Trivandrum: HLL Lifecare Ltd (HLL) has been awarded Regional Export Award under the category of the Top exporter in Kerala (Gold) by the Federation of Indian Export Organisations – Southern Region (FIEO, SR).
The award was received by Rajasekhar, VP (Marketing) of HLL from the Union Minister for Commerce, Smt Nirmala Sitaraman during the Golden Jubilee celebrations of FIEO held in Chennai recently.
HLL, a Public Sector Enterprise under the Union Ministry of Family and Health Welfare, headquartered in Thiruvananthapuram, manufactures and markets a range of health care products including contraceptives such as condoms, intra-uterine devices, oral and emergency pills and blood collection bags, auto disable syringes, vitro-diagnostic test kits, shunts and sanitary napkins.
“We are delighted for being recognised for our export contribution. This honour will encourage us to enhance our global reach,” said Rajasekhar.
Earlier this year, HLL had bagged its first bulk orders for supply of over 1.3 million pieces of its signature female condoms to three countries – Gambia and Burkina Faso in Africa and the Dominican Republic in Caribbean Islands. Major export markets for the company are Africa and Latin America.
HLL has reported exports turnover of Rs 130 crores for the year 2015-16. The company exports Moods condoms to 68 countries and exports its blood bags to 50 countries.
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