Hyderabad, Feb 10 (PTI): Telangana Chief Secretary Somesh
Kumar on Wednesday launched Telangana Social Startup Network
(TSSN), an initiative with a notion to build a solid ecosystem
for Social Startups as an all-inclusive and cohesive body.
The goal of the body is to create 5,000 startups in the
state in the next five years, an official release said.
TSSN was launched at Social Impact Confluence organised
by Telangana State Innovation Cell (TSIC) in collaboration
with AIC-IIITH (IIIT Hyderabad).
One of the major activities as a part of the ecosystem
would be the launch of Social Innovation Policy to streamline
the process of establishment of social startups, recognition,
public procurement, government-pilot, and mobilising the
diverse stakeholders of Social Impact, the release said.
"Government engagement with social entrepreneurs is the
need of the hour during the tough times we are going through.
Government officers in the recent past have become
sensitive enough in welcoming the startups solving the crucial
I do presume that this is going to be the way forward in
building sustainable societies, more with establishments like
TSSN, which can lead to considerable growth contribution by
social startups in this financial year for Telangana," Somesh
Kumar said. PTI GDK APR
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