The company is rolling out 50 centers in Odisha and 100 centers in Rajasthan on a pilot basis
Biocon Chairperson and Managing Director (CMD) Dr Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw met Andhra Pradesh chief minister Mr N Chandrababu Naidu and informed him of the company's plans to set up a manufacturing unit in Vizag in the next six months, as per reports.
During the meeting, Dr Kiran gave a presentation to Mr Naidu on e-healthcare and its advantages. She briefed him about telemedicine and e-diagnosis and added that it would be beneficial to people living in rural areas who do not have access to healthcare services. With this facility, they would not have to travel to cities for treatment. The company is already rolling out 50 centers in Odisha and 100 centers in Rajasthan on a pilot basis.
Reportedly, the chief minister in response said that the state is prepared to help set up 100-200 pilot centers.