Kartikeya Misra takes charge as MD & CEO of Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone

Kartikeya Misra, IAS, Director of Health and Family Welfare has been appointed as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone

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Visakhapatnam: Government of Andhra Pradesh through an order issued on 9th September appointed Kartikeya Misra, IAS, Director of Health and Family Welfare in the state as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone.

After taking charge as MD and CEO, Mr Kartikeya Misra stressed that the government is totally committed to push for frugal and innovative technologies in the manufacturing of medical devices at AMTZ.

He said “All support will be extended to the current investors and those looking forward to invest in the future in this zone. This government is proactive and assures that AMTZ will be transformed into one of the best scientific facilities and would be a beacon for medical device manufacturing in the country”

The current focus would be on fast tracking the completion of 18 labs which are the heart of this project, to facilitate testing of medical devices at the earliest.

The MD & CEO also interacted with various stakeholders including manufacturers in the zone and assured them of continued support of the Government of Andhra Pradesh.

He also called for a meeting with various department heads in Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone and Kalam Institute of Health Technology to understand the roles performed by various teams and asked them to bring any issues that they are facing to the notice of the management.

Mr Kartikeya Misra also extended an open invitation to all the investors and manufacturers of medical devices to utilize various opportunities available in the zone.