Latest update: July, 2019
Telangana state was formed in June 2014 post the split of erstwhile Andhra Pradesh. The earlier capital city of Hyderabad is part of Telangana. The state holds an advantage as it possesses readymade capital with necessary infrastructure and ecosystem.
The capital city of Hyderabad (also the capital for earlier larger Andhra Pradesh state) is a hub for information technology (IT) and pharmaceutical sectors. During 2017-18, export of IT products of Telangana was Rs 93,422 crore (US$ 14.50 billion).
Between 2011-12 and 2018-19, Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) expanded at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 13.40 per cent (in Rupee terms) to Rs 8.67 trillion (US$ 126.81 billion) whereas the Net State Domestic Product (NSDP) expanded at a CAGR of 13.49 per cent to Rs 7.89 trillion (US$ 115.35 billion).
As of May 2019, the total installed power capacity of Telangana state was 15,832.92 MW. Out of this, 8,103.65 MW was contributed by state utilities, 5,614.42 MW by private utilities and 2,114.85 MW by central utilities. Thermal power was the largest contributor in the state’s total installed capacity with 9,209.89 MW, followed by hydropower with a contribution of 2,479.93 MW, renewable energy with 3,994.37 MW and nuclear power with 148.73 MW
According to the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), cumulative FDI inflows in Telangana from April 2000 to March 2019, totalled US$ 18.46 billion. Total merchandise exports from the state stood at US$ 6.57 billion during 2017-18. The exports stood at US$ 7.23 billion during 2018-19.
Some of the major initiatives taken by the government to promote Telangana as an investment destination are:
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