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Sri K Chandrashekar Rao
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With T-works, Hyderabad is building a one-stop shop for all manufacturing startups

With T-works, Hyderabad is building a one-stop shop for all manufacturing startups

Last month, GE-backed global co-creating community FirstBuild signed an agreement with the Hyderabad-based incubator for hardware startups T-works.An electric vehicle manufacturing startup entrepreneur once said to me, “The biggest joy of a starting a manufacturing company is the fact that you can be a child again. It gives you the opportunity to build, tinker, break, experiment and well, play around. And yet, the number of entrepreneurs willing to build those products are few and far.” The Telangana government aims to bring in this very change and started the T-Works initiative. CEO Sujai Karampuri says, “The idea has been to create… Read more »

Hyderabad to house OnePlus’ R&D centre

Hyderabad to house OnePlus’ R&D centre

Joining the many technology companies in setting up their operations in the city, mobile maker OnePlus India announced setting up of its research and development (R&D) centre in Hyderabad. The China-headquartered manufacturer will recruit about 300 people for the centre. The company made an official announcement on Twitter. “We are excited to open a local R&D centre in Hyderabad to work more closely with our Indian community and network of partners. #OnePlus6TLuanch” said the tweet from the handle @OnePlus_IN. Responding to this, IT Minister KT Rama Rao tweeted: “Welcome to Hyderabad @OnePlus_IN. Glad you’ve made the right choice of location.”… Read more »

Intel to open technology centre in Hyderabad

Intel to open technology centre in Hyderabad

Telangana continues to attract investments into the State. The latest to add to the list is the marquee technology giant Intel which will soon set up its technology development centre in Hyderabad. A top delegation headed by Nivruti Rai, country head, Intel India, met Telangana IT Minister K T Rama Rao at Camp office in Hyderabad on Friday. In the meeting, Intel delegation and the Minister talked about the industrial policy of Telangana and the infrastructure of Hyderabad, which encouraged the tech giant to choose Hyderabad to set up their tech centre. “We are very happy that Intel decided to… Read more »

Hyderabad bright spot for key global IT players

Hyderabad bright spot for key global IT players

In a massive boost to the city’s IT/ITeS sector, over a dozen major companies from across the globe are now making their way into Hyderabad’s upscale western corridor. While some of them are setting up their first India office here, a few others are expanding their India footprint with a presence in the IT city, said market insiders.On this list are US-based firms such as Shure, Micron Technology, F5 Networks, MathWorks, Clean Harbors, Conduent, among others. There’s also Legato Health Technologies, Thryve Digital, Bombardier and China-based Thunder Software Tech (launched on Monday) that have made Hyderabad their new destination. “There’s… Read more »

TSIC launched Startup India Telangana Yatra

TSIC launched Startup India Telangana Yatra

Minister KT Rama Rao formally launched Telangana State Innovation Cell’s Startup India Telangana Yatra on September 15, 2018, in Hyderabad. Startup India Telangana Yatra is an attempt to promote entrepreneurship… Read more »

We HUB awarded loan sanction letters for 16 Women entrepreneurs

We HUB awarded loan sanction letters for 16 Women entrepreneurs

We HUB awarded loan sanction letters for 16 Women entrepreneurs for amounts ranging from Rs. 3 lakhs to 2 crores in the presence of Minister Mr. K T Rama Rao.

Mansanpally- A new Digital Village in Telangana

Mansanpally- A new Digital Village in Telangana

Mansanpally Digital village comprises of an E-Education Centre, E-Health Centre and E-Panchayat Centre.

International Blockchain Congress

International Blockchain Congress

Acknowledging the importance of blockchain technology in ushering transparency in transactions across sectors, Telangana State has set up Blockchain district, which will work on the protocols to be followed and… Read more »

Minister laid foundation stone for IT Tower & Innovation Hub at Nizamabad

Minister laid foundation stone for IT Tower & Innovation Hub at Nizamabad

Minister Sri KT Rama Rao laid foundation stone for IT Tower & Innovation Hub at Nizamabad.

Sixty Mee Seva centres to dispense cash

Sixty Mee Seva centres to dispense cash

Sixty Mee Seva centres to dispense cash from today Pilot project to go on stream in four districts Mee Seva centres in the State will now become cash withdrawal centres, besides continuing to provide other services that are provided online now, if the initiative of the IT department takes a concrete shape. The Government is set to introduce the first-of-its-kind Aadhaar-enabled Payment System in Mee Seva centres from Monday. The AePS has been conceptualised to allow citizens to use Aadhaar as identity to access their bank accounts and withdraw cash through secure authentication through biometrics at Mee Seva centres. All… Read more »

Mutual tie-up proves boon for both Telangana government and start-ups

Mutual tie-up proves boon for both Telangana government and start-ups

More than 14 start-ups are working with various departments in Telangana government. Top priority of start-ups is more and quick revenue but if the government turns in as the customer, the dynamics change drastically. It is hard to get the government as a client but this is the best option ever as it gives a huge access to market. Working with the government depends on the business model of the startup because margins vary from time to time and from customer to customer. With frugal innovations being limited to start-ups, Telangana Government is bridging this gap of technological advancements by… Read more »

Telangana promoting innovation in Tier 2, 3 cities too

Telangana promoting innovation in Tier 2, 3 cities too

IT Minister KT Rama Rao addressed entrepreneurs at the seminar on ‘40 under 40’ organised by Express on Saturday.

Telangana is a state of start-ups

Telangana is a state of start-ups

What happens when a room full of start-ups meets a minister who loves talking about start-ups, technology that drive industries and calls his state a ‘start-up state’ having a government which thinks like a start-up? You get The New Indian Express’ edex 40 Under 40 Start-up Awards, which had Minister K T Rama Rao in full swing. Questions of all sorts – inquisitive, critical, probing and even downright quirky were thrown at IT, Industries, Municipal and Urban Development Minister KT Rama Rao who conducted a town hall as the centerpiece of the entrepreneurship summit, for which the minister was chief… Read more »

Telangana pushes the pedal on IT growth

Telangana pushes the pedal on IT growth

Telangana’s government has set itself a target of crossing Rs. 1,20,000 crore in IT exports by 2020 Hyderabad will also host the first edition of the International Blockchain Congress in August this year, in partnership with the NITI Aayog India’s youngest state is all set to oust Bengaluru as the Silicon Valley of India, and if it’s FY18 annual report for the information technology sector were any indicator, then Hyderabad and the state of Telangana are on the right track. The IT sector in Telangana grew by 9.32% in FY18, thanks to a robust investment by the industry. Exports reached a… Read more »