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Sri K Chandrashekar Rao
Hon'ble Chief Minister
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Sri K T Rama Rao
Hon'ble Minister for IT, Industries, MA & UD

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Telangana’s 2nd ICT Policy

Telangana’s 2nd ICT Policy

Minister Sri KT Rama Rao launched the 2nd ICT Policy 2021-26 at HICC in Hyderabad on 16th September 2021. To access the Telangana ICT Policy 2021-2026, click here.

NeSDA Citizen Survey 2021

NeSDA Citizen Survey 2021

National eGovernance Service Delivery Assessment (NeSDA) is an initiative by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG) which will be used to assess and benchmark e-government development and public service delivery efficiency in India at a state/UT level. This assessment framework will be used as a benchmarking tool to evaluate common services provided to citizens (G2C), business users (G2B) and government (G2G) departments under focus sectors of Finance, Labour & Employment, Education, Social Welfare (including Health & Agriculture), Local Govt. & Utilities, Environment and Tourism of 36 States/ Union Territories (UTs). The overall goal of the study is… Read more »

Graduation Ceremony at We Hub

Graduation Ceremony at We Hub

Minister Sri KTR participated in the Graduation Ceremony at We Hub. He also interacted with the Start-up incubatees at the We Hub Startup Showcase held in Hyderabad.

Intimation: Scheduled maintenance of State Data Centre

Intimation: Scheduled maintenance of State Data Centre

State Data Centre Services will be unavailable / shutdown / inaccessible from Friday 9th July, 9.00 PM to Sunday 11th July, 2021 9.00 PM (2 days), due to Installation of New High end UPS System at TSDC. See more >>

Hyderabad an emerging hotspot in data centre space: JLL

Hyderabad an emerging hotspot in data centre space: JLL

Hyderabad is emerging as a hotspot in the data centre space, driven by industry-friendly policy incentives, reliable power supply and economical setup costs. The city’s inventory is set to grow three times by 2023, with 66 MW capacity addition. The city with a current data centre capacity of 30 MW across five colocation assets is serving the needs of multiple industries, dominant being technology, entertainment & media, and energy sectors, according to JLL report titled ‘2020 India Data Center Market Update’. Of the 66 MW capacity addition to happen by 2023, about eight megawatt capacity is expected to be added… Read more »

TSIC signs MoU with Kautilya School of Public Policy to establish Social Innovation Ecosystem in the State

TSIC signs MoU with Kautilya School of Public Policy to establish Social Innovation Ecosystem in the State

Kautilya School of Public Policy (KSPP), GITAM Deemed to be University, Hyderabad has signed an MoU with the Telangana State Innovation Cell (TSIC), an initiative by the Information Technology, Electronics and Communications Department, Government of Telangana. The MoU signed by Mr. Ravi Narayan, Chief Innovation Officer, Government of Telangana, Prof. D Gunasekaran Registrar of GITAM, and Mr. Sridhar Pabbisetty, Founding Director of the institute aims to use the resources of both the parties to create a robust, world-class ‘Social Innovation’ (SI) ecosystem in the state. Kautilya School of Public Policy will be the ‘Research Partner’ for TSIC to help build… Read more »

Telangana’s Medicine from the Sky Program

Telangana’s Medicine from the Sky Program

‘Medicine from the Sky’ project, launched during Wings 2020, is an initiative of the Government of Telangana in partnership with the World Economic Forum. The EoI that was released to invite participants for this study had received 16 applications, of which 7 would be undertaking flights in the Vikarabad District under this project. On 29th April 2021, the exemption from UAS 2021 was given by the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) to undertake only Visual-line-of-sight (VLOS) flights in Medicine from the Sky project. But with continued support from MoCA and DGCA, the Telangana Government has finally received approval to undertake… Read more »

T-Fiber to cover all municipalities in Telangana: KTR

T-Fiber to cover all municipalities in Telangana: KTR

IT Minister KT Rama Rao directed officials on Thursday to expand the Telangana Fiber Grid (T-Fiber) project to cover all municipalities in the State. As part of the project expansion, the Minister directed officials to conduct a survey in Greater Hyderabad limits and submit a report at the earliest. These decisions were taken during the Telangana Fiber Grid Corporation Board meeting held at T-Hub here. T-Fiber is an initiative envisioned to establish a state-of-the-art broadband network to fulfill the objective of ‘Digital Telangana,’ using the pipelines of drinking water project -Mission Bhagiratha. The project ensures access to internet connectivity to… Read more »

Minister highlights the usage of Emerging Technologies in the health sector at WEF

Minister highlights the usage of Emerging Technologies in the health sector at WEF

Minister Sri KTR virtually participated in the ‘Global Technology Government Summit’ and spoke on the theme ‘Saving Lives with Emerging Technologies’.

Boost for IT in Khammam

Boost for IT in Khammam

Giving a stimulus to the growth of Information Technology (IT) in the district, the State government on Tuesday accorded administrative approval for setting up a second IT Hub in Khammam. It may be recalled that following a request made by Transport Minister Puvvada Ajay Kumar, IT and Industries Minister KT Rama Rao had sanctioned the second phase of IT Hub on December 7 last year. Though the IT Minister sanctioned Rs 20 crore for the second phase of IT Hub on Dec 7, the budget allocated for the facility was enhanced as the government has given administrative approval for Rs… Read more »

Minister KTR launches ‘UPSurge’ program

Minister KTR launches ‘UPSurge’ program

WE HUB and the Australian Government will work together to support aspiring women entrepreneurs across India to inculcate the knowledge of entrepreneurship. The collaboration aims to support 240 women entrepreneurs… Read more »

SKOCH selects Minister KTR for ‘Best Performing IT Minister’ Award

SKOCH selects Minister KTR for ‘Best Performing IT Minister’ Award

IT and Industries Minister KT Rama Rao has been awarded the SKOCH ‘Best Performing IT Minister’ in the country for 2020.

TSIC signs MoU with Agastya International Foundation in setting up 15-acre Innovation Campus

TSIC signs MoU with Agastya International Foundation in setting up 15-acre Innovation Campus

The proposed campus aiming to nurture alternative pedagogy at school & grassroots will be operational in 3-5 years.

Telangana Govt invites state-based startups for next batch of incentives

Telangana Govt invites state-based startups for next batch of incentives

The eligible startups can leverage incentives underperformance grant, patent expenditure reimbursement, SGST reimbursement, and recruitment assistance The government of Telangana recently handed over incentives under innovation policy to 11 startups… Read more »