Kakatiya Sandbox for Tier2 entrepreneurship in Telangana

Kakatiya Sandbox for Tier2 entrepreneurship in Telangana

Posted by P. Charitha on December 16th 2016

Government of Telangana’s ICT policy has been formulated to encourage IT companies to set up operations in tier II locations such as Warangal, Karimnagar and Nizamabad by providing additional benefits and also plans to build two incubators in tier-II locations. With regards to innovation and electronics policies, it has released two separate policies for rural technology centres (to promote IT access in rural areas), gaming and animation. And as part of this initiative it is all set to establish a Hub in Nizamabad in similar lines of T-Hub in Hyderabad. According to the State IT Secretary Mr.Jayesh Ranjan,the hub will be constructed shortly and a CEO to head the same would be recruited very soon.
In the same lines a hub in Warangal district is also being planned in collaboration with Kakatiya Sandbox which is an initiative for building sustainable ecosystems that foster innovation and entrepreneurship. Started by Phanindra Sama, Ex CEO of RedBus and Raju Reddy of Sierra Atantic Kakatiya Sandbox initiative is to empower the districts of Nizamabad, Karimnagar and Medak in the state of Telangana. The aim of the Sandbox is to create an environment where innovative approaches to addressing social challenges are encouraged. 
The Kakatiya Sandbox will engage with not-for-profits, academics, non-governmental organizations and entrepreneurs to launch effective and scalable models of development. They will empower urban and rural youth with the leadership and skills necessary to manage their own social enterprises and become the change their community needs. According to their website in the very first year of setting up the Sandbox in Nizamabad, more than 150+ student projects have been implemented.
They are also coming out with Kakatiya Sandbox Development Dialogue 2017 on the 5th of February to be held in Nizamabad , Telangana.For more details and registration click on http://www.kakatiyasandbox.in/registration.php


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