The Government of Goa signed an agreement with Telangana government recently, for skill development and development of Goa in the field of IT sector and innovation sector. The MOU was signed in the presence of the Chief Minister of Goa, Mr. Lakshmikant Parsekar and the Minister for IT, Industry, Municipal Administration of Telangana, Mr. KT Ramarao in Panaji.

Under this agreement, TASK and T-Hub of Telangana will support Goa in setting up incubation facilities for startups and development of IT industry in Goa. Telangana will also assist Goa in formulating its own IT related policies. Telangana government will also set up an outpost of T-hub in Goa to supports startups in the state of Goa.
Speaking on this occasion, Minister KT Rama Rao said that the Telangana government strives to work in cooperation, not competition with other states. He also said that sharing of policies and programmes between states is a good thing and it would help the country prosper and the MoU is a right step in this direction which would go a long way in strengthening the federal spirit of the country.

Mr. Lakshmikant Parsekar complimented the state for bringing out IT and Industrial policies in a short span of two years which are one of the best in the country. He said that this agreement would pave the way for increased cooperation between the two states in the fields of IT and innovation sectors.