-The production buildings have finished product areas for APIs with clean air, purified water systems that operate under full cGMP as per US-FDA guidelines.
-There are special areas in production blocks to handle Corrosive, Cyanation, Hydrogenation, Bromination, Nitration reactions and a separate high vacuum distillation production block.
-It has services for cooling with Liquid Nitrogen, Brine, Cool water, Heating with thermal oil or steam.
-Warehouses & Bulk Solvent Storage Tank farms.
-Full fledged R&D centre is developed to support the production.
-Well equipped quality control centre & in-process quality control centre and developed to support the RM, in-process & product needs.
- An elaborate Quality Assurance & Training Centre is developed to support QA needs.
-DRC (Divi's Research Centre) is also developed on site.
-The facility is equipped with a dedicated 132 KV power / sub-station on site providing uninterrupted power supply.
-The facility has well designed Environmental Protection Units like.
* A modern Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP) with latest equipment like diffusion aerators, air blowers, forced evaporation and special treatment facility etc., handles liquid effluents and treats them chemically and biologically (aerobic & anaerobic) to the specified standards.
* Well equipped ETP laboratory, Microbiology laboratory and Bio-Assay laboratory
* An 50 cum/hr capacity Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant
* Well designed Incinerator to incinerate solid, liquid & gaseous wastes
* Elevated sludge drying beds, wind protection walls
* Adequate scrubbing systems
* Ambient air monitoring stations at different locations with scrolling facility at the entrance gate.
* Well laid drainage systems throughout the plant
* Well designed fire fighting system with foam sprinklers
-Also in the year 2006 an area of 260 acres was approved and notified as Sector Specific Special Economic Zone in Pharma Sector with Divi's Laboratories Limited as a Developer and Divi's (SEZ) as a production unit. Seven Production Blocks with a capacity of 1379 M3 of reaction volume was developed with all infrastructure. The total exports from SEZ to date amounted to Rs. 1212 Crores.
-In 2007 Divis developed a Nutraceutical production block with exclusive R&D and Pilot Plant for the production of Nutraceutical products.
-In the month of April 2010 a Second SEZ production facility (DSN-SEZ) was approved with an additional area of 23 acres acquired by the company. Four production blocks with all necessary infrastructure is envised for construction at an estimated cost of Rs. 200 Crores. The project work started in July 2010 and expected to go into production by March, 2011.
For more information you could have a look at the data sheets of the Divis Visakhapatnam facility given below.