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NPCI looks at innovation centre in Hyderabad soon

NPCI looks at innovation centre in Hyderabad soon

By: Sruti Venugopal The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), an umbrella organisation created in 2009 to develop and operate various retail payment systems, is looking to set up an innovation centre in Hyderabad in the next three to six months. A similar centre is also being planned at the organisation’s headquarters in Mumbai and both the centres will house 20 people each. The innovation centre will work on various use cases of new-age technologies like blockchain, artificial intelligence and others in the payment systems space. NPCI, managing director and chief executive officer, Dilip Asbe said, “NPCI was set up… Read more »

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 »

IT and Industrial corridor Pylon Inauguration in Mahabubnagar

IT and Industrial corridor Pylon Inauguration in Mahabubnagar

At least 15,000 direct and 20,000 indirect job openings for local youth from Palamuru region would be generated once the corridor becomes fully operational: KT Rama Rao

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.