Telangana State Electronics Policy came into force in 2016 to evangelise the Electronics System Design Manufacturing (ESDM) ecosystem in the state and country.

New land parcels, built up space and common facilities center

The Government has already established 1,80,000 sq ft ready-to-occupy built-up space in E-City EMC. The state targets to create 5 lakh sq ft of plug-and-play space in the first phase and an additional 10 lakh sq ft facilities shall be developed in a PPP model. The plug-and-play spaces will have access to all the infrastructure for Electronics companies.

The State is also setting up a common facilities center in the EMCs with world class prototyping, testing & calibration facilities.

The IT, E&C Department also identified new land parcels for future Electronics Manufacturing Clusters to cater to the growing demand for Electronics Manufacturing in the State.

Development and Promotion of Electric Vehicle (EV) and Advanced Chemistry Cell (ACC) Manufacturing Ecosystem

The State has identified EV and Energy Storage sectors as one of the priority sectors and towards this has launched an exclusive EV and Energy Storage Policy and established exclusive manufacturing clusters to cater to the industry.

As part of the State’s e orts, the Electronics Wing hosted several companies, including Arrival, Gujarat Fluorochemicals Limited (GFL) among others, to showcase State’s investment ecosystem and industrial infrastructure.

In pursuit of becoming an EV manufacturing hub, the Government of Telangana has signed an MOU with Automotive Research Association of India to set-up a Testing and Pre-Certification Lab in Hyderabad. The center will host testing and pre-certification facilities for various automobiles, including Electric Vehicles. The facility is proposed to be set up in the E-City EMC.

Launch of Pink Book

The Electronics Wing launched the ‘Pink Book 2021’ – an Investor’s Guide to Telangana – in July 2021. The Pink Book is a compendium of the state’s policies in all the domains and would help investors understand the various initiatives undertaken by the State.

Major investments

Radiant Appliances & Electronics Pvt. Ltd. has set up a manufacturing unit for LED TVs with a capacity of 25 lakh televisions per year, employing 2,800 persons in Telangana. This is the single largest plant in the country for LED TVs. The company inaugurated a new facility on May 3rd, 2022 in the E-City Electronics Manufacturing Cluster (EMC). The annual capacity now has increased to 45 lakh televisions per year, with a combined workforce of 3,800 persons.

Premier Energies, which is among the leading Solar PV manufacturers in the country, has set up a world class facility in E-City EMC. The plant was inaugurated in July, 2021. The government has also approved the company’s new proposal to set up a facility to manufacture 750 MW Solar PV cell & modules with an investment of Rs. 700 Cr. with employment generation potential for 500 persons.

Olectra Greentech, the country’s largest electric bus manufacturer, has chosen Telangana as its base. The government approved the company’s proposal for setting up an electric bus manufacturing plant on the outskirts of Hyderabad, with an initial outlay of Rs. 600 cr and a capacity of 10,000 units.

The government approved Biliti Electric’s (Gayam Motors) proposal for setting up the world’s largest electric 3-wheeler manufacturing facility in Telangana with a capacity to produce 2,40,000 electric vehicles (EVs) annually with a potential to create 3,000 jobs.

Qualcomm announced an investment of Rs. 3,900 cr to expand their Hyderabad operations over the next five years. The campus sprawling over 1.5 million square feet will be inaugurated in October 2022 and will lead to an employment generation of 8,700 software professionals.

American EV manufacturer Fisker Inc. established its Indian headquarters in Hyderabad. The company proposes to use this new operation center to work on software development and embedded electronics, virtual vehicle development support functions, and data analytics.