Appealing to the Tata Group of companies to become a partner in rebuilding Telangana State, Chief Minister KCR today said his Govt is coming up with an ambitious industrial policy, KG to PG free education, making Hyderabad a slum-free city and focusing big on IT while promoting a very transparent Industrial policy.
KCR discussed these details with Tata Group Chairman Cyrus Mistry, who called on him at the CM’s camp office in HyderabadRao informed Mistry that a survey of lands is currently going on in the state and the state would come out with the best industrial policy in the country. He said Hyderabad has around 1,700 notified slums and the government has to provide housing, roads and other basic amenities in these slums. The Chief Minister sought the help of Tata Group in consultancy, preparation of plans and other aspects. .
TATA boss Mistry, on his part, offered to provide full support in terms of technological, intellectual, manpower, logistic and training for the development of Telangana State. He reminded CM KCR that the Tatas were not only working in IT and education, but also expanded to other core sectors. He said that Tatas has a lot of technology, material and manpower in teaching side and they would give the same to Telangana state, for it’s universal education scheme.
The Tata Group Chief, while expressing content on the upcoming industrial policy to be operational in a hassle free manner, promised to extend needed support to the TS Govt which sought for industries, IT, Education and Infrastructure. Besides, the Tata Group will send its manpower to villages to train students on educational standards and quality, skills in teaching and methodologies, IT and skills and other areas, Mistry stated.
When KCR came up with his plans to make Hyderabad a slum-free city by providing basic amenities and infrastructure to 1700 notified Slums, Mistry offered to provide needed material. Welcoming the idea of making Hyderabad a slum-free city, Mistry said that Tatas would give input for it. Mistry felt that the slums should be remodelled as the low income groups too should live in better living standards.