However, revenue from operations was up 23.94% to ₹525.40 crore during the period under review as against ₹423.90 crore earlier.
"The company posted good results backed by recovery across all channels. Although the quarter had an impact of the second wave lockdown, the commitment from all stakeholders delivered healthy overall performance," said Jyothy Labs in a post earning statement.
Total expenses were at ₹479.61 crore as against ₹375.96 crore in the year-ago period.
"Due to consistent rise in input prices, there has been a margin pressure which has been partially managed with calibrated price hikes and persistent cost rationalisation measures.
"We have made good progress in strengthening our strategic levers and further expansion into rural geographies which will further aid higher growth," it said.
While revenue from Fabric Care was up 27.43% at ₹181.23 crore, Dishwashing was higher 21.95% at ₹190.96 crore.