The company had reported a net profit of Rs 409 crore in the same period previous fiscal.
Total Income from operations stood at Rs 3,939 crore in the quarter, as compared to Rs 3,525 crore in the corresponding period last year, Cipla said in a statement.
The Mumbai-based company also announced appointment of R Ananthanarayanan as its Global Chief Operating Officer (GCOO), effective today.
In his role at Cipla, he will oversee R&D, manufacturing, supply chain, API business and the key geographies of North America, Europe and emerging markets to help leverage and grow company's generics portfolio and competencies in these markets.
He will report to Vohra.
Shares of the company today ended 0.75 per cent up at Rs 633.40 per unit on the BSE.
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