The pharmaceutical industry is one of the success stories of India ensuring that good quality essential drugs are made available at affordable prices to the vast population of the country as well as competing with some of the best names in the global markets. The industry is an intellectual industry and is in the front rank of India's science-based industries with investment in research and development and wide ranging capabilities in the complex field of drug manufacture and technology.owned, leadership passes from father to son and the founding family holds a majority share. In terms of the global market, India currently holds a modest 1-2% share, but it has been growing at approximately 10% per year. It is now seeking to become a major player in outsourced clinical research as well as contract manufacturing and research. There are 74 U.S. FDA-approved manufacturing facilities in India, more than in any other country outside the U.S, and in 2005, almost 20% of all Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDA) to the FDA are expected to be filed by Indian Companies.