KCR government is planning to set up Research and Innovation Circle of Hyderabad (RICH), state Information and Technology Minister KT Rama Rao said on Saturday.
In western countries the research is university-based. We need to learn from the West.” Addressing the gathering at the inaugural function of the 4th edition of ‘August Fest’ he said, “Telangana is no longer a startup state, but a scale-up state.
The government is looking at commercialisation of research. The capital of Telangana is home to some 30 plus best research institutions such as CSIR, NIRD, IICT,” he said. He also informed that T-Hub, a technological incubator promoted by the Telangana government for startups, will start its chapter in Silicon Valley, the home to many startups and global technology companies. “Telangana government is planning to set up Research and Innovation Circle of Hyderabad (RICH).
Soundarya Rajinikath, daughter of film star Rajinikanth, Shobu Yarlagadda, producer of Baahubali, Carman Chan, investor in over 25 companies such as Spotify, Meetup, and Charu Sharma, founder of Pro Kabaddi league, among others, will speak on the second day of the event on Sunday, an official release said. The ‘August Fest’ is organised by Eat, Sleep and Drink (ESD) Startup floated by Kiran Maverick, Aadi, Subash and others.