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

The Transmission Corporation of Telangana asks NTPC to defer second phase of 2,400 MW of the Telangana Super Thermal Power Project

The Transmission Corporation of Telangana has asked the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) to defer the second phase of 2,400 MW of Telangana Super Thermal Power Project at NTPC’s existing power plant at Ramagundam. The NTPC is currently undertaking the first phase of the project, which will have a capacity of 1,600 MW. Government officials stated that an “appropriate decision at the right time” will be taken regarding the second phase of the project.


Source: The Hindu Go to

Bharat Heavy Electricals invites bids for 1,250 KW of power conditioning units in Telangana

State-owned Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd has invited bids to supply, install and commission 1,250 kilowatt, three-phase, grid-connected power-conditioning units for 129 MW of solar photovoltaic in Telangana.


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

SECI invites bids for 150 MW worth of solar power projects in Telangana

The Solar Energy Corporation of India invited tenders to set up 150 MW worth of solar photo-voltaic power projects on behalf of coal mining company Singareni Collieries Company Ltd.


Source: The Hindu Business Line Go to
In Detail: Tender details 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 3592.09 MW (updated May 11, 2019)

Wind Performance Tracker — Telangana achieves 128.1 MW (updated May 11, 2019)

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

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

State-run service to be scaled up to cover entire state

Telangana Diagnostics, a center-funded state-run service which falls under the center’s National Health Mission, will be scaled up to cover the entire state following successful runs in Hyderabad.


Source: The Hindu Go to

US-India education training partnership to help prepare pharmaceutical professionals

The United States Pharmacopeia has joined hands with the Telangana government to set up a training institute to help prepare university graduates and pharmaceutical professionals.


Source: Business Standard Go to

Center has approved establishment of new medical science institute

The center has given in principle approval for establishing a new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Telangana. The center has begun to work with the state government on land acquisition.


Source: The Hindu Go to
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