SHILLONG: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma, during his two-day visit to Hyderabad to explore collaboration opportunities between Meghalaya and Telangana, met with his Telangana counterpart, K Chandrasekhar Rao. The meeting took place at Pragathi Bhavan, KCR’s official residence, on Thursday.
Following the meeting, Sangma expressed gratitude for the warm hospitality extended by Chief Minister KCR and took to social media to share about their discussion on forging a sister-state partnership between Telangana and Meghalaya.
“Telangana is one of the leading States in the country and we hope that the partnership brings a breakthrough in grassroot, entrepreneurship and IT development of Meghalaya, making the partnership a wholesome model of how small states and big states can be a part of each other’s growth story. Look forward to positive outcomes,” he wrote on a popular micro-blogging website.
On Wednesday, CM Sangma held discussions with the team from T-Hub, an innovation intermediary and business incubator located in Raidurg, Hyderabad. The talks revolved around potential collaboration to nurture an innovation start-up ecosystem in Meghalaya.
Speaking about this engagement, Sangma posted on the website, “With their expertise and our government’s commitment, we will work out a model most feasible so that entrepreneurs and startups supported by our PRIME programme can further be guided to transform their entrepreneurial aspirations. Look forward to this exciting partnership.”
Chief Minister Sangma’s visit has been seen as a promising step towards fostering a partnership between the two states that can bolster IT development and entrepreneurship in Meghalaya, leveraging Telangana’s proven track record in these fields.