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Telangana is in forefront of tech innovation: Jayesh Ranjan

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Hyderabad, Sep 4 : Mr Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary for IT, Industries and Textiles on Wednesday said that the Telangana was in the forefront of technological innovation, using emerging technologies to meet the challenges of a growing digital world.

During a discussion on “Investments & Emerging Technologies in Telangana” with All India Radio News, Hyderabad, Mr Ranjan explained that use of Drone technology is now a critical component in many initiatives of the Government. The technology is being used in multiple sectors such as Mining, Law and Order and Forest protection, he said.

He added that the new master-plan for the development of the temple complex at Yadadri has been done with the help of the drone technology. “ In a first-of-its-kind initiative, Telangana Government, at the behest of the World Economic Forum, is gearing up to use Drone technology in the transport of blood and medicines for emergency health services in remote areas. A pilot project is going to be launched soon, he informed.

Mr Ranjan also spoke about data security as the need of the hour and said that there is a need for an exclusive law to fortify the existing mechanisms of protection.

He also spoke about Big Data Anonymisation intended to protect data privacy, Guidelines issued by the Supreme Court on Aadhaar based data and establishment of fool-proof control mechanisms for databases.

The full length discussion programme will be broadcast on All India Radio, Hyderabad’s Primary Channel -- MW/AM 738 Mts at 1000 hours on September 5 (Thursday).

During the programme, Mr Ranjan also spoke on wide ranging issues related to Investments in Telangana, Information Technology, ITES and Industrial Policy.

Listeners can also tune in to the programme on All India Radio Live APP (Android/iOS) via AIR Telugu Tab. For more updates, listeners can follow AIR News Hyderabad’s Twitter Handle @AIRNews_Hyd & Facebook Page & YouTube Channel – AIR News Hyderabad, a PIB statement here said on Wednesday. (UNI)