Best SMEs of India 2016 Survey - Business Today
Braving the Odda INDIA'S BEST SMEs
  • Manpasand Beverages Limited:

    Manpasand Beverages Limited is a limited liability company in India. It owns brands such as MangoSip, Fruits Up, Manpasand ORS, and Pure Sip. Its MangoSip brand was the 2nd largest selling mango drink in India in 2014. Manpasand Beverages aims to have revenues of Rs 5,000 crore in the next five years. (Seen in the picture: Manpasand Beverages CMD Dhirendra Singh)
  • Brawn Biotechs:

    Brawn Biotechs is engaged in marketing of medicinal and allied health products and has a well-defined marketing network with a staff of over 180 covering major hospitals and institutions in India. It does not have a manufacturing facility of its own but leans on another unlisted firm-Brawn Laboratories-for its supplies. (Seen in the picture: Brawn Biotech CMD Brij Raj Gupta)
  • Utkarsh Micro Finance:

    Utkarsh Micro Finance's core business is providing loans to small entrepreneurs left untouched by formal banking systems. It caters to people who have credit needs of between Rs 6,000 to Rs 3 lakh and, ironically, are deemed too big for microfinance firms or too small for a bank. Utkarsh addresses those that fall under this blind spot. With a client base of 1.2 million, 371 branches across 10 states and a loan portfolio of more than Rs 1,700 crore, it is now one of the bigger non banking financial companies in India. (Seen in the picture:Utkarsh Micro Finance MD and CEO Govind Singh )
  • Satin Creditcare Network Ltd:

    Satin Creditcare Network Ltd is the fifth largest microfinance institution in terms of GLP as on Mar 31, 2016 (Source: CRISIL Report) with a strong presence in north India. It started its operations in 1990 as a provider of individual and small business loan and savings services to urban shopkeepers. The business is primarily based on the JLG Model for providing collateral free, microcredit facilities to economically active women in both rural and semi-urban areas, who otherwise have limited access to mainstream financial service providers. (Seen in the picture:Satin Creditcare Network Chairman and MD H.P.Singh)
  • La Opala RG Limited:

    La Opala RG Limited  is an India-based pure-play tableware company. The Company operates as a manufacturer and marketer of life style products in the tableware segment. The Company is engaged in the manufacture and marketing of opal glass tableware and approximately 24% lead crystalware products. The Company's glassware portfolio includes plates, bowls, dinner sets, cup-saucer sets, coffee mugs, coffee cups, tea sets etc. (Seen in the picture: La Opala Vice Chairman and MD Sushil Jhunjhunwala)
  • Tirth Agro Technology:

    La Opala RG Limited is an Indianised, less tech-intensive and rugged version of sugarcane harvesters. The machines are priced at about Rs 85 lakh. Soon the company was able to kill the monopoly of multinationals in the market. So far, the company has sold over 200 such machines across India. Tirth Agro sells many variants of mechanised farm equipment across the crop cycle from seed preparation, sowing and planting, crop management to harvesting and crop residue management under its brand name, 'Shaktiman'. (Seen in the picture: Tirth Agro MD Hasmukh Gohil (right) with Ashwin Gohil Chairman)
  • Vaibhav Global:

    While many large companies are looking at India as the next big market for growth, Vaibhav Global, the Jaipur-based electronic retailer of discounted fashion jewellery, has focused on the developed retail markets of the US and the UK.  Vaibhav Global has successfully made inroads into the discounted fashion jewellery markets in the US and the UK. (Seen in the picture: Sunil Agrawal CMD Vaibhav Global)
  • Nath Bio-Genes:

    Aurangabad-based Nath Bio-Genes (India), one of the pioneers in agri-biotech research in India. In 2015/16, Nath Bio earned a revenue of Rs162.1 crore, with three-year average growth of 6.7 per cent. The three-year average net profit growth during the period was 22.4 per cent; the 2015/16 profit was Rs14.2 crore. Net worth grew at an average of 28.8 per cent a year during the period to Rs121.3 crore. Nath Bio is among the dozen-odd seed companies in India doing cutting-edge genetic research. (Seen in the picture: Nath Bio-Genes Managing Director Satish Kagliwal and Chairman Nandkishore Kagliwal)
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