File photo of Tata Group Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata.
The Telangana government on Wednesday invited renowned industrialist Ratan Tata for the inauguration of 'T-Hub', a technology incubator being set up in Hyderabad from next month.
Telangana IT and Panchayat Raj Minister K T Rama Rao met Ratan Tata and explained about the "digital initiatives" being taken by the Telangana government, a state government release said in Hyderabad on Wednesday.
"He (Ratan Tata) was told about the largest technology incubator being set up in Hyderabad called T-Hub. Tata gave some valuable suggestions on how this incubator can leverage the presence of pharmaceutical industry and the defence and aerospace industry to innovate new products for them," it said.
"Had a great interactive session with Ratan Tata and briefed him on Telangana's vision in IT, sought blessings for T-Hub," the release quoted Mr Rama Rao as saying.
"Tata has been invited to inaugurate the T Hub building next month," it said.
Mr Rama Rao, son of Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, also called on Anand Mahindra, Chairman and MD of Mahindra Group, later in the day, it said.
"The possibility of investments by various Mahindra group companies in Telangana was discussed. Minister interacted with Anand Mahindra and invited (him) to visit to Telangana."
"Mahindra accepted the minister's invitation and he will visit Telangana to discuss further on potential investments. Mahindra applauded the minister for his commitment to promote newly born Telangana state," the release added.