Innovation across Telangana since 2017 Sri K Chandrashekar Rao Hon’ble Chief Minister Creating a Culture of Sri K T Rama Rao Hon'ble Minister for I&C,
IT E& C, MA & UD
A first-of-its-kind "Teacher Innovations Portal" by TSIC in
collaboration with Telangana School Education Dept., and
Grassroots Innovation Augmented Network (GIAN),
exclusively for teacher innovators of Telangana was launched by
Honorable Minister of IT Shri. K T Rama Rao.
Framework for India's first innovation hub "Y-Hub" by
Govt. of Telangana in collaboration with UNICEF India, for youth
and adolescents across the state and the country was
launched by Honorable Minister of Shri. K T Rama Rao.
It will be setup in the upcoming T-Hub Phase 2.
Grand Finale of Telangana School Innovation Challenge on April 4,
2022 was graced by Hon. Minister of IT Shri. K T Rama Rao,
and Hon. Minister of Education Smt. Sabitha Indra Reddy, where
they got to learn the Top 20 Innovations shortlisted out of
11000+ ideas across 33 districts of the State.
Telangana Startups at Dubai Telangana-based startups at the Finale of Dubai Expo, got an
opportunity to pitch at Elevate by India Pavilion. Four startups
amongst the selected were nominated by TSIC, which were
scouted and supported through various programs.
Slide AGHUB GRANT Srija is the only innovator from Grassroots
representing a Government School amongst
the four startups that received the
NABARD grant facilitated by Ag-Hub of PJTSAU

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Grassroots Innovators scouted till date through ఇంటింటా Innovator
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Social Startups Facilitated with Mentoring

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About Telangana State Innovation Cell

 
 

Under the mandate of the state innovation policy, Telangana State Innovation Cell (TSIC) was set up in 2017 to build & nurture the culture of innovation in the state of Telangana. Today, it acts as the first response of the state government for aspiring innovators, start-ups, and changemakers. With an aim to cultivate an inclusive innovation ecosystem and bridge the income gap between different strata of society, TSIC designed and implemented various initiatives with major focus around Grassroots and Social Innovation.

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Students & Rural Innovators were nurtured on IP Rights, Project Proposal & T-Innovation Ecosystem

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FPOs have been mobilised on Grassroots Agri-Innovations

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Storytelling Narratives explored to scout, recognise & diffuse Innovators

Focus Areas

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Creating Culture of Innovation with

Student Innovation

Social Innovation

Innovation in Government

Innovation Diffusion

Grassroots Innovation

Ecosystem Engagement

Departments Engaged

Department of Agriculture & Cooperation
Engaged with the Dept. through Agri-Startup Pitches and Scouting District Agri Practices.
Welfare of Disabled & Senior Citizens

Collaborated for State’s first-ever Assistive Tech (AT) Summit & Expo, and AT-Startup Pitches
Department of School Education

Collaborated to conduct School Innovation Challenge 2020 with UNICEF, and engaged through Edu-Tech Startup Pitches
Panchayat Raj & Rural Development

Engaged with the Dept. through Social/Rural Impact Startup pitches
Department of Information & Public Relations
Engaged to sensitise District Public Relations Officers on Communication for Innovation Workshops
Department of Women & Child Development
Engaged through Govt-Startup Connect through sector-specific pitches

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Grassroots Innovation

Under Grassroots Innovation, we strive to:
  1. Sensitise various stakeholders from District Administrations to Gram Panchayats on Innovation & Ecosystem
  2. Scout for Rural Innovators across 33 Districts of the State through Outreach Activities
  3. Explore mechanisms to inculcate Innovative thinking among the villagers
  4. Facilitate innovators with sector-specific connections, validation, mentorship, fund access, go-to market strategy for their innovation
  5. Recognise Innovators through state & national-level showcase opportunities, facilitating media features

Social Innovation

Under Social Innovation, we strive to:

  1. Continue to build and strengthen a conducive ecosystem for Social Startups & other relevant stakeholders
  2. Strategise & Execute programs for social startups across India to thrive at various stages of their growth
  3. Sensitise Social Entrepreneurs on various aspects of the sector

Ecosystem Engagement

Under Ecosystem Engagement, we strive to:

  1. Bring together the ecosystem stakeholders to strengthen the innovation & startup culture of the State
  2. Organise collaborative events & programs to support innovators & startups
  3. Leverage the organisational expertise to support sector-specific innovators & startups

Innovation Diffusion

Under Innovation Diffusion, we strive to:

  1. Design and execute Diffusion of Innovation programs in the form of campaigns, community engagement activities
  2. Consistently explore diverse storytelling platforms to curate impact stories on innovators
  3. Identify avenues for the representation of innovators and TSIC at innovation avenues
  4. Create a Societal & Cultural acceptance of Innovation among various demographics of the State

Student Innovation

Under Student Innovation, we strive to:

  1. Inculcate Design Thinking and Innovation among the Government School Students
  2. Sensitise demographic environment around students: Teachers, Principals, Parents, District Science & Education Officers
  3. Strategise inclusive programs to engage various stakeholders of the School Ecosystem
  4. Scout, Recognise, and Scale potential startup ideas from students of higher education
  5. Synergise with Academic Incubators to strengthen the incubation support

Innovation in Government

Under Innovation in Government, we strive to:

  1. Sensitise State Govt. Officials on Innovation Ecosystem
  2. Create a Strategic intervention of Govt. Officials to support Startups
  3. Create synergies between Govt. and Startups to co-create solutions