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Tech Mahindra and Government of Telangana Collaborate to Launch India’s First Blockchain District

Sign an MoU to Foster Growth of Indian Blockchain Ecosystem

Hyderabad – August 3, 2018: The Telangana State Information Technology, Electronics and Communication department (ITE&C) has signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with the global digital transformation provider Tech Mahindra to Launch India’s first Blockchain District in the state of Telangana.

The Blockchain District will be a Center of Excellence for Blockchain, an incubator for technology and process development with innovative infrastructure and facilities to foster growth of Indian blockchain start-ups and companies.

Tech Mahindra as a founding member of the Blockchain district will provide platform and technology assistance to all the incubators in the the Blockchain District. Tech Mahindra will also empower accelerators to develop and solve market problems across its global customer ecosystem. Further, The Telengana ITE&C Department will provide regulatory and policy support to enable and promote Blockchain growth both in India and globally.

IT Minister, K T Rama Rao, said, "Telangana government is proud to pioneer the first of its kind Blockchain District in India. With support from Tech Mahindra, we envision to set a global benchmark in providing cutting-edge Blockchain technology solutions and platforms across industries. It is not just a proud moment for Telangana but India as a global leader in the Digital Era”

C P Gurnani, CEO & MD, Tech Mahindra, said, “The launch of the Blockchain District is a moment in history, a global talent hub which can unlock the value of blockchain technology in democratizing data and solving big scale world problems. It is also a huge step in reskilling and right skilling the workforce of the Future. Blockchain experts will be our crowning jewels as together we work towards making India the Blockchain capital of the world.”

The Blockchain District will provide an opportunity for the Blockchain ecosystem in India to collaborate and work towards building a Blockchain District in the State of Telangana and transforming India as the Blockchain capital of the world

About Telangana State Information Technology, Electronics and Communications Department (IT&C)

Telangana State Information Technology, Electronics and Communications Department (IT&C)’s main objective is to promote the use of Information Technology (IT) and act as a promoter / facilitator in the field of Information Technology in the state and build an IT driven continuum of Government services.

Telangana State Information Technology, Electronics and Communication Department’s (ITE&C Dept.) has launched the ICT policy and the vision of Telangana is to be the leader in key Emerging Technologies. To realize that vision the ITE&C Department has developed a roadmap on Emerging Technologies to assist the Government Departments and organizations in identifying specific technology solutions that will address specific challenges or pain points and strengthen service delivery or enhance user experience or improve operational efficiency. Eight technologies have been identified as Emerging Technologies such as Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality, Robotics, 3D Printing and Big Data along with several use cases where technology can be adopted.

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Tech Mahindra represents the connected world, offering innovative and customer-centric information technology experiences, enabling Enterprises, Associates and the Society to Rise™. We are a USD 4.9 billion company with 131,500+ professionals across 90 countries, helping 946 global customers including Fortune 500 companies. Our convergent, digital, design experiences, innovation platforms and reusable assets connect across a number of technologies to deliver tangible business value and experiences to our stakeholders. Tech Mahindra is the highest ranked Non-U.S. company in the Forbes Global Digital 100 list (2018) and in the Forbes Fab 50 companies in Asia (2018).

The Mahindra Group is a USD 20.7 billion federation of companies that enables people to rise through innovative mobility solutions, driving rural prosperity, enhancing urban living, nurturing new businesses and fostering communities. It enjoys a leadership position in utility vehicles, information technology, financial services and vacation ownership in India and is the world’s largest tractor company, by volume. It also enjoys a strong presence in agribusiness, aerospace, commercial vehicles, components, defense, logistics, real estate, renewable energy, speedboats and steel, amongst other businesses. Headquartered in India, Mahindra employs over 2,40,000 people across 100 countries.

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