About Us

Telangana State Innovation Cell (herein referred to as TSIC) is an initiative by the Information Technology, Electronics & Communications Department, Government of Telangana. TSIC was set up in 2017 under the State Innovation Policy with a vision— to build and nurture the Culture of Innovation in the State of Telangana. Today, it acts as the first response of the State Government for identified innovators, start-ups, entrepreneurs, and innovation catalysts to foster an inclusive innovation ecosystem with State-as-a-whole-approach.

It works under 3-fold Mandate:

About Us

Established with the vision to transform Telangana into an innovation-driven economy, the Telangana State Innovation Cell serves as the central point to facilitate ceaseless engagement/enablement across the innovation ecosystem in Telangana.

It works under 3-fold Mandate:
T-Innovation Utsavam

Our Team

Minister of MA&UA,
Industries and IT&C
Principal Secretary,
Innovation Fellow,
Focus Area: Social Innovation,
Previous: Research Associate at Poverty Learning Foundation
Head- Sustainability & Scalability,
Focus Area: College Innovation | Grassroots Innovation,
Previous: Lead Partnerships at Deshpande Foundation
Innovation Fellow,
Focus area: School Innovation.
Project Coordinator,
Focus Area: State Startup Ranking,
Previous: Creative Content Wizard at Whitenoise Design
Chief Innovation Officer,
Govt. of Telangana
Previous: OSD, Textiles & Handicrafts
Govt. of Telangana
Project Coordinator,
Focus Area: State Startup Ranking,
Previous: Member Research Development at International Association for the Engineers (IAENG)
Head-Innovation Office,
Focus Area: Policy, Rankings, and Strategy,
Previous: Associate at Chief Minister’s Good Governance Associated Programme, Haryana
Project Coordinator,
Focus area: Telangana Social Startups Network (TSSN),
Previous: Aptitude Trainer at Talentio Solutions
Head-Media & Communication,
Focus Area: Communication for Innovation,
Previous: Journalist at The Pioneer, Hyderabad
Focus Area: Logistics & Admin Operations
Project Coordinator – Media & Communications,
Focus Area: State Startup Ranking,
Previous: Core Team Member at I-PAC
Focus Area: Impact Assessment (Also, Founder of Verdentum)
Innovation Fellow,
Focus Area: Innovation in School,
Previous: Manager, State Operations at Indus Action
Project Coordinator,
Focus Area: State Startup Ranking,
Previous: Associate Manager at TrueNature Learning & Development
Project Coordinator,
Focus Area: State Startup Ranking,
Previous: Research Consultant at Kabes Media
Head of Operations (HoO), Focus Areas: Operations & Management,
Previous: Vice President,
Lead India Foundation

Our Alumni

Innovation Fellow,
Focus Area: District Innovation,
Previous: Research Intern at Chief Minister of Office,
Government of NCT of Delhi
Innovation Fellow
Ex-Chief Innovation Officer
Former CIO,
Govt. of Telangana (Also, CEO at T-Hub, Hyderabad),
Previous: Global Director, Microsoft for Startups
Innovation Fellow, Focus Area: Government-Startup Relations,
Previous: Manager, Business Development at Indifi