In tune with ‘Small is Beautiful and Bountiful’, the farsighted entrepreneur Mr. S. N Gupta set up a proprietorship firm 1977 to manufacture just two pesticide formulations. In due course, the seeds sown by him sprouted and the tiny company, Bharat Insecticides grew to be among the leaders in the industry of pesticides.
Under the stewardship of Mr. S. N Gupta, Mr. M. P Gupta and Mr. R. P Gupta, it was converted it into a public limited company and since then Bharat Insecticides Limited (BIL) has never looked back. Currently, the profile and track record of the company are listed in Dun-7 and Bradstreet Global Database.
The company has two manufacturing plants, located at Bahadurgarh that comes under Delhi NCR and Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir. Both the units are equipped with latest processing technology and function as per appropriate safety and environmental norms in spacious buildings with in-house R&D laboratories and also pilot plant facilities for assessing new products.
The company has assigned top most priority to the safety, security, health and welfare of its 700-strong workforce. Commitment to quality and professional ethics has earned BIL the tag of ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 certified company. The wide range of products include insecticides, fungicides and herbicides with applications in agriculture, preventive public health measures and veterinary treatment. These are formulated in various concentrations, quantities and fool-proof packing with directions on their usage.
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Government of India recognized BIL as an Export House. The company has exported its products to more than 40 countries. CHEMEXCIL (Basic Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals & Cosmetics Export Promotion Council), set up by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, commended the company for Outstanding Performance in Exports with ‘Certificate of Merit’ in the category of Inorganic & Organic Chemicals for the year 2008-09.
On the domestic front, BIL has a nationwide network of 23 offices, 30000 dealers and 3500 distributors with strategically located warehouses. Experts from the company periodically advise the farmers on latest trends in pest management.
BIL is eager to capitalize on the overall forecast about the pesticides industry witnessing average annual growth rate of 15-20%. With this objective, the company has set a target of annual growth in the range of 30-35%. Huge potential for products in the segment of molecules has been identified.