The Indian pharmaceutical industry has shown tremendous progress in terms of infrastructure development, technology base creation and a wide range of production. Even while undergoing restructuring, it has established its presence and determination to flourish in the changing environment. The industry now produces bulk drugs belonging to all major therapeutic groups. Strong scientific and technical manpower and pioneering work done in process development have contributed to this. The country ranks 4th worldwide accounting for 8% of world’s production by volume and 1.5% by value. It ranks 17th in terms of export value of bulk actives and dosage forms. Indian exports are destined to more than 200 countries around the globe including highly regulated markets of US, Europe, Japan and Australia.