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Sri K.T.RamaRao

Minister for ITE&C
Government of Telangana State

Sri Kalvakuntla Taraka Rama Rao, Cabinet Minister for IT E&C, MA&UD, Industries & Commerce, Mines & Geology, Public Enterprises and NRI Affairs has been representing Sircilla Assembly Constituency since 2009.
He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology from Nizam College, Hyderabad. He has two post-graduate degrees – M.Sc. in Biotechnology from University of Pune and the other is MBA in Marketing and E-Commerce from Baruch College-City, University of New York, New York.

The Brainchild initiatives to make Golden Telangana:
T-HUB: Sri K. T. Rama Rao’s vision is to build Hyderabad as the largest center for startups and entrepreneurship activities in India, called T-HUB. The sole target of this prestigious project is to have Tech Ecosystem in Hyderabad and nurture the young and dynamic people as entrepreneurs. Sri K. T. Rama Rao is aspiring to make Telangana as the most investor-friendly state by providing the required facilities, and by removing the avoidable delays in any new project launch.

TASK: Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge to addresses the problems of unemployment in Telangana. The aim of TASK is to provide / produce enough number of readily employable graduates in Telangana by improving their skills and knowledge. This initiative would bridge the gap between the industry expectations and the available skill set.

Hy-Fi: Sri K.T. Rama Rao’s another brainchild is to make Hyderabad as the first Wi-Fi enabled city in India, and thus promoting Hyderabad as a Global Lifestyle Destination. Hyderabad being the second largest exporter of IT, this initiative should work as ‘icing on the cake’. With this initiative, IT Minister’s vision is to provide the global information on fingertips to the denizens of Hyderabad.


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Sri S.P.Singh

Chairman, SoFTNET
Chief Secretary
Government of Telangana State

Sri Sekhar Prasad Singh,has assumed charge as the Chief Secretary of Telangana state government on 1st January 2017. Mr Singh, a native of Bihar belongs to 1983 IAS batch and is the senior most IAS officer in active duty within the state of Telangana.He holds “Master of Arts” degree along with “Master of Business administration” from Swinburne university, Australia.He is fluent in Hindi,English,Bengali and worked in various positions in central and state governments including combined Andhra Pradesh.Prior to this position, Mr Singh was working as special secretary to “Telangana-Panchayath Raj and Rural Development Department”.


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Sri Jayesh Ranjan

Vice Chairman, SoFTNET
Secretary, Department of ITE&C
Government of Telangana State

Sri Jayesh Ranjan, is a member of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) of the 1992 batch and currently working in the state of Telangana as Secretary, Telangana ITE & C Department. He holds a Masters Degree in Psychology from Delhi University, a degree in Business Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, and a Masters in Public Management from Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. He has also done short courses in the University of Birmingham (on Environmental Policy Analysis), London School of Economics (on Globalization and Leadership), and Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University (in Public Policy). He is the All-India topper of his IAS batch of 1992. He was awarded World Bank’s Social Capital Visiting Scholarship in 2002 and the British Government’s Gurukul Chevening Scholarship in 2005. He has done international consultancy assignments for the World Bank and UN-ESCAP, international NGOs working for Youth Issues like YES, Inc of the USA and NMC from Italy.


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Sri R.Shailesh Reddy

CEO, SoFTNET
Department of ITE&C
Government of Telangana State

Sri R Shailesh Reddy, Post Graduate in Journalism and Mass Communications from Osmania University. In a career span of 20 years, worked in Newstime English Daily, Eenadu Television at New Delhi, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited and Zee News Limited. Started the career as Reporter in Newstime and gradually progressed to the post of Business Head at Zee News Limited. As Business Head at Zee News Limited was instrumental in the expansion of operations of Zee Group in Telangana.