Fortis launches state of the art, multi super-specialty hospital in Ludhiana

January 17, 2014: Fortis Healthcare Limited (Fortis), launched its state of the art, 260 bed green-
field hospital in Ludhiana. The multi super-specialty facility underscores the significant commitment by Fortis to bridge the gap for quality healthcare services in the region. Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal, Honorable, Deputy Chief Minister, Punjab inaugurated the hospital.

Dedicating the facility to the service of patients, Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal, said, "We are happy to see Fortis strengthening its commitment to Punjab by bringing world class infrastructure and medical care to Ludhiana. We applaud their efforts and wish them success in taking healthcare to the people and in further elevating the quality of healthcare in the region."

At a separate ceremony, Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal also laid the foundation stone for Fortis La Femme, yet another green-field facility that will come up in the City, by 2016. Located on the Mall Road, this will be a 100 bed Centre for Women, dedicated to meet their medical needs through various stages of their life.

Fortis has committed significant investments in creating capacity of over 1,000 beds in Punjab. These include the newly commissioned hospital in Ludhiana; existing facilities in Mohali and Amritsar; the soon to be launched Fortis Cancer Institute in Mohali and the green-field project, Fortis La Femme in Ludhiana.