NR Group

NR Group selected for Excellence Awards

Mysuru, November 22, 2017: NR Group, the agarbathi to aerospace conglomerate, wins Platinum award for Exports in the Small and Medium Industries Category at the Industrialists Excellence awards conducted by the Government of Karnataka.

The Mysuru-based organisation, is a member of District Industrial Centre and was nominated along with other top industrialists.The prestigious award was received by Mr. Suresh M. R, Chief Operating Office, N Ranga Rao & Sons Pvt. Ltd. by the honorable Large and Medium Scale Industries from Commerce and Industries of Karnataka, Mr. R.V. Deshpande, on November 24 at a ceremony in Bengaluru International Exhibition. Speaking about this development, Mr. Arjun Ranga, Managing Director, Cycle Pure Agarbathies says, "We are enthralled to receive this Excellence Award from the Government of Karnataka it has inspired us to work even harder. Every person working in this organisation has put in a lot of energy and hard work to bring NR Group to this position and we are glad, that our efforts have been noticed and recognized by the government." He adds, "We extend our gratitude to the judges on the panel for this prestigious honour.

Also, I would like to congratulate every single person associated with the organisation and also thank them for their significant contribution." NR Group's Cycle Pure Agarbathi is the world's largest manufacturers of agarbathi. The agarbathi giant, exports their world class quality product across more than 65 countries.

NR Group

The Mysuru-based NR Group was founded by Shri N. Ranga Rao in 1948. A true visionary and philanthropist, Shri. Ranga Rao created the ubiquitous Cycle Pure Agarbathies which has today become the largest selling incense stick brand in the world. From a home-grown enterprise, NR Group has evolved in to a successfully run business conglomerate with established presence in India and abroad. The Group has diversified into various business categories like functional air care products (Lia brand of room fresheners and car-fresheners), wellness home fragrance products (IRIS) under Ripple Fragrances, floral extracts (NESSO) and Rangsons Technologies. Today it is truly an Agarbathi to Aerospace conglomerate as it is also involved in making parts for defense helicopters. The organization has largely committed towards social responsibilities and fulfills them, through its charity arm 'NR Foundation'. NR Group today is managed by the third generation of the Ranga family. For more information on NR Group, please visit

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