# Neuberg acquires HiTech Advanced Laboratories Chennai. Forms a new legal entity named Neuberg HiTech Laboratories Pvt Ltd to focus on affordable diagnostics segment
# Neuberg to invest Rs. 200 cr for Tamil Nadu expansion this financial year
- Neuberg plans to expand its network to over 500 own and franchisee associate collection centres and 100 diagnostics and health check-up centres in Tamil Nadu this financial year
- With differential focus for preventive care & affordable diagnostics and advanced diagnostics the company aims to cater to diversified customer segments in Tamil Nadu
- Neuberg is in talks with like-minded pathologists, radiologists and cardiologists for potential partnerships and investment opportunities in the state to promote prevention and early & accurate diagnostics benefiting all sections of population in Chennai
- People with BPL, white ration cardholders will be given 50 percent concession at all its company owned centres as part of its CSR initiative
- Home visits for non-fasting samples within one hour on the same day within a 2 km radius of any Neuberg centre
New Delhi, April 17, 2022: Neuberg Diagnostics, one of the top 4 Path lab chains of Indian origin, today announced the launch of 14 Neuberg Advanced & Affordable Diagnostics & Health Checkup Centres in Chennai, with a pipeline of 100 such centres to come up in this financial year. This new business segment will make diagnostics affordable and accessible to one and all. Services offered will include blood tests, X-rays, ECG and Ultrasound Scans, health checkups, and home sample collection. For this and other expansion initiatives in Tamil Nadu, the company has committed to invest Rs. 200 crores in FY2022-23.
The diagnosis and health check-ups can be availed at the 14 diagnostics and health checkup centres, each located in Anna Nagar, Ashok Nagar, Aynavaram, Hasthinapuram, lyappanthangal, Kilpauk, Mylapore, Nanganallur, Ponnamallee, Peravallur, Ramapuram, Saligramam, Tambaram and Valasavakkam soon.
The company has committed to offer 50% concession on tests to BPL white ration cardholders and will also facilitate home visits for non-fasting samples within one hour on the same day within 2 Km of the radius of any centre.
These 14 advanced and affordable diagnostics and health checkup centres were launched at the hands of Hon’ble Ma. Subramanian, Minister for Health, Medical Education and Family Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu. Also present at the launch event were Mr. P K Sekar Babu, Honorable Minister for Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department, Government of Tamil Nadu, and Dr. Kalanidhi Veeraswamy, Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha.
Hon’ble Ma. Subramanian, Minister for Health, Medical Education, and Family Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu, said, “The healthcare ecosystem is integral to the well-being and growth of the society. We recognize this and have thus been focused on encouraging the entrepreneurial ecosystem which can contribute to strengthening public health management and service delivery. We commend companies like Neuberg Diagnostics with global presence and commitment to quality that are investing in the state, augmenting the health infrastructure, and raising the bar of healthcare excellence.
Dr. GSK Velu, Chairman and Managing Director, Neuberg Diagnostics, said, “Our aim is to complement the government’s healthcare architecture, generate employment opportunities, and play a crucial role in improving the healthcare infrastructure of the region. To achieve these overreaching objectives, we are focused on strengthening as well as diversifying our diagnostics offerings. Further, we would like to ensure that our offerings are catering to the needs of various customer segments covering entire Tamil Nadu. During this year, with substantial investments in digital initiatives, we want to expand our presence to every district in Tamil Nadu. To achieve this, we are exploring potential partnerships and joint investment opportunities with like-minded pathologists, radiologists, and cardiologists with an exclusive focus on the Diagnostics and Wellness segments.”
Neuberg will ensure a distinctive focus on advanced diagnostics at affordable costs, preventive diagnostics care, and a digital online presence to easy access & convenience. The company has already roped in MS Dhoni as its brand ambassador to create awareness for preventive care and early diagnosis to remain healthy.
Currently, with more than 150 labs and 1000 plus collection centres, Neuberg Diagnostics is present in India, the USA, the UAE, and South Africa. By partnering and integrating with the top reputed laboratories like Bangalore based Anand Diagnostics Laboratory( Neuberg Anand ) ; Ahmedabad based Supratech Micropath ( Neuberg Supratech ) ; Pune based A.G Diagnostics( Neuberg AG) ; Chennai based Ehrlich Lab( Neuberg Ehrlich ) ; Dubai based Minerva Lab( Neuberg Minerva ) , and South Africa based Global Lab ( Neuberg Global ) & several others Neuberg has created a strong foothold in India / Middle East & Africa and has also established its presence in the USA through a Genomics Laboratory based in North Carolina. Neuberg group employs over 5000 employees and over 800 of them are based in Tamil Nadu currently.