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To make available to all,, the latest venture of today announced its expansion to 12 major states of - Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, and

With this, that already has a strong presence in and NCR will extend services to 34 cities of the country., a platform that provides and allows patients to book appointments with over 20,000 doctors and 5,000 diagnostic labs at discounted rates across the country will also invest USD 15 million over a period of three years in

According to Ashish Gupta, CEO,, "With the ever-increasing burden of and other illnesses in India, the only way forward to curb for the average Indian is through Our latest investment of USD 15 million, will be utilized to encourage people to look after their health proactively with regular health monitoring and preventive actions. For this, the company also plans to expand to 100 cities with 1,00,000 doctors and 20,000 labs in 2019."

" will spend 40% of the money on educating people, spreading awareness on and servicing the customers with affordable solutions. It will spend the remaining amount on expanding the reach and extending the team of specialist doctors for in-house free consultations," he added.

A highlight feature of the company is its cashless transactions. This means that the customers pay directly at the time of booking an appointment and no extra charge is levied post the doctor's consultation.

It also allows flexibility in rescheduling it and providing 100% refund in case of cancellation. The company is committed to providing best-in-class service to its customers and hence, offers a discount of up to 60% on doctor and lab bookings and up to 80% on health check packages. This is a first and a rare in the

The company that was launched in August last year is the third venture of the Group which already owns and lending marketplace, It received initial internal funding of USD 50 million from the parent company and in September. The company also aims to expand B2C to corporates which will potentially contribute 20-30% to the company's total revenues going forward.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 15:00 IST