Hyderabad: Telangana government is likely to announce its upcoming IT policies at a Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (Ficci) event to be held in Hyderabad on Tuesday. Ficci in partnership with Department of Information Technology, Electronics and Communication, Government of Telangana is organising a half-day event “i-Telangana 2017”with the theme of “Embracing Technology, Transforming Telangana”.
During the inaugural session of the event, K T Rama Rao, Minister for IT, Municipal Administration & Urban Development, Industries & Commerce, Public Enterprises, Sugar, Mines & Geology, NRI Affairs, Government of Telangana will announce the upcoming policies of the Government on the Internet of Things (IoT), and e-Waste Management.
Ficci is working towards the sustainable growth and development of Indian economy. It is actively involved with all related stakeholders on regular basis, associating and working closely with initiatives taken by Governments across India and industry.
Jayesh Ranjan, principal secretary, Information Technology, Electronics & Communications Department, Industries & Commerce, Government of Telangana, G T Venkateshwar Rao, managing director, Telangana State Technology Services, Nivruti Rai, country head, Intel India, Naresh Shah, president – India R&D, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Dr Sanjaya Baru, secretary general, FICCI, will be the key speakers at the Inaugural session.
During the event, Government of Telangana will also showcase its ICT initiatives and will witness over 1,000 participation from industry members, government officials, academia and entrepreneurs.
Along with the eminent speakers from government and the industry, the event will also facilitate engaging panel discussions on IoT and e-Waste Management with an objective to advance the dialogue between various stakeholders. Understanding the crucial role of Internet of things in Digital Era, the IoT session will discuss the potential for the IoT technology for the society and the business, especially the industry 4.0, while, the e-Waste management session will discuss how proper e-waste management can help in achieving considerable breakthroughs in generating business opportunities, conserving natural resources, adding value and creating jobs along the supply chain, and abating health and environmental hazards effects, by presenting lessons learned and success stories.