USV Private Limited

USV Private Limited (formerly USV Limited) is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology company in Mumbai, India.[2] The company operates across 75 countries globally,[3] and is a leading producer of Metformin in India.[4]

USV Private Limited
TypePrivate company
Founded1961; 61 years ago (1961)
Key people
Leena Tewari (Chairperson) Prashant Tewari (Managing Director)
ProductsPharmaceuticals (finished dosages, active ingredients, and injectables), Biologics, Custom Peptides, and Cosmeceuticals and Nutraceuticals [1]
Number of employees

The company was founded by Vithal Balkrishna Gandhi to provide affordable and quality healthcare to every Indian. Leena Tewari, his granddaughter, is the chairperson of the company,[5] and Prashant Tewari is the managing director.[6]

The company is focused on the development of small-molecule active pharmaceutical ingredients along with custom research services for drug development.[2]


  1. ^ "API List: Active Parmaceutical Ingredients, Api pharma, USVIndia". Retrieved 31 December 2020.
  2. ^ a b "USV Limited: Private Company Information – Businessweek". Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Uniquely Positioned". Retrieved 31 December 2020.
  4. ^ "India's top-10 selling drugs dominated by diabetes products". Retrieved 31 December 2020.
  5. ^ "Beyond Pipes and Dreams – by Mrs. Leena Gandhi Tewari, an Inspirational Worth Reading Life Story of Vithal Balkrishna Gandhi". The Free Press Journal. 16 July 2013. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
  6. ^ "Prashant Tewari, Usv Pvt Ltd: Profile and Biography – Bloomberg Markets". Retrieved 31 December 2020.