The Company was originally incorporated on August 22, 1944 under the Companies Act, 1913 as Boots Pure Drug Company (India) Limited.

The company’s name changed to The Boots Company (India)Limited on November 1, 1971, thereafter to Boots Pharmaceuticals Limited on January 1, 1991. On October 31, 1995 the company name was changed to Knoll Pharmaceuticals Limited, thereafter to Abbott India Limited on July 1, 2002, under which name it now operates