Tamil Nadu to adopt Telangana’s IT policy, says Tamil Nadu IT minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan

Tamil Nadu’s Minister for Information Technology and Digital Services, Dr Palanivel Thiaga Rajan (PTR), who led a delegation to Telangana, said that they will implement Telangana’s IT policies and strategies in his State. He led a team which is on a three-day visit to Telangana to study the robust IT sector here.

PTR and the team met with IT and Industries Minister K.T. Rama Rao at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Telangana State Secretariat on Thursday. Today, on the second day of the visit, they visited Telangana’s innovation ecosystem which includes T-Works, T-Hub, WE Hub, T-Fiber office in Gachibowli. Later, they met with stakeholders in the IT sector, at Tech Mahindra campus in Hyderabad. IT Department officials explained to him the initiatives of the State government.

Mr. Thiaga Rajan said that Telangana achieved remarkable development under the leadership of Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao and Hyderabad accomplished robust growth in the IT sector. He said that though Tamil Nadu was supposed to be on par with Hyderabad and Bengaluru, the desired growth was not achieved in the IT sector because of earlier governments. PTR, who recently took charge as IT Minister of Tamil Nadu, said that he visited Hyderabad to know the policies, initiatives which will benefit people of the State.