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Telangana’s Sadarmatt anicut, Pedda Cheruvu get Heritage Irrigation Structure status

Sep 10, 2018
The Sadarmatt barrage, across Godavari in Khanapur of Nirmal district, is an iconic structure installed by the then Hyderabad ruler Nawab Ikbal-ud-Dowla in 1891-92. While, Pedda Cheruvu tank is located on the outskirts of Kamareddy district and was built in 1897 during the rule of Mir Mahaboob Ali Khan, the sixth Nizam of Hyderabad State.

Telangana Cabinet passes resolution to dissolve Legislative Assembly

Sep 6, 2018
The Telangana Cabinet has passed a resolution to dissolve the Legislative Assembly and seek early elections. The legislative assembly polls in Telangana were originally scheduled to be held simultaneously with the Lok Sabha elections in 2019.

Telangana launches life insurance scheme worth Rs 5 lakh for farmers

Aug 7, 2018
The state government of Telangana has launched the first-of-its-kind life insurance programme worth Rs 5 lakh for the farmers in the state. The scheme, which is called Rythu Bandhu Life Insurance Bonds, is expected to benefit 2.8 million farmers and their families.

National Convention on Rejuvenation of Krishna River held

May 23, 2018
The convention was organised as part of the Telangana government’s initiative to rejuvenate the Krishna River by involving government organisations from Krishna river basin states.

UNDP to set up skill development centre in Hyderabad

May 14, 2018
The United Nations Development Programme would soon be setting up a skill development centre at 'Bharosa,' an integrated support centre for distressed women and children in Hyderabad, Telangana. The centre would be aimed at empowering vulnerable and marginalised women by imparting skills training.

Chandragiri becomes first ‘all women’ station in Andhra Pradesh

Mar 7, 2018
The South Central Railway has decided to convert some stations into ‘all women stations’ with an aim to empower the women work force in the Indian railways and develop their morale and self-confidence. Chandragiri became the first station in Andhra Pradesh to get the privileged status.

Telangana government announces Rs 5 lakh health-cum-life insurance scheme for farmers

Feb 27, 2018
The Telangana government has announced Rs 5 lakh worth health-cum-life insurance cover for farmers. The state government will be paying the entire premium on behalf of the farmer. The scheme is expected to benefit 70 lakh farmers in the state.

Telangana to double size of life sciences sector to $100 billion in 10 years

Feb 23, 2018
The state government of Telangana aims to double the valuation of life sciences ecosystem in the state to $100 billion in 10 years. The life sciences ecosystem in the state is currently valued at $50 billion with the presence of over 800 companies.

Telangana, Taiwan sign MoU for better technology partnership

Feb 22, 2018
Taoyuan is one of the fastest growing cities with respect to entrepreneurship, innovation and information and technology and the government of Telangana has agreed to partner with it.

Telangana's Kaleshwaram Irrigation Project gets environmental clearance

Dec 19, 2017
The Expert Appraisal Committee directed that there is a need to plan a greenbelt and reservoir rim treatment in consultation with the State Forest Department with focus on local indigenous species. The construction work should be taken up after following due procedure of Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in land Acquisition, Rehabilitation Act, 2013.

Telangana to soon have world’s first IT campus for differently-abled

Dec 4, 2017
The state government of Telangana has signed an agreement with Vindhya E-Infomedia Private Limited to set up the world’s first Information and Technology (IT) campus for differently-abled persons in Hyderabad.

Telangana Assembly passes bill on prevention of dangerous activities

Nov 10, 2017
The state assembly of Telangana passed three key bills including one on prevention of dangerous activities. The bill seeks replacement of the ordinance that the state government passed about 6 months ago.

Union Government to send CCI officials to Telangana to resolve cotton procurement issue

Oct 27, 2017
The Union government has decided to send a team of officials of Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) to Telangana in order to resolve the issues related to cotton procurement in the state.

Telangana launches 'Janahitha' for speedy redressal of public grievances

Jul 20, 2017
The Telangana government has launched a special portal called 'Janahitha' to act as a single window for all grievances and their redressal management.

Telangana government puts cap on weight of school bags

Jul 19, 2017
The Telangana government has imposed a cap on the weight of bags carried by schoolchildren in order to prevent any resulting physical effect and anxiety disorder in students.

In a first, Telangana to have eco-friendly bridges for movement of tigers

Jul 19, 2017
The concept of building eco-bridges came up after visits by experts from the Wildlife Board of India and the Wildlife Institute of India. The experts were concerned about the large-scale destruction of forest along the corridor, which would result in cutting off tiger movement between TATR and Bejjur.

Telangana state to shield 12 percent reservation for poor Muslim communities

Jun 19, 2017
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has said that the state will shield the proposed 12 per cent reservation for poor Muslim communities even in the highest office of the Central Government.

Telangana becomes 1st Indian state to launch pension for single women

Jun 7, 2017
The Telangana government has become the first in the country to launch a pension scheme for single and divorced women.

Telangana Government to increase quota for Muslims, STs in the state

Apr 13, 2017
The Telangana government has decided to increase the reservation quota of its socially and economically backward Muslim population and Scheduled tribes.

Cabinet approved signing of Agreement for establishment CIRDAP Centre

Apr 3, 2017
A Cabinet meeting chaired by PM Narendra Modi approved the signing of an agreement for the establishment of Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific in Hyderabad.

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