Telangana Govt. launches IoT, e-Waste Management policy

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Hyderabad, Oct 11 (ANI): The Telangana Government launched two Sub-Sectoral policies on Internet of Things (IoT) and e-Waste Management in Hyderabad. IT Minister K.T. Rama Rao said 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 provide necessary regulatory support to enterprises and organisations developing smart technology solutions. He said that the IoT policy will attract investments and will generate direct employment to thousands of people in five years. Rao added that to achieve this, the government would take a multi-pronged approach that would focus on developing infrastructure to promote IoT products, manufacturing and procurement of IoT based solutions, providing support to startups in raising capital, creating a ready to employ talent pool in the state. 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.

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