KTR Meets Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella
Seattle, May 18: IT Minister KT Rama Rao, who is on a two week tour of USA, met Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. The minister briefed Satya about the new industrial policy of the state and the single-window clearance for new industries in the state. He also explained the T Hub and TASK initiatives of the state.
Various areas in which Microsoft and Telangana government could collaborate were discussed at the meeting. The minister presented a Bidriware Charminar replica to Satya Nadella. IT Secretary Jayesh Ranjan and Mark Day, GM, Government & Industry of Microsoft was also present in the meeting.
Later the Minister and the IT Department delegation visited the Amazon campus at Seattle. They met Monique Meche, VP, Public Policy & John Schoettler, Director, Workplaces Global at Amazon.
The Amazon team expressed happiness at the proactive approach of Telangana government. They have assured the delegation that Amazon will continue to partner with Telangana government on various initiatives in future too.
The Minister also met Eric Schinfeld, Chief of Staff & Executive Vice President, Seattle Chamber of Commerce. Earlier in the day, various diaspora organizations in Seattle organized a Meet & Greet with KT Rama Rao at the Bellevue Library.
The minister appraised the diaspora gathering about the various flagship initiatives undertaken by the Telangana government in the last one year. He informed the audience the state government is giving utmost priority to ensuring that the basic issues like Drinking Water, Irrigation Water, Power, Education and Healthcare are addressed in the initial years.
The minister also exhorted the NRIs to be the Goodwill Ambassadors for the State government.
News Posted: 19 May, 2015
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