In one of his recent Interveiws Cabinet Minister for Panchayat Raj & IT, Telangana State, K. T. Rama Rao, discussed about very ambitious, well calculated, and futuristic Growth Plan to Zoom Hyderabad into the League of International Cities.
He, emphasized; Hyderabad has a great Infrastructure. It is already a Hub of most of the fortune 500 companies. Hyderabad IT export is strongly placed at 8 billion dollars. Institution vise Hyderabad already has some of the best Names. Hyderabad is also Upbeat with internationally acclaimed sports stars. You name it and Hyderabad has it he suggested.
With so much already available, we have threepronged strategy he said. First to initiate a Technology Incubator Eco-System to encourage Entrepreneurs for starting new Promising Ventures. Secondly we have TASK, the Telangana Academy of Skills and Knowledge. We will use TASK as an Important Instrument in collaboration with the Industry experts to make our Graduates Industry Ready. This will also open up doors for the Industry and the academics to work in Professional Development Synchrony. Finally, our Vision is to go beyond Hyderabad, and make all Villages and Mandals in and around Hyderbad, strong at Grass rood level. Our initial focus is to have e-governance initiated in atleast 2000 villages out of 12000, immediately.
The Cabinet Minister mentioned, this Multidimensional Structured Growth Plan for Hyderabad highlights the some interesting Vision:
Google, Flipcart, Snapdeal, etc would be from Hyderabad
Hyderabad will be Inida’s first Wi-Fi City
IIIT Hyderabad, NALSAR, and ISB will play a big expansion role
Rural Expansion and Development will be aligned with NSDC and NDLM.
Sports Infrastructure and Facilities will be enhanced to encourage youth, to create more of PV Sindhus, and Saina Nehwals
Tourism and Medical Tourism doors will be made wide Open.
To attract talent like in New York, London etc. there IT and Tourism even-a week concept for 52 weeks.
Center for Embryology, and reproductive medicine is in thought process
Strong Enquiries to set-up Aerospace University is in discussion
Information Technology Investment Region of 12000 acre is Up-beat.
An investment of 2 Lakh Crores is in Planning.
Direct Employment opportunity for 15 Lakh and Indirectly for 35 Lakh
The Masterplan is in making and the first phase will be completed before 2019.