We shall be a global organization creating wealth from waste – through green processes and by using carbon neutral and positive resources – thereby preserving and enhancing the eco-systems for healthy living of mankind.
To provide quality products, in health care and agriculture, manufactured using regenerated resources through biochemical processes, continuously improved by cutting edge research. We shall achieve this with a dedicated, passionate team and sustained community participation.
Creating wealth from waste – recycling to value added products
Working on zero discharge protocols
Protecting the environment & providing rural employment.
Implementation of energy conservation measures / bio-fuels/ biomass in energy generation.
Substitution of chemical methods by biotech routes
Substitution of Carbon negative protocols (chemical fertilizer/petroleum based plastics) by carbon positive/neutral methods (organic fertilizers, biodegradable/bio-based plastics)
Implementation of energy conservative measures /bio-fuels/biomass in energy generation
Packaging in biodegradable/compostable/ bio-based plastics
PBCL was established by Dr. C. N. Manoj and Dr. Priya Rao
The business & research focus of the company is biochemicals / environmental technology.
Initiated Chitin manufacturing at Cherai, Kochi, Kerala.
Setting up of In-house R & D unit at Vayalar, Cherthala, Kerala
Commercial production of Chitin launched
DSIR recognition of the in-house R & D unit
Industrial grade Chitosan manufactured
DBT- SBIRI phase-I R and project awarded to PBCL on ““Novel methods of Isolation of Biochemicals from Crustacean Exoskeleton”.
Glucosamine formulation as tablet enters commercial phase
Pelrich plus- the organic fertilizer introduced into the market
PBCL launches Pelican Foundation – A CSR initiative of PBCL for Waste management and plastic recycling
Corporate R&D unit set up at Kuthiathode, Kerala with wet lab, analytical lab and microbiology lab facilities
Pelrich media manufactured
NCRMI awards two R&D projects on “ Process Development for the Hardening of Coir Yarn” and “Process Development for softening of Coconut Husk using Biotech Method”
DST WOS-A project awarded …titled - “Process development for the isolation of flavonoids / polyphenols from plants using metal complexation”
PBCL introduces Pelrich Bioboost.
PBCL awarded the DBT-SBIRI Phase II commercial project. on “ Value added products from Crustacean exoskeleton and coir pith integrated zero discharge processing project)”
DIPAS-DRDO awards the R and D unit of PBCL, a research project on “Systematic Investigations, Development and manufacture of Chitosan formulations for wound healing applictions.”
Dr. C. N. Manoj, CEO receives the Best Entrepreneur award from the DIC –MSME, Govt. of Kerala.
PBCL hosts the DST workshop on “Protocol for Isolation of Biochemicals”, as part of the Environmental Day celebrations, June 5th 2010.
Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) awards PBCL a research project on “ Development of Eco-friendly Herbal Formulations for control of Mosquito vectors”
Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam inaugurates the SEED program for waste plastic recycling under Pelican Foundation (Pelican’s CSR wing) in collaboration with Mathrubhumi, leading News daily in Kerala.
PBCL sets up Chitin, Chitosan manufacturing unit at Azheekal, Alappuzha, Kerala
MOU for collaborative research works signed between PBCL and Gandhigram Rural Institute- Deemed University.
Commercialization of Pelrich Composorb.
Commercialization of Biocontrol agents. Pelrich Biorakshak and Pelrich Mycochitin Active Trichoderma/ Beauveria.
Pelican’s New product, PELRICH COMPOSORB, THE ORGANIC COMPOSTING AGENT, gets approval From the SUCHITWA MISSION, GOVT OF KERALA
Launched the Pelican sales outlet, Pelican Eco-Stores at Kumaraswamy Layout, Bangalore
Launched the Pelican Sales Outlet, Pelican Eco stores at Kodanthuruthu, Kerala.
Introduced a new product and concept, Live Bouquet, to the public
Pelican Biotech enters into the Garden city of Bangalore, through the ‘My Clean Malleshwaram’ project.
PELICAN BIOTECH AND CHEMICAL LABS PVT LTD RECEIVES THE “DBT BIRAC Innovation Award 2012”.
Chief Executive Officer
Dr.C.N.Manoj holds a PhD in Natural Products chemistry from Gandhigram Rural University, Tamilnadu, India. After his stints at Sami Labs, Bangalore as Research Scientist and at Phytotech, Bangalore as Director (Technical), he founded PBCL as a sustainable and socially responsible enterprise with intent to protect the environment.
He is a governing body member of NCRMI (National Coir Research and Management Institute) and an advisor to the Dept. Of Industries, Govt. Of Kerala, consulting for the development of Biotech Industrial Park in Alapuzha District.
Director - R&D
Dr.Priya Rao has obtained her PhD in Chemistry of Natural Products from Gandhigram Rural University, Tamilnadu, India. After spending years academic research and teaching in Bangalore University, Lady Doak College, Madurai, T.N, and KMEA college of Engineering, Kochi, joined PBCL to Head the R&D Division. She has sixteen Research papers and three patents to her credit in the field of Natural products Chemistry. Priya Rao is also an authorized guide with School of Biotechnology, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Andhra Pradesh. She is now leading 4 govt. funded research projects at Pelican.
M N Gopalakrishna Kurup
Director - HR
M N Gopalakrishna Kurup holds a bachelor degree in Agriculture from Sagar University, Madhya Pradesh, India. He posess 35 years of experience in Manufacturing, sales, Marketing and management of Agri-inputs. He had hold senior position in FACT, a public limited major in India and is currently Director or Projnex, a growing Electrical Utilities company.