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How Prathap Chandra Reddy propelled Apollo Hospitals into a new orbit

The struggle that he went through in setting up a private health care facility in the India of the 1980s is part of folklore

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Apollo Hospitals | health care | Apollo

Shine Jacob & Sohini Das 



Prathap chandra Reddy, Founder & Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group
Prathap Chandra Reddy, Founder & Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group

At a party to celebrate 11’s landing on the moon back in 1969, a young Dr Prathap C Reddy realised that around 40 per cent of NASA’s manpower at the time were Asians, of which the majority were Indians. But he was not aware that would be the name he would choose for his dream mission, too.

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First Published: Thu, May 19 2022. 06:11 IST

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