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Golden hour cabbie

eSahai's medical taxi services ensure it is by your side in an emergency

Soumik Kar

With an objective to start a commercial venture with a social leaning, Hari Bharadwaj quit Amazon in July 2016 as director (logistics).

While the global average turnaround time for an ambulance to reach a patient is seven to eight minutes, in India it is 25-30 minutes due to the quality of ambulances, lack of transparency in pricing and under-trained drivers. In an attempt to resolve this, Bharadwaj decided to use technology in his own venture and, along with Dr Satish Agraharam, set up ambulance aggregator and India’s first medical taxi provider, eSahai. 

Incorporated in September 2016, the start-up launched its commercial operations in March 2017 with three offerings — ambulance aggregation, medical taxi service and medical transpor


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