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Monsanto India Ltd

  • Revenue of Rs 460.23 crore in FY 13
  • Market capitalization: Rs 988 crore, as on 31st March, 2013
  • Over 300 employees, majorly from rural background
  • 16: presence in number of states in India
  • 9 lakh+ farmers connected
  • 7: number of languages for assistance

Monsanto India Limited (MIL) was established in 1949. A subsidiary of the Monsanto Company, USA , it is the only publicly listed Monsanto entity outside USA.

With a presence of more than six decades in India, MIL is committed to help the Indian farmer produce more while conserving sustainably and to be successful.

MIL is an R&D-focused agriculture company, which aims to improve farmers’ lives by offering them wide access to cutting-edge, high-yielding maize hybrid seeds researched and developed through advanced seed breeding techniques; and herbicides for weed management.

MIL has partnered with farmers for over four decades. The MIL field team makes over a million direct farmer contacts annually, sharing improved agronomic practices to enable farmers to optimise yields.

MIL endeavours to boost crop productivity through its advanced research in maize cultivation, access to a wide library of global maize germplasm, breeding technology and techniques, new high-yielding hybrid seeds, best-in-class manufacturing facilities, extensive agronomic activities and on-farm technology development.


Monsanto India: Improving Agriculture, Improves Lives

2013 Ranks 4th in Companies with less than 1,000 Employees in India’s Best Companies To Work® 2012 by the Great Place To Work® Institute
2010 Launches Monsanto Farm AgVisory® Services (MFAS).
2007 The company is voted among ‘India’s Top 25 Best Employers’ by Hewitt Associates
2000 Gets listed on the National Stock Exchange (NSE)
1979 Launches Roundup – world’s number one weed control herbicide, helping farmers reduce labour cost and crop loss caused by general weeds
Agriculture and Allied Industries
Indian Agri exports is likely to reach US$ 60 billion by 2022. Essential agricultural commodities export for April-September 2020 increased by 43% as compared to same period last year to Rs. 53,626 crore (US$ 7.3 billion).