We have established ourselves as a trusted brand in India for 125 years with significant contributions towards advancing agriculture, public health and sustainability in the country.
Bayer is a Life Science company with a more than 150-year global history and core competencies in the areas of agriculture and healthcare. With our innovative products, we are contributing to finding solutions to some of the major challenges of our time.
Guided by our purpose “Science for a better life”, we deliver breakthrough innovations in agriculture and health care. We contribute to a world in which diseases are not only treated but effectively prevented or cured, in which people can take better care of their own health needs, and in which enough agriculture products are produced while respecting our planet’s natural resources. That's because at Bayer, we believe that growth and sustainability should go hand in hand. In short, we are working to make our vision “Health for all, hunger for none” a reality.
As a microcosm of Bayer global, the country hosts all 3 business divisions - Crop Science, Pharmaceuticals and Consumer Health. Today, we have over 13,000 employees & associates working at various locations across India including 6 manufacturing sites, 3 research & development/crop breeding units, centers of excellence for IT, Finance, Procurement, Data Science and Analytics, and Shared Services that provide worldwide support.
Our Crop Science division is the largest for Bayer in India with businesses in seeds & traits, crop protection, digital farming and environmental science (non-agricultural pest control). Our robust crop protection portfolio includes products to manage insects, pests, weeds and diseases. It also includes biological solutions, that use nature’s own defenses to protect crops. Our broad range of high-quality hybrid seeds includes cutting-edge traits for high-yielding crops with improved weed management and superior insect control. Our expertise and innovations in digital farming provide farmers with a deeper understanding of their fields so they can utilize their inputs and natural resources as efficiently as possible. We also have products that focus on non-agricultural applications in the form of products and services for vector control and professional pest control.
Our Pharmaceuticals division in India operates as Bayer Zydus Pharma, a joint venture between Bayer and Zydus Cadila. The focus of this business is on prescription products, especially for cardiology and women’s health care and on specialty therapeutics in the areas of oncology, hematology and ophthalmology. The division also comprises the radiology business, which markets diagnostic imaging equipment together with the necessary contrast agents.
Our Consumer Health division is focussed on making self-care for a better life a reality for billions of people around the world through everyday healthcare.
Bayer CropScience Limited is the flagship company of the Bayer Group in India and is publicly listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE: 506285). Bayer CropScience Limited enjoys a unique position in the market because of its capability to offer new innovative products, technologies, processes, services and business models. Find more information under the 'Investors’ section of our website.
Other legal entities under the Bayer Group in India include Bayer Pharmaceuticals Private Limited, Bayer Zydus Pharma Private Limited, Bayer BioScience Private Limited, Bayer Vapi Private Limited, Monsanto Holdings Private Limited, Monsanto Investments India Private Limited and Mahyco Monsanto Biotech (India) Private Limited. Bayer Foundation India formerly known as Bayer Prayas Association is a Section 8 company / Non-Profit Organization under the Bayer Group in India and it carries out Corporate Societal Engagement activities for the company.