Telangana govt to soon launch T-Works, design academy in Hyderabad

After setting up India’s largest technological incubation centre, T-Hub, Telangana government will soon launch two initiatives, T-Works and the country’s first Very Large Scale Integration Design (VLSID) Academy in the city.

“We are ready to start various verticals of T-Hub focussed on different areas like hardware, particularly electronics and semi-conductors, which will be launched in Hyderabad before December end. We are going to call it ‘T-Works’,” Telangana IT Secretary Jayesh Ranjan told reporters here today.

T-Works will be another feature in Hyderabad where prototyping lab, innovation opportunities in hardware, electronic manufacturing and semi-conductors will be made available to help innovators to work on, he added.

Ranjan, who along with Telangana’s Information Technology Minister K T Rama Rao, was on a visit to the US recently, said: “We visited a prototyping lab in California and signed an MoU also. They will be sharing their technological know-how on establishing our T-works in Hyderabad.”

Ranjan further said the Telangana government will also soon set up Very Large Scale Integration Design (VLSID) Academy and the first phase will come up in Gachibowli here, which will be the first one to be set up by a government in the country in collaboration with industry partners.

“Though there are some VLSI design institutions, but we want to make the best cutting-edge technology available to the manpower here and the government is in the process of setting up a VLSI Design Academy,” he said adding that US-based chip maker AMD has agreed to partner with the proposed VLSID Academy. Meanwhile, the 30th International Conference on VLSID will be held here from January 7 to 11.

Over 2,000 experts from around the world including policy makers, influencers from the government, private and the academic sector will converge in Hyderabad for the five-day conference to debate, deliver key notes, present tutorials and papers to shape the future of VLSI Design industry in India, he said.

The upcoming conference theme ‘Technologies for a Secure and Connected World’ will highlight Cloud Computing and IoE (Internet of Things), VLSID General Chair Dasaradha Gude told reporters here today.

Source: Deccan Chronicle

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