Case Study on PharmEasy, Vadodra

PharmEasy, Vadodra

PharmEasy is one of India’s most trusted online pharmacy & medical stores offering pharmaceutical and healthcare products at a discounted price. It is a consumer healthcare ‘super app’ that provides consumers with on – demand, home delivered access to a wide range of prescription, OTC pharmaceutical, other consumer healthcae products, comprehensive diagnostic test services, and teleconsultations thereby serving their healthcare needs. There are 25 million resigtered users as of June 30, 2021.
Being a successful digital growth oriented company, PharmEasy wanted to achieve advanced technology with strong emphasis on safety and security. The company aimed to ensure that everyone concerned with the staff understands the requirements of fire safety in order to ensure optimum safety for all who are present in the building. They aimed to focus on life and property safety. PharmEasy wanted a solution that could match its required standards. They aimed to opt for a future ready addressable system that could pin point the exact location of fire as storage units are a sensitive place. The installation must not involve any changes to the newly constructed building’s architecture.

The Challenges of PharmEasy before NFire

PharmEasy is a multistorey building with new construction. So, wiring will involve civil work. Also, the lengthy wiring was estimated to be 5 times the total cost of the system. It was clear that PharmEasy needed completely wireless devices. The fact that storage facilities are always prone to fire hazards, and caution is necessary to avoid loss of property and life. Hence, it is crucial to incorporate fire risk assessments periodically in wareshouses and factories to avoid possible fire hazards. The company could suffer from enormous losses as their supply chians will be disrupted completely if the production in the storage facilities is damaged. Electrical faults, chemicals, flammable liquids, lighting and even packing can raise ignition. In any sort of emergency, alerting and dedicated evacuation is important. Since the architecture of the building is new, PharmEasy was looking for such a solution that could do no damage to the building whilst protecting it.
The PharmEasy wanted to know the remote location in case of emergency so the necessary steps could be taken quickly. One of the requirements of PharmEasy was to have early detection so the key stakeholders can contribute to life and property safety. Major design considerations for PharmEasy were safety, technical leverage, highly reliable system that could last longer with low maintenance and installation cost.
The consultant was given this task to find a solution that satisfied PharmEasy’s requirements completely. After analyzing the necessities, he recommended NFire Solution to PharmEasy as the perfect fit. NFire Solution is an ideal solution as it is highly scalable, cost effective and highly reliable. A site survey was conducted for PharmEasy by NFire Team.


NFire Solution is a smart integrated incidence management system. It minimizes complexities to increase the speed of communication. NFire Solution was implemented at PharmEasy. NFire provides the storage unit with centralized monitoring by NFire Emergency Monitoring Service Centre as per their requirements.

The site survey was conducted by NFire Team. PharmEasy believes that the site survey was the most valuable part of this project as it gave them confidence on the recommendation of NFire by the consultant. Working with NFire Team on the site survey put into perspective that this process should be every storage unit’s standard. They believe that NFire Team highlighted the risks/threats and assured NFire’s seamless functioning. A total of 64 smoke sensors were installed at the PharmEasy. NFire is a customizable solution with easy installation and minimal downtime. It causes no damage to the existing structure and saves a major cost compared to any conventional or wired addressable systems. NFire solution also brings other unique features like 24×7 monitoring, advance integration with IoT, Cloud computing, Mobile technology and communication technology. It is an easily upgradable future proof technology system for next generation smart fire stations. NFire feasibly reduces operational complexity and increases the incident response speed. It is highly stable, robust and built as per UL/BIS/NFPA specifications. Along with the live emergency monitoring service, notifications are sent via live call and SMS by NFire team of highly trained monitoring officers. NFire connect app makes it easy to access NFire alarm system from anywhere.

Benefits to PharmEasy

NFire has proved to be an ideal solution for PharmEasy. PharmEasy precisely experienced minimal cost for safeguarding their premises and their people. There was no lengthy wiring or masonry work which saved a lot of cost with fast installation. Live monitoring with pin point location of fire through an app is provided to the storage unit as demanded. The system is cloud integrated, IoT operational and AI enabled with integrated communications. NFire Solution ultimately ensures that the building was safe and operational. Moreover, PharmEasy was able to achieve higher Returns of Investment (ROI) while experiencing minimal Total Cost of Investment (TCO) with the help of NFire Solution.

More about NFire

NFire is the revolutionary wireless addressable fire alarm system, designed and manufactured in India. Manufactured with the highest quality European standards our NFire range is one of the most advanced Fire Detection Systems currently available in the market. NFire is marketed in India by Atigo Enterprises Pvt. Ltd. Growing at a fast pace, Atigo is one of the leading electronic security and safety solutions provider in India. NFire conforms to US-NFPA-10th Edition Specifications and is certified with CE, ROHS and ISO 9001-2005.
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