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Telangana launches IoT, e-waste management policy

Posted October 11th, 2017, 12:08 PM IST

Telangana launches IoT, e-waste management policy

Hyderabad: IT minister K.T. Rama Rao stated that the government has decided to designate zones across five different cities in the state for piloting verified solutions across various focus areas in addition to providing necessary regulatory support to enterprises and organisations developing smart technology solutions.

Hyderabad, Warangal, Sircilla are among the cities chosen for conducting Proof of Concept (PoC) studies.

He stated this after launching, two sector policies on Internet of Things (IoT) and e-waste management in addition to the eight sectoral policies on innovation, animation and gaming, cyber security, data analytics, open data etc. that were launched earlier. FICCI and Telangana government conducted “i-Telangana 2017” with the theme of embracing technology, transforming Telangana.

The focus of IoT will be on smart city solutions, medical and health, logistics and agri technology, the minister said. Mr Rao said that government’s vision was to create an aware society that plays an active role in managing e-waste and will assist the highly unsafe, unorganised sector transition to the organised sector.