The southeastern state of Andhra Pradesh has been always way ahead of other states in comprehending the value of innovation and other scientific & technological advancements. Setting example one after another, the Government of Andhra Pradesh has proven to be truly a great democratic state striving towards leveraging the benefits of scientific advancements across all industries.
Under the effective leadership of Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu, hailed both within India and globally for his diligence & for initiating projects way ahead of their time, the Government of Andhra Pradesh has been effectively translating its vision into reality. Nara Chandrababu Naidu has steered Andhra Pradesh to a level where the benefits all state-of-the-art projects is trickling down to the common masses. It has emerged as the frontrunner in not just growing the state, but also the national economy.
In similar veins, the Government of Andhra Pradesh has once again set a sterling example before other states by setting the foundation stone of the mammoth Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone (AMTZ) in Visakhapatnam. With renowned experts like Dr Jitendar Sharma, CEO, AMTZ, who is also known as the MedTech Man of India, leading the entire project, AMTZ is all prepared to dazzle the entire healthcare industry. Unlike other projects, the AMTZ project has been crossing each and every level with ease due to adequate preparedness of the decision-makers to ensure realization of AMTZ to trickle down the benefits to all stakeholders in the healthcare sector
With the recent emergence of medical device as the national agenda, AMTZ, a first-of-its-kind medical equipment testing & manufacturing facility open to all manufacturers & innovators, will encourage innovation & indigenous manufacturing of medical devices by providing access to common infrastructure for research & testing. The Government o f Andhra Pradesh, which has never been afraid of change in order to do something, better, has overcome all the hiccups by involving industry experts from both the government and private sector.
eHEALTH Magazine is extremely proud to be part of such a landmark project which will be an excellent confluence of progressive decisionmaking, sophisticated infrastructure, expertise, etc. The special issue to be launched by none other than Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Nara Chandrababu Naidu on 19 August 2016 during the 1-day summit, including Foundation Laying ceremony of AMTZ, includes exclusive interviews of all key people who have willingly embraced the challenge of turning AMTZ into an opportunity for self-reliance in medical device manufacturing.