AEKA BIOCHEMICALS PVT. LTD., the first biotech and biochemical start-up in Kerala wholly owned by women, launched its first range of products on Friday, 9th October 2015. The Sasya range of microbial plant growth promoters from Aeka was launched by Shri. Kris Gopalakrishnan, co-founder of Infosys.
Eminent personalities including Shri. C. Balagopal (IAS, founder of Terumo Penpol), Shri. Joy Oommen (IAS, CMD of Kerala Financial Corporation), Shri. G. Vijayaraghavan (founder of Technopark), Shri. Nandakumar (founder of Suntec Business Solutions), and Shri. M. R. Narayanan (co-founder of Transmatic Systems and Floatels India Pvt. Ltd) were also present.
Some of the top scientists of the state including Dr. Oommen V. Oommen (Chairman, Kerala Biodiversity Board), Dr. V. P. Potty (Principal Scientist (Retd.), CTCRI and CEPC Lab), Dr. P. G. Latha (Director, JNTBGRI), Dr. Ajit Haridas (Head, PEET, NIIST) and Dr. Rajeev Sukumaran (Sr. Scientist, NIIST) graced the occasion.
The Sasya range of plant growth promoters is for use in organic farming, and has five different products for home and terrace gardens, vegetable farms, plantain, fruit and flowering plants, large farms and plantations. [For more information: +91 94976 99919 or mail to firstname.lastname@example.org]
Aeka Biochemicals Pvt. Ltd. was granted the Green Category ICE permit from the Kerala Pollution Control Board in August 2015. In the heart of the city, Aeka’s Vazhuthacaud facility is optimised so as to be fully eco-friendly, pollutant-free, and a green, zero-effluent zone.
The Hindu Independence Day Feature, 15th August 2015 (Trivandrum, Kochi Edition):
We were honoured to have with us at the official inauguration of Aeka Biochemicals Pvt. Ltd. the Princess of Travancore HH Aswathi Thirunal Gouri Lakshmi Bayi, the founder of Terumo Penpol and former IAS officer Shri. C. Balagopal, the President of Kerala Startups Society and former CFO & Programme Coordinator of New Initiatives Technopark Shri. K. C. Chandrasekharan Nair, and Head of Process Engineering & Environmental Technology Division, CSIR-NIIST, Trivandrum, Dr. Ajit Haridas.