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Dabur India Limited
Type Public company (NSE, BSE)
Industry FMCG, Health Care
Founded 1884[1]
Founders Dr. S K Burman
Headquarters Dabur Tower, Kaushambi, Sahibabad, Ghaziabad - 201010 (UP), India
Area served Worldwide
Key people Dr Anand Burman
Mr. Amit Burman
Mr. Sunil Duggal
Products Dabur Amla, Dabur Chyawanprash, Vatika, Dabur Honey, Fem, Hajmola & RealGOO
Revenue INR61.46 billion (US$1.0 billion) (2012-2013)[2]
Net income INR14.75 billion (US$240 million) (2008-09)
Total assets INR15.59 billion (US$250 million) (2008-09)
Employees 6,154 (2012-13)[3]
Divisions Dabur Nepal Pvt Ltd (Nepal),
Dabur Egypt Ltd (Egypt),
Asian Consumer Care (Bangladesh),
Asian Consumer Care (Pakistan),
African Consumer Care (Nigeria),
Naturelle LLC (Ras Al Khaimah-UAE),
Weikfield International (UAE), and
Jaquline Inc. (USA)[citation needed].
Subsidiaries Dabur International
Fem Care Pharma
Pune Pistons

Dabur (Dabur India Ltd.) (Devanagari: डाबर, derived from Daktar Burman) is India's largest Ayurvedic medicine manufacturer. Dabur was founded in 1884 by Dr. SK Burman, a physician in West Bengal, to produce and dispense Ayurvedic medicines. German company Fresenius SE bought a 73.27% equity stake in Dabur in June 2008 at Rs76.50 a share. The German company had also purchased another 17.62% shares from the market through an open offer at the same price. Dr. Burman designed Ayurvedic medication for diseases such as cholera and malaria. The Dabur name is derived from the Devanagri rendition of Daktar Burman.[4]

Dabur's Ayurvedic Specialities Division has over 260 medicines for treating a range of ailments and body conditions, from common cold to chronic paralysis. Dabur International, a fully owned subsidiary of Dabur India formerly held shares in the UAE based Weikfield International, which it disposed of on 25 June 2012.[5]

Sustainable Development Society[edit]

The Sustainable Development Society (Sundesh), a non-profit organisation started by Dr. Burman, aims to carry out welfare activities in the spheres of health care, education and other socio-economic activities. Dabur drives its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives through Sundesh.[6][7][8]
Dabur was recognised as the 45th most trusted brand in India by The Brand Trust Report, India study 2011.[9]

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