Mr Amit Wanchoo
Pharmaceutical Entrepreneur Yale World Fellow
Award-winning Film Producer
Trained as a medical doctor, 29 year old Amit Wanchoo is the Managing Director of Eaton Laboratories, the only pharmaceutical manufacturing unity in the conflict-torn Kashmir. The pharmaceutical company organizes free medical services for poor patients and provides employment to local youth as the company's social responsibility. As lyrist and lead singer of Kashmir's first and only rock band, Amit uses music to soothe Kashmiris suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder arising from the ongoing violence.
In 2001, he founded AVID, the first event-management company in Kashmir and currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer. Amit is a strategy advisor to RISING KASHMIR, famous english daily from Kashmir.
Amit is also an award-winning film maker whose documentary films had been selected for screening in Amsterdam (UK) and Palm Springs (US) film festivals.
Amit is a Yale World Fellow, Commonwealth Fellow, and a Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow.