GKB Ophthalmics Limited was incorporated on 10th Dec. 1981. The
company was granted a licence as a 100% E.O.U. in 1982. The factory
at Tivim Industrial Estate, Tivim, Goa was set up financial
assistance from the Economic Development Corporation of Goa, Daman
and Diu Ltd. and the The Maharashtra State Financial Corporation.
The company is engaged in the manufacture and export of high quality,
single-vision mineral Ophthalmic lenses at Mapusa-Goa and commenced
commercial production in May, 1983. The Company has been
consistently earning profits and paying dividend since 1988-89.
The company has a total installed capacity of 13 lac lenses per
The company's plant is equipped with the most advanced and
sophisticated West German technology for manufacture of lenses.
The plant has adequate production facilities and quality control
systems to ensure high precision in the lenses manufactured by them.
As a result GKB products have a good reputation in the field of
The company has consistently earned the distinction of winning the
Chemicals and Allied Products Export Promotion Council's (CAPEXCIL)
Export Certificate of Merity year after year for the past eleven
years i.e. from 1983-84 to 1993-94 in recognition of their export
achievement in respect of ophthalmic lenses. In 1992-93, the Company
also received an award from the Confederation of the Export Units
(CEU) for the best performance in ophthalmic lenses.
-The company declares 12% interim dividend.
-Rodenstock in alliance with GKB to manufacture lens
-The Goa-based GKB Ophthalmics Ltd has inked an alliance agreement
with Spain-based multinational company Indo to market the latter's
high-end optical and ophthalmic products, comprising high precision
equipment, in the Indian and Asian markets.
-GKB Ophthalmics gets its shares listed on the Exchange in the list
of 'B' Group Securities.
-The company ahs designated E-mail Id for investor complaints: