Born in Rajgarh, Rajasthan, Dr. Gupta earned a Master of Science Degree (Chemistry) and had a vision to fight life threatening diseases of highest national priority by delivering good quality medicines at an affordable price. It was with this objective that he moved to Mumbai and founded Lupin in 1968, the company said in a press release.
Since its inception, Lupin has been a pioneer in the Indian pharmaceutical landscape, and it was under the leadership of Dr. Gupta that the company grew from being a domestic Indian pharmaceutical company to a global pharmaceutical major. The company is now the 4th largest generics pharmaceutical player by market capitalization in the world, Lupin added.
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