Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao recently told a visiting team of Hitachi that any investor

will be very happy to start an industry in and around Hyderabad.

The CM also mentioned that the Telangana State Government unveiled the new industrial policy framework by bringing legislation and would be formally launching it soon.

Ananthanarayanan CEO & Managing Director, Hitachi Solutions India, Mike Gillis President and Global Chief Operating Officer, Hitachi Solutions America, Gary Peterson Executive Vice-President Hitachi and others called on the Chief Minister at his camp office.

The Hitachi team expressed its willingness to partner with Telangana Government in the areas of Smart City Solutions wherein the CM and general public can interact with each other, Smart Card Solutions, Health care in partnership with Microsoft and in education. CEO and MD Hitachi told the Honourable CM that they have already their presence in Telangana since 2013 and would like to start their second operations in Hyderabad from August 2015.

He has also requested the CM to inaugurate the operations. He said Hitachi is very keen to offer their global solutions to make Hyderabad smarter city.
CM evinced keen interest in their solutions of a multiple smart card system and suggested to them to explore the possibilities of introducing the card in the state. CM said in addition to Hyderabad other big towns like Warangal, Khammam and Karimnagar also could be considered for their solutions. CM also suggested the Hitachi team to explore the possibilities of establishing some heavy machinery plant in Telangana by them.

Finance Minister Sri. Etela Rajender, Principal Secretary to CM Smt. Shanta Kumari, Secretary Industries Sri. Aravinda Kumar and HMDA VC & MD Smt. Shalini Mishra were present in the meeting.