STERLING ADDLIFE INDIA LIMITED came into existence with effect from 29.12.2000 as a Limited Company registered with the office of the Registrar of Companies; Gujarat. Sterling Addlife India Ltd. is a dominant player and premier healthcare service provider in Gujarat. It has become one of the leading regional healthcare companies in India. The philosophy of the company remains to be patient centric, follower of ethical medical practices, and a provider of world class healthcare to global clientele. Sterling Hospital, owned and managed by Sterling AddLife India Ltd., is the leading hospital chain in Gujarat. It is engaged in providing high quality medical and surgical care in a host of critical specialties such as Cardiology and CVTS surgeries, Neurology and Neuro- surgeries, Nephrology and Kidney Transplant, GI Medicine and Surgeries, Hematology, Oncology and Onco-surgery, Critical and Emergency Care, Trauma and Orthopedic, Neonatology as well as General Medicine and Surgeries. Sterling has two multi-speciality tertiary care hospitals, one each at Ahmedabad and Vadodara and three satellite centers, one each at Kalol, Mehsana and Himmatnagar. The company has STERLING HOSPITAL, a multi-super speciality hospital in Ahmedabad – with 310 beds, 7 major operation theatres and 84 ICU beds. The company has also taken over Sterling Hospital, Vadodara which is having all multi-super-specialty facilities. Sterling's high quality services attract patients from Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and even from outside the country. Sterling proposes to cross the 1000-bed mark with additional state-of-the art hospitals planned at Rajkot, Surat and Bhavnagar by 2010. Sterling is also focused on clinical research and medical education through DNB programs. As a part of Sterling's ambitious growth plans, Actis, the well-known Private Equity Firm, has recently acquired a significant equity stake in Sterling AddLife India Ltd. Sterling has taken up 2 green field projects at Rajkot and Bhavnagar. The estimated cost of Rajkot project for setting up a 160 bed hospitals is kept at Rs. 75 Crores. The company has acquired a piece of commercial land at Bhavnagar for setting up a medium sized 120 beds capacity (expandable upto 130 beds) hospital with estimated cost of project of Rs. 46 Crores.