Our Pillars of Strength

“Success is a journey not a destination.” With the same motto in mind, Late Dr. S.S. Nishat established Hygienic Research Institute (HRI) in the year 1950. The vision of Dr. S. S. Nishat has brought the company to the third generation with great hard work and zeal, making HRI a leading Cosmetic Manufacturer of India.


In September, 1987, after Dr. S. S. Nishat the responsibilities of the company were handed over to his sons, Mr. Subhash C. Nishat and Late Mr. Kailash S. Chhabra. In 1989, after Mr. Kailash S. Chhabra, the company was collectively led by Mr. Subhash Nishat and Mrs. Savita Chhabra and her two sons Mr. Manish K. Chhabra and Mr. Ashish K. Chhabra who joined the company at a very early age.


Mr. Subhash C. Nishat, Chairman & Executive Director, at this age also overlooks the functioning of major departments of the company. Mr. Subhash C. Nishat and Late Mr. Kailash S. Chhabra managed the company efficiently and brought it to high level of performance and commitment.

Vice Chairperson

She is one of the twelve enterprising homemakers who, in spite of having no prior experience in business, managed to build successful empires through the single-minded pursuit of their goal, defying all stereotypes are covered in the book “Millionaire Housewives - From Homemakers to Wealth Creators” written by Rinku Paul. The book offers valuable lessons for homemakers who want to venture into entrepreneurship. Oversees the entire working of the factory in MIDC – Andheri.

Yr 2007 - Was honoured with National Award for being the ‘OUTSTANDING WOMAN ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR’ by the hands of Hon’ble Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh
Yr 2008 - Also awarded by MSME, Maharashtra for her business leadership
Yr 2010 - Awarded the “NATIONAL AWARD FOR BUSINESS EXCELLENCE” by the hands of the Hon’ble Union Minister for Rural Development Mr. Pradeep Jain.
CEO & Managing Director

Drives the overall planning with core emphasis on Sales, Finance, Purchase, HR and Operations Management .

Joint Managing Director

Directs the Advertising and Marketing Initiatives for the company. Having a natural flair for Marketing activations, PR, packaging development, and consumer insights, he is a pillar of strength for backing the sales team with strong marketing support. He also oversees the Exports of the HRI Group.

HRI At A Glance

HRI has come a long way since 1950, with an aim to satisfy consumer’s needs in the modern cosmetics world. We work together in our little world to create brands that people love. At Hygienic Research Institute we have always believed that performance mean more than just promises. HRI has big brands in its product basket in hair care, skin care and professional division categories.

Corporate / Registered office:

Hygienic Research Institute Pvt Ltd,
602, Supreme Chambers,
Off Veera Desai Road,
Andheri (W), Mumbai-400053,
Maharashtra, India.

Call us on our toll-free no:

1800 266 8110

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