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.
43,273 sq. miles
$60.55 billion (USD)
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Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS)
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.
The Transmission Corporation of Telangana asks NTPC to defer second phase of 2,400 MW of the Telangana Super Thermal Power ProjectPosted on May 22, 2019
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.
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.
State-owned BHEL said it has commissioned two pumping units of 116 MW each of a lift irrigation project 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.
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U.S.–India Energy Cooperation Project Tracker — There 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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.