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 announced plans to offer discounts to convert postpaid meters to prepaid meters

Telangana State Southern Power Distribution Company Limited announced a plan to convert domestic consumers with postpaid meters to shift to prepaid meters by offering those consumers discounts.


Source: Siasat Go to

Bharat Heavy Electricals wins order to set up 129 MW of solar plants in Telangana

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission has issued a fifth amendment to its regulations for renewable energy obligation (RPO), reducing the renewable purchase obligation for financial year (FY) 2018-19 from 6.75 percent to 4.75 percent. The revised RPO for FY 2018-19 will be applied retroactively from April 1, 2018.


Source: Economic Times Go to
In Detail: Press Release Go to

Bharat Heavy Electricals commissions 800 MW thermal power plant in Telangana

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has commissioned an 800 MW thermal power unit for the Kothagudem Thermal Power Station within a record time of 46 months.


Source: The Hindu Business Line Go to
In Detail: Press Release Go to

Bharat Heavy Electricals fully commissions 120 MW Pulichintala Hydro-Electric Project in Telangana

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd has fully commissioned the 120 MW Pulichintala Hydro-Electric Project in Suryapet district of Telangana with the fourth and final 30 MW hydroelectric unit coming online. Bharat Heavy Electricals had earlier commissioned three units of the 4x30 MW project.


Source: The Hindu Business Line Go to
In Detail: Press Release Go to

Related National Goals

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

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

Unique identification number program to be used for each of the 5.5 million children in schools

The Telangana government will issue a unique identification number for each of the 5.5 million children in government, private, and corporate schools and also madrasas in the coming academic year, to track children out of schools.


Source: The Hindu Go to
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