Intel partners with Telangana govt to launch applied AI research centre

News: During the all.ai 2020 Virtual Summit, Intel India has collaborated with the Telangana, IIIT-Hyderabad and Public Health Foundation of India(PHFI) to launch Applied artificial intelligence (AI) research(INAI) center in Hyderabad. Facts: Applied AI research(INAI) center: It is an initiative that aims to apply AI to population-scale problems in the Indian context with a focus… Continue reading Intel partners with Telangana govt to launch applied AI research centre

Sammakka Saralamma Jatara

News:Sammakka Saralamma Jatara is being celebrated in the State of Telangana. Facts: About the festival: Sammakka Saralamma Jatara also known as Medaram Jatara is a tribal festival held biennially in the state of Telangana.It is a State Festival of Telangana. The festival commemorates the fight of a mother and daughter, Sammakka and Saralamma, with the… Continue reading Sammakka Saralamma Jatara

Centre urged to treat KLIP as a national project

News:Recently,Telangana State government has requested the Central Government to treat Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project(KLIP) as a National Project. Facts: About Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project: Kaleshwaram Multipurpose Lift Irrigation Project of Telanagna was initiated in 2016 on the Godavari River. It is touted as the world’s largest multi-stage, multi-purpose lift irrigation project. The project will support… Continue reading Centre urged to treat KLIP as a national project

Explained: Telangana’s idea of supplying medicines to remote areas by drones

News:The Telangana government has adopted a framework to use drones for last-mile delivery of essential medical supplies. Facts: About the framework: Telangana Government and the World Economic Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network had announced the ‘Medicine from the Sky’ project. The project aims to develop source materials for policymakers and health systems… Continue reading Explained: Telangana’s idea of supplying medicines to remote areas by drones

Bathukamma

News:The Nine-day-long floral festival ‘Bathukamma’ has began in Telangana. Facts: About the festival: Bathukamma festival is celebrated for nine days during Durga Navratri. The word Bathukamma means- ‘Mother Goddess come to life’.  The festival represents cultural spirit of Telangana.It is the state festival of Telangana. The festival is celebrated to pray to the Goddess for… Continue reading Bathukamma

WEF Centre, Telangana govt set to send medical supplies via drones

Telangana Government and the World Economic Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network has announced the ‘Medicine from the Sky’ project. The project aims to deliver emergency medical supplies such as blood and vaccines via drones.The project will run in partnership with the State Government and HealthNet Global Limited. The project will also help… Continue reading WEF Centre, Telangana govt set to send medical supplies via drones

Governor orders allotment of buildings to Telangana

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Governor has issued orders to hand back the building to the Telangana government which were given to Andhra Pradesh government for its offices in Hyderabad. In 2014,the state of Andhra Pradesh was bifurcated and a separate state of Telangana was carved out under Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act,2014. The bifurcation had mandated… Continue reading Governor orders allotment of buildings to Telangana

Telangana priming for tech glory with first Blockchain district

Telangana Government has announced a draft blockchain policy to offer regulatory and policy support for blockchain startups based in Hyderabad. The policy was announced with an aim to make Hyderabad as one of the top 10 Blockchain cities of the world. It has also decided to create India’s first Blockchain district within Hyderabad. The Blockchain… Continue reading Telangana priming for tech glory with first Blockchain district

Telangana addresses maternal mortality

Telangana has taken a wide range of initiatives which have brought down the maternal mortality rate (MMR) in the state. Maternal mortality refers to the number of maternal deaths which occur due to pregnancy or as a result of a complication of the same. Maternal mortality rate (MMR) is taken as the number of recorded… Continue reading Telangana addresses maternal mortality

MSME networking portal launched

The Telangana government has launched a Micro,SmallandMedium Enterprises(MSME) networking portal called as Telangana State GlobalLinker. The core objective of the portal is to make the business growth of MSMEs simpler,more profitable and enjoyable. The platform will offer a host of benefits to MSME members such as (a)digitisation (b)an e-commerce store and (c)access to business efficiency… Continue reading MSME networking portal launched