Dr Mukesh Batra
Born (1951-07-01) 1 July 1951 (age 72)
OccupationHomeopathy practitioner

Dr Mukesh Batra (born 1 July 1951) is the founder of Dr Batra's group of companies, a chain of homeopathy clinics in 6 countries and an FMCG brand.[1][2] He is a first generation entrepreneur, the author of books on homeopathy, and writer of health columns in publications such as The Times of India.[3] He was awarded the Padma Shri award for homeopathic medicine in 2012.[4][5] Dr. Mukesh Batra is widely known for using modern technology to bring standardization to "homeopathic healthcare solutions". He is regarded by some as the pioneer of modern homeopathy in India.[6] He started the World's first branded and computerized homeopathy clinic in 1982. He also introduced the blister-packaging of homeopathic remedies.[7][8]

Dr Batra's was mentioned in the Limca Book of Records (Editions 2004 and 2005) for becoming the first-ever cyber clinic to offer online consultation to over 450 thousand patients every year.[9] Dr. Mukesh Batra studied at the Campion School in Mumbai and later at Jai Hind College.[10] At the age of 60, he enrolled at Harvard University for a management course in best practices in healthcare. He established the Dr Batra's Positive Health Foundation in 2001.[11][12]

Early life and education

Both of Dr. Mukesh Batra's parents were doctors. His mother was an allopath and his father was a homeopath. Dr. Mukesh Batra was born in Lucknow.[13] He lived in Agra before moving to Mumbai later.[14] He went on to earn his homeopathy degree from the Bombay Homeopathic Medical College (Smt. Chandaben Mohanbhai Patel Homeopathic Medical College) in 1972.[15]


Dr. Mukesh Batra started his career in 1974 at a charitable homeopathy clinic in Malabar Hill.[16]

Dr. Batra later decided to initiate a private practice in a polyclinic that was near. After two years, Dr. Mukesh Batra started his own clinic- known as Positive Health clinic in the Chowpatty area in South Mumbai with a bank loan at an exorbitant 36% interest in 1982.[17] In 1996, he set up the first International clinic in Mauritius.[18] In Mauritius, he worked at legislating for the system of homeopathy and Dr Batra’s clinic is the first and one of the recognized homeopathic clinics in the country. In the Middle East, he introduced homeopathy in countries that prohibit use of alcohol-based medicines on religious grounds.[19] Dr Mukesh has played an instrumental role in spreading homeopathy in places like Mauritius, Muscat and London. In 2018, Batra spoke about a new line of treatment called ‘Geno Homeopathy’ which is claimed to be a combination of genetics and homeopathy.[20]

Hundreds of clinics are opened in India. Batra's Homeopathic Clinic (FZ-LLC) is present at the Dubai Healthcare City in Dubai followed by another clinic in Jumeirah Lake Towers. Other than Dubai, the clinics are available in Abu Dhabi, London, Dhaka.[21][22]


Batra's company sponsors the annual Dr Batra's Positive Health Awards to honor people who fight against disease and disability and he donates the proceeds of his annual photography exhibit for charitable causes.[23] Batra has over 160 free clinics across India for homeopathy and provides free treatment to their partnered NGO's[24] - Victoria Memorial School for the Blind, Shepherd Widows Home, Mercy Old Age Home, Sandhya Home for the Aged, Little Sisters of Poor (located in Hyderabad, Bangalore and Chennai), Ek Prayaas and Kartar Aasra Home through its CSR initiative called Dr Batra's Foundation.[25]

Awards and recognition


  1. ^ "Dr. Mukesh Batra, Founder & CMD, Dr. Batras' Positive Health Clinic Pvt. Ltd".
  2. ^ Ahmad, Samreen (25 July 2018). "Dr Batra's looks to take 'clinic in clinic' model to more countries". Business Standard India. Retrieved 28 June 2020.
  3. ^ "Dr Mukesh Batra wins Salute Mumbai Award".
  4. ^ "Dr Batra's Launches its 10th International Clinic in Abu Dhabi". Business Standard India. Press Trust of India. 24 April 2019. Retrieved 27 January 2020.
  5. ^ a b "Dr. Mukesh Batra felicitated for his outstanding service in the field of homeopathy". www.biospectrumindia.com. Retrieved 20 April 2020.
  6. ^ "Dr. Mukesh Batra, Founder & CMD, Dr. Batras' Positive Health Clinic Pvt. Ltd". beta.indiainfoline.com. Archived from the original on 27 January 2020. Retrieved 27 January 2020.
  7. ^ "Dr Mukesh Batra felicitated for his Contribution in the Field of Homeopathy". MediCircle. Retrieved 20 April 2020.
  8. ^ "The White Swan". thewhiteswanawards.in. Archived from the original on 5 January 2020. Retrieved 20 April 2020.
  9. ^ "Dr. Mukesh Batra's Charity Photo Exhibition at Kalakriti Art Gallery, Hyderabad - Exclusive Photo Coverage". www.ragalahari.com. Retrieved 20 April 2020.
  10. ^ "CEO Lifestyle". ceolifestylemagazine.com. Retrieved 20 April 2020.[permanent dead link]
  11. ^ "'I enrolled at Harvard at the age of 60'". Moneycontrol. 3 October 2013. Retrieved 20 April 2020.
  12. ^ a b "Choosing homeopathy in 1973 was a tough career decision, says Dr Mukesh Batra". The Economic Times. 1 July 2016. Retrieved 20 April 2020.
  13. ^ nazerry. "Dr Mukesh Batra". Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards. Retrieved 6 July 2020.
  14. ^ "CEO Lifestyle". ceolifestylemagazine.com. Retrieved 6 July 2020.[permanent dead link]
  15. ^ "Dr Batras Customer Care Number, Reviews of Dr Batras Customer Care Number, Complaints of Dr Batras Customer Care Number". Grotal. Retrieved 27 January 2020.
  16. ^ "A Man of Many Talents". www.uppercrustindia.com. Retrieved 11 August 2020.
  17. ^ Partha Sinha (4 July 2012). "Clinical Success - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 11 August 2020.
  18. ^ Nagraj, Aarti (26 November 2016). "How I got here: Dr Mukesh Batra, founder of Batra's Homeopathic Clinic". Gulf Business. Retrieved 11 August 2020.
  19. ^ "Dr Batra's have launched a new genetics-based therapy that predicts future diseases". www.gulftoday.ae. Retrieved 9 February 2020.
  20. ^ "For the first time in the world, we are using homeopathy for genetics: Dr. Mukesh Batra - ET HealthWorld". ETHealthworld.com. Retrieved 26 August 2019.
  21. ^ "How I got here: Dr Mukesh Batra, founder of Batra's Homeopathic Clinic". Gulf Business. 26 November 2016. Retrieved 27 January 2020.
  22. ^ "Dr Mukesh Batra awarded lifetime achievement award".
  23. ^ "Dr Batra's Positive Health Awards honours the indomitable spirit of exemplary citizens". Hindustan Times. 17 December 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2020.
  24. ^ "Dr Batra's to open 50 homoeopathy clinics by March". The Economic Times. 24 August 2014. Retrieved 9 February 2020.
  25. ^ "Dr Batra's Homeopathy Clinics Across the World to Treat 10,000 Patients Free on 'World Homeopathy Day'". Business Standard India. Press Trust of India. 4 April 2019. Retrieved 4 September 2019.
  26. ^ Mukherjee, Saswati (28 May 2014). "Dr Mukesh Batra awarded lifetime achievement award". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 April 2020.