TTK Group

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TTK Group
Founded1928; 91 years ago (1928)
FounderT. T. Krishnamachari
Area served
ProductsConsumer durables
Bio-medical devices
Maps and atlases
Visa services
Virtual assistant services
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The TTK Group, is an Indian business conglomerate with a presence across several segments of industry including consumer durables, pharmaceuticals and supplements, bio-medical devices, maps and atlases, consular visa services, virtual assistant services and health care services. The TTK Group was started in 1928 by T. T. Krishnamachari, and is largely owned by the family. The group has revenues of over US$450 Million[1] with a presence across India and several international markets. The group has joint ventures with global corporations such as SSL International, who are the makers of Durex condoms and Dr. Scholl's foot care products. The group is also associated with several charitable and social organizations, such as the TTK Voluntary Blood Bank, the T.T. Ranganathan Clinical Research Foundation (a hospital for alcohol and drug addiction) and TTK Schools for the underprivileged. TTK Protective Devices Limited (formerly TTK – LIG) also has its own brand of Condoms, which it has been marketing since 1950's, and started its first condom manufacturing plant in 1963. TTK Protective Devices Limited now has a capacity of around two billion condoms per year.


The TTK Group has been associated with several brands in India, including:

The Prestige logo
  • TTK Chitra Heart Valves
  • Fryums
  • Skore Condoms
  • Prestige pressure cookers
  • Woodward's gripe water
  • HomeShikari
  • GetFriday
  • Eva Deodorants
  • CignaTTK Health Insurance (Joint Venture with CIGNA, USA)


The TTK Group was founded in 1928 as an indenting agency by T.T. Krishnamachari[2]. The current executive chairman of TTK Prestige T.T.Jagannathan along with Sandhya Mendonca has co-authored a book titled "Disrupt and Conquer - How TTK Prestige Became a Billion-Dollar Company"[3]. The book is a journey about the company’s many milestones[4] and how it had fought bankruptcy to become a successful company.

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  1. ^ Forbes (December 5, 2011). "Kitchen Cleanup". Forbes Asia. Retrieved 28 November 2011.
  2. ^ "TTK Group".
  3. ^ "Disrupt and Conquer". Good Reads.
  4. ^ "'Disrupt And Conquer' by TT Jagannathan is a tale of TTK Group". New Indian Express.

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