Maharashtra Police personnel to get 25% discount on medicines

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  • Pilot project launched in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane & Pune to benefit serving & retired police personnel and their families

Mumbai, March 5, 2016: In an unique initiative for the Maharashtra Police, India’s Leading Online Pharmacy Aggregator, PharmEasy, will be providing medicines at 25 per cent discount to all serving and retired police officials and their family members.

As part of the tie-up, PharmEasy will also be providing a concession in the range of 40-60 per cent on various diagnostic tests to the members of the police force and their family members.

As many as 1.2 Lac people – police personnel, serving as well as retired, and their family members, from across the four cities—Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane and Pune will be benefitted in the immediate roll out.

Additional Director General of Police, Maharashtra, V V Lakhsmi Narayan, took the progressive step of entering into this arrangement on February 29, 2016. In a notification, he has directed the Commissioners of Mumbai, Thane, Pune and Navi Mumbai to spread the message to their force and constabulary so that maximum members of the police personnel and their families can avail the benefits, and improve their health.

The scheme will be initially implemented in the four cities and depending on its success; it will be rolled out to the entire state, said Additional Director General of Police V V Lakshmi Narayan.

Leading this initiative, will be PharmEasy Co-Founder & Director, Mr. Dharmil Sheth. Speaking of the need to engage more with the Police on matters related to health, Mr. Sheth said “We are proud to be associated with the Maharashtra Police. It is our honour to provide our cutting edge, lead generation & medical record digitisation platform, free of cost, to the Police. Police Force is known to work under a high stress environment, and digitising records will help in much better management and monitoring of their health”.

He further said “With digitisation, policemen can not only have easy access to it from the cloud, but also manage health better – for eg: reminders about their medicine dose. As the largest Indian Online Pharmacy platform, they can have access to the best and genuine health products with highest savings. PharmEasy is confident that police personnel, serving and retired, will take benefit of this project and have access to good health. We are only doing our bit to protect our protectors”

To avail this service, the police personnel will have to download the PharmEasy App on their mobile phones and then upload the medical prescription to order the medicines at their door-steps. Upon verification of their prescription and identity, the police personnel will avail a flat 25% discount on all medicines.

PharmEasy, a leading app-only pharma aggregator, is India’s leading Pharmacy platform, that launched its services in Mumbai early 2015 and has now expanded its presence to 9 Cities, including Pune, Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata, Jaipur & Ahmedabad. With a zero-substation and 100% authenticity guarantee, PharmEasy offers a flat 20% off to all users on their Medical needs. It has garnered over 1.5 Lac downloads in less than a year, and expects a huge response going ahead!