Hikal Ltd. engages in the manufacture of chemical intermediates, specialty chemicals, active pharma ingredients, and contract research activities. It operates through the Crop Protection and Pharmaceuticals segments. The Crop Protection segment involves in manufacturing of intermediates and active ingredients. The Pharmaceuticals segment offers contract development and manufacturing; APIs and intermediates; animal health, and project management. The company was founded by Jai Hiremath on July 8, 1988 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India.