Dr Batra’s to open 20 clinics in India, overseas in FY17

Dr Batra's logoDr Batra’s Healthcare is planning to add around 20 new homeopathy clinics across India and abroad by the end of this fiscal as part of its expansion plans. 

“We plan to add 10 clinics in India and 10 abroad during the current financial year,” Dr Batra’s Healthcare Founder Chairman Mukesh Batra told PTI.Dr Batra's image 2

At present, most of the clinics are company-owned but in tier-III and tier-IV cities, the company has franchise partners, he added.

The group will also focus on expanding the reach of its FMCG products in India by doubling the number of outlets to 10,000 from 5,000 at present, he added.

“As we already have a substantial presence in India with 219 clinics, the emphasis here will be more on consolidation while in overseas the focus will be on expansion,” Batra said.

Dr Batra's imageThe markets that the company is looking abroad for expansion are the UK, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Oman, Bahrain, Doha, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Switzerland, among others, he added.

The company is also diversifying its product base, Batra said: “We are entering the nutraceuticals market with launch of four products.”

Founded in 1982 by Mukesh Batra, Dr Batra’s Healthcare has 226 clinics spread across around 130 cities in India, Dubai, the UK and Bangladesh.

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