AMTZ applauded at India Medical Device Conference-2017
In astar studded event today at India Medical Device Conference-2017, Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone (AMTZ) occupied the centre stage. Jointlyorganized by the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Department of Industrial Policy Promotion and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI); India Medical Device Conference 2017 is one of the largest exhibition and conference for the Indian Pharmaceutical market. The inaugural session was attended by Shri Ananthkumar, Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers; Shri Siddharamaiah, Chief Minister of Karnataka; Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya, Minister of state for Chemicals &Fertilizers; Smt. NirmalaSitharaman, Minister of state for Commerce & Industry; Dr.HenkBekedam, WHO Representative to India and a plethora of other guests from the government, industry and trade associations.
The inaugural session also witnessed Medical devices being declared as a separate segment by the Minister of state of Commerce &Industry followed by the release of the report titled “Medical Device Manufacturing in India: A Sunrise” which is the first of it’s kind in India. The report was prepared in joint collaboration between Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone (AMTZ), DoP, DIPP and WHO. The swift work and progress done in a matter of 6 months from the time of inception at AMTZ was applauded by the Union Minister and everybody present at the event. With manufacturers from across the country and MNCs forming a beeline to be a part of AMTZ, the India Medical Device Conference 2017 & India Pharma 2017 are a platform to show the world that AMTZ is a Make in India dream come true to reduce the cost of healthcare in the country and world over.