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INDIA’S First Medical Technology Zone

Andhra Pradesh is emerging as manufacturing hub for medical devices with establishment of
country’s first Medical Technology Manufacturing Zone, Andhra Med Tech Zone (AMTZ) in Vishakhapatnam


Medical device manufacturing sector has remained nascent, leading to tremendous import dependency. Lack of domestic manufacturing of medical devices is the main reasons for this import dependency and high cost of medical products and services in the country. To address this situation, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh aims to establish country’s first Medical Technology Manufacturing Park at Vishakhapatnam. The goal of this progressive initiative would be to make Andhra Pradesh an internationally recognized manufacturing hub for medical devices, help in national agenda of import substitution, make Andhra Pradesh a leader in medical technology exports, generate employment, and contribute to volume generated cost reduction of medical devices for patients. In a meeting organized on 6th Nov, 2015, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh shared his vision on this important project with Medical Devices Manufacturing Associations, Central Govt. officials and State Health Authorities.


The creation of such as park is based on the fact that medical devices manufacturing requires certain high investment facilities which are too capital intensive for individual manufactures to invest upon. A park with in-house high investment scientific facilities would help manufacturers reduce the cost of manufacturing by more than 40%-50%. Currently, due to lack of such centrally located sharable facilities, either manufacturers do not undertake production of technologies requiring them or send their products abroad for process upgradation and value addition. While the park would have all such facilities in-house to reduce manufacturing process costs, it would be located in an area which is well connected with Railways, Roadways, Waterways and Airways with near presence of Industrial Corridors, Port and Harbour to reduce logistical costs. The park will provide for certain capital intensive scientific facilities required by most medical device manufacturers and modern state of art 180-200 independent manufacturing units, with varying sizes of 0.25 acre,o.5 acre and 1 acre. Government of Andhra Pradesh would develop approximately 270 acres of land for this project. The park would include following facilities:


• Component Testing centre
• Electro-magnetic interference laboratory
• Medical grade low vacuum molding, cabinet molding, injection molding centres
• 3 D designing and printing for medical grade products
• Sterilization & Toxicity testing centre
• Radiation testing centre
• Gamma Irradiation facility
• Rapid Prototyping Centre
• Industrial R & D Centre
• Incubation Centre
• Convention Centre & Expo Halls
• Warehousing
• Regulator’s office
• Other facilities commonly required in manufacturing of medical devices



All investment towards land development, and building of common facilities as above would be done by the Govt. of Andhra Pradesh with support of Central Government Departments through Andhra Pradesh Med Tech Zone. Pvt Ltd - an SPV established under the Department of Health, Medical & Family Welfare, Govt. of AP.


The AMTZ Team is led under the able guidance of Dr. Jitendar Sharma who is the CEO of AMTZ and the brain behind this entire project. Senior Management of AMTZ includes Shri Manish Gangal, Vice President (Operations), Shri Judish Raj, Vice President (Planning), Shri Vipin Das Ramachandran, Vice President (Finance) and Shri Nitin Bharadwaj, Vice President (HR & Admin). Each of them bring along with them valuable industry experience and a dedication to serve the nation in this noble mission.



The Foundation Stone was laid on August 19, 2016 by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu in presence of Venkaiah Naidu, Ananthkumar, Y S Chowdary, Dr Kameneni Srinivas (Health Minister, AP), Dr Poonam Malakondaiah (Principal Secretary, Health) and Dr Jitendar Sharma. He also interacted with prospective manufacturers and service providers under the AMTZ


Investors’ Summit 2016. The Chief Minister also launched the AMTZ Investors’ Brochure and it is available for download on AMTZ’s official website. EOI for Common Scientific Facilities as well as Online bookings for manufacturing units is opened and the application forms are available on AMTZ’s official website www.AMTZ.in


For AMTZ Investors’ Brochure and further queries please contact
Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone Ltd.
Hill No. 2, IT Park, VSEZ, Madhurwada,
Visakhapatnam – 530045
Phone No.- 08885092122
Email: amtz.in@gmail.com
Website: www.AMTZ.in

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