Amit Wanchoo

Amit Wanchoo
  • Managing Director
    Eaton Laboratories

Trained as a medical doctor, Wanchoo directs production and marketing for Eaton Laboratories, the only company that produces medicines in the conflict-torn region of Kashmir. He launched a social responsibility division in the company, organizing free medical services for poor patients and providing employment to local youth. As the founder and president of the Rotary Club in Kashmir, Wanchoo has also initiated a wide range of interfaith community programmes that provide social services, bring conflicting groups together, and introduce cultural events to an otherwise divided society. He also established medical treatment programmes and a counselling centre for Kashmiris suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder arising from the ongoing violence.