Having strong roots in software industry, Telangana has now eyed on developing hardware too in Hyderabad. A delegation from Telangana, consisting of Sujai Karampuri, Director Electronics Sujiv Nair, CEO of TASK, and S Suresh, Joint Director Industries has visited State of Penang, Malaysia, to forge relationships on industry promotion and skill development.
The delegation has met Dr. P. Ramaswamy, Deputy Chief Minister of Penang to discuss and agree on cooperation between the two states. Dr. P. Ramaswamy has noted that the two states are complementary in nature with Penang having hardware industry and workforce, while Telangana has well-entrenched IT Software industry, and therefore a collaborative exchange of skill and learnings would benefit both the states.
The delegation also met with officials of PDC (Penang Development Corporation), PSDC (Penang Skills Development Centre), Invest Penang (promotion wing for industries), Penang Institute (research institute for policy), Penang Science Café (electronic hardware maker space), and visited some of the companies in the industrial clusters on the island, such as Qdos. The delegation met with Muhamed Ali Hajah Mydin, CEO of PSCD, and Lim Wei Chen, COO of PSDC, to seek their cooperation to create hardware skilled workforce in Telangana while extending support to create software talent in Penang