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 Policies

Solar policy: Solar Power Policy Framework (2015)

Electric Mobility Policy: Electric Vehicle and Energy Storage Policy (2020)

Industry Policy: Industrial Policy Framework (2017)

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)
Climate Change

Climate Change

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Telangana introduces the Cool Roof Policy 2023-2028

Telangana introduces the Cool Roof Policy 2023-2028, with the objective of making the state heat resilient and cutting down energy consumption. The policy will be effective from April 1, 2023.


Source: Telangana Today Go to
In Detail: Cool Roof Policy 2023-2028 Go to
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.

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

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Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) increases the additional surcharge for open access consumers

Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) increases the additional surcharge for open access consumers to ~$0.0237/kWh for the second half (2H) of the financial year (FY) 2023-24. The new rate, effective from October 1, 2023, to March 31, 2024, is a 408% increase from ~$0.0046/kWh set by the Commission for the first half (1H) of the year.


Source: Mercom Go to
In Detail: Order Go to

Telangana releases the Draft Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (Terms and conditions of Open Access), Regulation, 2023

Telangana releases the Draft Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (Terms and conditions of Open Access), Regulation, 2023 to promote open access energy in the state.


Source: Solar Quarter Go to
In Detail: Draft Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (Terms and conditions of Open Access), Regulation, 2023 Go to

Ministry of Power releases the 2021-22 State Energy Efficiency Index

Ministry of Power releases the 2021-22 State Energy Efficiency Index with Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Rajasthan, and Telangana topping the rankings. The index has various parameters to assess state-level energy efficiency initiatives.


Source: Mint Go to
In Detail: State Energy Efficiency Index 2021-22 Go to

Related National Goals

U.S.–India Energy Cooperation Project TrackerThere is currently no data available for Telangana. (updated July 3, 2019)

Solar Performance Tracker — Telangana reaches 4650.93MW (updated March 31, 2021)

Wind Performance Tracker — Telangana achieves 128.1MW (updated March 30, 2021)

Finance

Finance

Finance

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Health

Health

While India’s healthcare system is expansive in terms of the number of beneficiaries covered, inequalities in access to high-quality yet affordable care continue to plague delivery systems and push citizens towards the more unregulated private sector. Similarly, while India’s National Health Policy of 2017 promises to reform this system, the responsibility to institute those reforms falls to the states who each have their own unique challenges and opportunities to meet the healthcare needs of their people. This section allows you to explore emerging healthcare policies and news covering new initiatives from India’s states and offers the Wadhwani Chair’s analysis of India’s healthcare sector.

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Industrial Policy and Business Regulations

Industrial Policy and Business Regulations

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Telangana amends its Telangana Shops and Establishments Act, 1988

Telangana amends its Telangana Shops and Establishments Act, 1988, to allow shops to remain open 24×7 in the state. To be eligible for the exemption, shops must fulfil certain conditions including providing their employees ID cards, weekly holidays, overtime wages, and ensuring adequate safety of female employees, among others.


Source: Siasat Go to
In Detail: Government Order Go to

Telangana notifies the Telangana Liquor Policy 2023-25

Telangana notifies the Telangana Liquor Policy 2023-25 for allotment of retail liquor shops in the state for the licence. The policy will be applicable from December 1, 2023, to November 30, 2025.


Source: Telangana Today Go to
In Detail: Government Order Go to

Telangana introduces the Telangana Robotics Framework

Telangana introduces the Telangana Robotics Framework with an aim to create a sustainable robotics ecosystem and establishing the state as a leader in the field of robotics, The first-of-its-kind framework is a comprehensive roadmap that outlines the state’s vision for the development of the robotics ecosystem in the state and contributing to the growth of the industry in the country.


Source: The Hindu Go to
In Detail: Telangana IT and Industries Minister’s Twitter (Launch video) Go to
Infrastructure and Governance

Infrastructure and Governance

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Telangana tables the Telangana State Power Sector - White paper

Telangana tables the Telangana State Power Sector - White paper stating that the electricity distribution companies (discoms) had debts of $9.78 billion and the accumulated losses of discoms increasing to $7.5 billion as of October 31, 2023. Apart from this, the discoms have to pay $3.44 billion as generation and transmission charges.


Source: The Hindu Go to
In Detail: Telangana State Power Sector - White paper Go to

Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, and Madhya Pradesh election results see the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) coming to power

Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, and Madhya Pradesh election results see the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) coming to power. Telangana election results see victory for the Indian National Congress. Zoram People’s Movement wins the elections in Mizoram.


Source: NDTV Go to
In Detail: Election Commission of India results Go to
Land & Labor Laws

Land & Labor Laws

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Telangana withdraws GO No. 111 fully

Telangana withdraws GO No. 111 fully with the objective of making 132,000 acres of land in 84 villages available for real-estate development. GO No. 111 was implemented 27 years ago to protect two water bodies— Himayatsagar and Gandipet.


Sources: One India (Hindi) Go to, Hindu Business Line Go to
In Detail: GO 111 Termination (Video) Go to
Water & Sanitation

Water & Sanitation

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