Corporate Profile

We have established ourselves as a trusted brand in India, with significant contributions over 125 years towards advancing agriculture, public health, and sustainability in the country.


Bayer is a 160-year-old global company with core competencies in the life science fields of healthcare and agriculture. We design our products and services to help people and planet thrive by supporting efforts to address the unprecedented global challenges presented by a growing and aging global population.


We contribute to a world in which diseases are not only treated but effectively prevented or cured, in which people can take better care of their own health needs, and in which enough agriculture products are produced while conserving our planet’s natural resources. That’s because at Bayer, growth and sustainability go hand in hand. Bayer is represented in 83 countries across the globe, by more than 100,000 employees across Crop Science, Pharmaceuticals and Consumer Health, working towards making our mission of 'Health for All, Hunger for None' a reality.


Bayer in India

Bayer has been present in India for over 126 years, dating back to 1896. Our business touches the lives of millions of farmers, patients, healthcare practitioners, and consumers. Bayer is not only contributing towards increasing farmer incomes and providing access to better healthcare but is also helping the nation become ‘Aatmanirbhar’ by ‘Making in India for India and the World’. Bayer Vapi is a core manufacturing site for the company globally and our single largest synthetic pyrethroids production facility in the world. India is a microcosm of Bayer’s global business and is a vital hub for many services like IT, finance, shared services, R&D, etc., with centers of excellence in major cities.


Today, we have over 13,000 employees & associates working at various locations across India including 7 manufacturing sites, 4 research & development and crop breeding units, 2 centers of excellence for IT, Finance, Procurement, Data Science and Analytics, and Shared Services that provide worldwide support.


Bayer CropScience Limited is the flagship company of the Bayer Group in India and is publicly listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE: 506285). Bayer CropScience Limited enjoys a unique position in the market because of its capability to offer new innovative products, technologies, processes, services and business models. Find more information under the 'Investors’ section of our website.


Other legal entities under the Bayer Group in India include Bayer Pharmaceuticals Private Limited, Bayer Zydus Pharma Private Limited, Bayer BioScience Private Limited, Bayer Vapi Private Limited, Monsanto Holdings Private Limited, Monsanto Investments India Private Limited and Mahyco Monsanto Biotech (India) Private Limited. Bayer Foundation India formerly known as Bayer Prayas Association is a Section 8 company / Non-Profit Organization under the Bayer Group in India and it carries out Corporate Societal Engagement activities for the company.