (India) Pvt. Ltd., with a mission to benefit the society with the holistic benefits of Ayurveda, which was later recognized as a company of ‘Limited’ status on a performance basis.
Aimil Pharmaceuticals (India) Ltd. was established on 30th Nov 1984 by Mr K.K. Sharma as the Managing Director, with a vision to be the best Ayurveda based Pharmaceuticals Company globally by providing high quality, affordable and innovative solutions in herbal base medicine and treatment and desire to make the society to healthy & a happy. He always has a passionate approach about Indian medicine system, Ayurveda and is keen to validate them on modern parameters at a global scale. He felt that specialists across the globe will easily accept the Ayurvedic medicines, if these medicines are scientifically-backed, with established safety and efficacy. This was a big dream with big challenges, but he succeeded despite the obstacles.
With his spiritual energy and intellectual power, he focused on converting Ayurveda’s traditional valuable science into a wide range of successful proprietary formulations dedicated to benefiting society by treating chronic diseases. He firmly believed that it is all possible through exploring distinct untapped health benefits of Ayurveda through extensive Research & Development activities and establishing their marvellous therapeutic efficacy through modern parameters.
From a very modest beginning with a turnover of Rs. 1 Crore in 1985, the company achieved a turnover of Rs. 56.42 Crores in 2006-07 progressing to Rs. 220 Crores in 2015-2016 & Rs. 300 Crores plus in 2016-2017 with a projection of above Rs. 1000 Crores in the coming decade.
Today, Mr. Sharma has established AIMIL, as an icon known for the outstanding quality of its herbal preparations, which the medical professionals also recognize with pride and recommend them in the benefits of society.
Starting off operations in Delhi way back in 1984, the company later spread its wings in Nalagarh, Himachal Pradesh. In 2006, the company set up a vast manufacturing facility with advanced technology in Nalagarh under his dynamic mentorship, which probably is one of the top technically advanced manufacturing units in India equipped with utmost advanced and automated system.
In recognition of his committed efforts & achievements, Mr Sharma had been bestowed with two National Awards for “Outstanding Entrepreneurship” and “For Manufacturing of Herbal Preparations of Outstanding Quality” in 1998 by then Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee and again awarded a National Award in the year 2000 “For Efforts in Research & Development” by Hon’ble Finance Minister of India Shri Jaswant Singh.
Under the visionary directives of Mr Sharma, AIMIL has the honour of technical collaboration with most eminent research organizations, Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO) – Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) for manufacturing and marketing of their developed medicines (Lukoskin and BGR – 34) for the treatment of Leucoderma & Diabetes respectively. Which has exclusively contributed to the health benefits of masses?
During the tenure of more than 30 years, Mr Sharma remains committed to enriching the lives of suffering masses by benefitting them with the herbal preparations of outstanding quality. The outcome is the development of formulations with distinct advantages for various therapeutic groups with safety viz. Neeri, Neeri KFT, BGR-34, Amlycure D.S., Amycordial, Purodil, Muscalt Forte, Zymnet, Jufex Forte etc. which all stood well to the expectations of the medical professionals, putting the organization not only at the leadership position in the herbal drug industry but also amongst the top developed and fastest growing pharmaceutical companies in India on the objectives of Ayurveda.