CII & AMTZ discuss business opportunities in healthcare & MedTech for MSMEs

This discussion session held at Visakhapatnam provided a unique opportunity for healthcare including medical devices manufactures at AMTZ and other MSMEs to understand the mutual need

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Visakhapatnam: The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in association with Andhra Pradesh Medical Technology Zone (AMTZ) organized a session on “Business Opportunities for Healthcare and Medical Devices for MSMEs” on 18th May 2019 at Visakhapatnam.

This session provided a unique opportunity for healthcare including medical devices manufactures at AMTZ and other MSMEs to understand the mutual need and supporting the operations, best manufacturing practices and local supply chain management and possible business opportunities.

Over the years, as per CII, it has worked closely with government and industry to raise the competitiveness of Indian MSMEs and escalate the productivity levels of each sub-sector through adoption and dissemination of best practices, knowledge management systems and appropriate technologies.

Mr KVV Raju, Chairman, CII Visakhapatnam Zone welcomed the gathering. Mr J Srinivasa Raju, Vice Chairman, CII Visakhapatnam briefed about on CII Membership Advantage. Dr Jitendar Sharma, Managing Director and CEO Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone Ltd briefed about on evolution of AMTZ and emphasized that the future lies in Make in Vizag and Make in India.

Mr G S Shiv Kumar, Past Chairman, CII Andhra Pradesh delivered the concluding remarks. “The interactive session met the exceeded expectations with over 80 participants from healthcare and medical devices manufacturers and MSME members taking resolve to make in Vizag and Make in India inspired by the AMTZ model of speed coupled with quality,” he stated.

After the session, a tour of facilities was organized for the participants within AMTZ including one of the world’s largest 3D printing facilities within the zone. The participants were enthused and expressed their eagerness to be part of this growth story and contribute to nation building.