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 Amends Net Metering Regulations

Telangana amends the net metering regulations for grid-connected rooftop solar systems. Per the amendment, the number of electricity units exported by the eligible consumer should be measured in kilowatt hours only.


Source: Mercom Go to
In Detail: Draft Regulation Go to

Telangana launches EV policy

Telangana launches its electric vehicle policy which will be effective from 2020 to 2030. The policy offers 100 per cent exemption of road tax and registration fee for the first 200,000 electric two-wheelers purchased and registered within the state.


Source: Hindustan Times Go to
In Detail: Industries and IT Minister tweet Go to

Related National Goals

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

Solar Performance Tracker — Telangana reaches 3936.36 MW (updated March 31, 2021)

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

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.

Recent Articles

Telangana goes for drone-driven healthcare, ties up with Apollo Hospitals unit

Telangana will embark on a large scale project to transfer blood and medical samples via drones. The initiative is co-designed with the World Economic Forum and Healthnet Global Limited, an Apollo Hospitals Group company.


Source: Live Mint Go to

Telangana govt teams up with World Economic Forum to deliver emergency medical supplies through drones

The World Economic Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network and the Telangana government announced they are set to launch an innovative project, Medicine from the Sky, to deliver emergency medical supplies such as blood and vaccines via drones.


Source: Your Story Go to
In Detail: World Economic Forum India Brochure Go to

Sex ratio at birth declines in Telangana

Telangana recorded a 17 percent decline in sex ratio at birth from 2015-2016 to 2017-2018 according to a report titled “The Healthy States Progressive India Report “ by NITI Aayog. While the sex ratio at birth was 918 during the 2015-2016, it has come down to 901 in 2017-2018.


Source: Times of India Go to
In Detail: Healthy States Progressive India Report - 2019 Go to
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