Thu, Jan 09, 2020, 08:50 AM
During the meeting, Minister KTR stated that the Government of Telangana is ready to forge ties with the New Zealand based industries.
Minister KTR extensively discussed the investment opportunities for industries and educational sectors in Telangana. Among a host of issues discussed were possibilities of mutual cooperation in Agritech, startup and innovation sectors.
Talking about the IT sector in the state, Minister stated that Telangana is leading the country in the start-up and innovation sector. He highlighted T-Hub and We Hub, which encourage and mentor start-ups in the state. Minister stated that Telangana will soon house the world’s largest startup incubator in the form of T Hub 2.
Mentioning about the efforts of the Government of Telangana in attracting foreign start-ups, Minister KTR stated that the government has initiated T-Bridge, an initiative that helps connect local startups with global market opportunities and help bring global startups to Telangana. Minister stated that efforts will be made to work with New Zealand based Start-ups.
Minister KTR stated that the Telangana government has been giving top priority to the agricultural and irrigation sector. This has led to an increase in crop production, giving a large scope for the agritech and food processing industry.
In the meeting, Minister KTR praised the works of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and said that the country is fast progressing under her leadership. New Zealand MP Priyanca Radhakrishnan invited Minister KTR to New Zealand and also said that she would organize a formal meeting with the New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
Ms. Priyanca expressed happiness over the meeting and stated that they are working closely with the Telangana NRIs and mentioned that Telangana’s state festival Bathukama is celebrated grandly, in New Zealand.