HYDERABAD: Natco Pharma Ltd has been conferred the national award-2008 by the Technology Development Board for its outstanding performance and successful commercialisation of indigenous technology.

It was selected based on the indigenous technology developed for life-saving anti-cancer drugs.

The award, carrying Rs.10 lakh, was presented by former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on Sunday in New Delhi. V.C. Nannapaneni, CMD and A.K.S. Bhujanga Rao, president (R&D), received the award.