Published On: Tue, Aug 5th, 2014

Metropolis Healthcare Bags “India’s most promising brand award”

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Bangalore August 5, 2014: Metropolis Healthcare Ltd, a leading multinational chain of diagnostic centers has been recognized as ‘Indian’s Most Promising Brand 2013-14’ by World Consulting and Research Corporation (WCRC) in. The process Advisors & Evaluators was Ernst & Young.

Metropolis is the only global chain of diagnostics to have won the prestigious award. The award is a testimony to Metropolis’ commitment to customer service & quality. We have continued to progress, grow and acquire bigger dimensions as we aim to become a global network of highly automated & sophisticated diagnostic laboratories synonymous with cutting-edge technology, accuracy, efficiency, unparalleled customer service and above all a stringent ethical code.

The award ceremony was held in London, Marriott Hotel, on 21st July 2014, and eminent personalities from various businesses and industries were part of the award ceremony. The event was graced by Lord Swraj Paul & Ms.Priti Patel, MP, British Parliament. It felicitated 100 brands&Emerging Business Leaders in their respective field which make a difference to society through their innovation & customer services.

Speaking on the occasion, Ms. Ameera Shah, Managing Director & CEO, Metropolis Healthcare Ltd said, “I am highly privileged to receive the recognition and would like to thank my entire team for their dedication, hard work and continuous support towards making the vision come true. Each time I am acknowledged with an award, I recall my days as an entrepreneur. Today we are amongst the largest diagnostic players in India and we take the onus of progressing at a fast pace and creating many more success stories in the future”.

India’s Most Promising Brands 2013-14 brings to the fore companies that have shown tremendous brand growth in the past few years. These brands have the potential to overtake the market leaders of today through their innovative marketing techniques, product innovations and brand recall. The project focusesthe most promising brands in India, which, through their robust growth and formidable presence, are successfully taking on and outshining their competitors. India’s Most Promising also felicitates the entrepreneurs and leaders behind these success stories, who have led from the front to build and reinforce their brands and elevate their companies to the stature of India’s Most Promising Brands.


 At Metropolis, what we believe is what we say and what we say is what we do. Being empathetic to our customers and being committed to their needs is in our DNA. Metropolis has grown to harness a culture that is open, synergistic, progressive and scientific in nature.

We are the Pathology Specialists delivering over 15 million tests a year, catering to more than 10,000 Laboratories, Hospitals, Nursing homes and 2,00,000 Consultants. With 33 years of experience in delivering accurate reports, Metropolis has earned the reputation of being India’s most respected and only multinational chain of diagnostic centres with presence in UAE, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Kenya, Mauritius and Ghana.

Driven to make a difference, our wide network includes 105 state-of-art Laboratories across India with over 700 collection centres, processing over 4500 varieties of tests and supported by an efficient team of more than 3000 people. Equipped with cutting edge technology, innovative work equipment, expansive logistics network and rigorous processes, Metropolis ensures and delivers precision and accuracy in every single test; each time, every time.

In the last 10 years, Metropolis has expanded into new service lines like Clinical Trials, Hospital Lab Management, Home Health Services, Preventive Health Check-ups and Corporate & Wellness Solutions. Metropolis is at the forefront in adopting cutting edge technologies and services that contribute new revenue streams and has positioned the company on the pedestal it is today.

Today, we are one of the few laboratories that has received the CAP (College of American Pathologists), accreditation, the global gold standard in Laboratory Accreditation. 12 of our laboratories in India has received the NABL Accreditation (National Accreditation Board for testing and Calibration Laboratories). In addition, the central laboratory in Mumbai also adheres to CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) program and also follows the guidelines laid by GCP and GLP. Our unit in South Africa is accredited by SANAS (South African National Accreditation System is the only accreditation body approved by South African Government).

Metropolis has been awarded numerous accolades like the ‘Best Diagnostic Company of the year’ by Modern Medicare in 2006 and ‘Best Diagnostic Company of the Year’ in 2010 by Frost & Sullivan. Metropolis was also bestowed with ‘Best IT Integration in Customer Service Management’ at the e-Health World Expo 2011. Metropolis was also honoured with the ‘Quality Brand Award’ by NEHRDO in 2012. Metropolis won the ‘CMO Asia Award’ for Best IT practices in Healthcare in 2012.

Metropolis Healthcare is led by Ameera Shah, Managing Director & CEO. An International & National Award winners, she was conferred with ‘The Young entrepreneur of the Year Award’ by GE in 2006 and ‘The Young Achiever of the Year Award’ at the CMO Asia Awards in 2011. She was also the recipient of the prestigious ‘Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award’ in 2011 organised by Entrepreneur India and Bloomberg. She has been honoured with ‘Women Leadership award’ at the World Women Leadership and Congress awards 2014.  Recently she has been chosen as one of the most respected leaders under 40 years by Economic Times & Spencer Stuart (2014).

For any further information, Ms. Ameera Shah MD & CEO, Metropolis Healthcare Ltd. . will be available for interaction.

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