1965 - The Company was Incorporated as a private limited company on
September 28. It became a deemed public limited company
Section 43A of the Act and the Certificate of Incorporation
amended to this effect by the Registrar of Companies,
on 22nd October, 1980. The Company was promoted by the House
of Khodays who are one of the leading and reputed Industrial
Groups in South India.
- The Company's object is to manufacture Indian Made Foreign
Liquors (IMFLs); electronic items, engineering items and
fabrication of plant and machinery for distilleries,
pharmaceuticals and dairies; sugar and polyester fibre. The
Company also undertakes civil construction work.
- The Company is engaged in the manufacture of Indian Made
Liquors such as Malt Whisky, Gin, Brandy and Rum. It
successfully erected and commissioned a distillery at
1967 - It introduced the `Red Knight Malt Whisky' bringing to the
consumer for the first time a liquor comparable to
1969 - The prestigious Peter Scot Malt Whisky was introduced, which
was also well received in the market. The Company has since
then introduced several other brands of whisky like `Prince
Phillips' and `Democrat'.
- The Company also manufactures and markets Rum under the brand
names of `Hercules XXX' and `Sea Pirate XXX' and brandy under
brand names of `Constantino' and `Honeywell'.
- The Company has diversified its activities by setting up
Engineering Division and Electronics Division. The
Division is involved in the manufacture of product
items and fabrication of plant and machinery for
breweries, pharmaceuticals and dairies and also civil
construction activity. The Electronic Division is engaged in
manufacture of equipment for geo-physical investigations.
- The Company had taken up an expansion of its sugarcane
capacity which was in progress during 1991-92 despite some
- The Company markets its products through a network of
distributors all over the country and sales depots at Delhi,
Jaipur and Ghaziabad. Supplies to Defence Ministry, which
account for a major portion of the Company's annual turnover,
made directly by the company.
1985 - Equity shares of Rs.1000 each were sub-divided into shares of
Rs.10 each on 30.11.1985. 1,00,000 rights shares issued at
in prop. 2:1 on 29.1.1986. 34,50,000 bonus shares issued in
prop. 23:1 on 5.6.1986.
1986 - During July, the company issued 24,00,000 No. of equity shares
a prem. of Rs.10 per share linked to 4,80,000 - 15%
non-convertible debentures of Rs.100 each (prop. 20 debentures
100 equity) out of which the following shares and debentures
were reserved and allotted on a pref. basis:
- (i) 1,20,000 No. of equity shares linked to 24,000 debentures
employees (including working Indian directors)/workers of the
company and employees of associate companies;
- (ii) 48,000 No. of equity shares linked to 9,600 debentures
business associates of the Company and
- (iii) 9,60,000 No. of equity shares linked to 1,92,000
to non-resident Indians on repatriation basis. The balance
12,72,000 No. of equity shares linked to 2,54,400 debentures
were offered for public subscription during July-August.
- These debentures are redeemable at par in two equal
at the end of 7th and 8th year from the date of allotment.
- The objects of the public issue of shares and debentures
- (i) to meet the requirements of long term funds for capital
expenditure schemes and working capital and
- (ii) to get the company's shares listed on recognised stock
- 24,00,000 shares issued at a prem. of Rs.10 per share linked
debentures out of which the following shares linked to
were reserved and allotted on pref. basis:
- (i) 1,20,000 shares to employees (including working Indian
directors)/workers of the Company and employees of associate
- (ii) 48,000 shares to business associates of the company and
1989 - 30,00,000 Bonus shares issued in prop. 1:2.
1992 - The name of the company was changed from Khoday Distilleries
to Khoday India Ltd. effective from 14th February.
1994 - The Company considered rights issue of fully convertible
debentures in the ratio of one debenture for every two shares
1995 - 44,57,000 No. of equity shares of Rs.10 each issued at a
of Rs.20.70 per share to promoters, directors etc. on pref.
2000 - The Company has decided, subject to necessary approvals, for
amalgamation of Manaylux Papers and Boards Pvt. Ltd. with the
company. One equity share of the company will be allotted
every eleven eequity shares of MPBPL held.
2001 - Khoday India Ltd has decided to buy back 25 per cent of its
during the current financial year.
2002-Khoday India Ltd has informed BSE that the following Directors
have resigned from the Board of Directors of the Company with effect
from March 30, 2002:Sri K R Nithyanand Wholetime Director.Sri K H
Gurunath wholetime Director. Sri K H Srinivas Director. Sri K P
Ghanshyam Director. Sri K S Giridhar Director.
-Khodayss Systems mearged with the Khoday India
-The Hyderabad-based cash rich liquor distributor, Mr Harminder Singh
Bagga, and his family, has signed a memorandum of understanding with
the House of Khodays giving them the rights to use the liquor assets
of Khodays on an 18-year lease.
-Khoday India Ltd has appointed Mr. D V Tikekar as Additional
Director of the Company in the Board Meeting held on January 31,
-Mr. Cherkady Sudhakara Shetty was appointed as an Independent
Non-Executive Additional Director of the Company