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We aim to test 500,000 patients a day in 5 years: Dr Lal PathLabs CMD

Dr Lal PathLabs is India's largest diagnostic services player by revenue, with 289 laboratories across the country

Arvind Lal, Chairman & Managing Director, Dr Lal PathLabs
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Arvind Lal, Chairman & Managing Director, Dr Lal PathLabs

Sohini Das
Dr Lal PathLabs’ performance in recent years — especially amid the pandemic — may have caught the fancy of many, but the company’s journey of over four-and-a-half decades is far more intriguing. Equally interesting are its future plans.

Arvind Lal, the company’s current executive chairman, stepped into his father’s shoes when he took over the reins of Central Clinical Laboratory (as it was then named) in 1977, after the latter’s demise.

Today, Dr Lal PathLabs (DLPL) is India’s largest diagnostic services player by revenue, having a network of 289 laboratories and over 4,000 collection centres across the country.

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First Published: May 19 2022 | 6:06 AM IST

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