Umpteen opportunities in the Post COVID world: Minister KTR
Minister Sri KTR spoke at the inaugural session of a two-day Virtual Conference hosted by CII under Make In Telangana initiative with the theme “Invest in Telangana: Opportunities in Post COVID World”.
“Telangana State will have umpteen opportunities across sectors in the Post COVID world,” said Minister KTR.
Minister KTR stated the world is fast moving towards digitalization and Telangana will focus on bringing more investments in the digital sector through T-Fiber.
Minister stated that there will be revolutionary changes in the education and health sector in rural areas after the internet reaches every village through T Fiber. “This will lead to a digital revolution in Telangana,” he added.
“We are continuously making attempts to transform Hyderabad into a start-up capital,” said Minister KTR. He also mentioned that the government is providing complete assistance to start-up companies through initiatives such as T Hub, We Hub, T Works.
Minister KTR stated that access to the internet will open up new opportunities in the post COVID world.
Minister stated that Hyderabad contributes to 1/3rd of the world’s vaccines. He mentioned that the city will also play a key role in providing the COVID doses as and when the vaccine making guidelines are ready.
The Minister said that the Government has initiated setting up multiple industrial parks including a mega food park, textile park, electronic manufacturing clusters, medical devices park, pharma manufacturing cluster in the form of Pharma City, and others. The Government is also focused on setting up a seed, spices, and automotive clusters, he added.
Minister stated that Telangana has recorded a 36 percent increase in the Kharif acreage this year over last year and topped the charts in cultivation. He mentioned that the farmer welfare schemes such as Rythu Bandhu and Rythu Bheema and major irrigation projects helped the increase in crop production in the state.
Minister launched a handbook on ‘Make in Telangana’ and ‘Nizamabad District Development Plan’ published by CII.
Principal Secretary Jayesh Ranjan was also present in the virtual conference.