Dr Devi Shetty

  • Narayana Health: Providing world-class treatment to the poor 23-12-2013 01:58 PM

    Award: Good Company Narayana Health Age: 60 Why He Won: For setting up a 6,000-bed multi-specialty hospital chain across India that provides world-class treatment based on a cross-subsidised model. His Trigger: Most Indians cannot afford tertiary and specialty health care. One of the biggest reasons for them falling below the...
  • Govt rolls back five per cent healthcare tax 22-03-2011 12:53 PM

    New Delhi: The Government on Tuesday rolled back the five per cent tax healthcare, which many called the misery tax as it made treatment more expensive. Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee made the announcement in his reply to the debate in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. The proposal which was put...
  • 5 pc service tax on healthcare: A 'misery' tax 22-03-2011 07:41 AM

    New Delhi: The 5 per cent service tax on healthcare - that the Government is likely to roll back on Tuesday - would have made the treatment extremely expensive. Ever since the Government announced a new service tax on healthcare services this union Budget, pressure has been growing to announce...