Inspired by T-Hub, Delhi govt studies Telangana IT policy to set up Delhi-Hub

Inspired by T-Hub, Delhi govt studies Telangana IT policy to set up Delhi-Hub

Posted by M.Venkatesh on November 17th 2017

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia  said that the  Delhi government is setting up a technology incubation hub in the national capital on the lines of one existing in Hyderabad.As part of this  Delhi government representatives will study's Telangana's T-Hub which is located at IIIT- Hyderabad campus  & is  touted to be the largest incubator for start-ups in the country.

"On the lines of T-Hub, we are creating Delhi-Hub. We have identified land (for the project). We have several ideas ...Several incubation research projects are going on in Delhi and by incorporating all we will create Delhi-Technology hub," he told reporters on the sidelines of an event here.
"We will study their (Telangana's) policy and meet entrepreneurs (in T-Hub)," said Sisodia.
 
A delegation led by Mr Sisodia  also met Telangana IT Minister K T Rama Rao in this regard where Mr Rao explained the various initiatives undertaken by the Telangana government to support the innovation ecosystem and skilling of youngsters.
 
He explained that T-Hub has supported 835 startups, with 117 mentors on board. It has  also enabled 32 community and 14 international partnerships, conducted 13 startup-oriented programs and more that 57 of its startups  have together raised $33.6 million in funding.
 
The government of Telangana also set up the Research and Innovation Circle of Hyderabad (RICH) in April to connect research institutes, academia and industries with venture capitalists, angel investors and incubation funds.
 
He also outlined the experiences of the state in building India's largest startup incubator T-Hub and the skilling initiative Telangana Academy of Skill and Knowledge (TASK).

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