Fortis HealthWorld – the one stop healthcare retail chain initiated its plans to reach rural India by signing their first health store in Mandi Ahmedgarh. This store is the first of many such stores that FHWL will open in rural India through its tie up with ‘Hariyali Kisaan Bazaar’, a unit of DCM Shriram Consolidated Ltd. By setting up these stores Fortis HealthWorld seeks to empower rural India, mainly the farming community by providing all encompassing health needs under one roof such as OPD facility , telemedicine, routine pathology test collection centres, prescriptions, OTC, alternate medicines (ayurveda & homeopathy) and also veterinary medicines and fast moving personal health products. Mr. Ashish Kirpal Pandit, CEO, Fortis HealthWorld said “This alliance with DSCL Hariyali Kisaan Bazaar is an integral part of our commitment of providing world class pharmacy and allied services to rural India. Quality services and a well stocked pharmacy with genuine medicines, pathology tests, telemedicine will now all be available under one roof and within easy access to the rural population.” Fortis HealthWorld will ride on the existing 70 outlets of the Hariyali Kisaan Bazaars across India. Another 200 outlets will be added in next 15 months.