Formally established in 1872, Shree Dhootapapeshwar Limited is the world’s oldest Ayurvedic enterprise.

Founded by Late Vaidyaraj Shri Krishnashastri Puranik (1839 – 1905), teamSDL as it is christened today is led by Shri. Ranjit Anand Puranik (5th Generation and 7th member of the Puranik family). Click here to view History.

The Company, its subsidiaries and other Group organisations are entirely run by professionals and domain experts. With an annual turnover of over 200 crores, Shree Dhootapapeshwar Limited boasts of the largest number of Ayurved Physicians on its board to deliver sophisticated, traditional yet scientific nuance to every activity of the Company. The management firmly believes what is Good for Ayurved is Best for the enterprise (See Ethos).

“We see Ayurved as a medical system being accepted world over. This is an opportunity for us and we foresee being one of the first Classical Ayurved Multinationals.”

Legal structure

Public Limited Company registered under Company’s Act of 1956.


The main manufacturing of the traditional range of medicines is located in Panvel with another manufacturing site in Bangalore managed by a dedicated technology licensed vendor.

The Registered office of the Company is located in Mumbai at the below mentioned address:

135, Nanubhai Desai Rd., Khetwadi, Mumbai – 400 004.

Contact Information


Helpline: +91 1800-22-9874


CSR activities

Support to all causes related to and of Ayurved including Scholarships, Hospitals, Camps, Publications, Seminars, Symposia, Medicinal Plants cultivation, Research and Policy Advocacy to promote and protect interest of Ayurved.

Awards & Recognition

    • Nagarjuna Awards 2007 at the hands of Hon’ble Vice President of India Shri. Bhairon Singh Shekhawat and Nagarjuna Awards 2009 at the hands of Hon’ble President of India Smt. Pratibha Patil for its Standardised and Best Quality medicine production.