Entrepreneur GSK Velu appointed as Honorary Consul of Estonia

Chennai, January 20, 2017: Chennai based Entrepreneur Dr G.S.K. Velu, Chairman and Managing Director, Trivitron Group of Companies has been appointed as the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Estonia in Chennai. Dr Velu will work towards strengthening relations and development between India and Estonia. He will promote business, culture, tourism, education and developing strategic business collaborations.

Dr Velu will focus on biotechnology, cyber security healthcare, tele-medicine and education. The office of the Honorary Consul jurisdiction states includes Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Dr GSK Velu is known for his distinguishing reputation in the Indian healthcare industry and his business acumen in bringing the latest innovations and path breaking technology to provide advanced healthcare at an affordable cost.

Dr. Velu has been awarded several recognition and has been named as “parallel entrepreneur” by Forbes and “first generation serial entrepreneur” by many but one thing he will always be – a proud waiver of the Indian flag in the face of tough international competition.

Dr. Velu’ s vision, determination and futuristic approach to make healthcare affordable to one and all made it possible for the tens of thousands of Indians who accessed medical technology, diagnostic services, eye care, dental care and dialysis services which otherwise used to be a very costly affair and hence unaffordable for the common man.

Making Healthcare Accessible and Affordable not only to Indian Population but to the underprivileged population across the world is the vision for which he is working for over 27 years from 1988 in the Corporate World. All his corporate ventures work with one goal of improving access and affordability for Healthcare across the Globe with specific relevance to Under Developed/ Developing market.

Under the current portfolio, Dr. Velu is Founder and Managing Director, Trivitron Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. Largest Indian Medical Technology Company in the world, Founder and Chairman of Maxivision Eye Care Hospitals- a Medfort Hospitals Initiative. Pioneers in Laser Surgery in India and Founder and Director, Alliance Medicorp Ltd. and Alliance Dental Ltd., largest chain of Dental hospitals & largest chain of Dialysis Clinics in India.

Estonia is the first country in the world to have ‘e-voting’ and ‘digital signatures’ and it advises European Union on its digital strategy. Estonia is working with India on implementing a similar e-governance system.Republic of Estonia is a global leader in the areas of ICT, e-governance, e-health, e-schools and cyber-security.

Estonia is a nation with 1.3 million people strategically located in Northern Europe with easy access to Finland, Sweden and Baltic states of Latvia, Lithuania and Russia. Estonia is the birthplace of first of its kind of peoples video conferencing ‘Skype’. Estonia is also famous for clean technologies, renewable energy solutions and others.

(Inputs from LinkedIn profile of Dr GSK Velu)