Telangana and BHEL sign MoU for power generation

Cancellation of coal block allocations as ordered by the Supreme Court very recently, has come as a blessing in disguise for the power-starved Telangana State, as it is set to save one year from the duration required for erection of new plants by BHEL in the newly-formed State. The Telangana government on Saturday entered into…

Stronger legislation to curb crimes against women in Telangana

On the recommendations of a high-level committee, the Telangana government is mulling bringing in a legislation, which may recommend stringent punishment for perpetrators of crimes against women, during the upcoming assembly session. Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao made the intentions of his government clear during a party meeting at Telangana Bhavan on Sunday. Telangana…

Land for Pharma City in Hyderabad Identified

With the Telangana state government identifying about 7,000 acre of land on the city’s outskirts for a Pharma City of international standards, the bulk drug units and pharma companies in the city periphery will be moving out. Telangana State Industrial Infrastructure Corporation (TSIIC) chief general manager, Vijay A. Deshmukh said, “Four sites, each with land…

Hyderabad breathes a sigh of relief from pollution

With the city  extending its limits, the Telangana State government has begun to initiate measures to decongest the core city that has established industrial units, which are the main culprits for  polluting lakes, land and  air, affecting the life of denizens.  Over 150 electroplating units in Balanagar Industrial Area  are being relocated to  Automotive Industrial…

Hyderabad All Set to Host Metropolis World Congress

Over 2,000 delegates including 400 participants from 50 countries will participate at the XI Metropolis World Congress 2014, which will begin here at HICC from October 6. The first major international event to be hosted by the city, since formation of the state, will be inaugurated by governor ESL Narasimhan on Tuesday. The event is…

Five Lakh Acre Ready-to-Use Land Available in Telangana

The Telangana government today said that it has made about five lakh acres of land readily usable for setting up industries and other commercial activities in the state. Speaking at the inaugural function of Schulich School of Business in Hyderabad, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said his government is bringing out a new industrial  policy…