Telangana

The 29th and newest state in India, Telangana was birthed from the division of Andhra Pradesh into two states in 2014. Its capital Hyderabad is home to one of India’s largest IT hubs, with large technology firms such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft, etc. based there. Competition between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh for investment has led the Telangana government to take the lead in e-governance and promotion of startups.

State Summary

  • Size
    43,273 sq. miles
  • Population
    35.3 million
  • State GDP
    $60.55 billion (USD)
  • Legislative Assembly Seats
    119
  • Rajya Sabha Seats
    7
  • Lok Sabha Seats
    17
  • Party Affiliation
    Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS)
Indian technicians work on tablet computers at Canadian company Datawind Manufacturing plant. (NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)
An Indian weaver wraps yarn around a circular warping drum in her household workshop at Koyalagudem village. (NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)
Left: Indian technicians work on tablet computers at Canadian company Datawind Manufacturing plant. (NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)
Right: An Indian weaver wraps yarn around a circular warping drum in her household workshop at Koyalagudem village. (NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)
Energy

Energy

India faces a complex energy challenge: it needs cheap and abundant energy to power high economic growth and lift its citizens into the middle class. But it also hopes to keep its commitments to the U.N. Climate Change Convention and achieve energy independence. India’s states have the resources to generate the energy India needs, but they take different approaches to fostering the growth of the industry. This section allows you to explore energy news from India’s states and offers the Wadhwani Chair’s analysis of India’s energy sector.

Subsectors

Coal  •  Energy Efficiency  •  Energy-related Transportation  •  Nuclear  •  Oil and Gas  •  Power  •  Renewables

Recent Articles

Telangana opens tender for grid-connected solar power projects

A tender for 1 kilowatt (kW) to 1,000 kW grid-connected rooftop solar power plants has been released by Telangana Renewable Energy Development Corporation Ltd (TSREDCO).


Source: PV Magazine Go to
In Detail: Tender Schedule Go to

Center proposes providing piped natural gas to four districts in Telangana

The center has proposed supplying four districts of Telangana — Khammam, Medak, Ranga Reddy, and Nalgonda — with piped natural gas (PNG) at an estimated cost of $93 million over five years. The offer is dependent on the state government providing land at concessional rates for creating gas distribution infrastructure, such as compressed natural gas stations. Creation of a PNG infrastructure in urban areas will allow 175,000 gas cylinders to be diverted to rural areas every year.


Source: Deccan Chronicle Go to

Two french companies to deploy 8,400 biodigesters in Telangana

Total S.A, the French oil and gas company, and GoodPlanet, a France-based NGO signed an agreement to deploy 8,400 biodigesters in Telangana in a bid to tackle climate change and provide clean energy to the state. The machines use fermentation to convert animal solid waste into cooking gas. The remainder can be used as fertilizer.


Source: Economic Times Go to

Related National Goals

Solar Performance Tracker — Telangana reaches 3400 MW (updated September 21, 2018)

Wind Performance Tracker — Telangana achieves 77.7 MW (updated March 31, 2016)

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