Aries Chelamin receives India's first BIS Certification for Chelated Zinc

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India's first ISI Mark for Chelated Zinc was awarded to Aries Chelamin. (Representational Image)

HYDERABAD: The Bureau of Indian Standards on Monday presented India’s first ISI Mark for Chelated Zinc to Aries Chelamin, a flagship brand of the fertilizer  manufacturing company Aries Agro Ltd.

Over 200 industry stakeholders, Government officials from the Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Fertilizers and representatives from Dealer Associations and progressive farmers attended the Felicitation Ceremony conducted by the Bureau of Indian Standards at the FTCCI Auditorium in Hyderabad.

Speaking during the event Dr. Rahul Mirchandani, Chairman and Managing Director of Aries Agro Ltd., said “Since 1969, we has been at the forefront of providing best-in-class specialty fertilizers that are cost effective and customized for the needs of soils and crops of India. Aries Chelamin, Chelated Zinc, was the brand that pioneered Chelation technology in India and it is indeed a proud moment for us to receive the first ISI Mark for our flagship product that has been used by several million Aries farmers,”

“Our manufacturing facilities adhere to the most stringent ISO and FCO norms and the Bureau of Indian Standards awarding us with the All India first ISI Mark for Chelated Zinc is another testament to our exemplary and exacting quality management systems.” he added.

Jayapradeep Subramanian, Senior Vice President – Marketing (South India), said that “to distinguish itself as an Indian manufactured brand meeting the stringent quality control parameters, Aries Agro Limited opted for voluntary certification of its Chelated Zinc Brand. Seeing the ISI mark, farmers will be reassured of the superior quality of products that they are utilizing on their fields.”

While felicitating Aries Agro Limited, K V Rao, Senior Director & Head, Bureau of Indian Standards- Hyderabad Branch, mentioned, “Aries Agro Limited has distinguished itself over the past 5 decades. The process of receiving the All India First ISI Mark is very tough and the Aries Agro quality assurance, manufacturing excellence and research teams provided all the documentation, data and met all inspection parameters perfectly.

“The culture of quality, transparency and continuous improvement is all pervasive and we are proud to welcome Aries Chelamin to the distinguished family of ISI Marked brands,” he added.