Special Contribution (IT Services): Telangana State Industry Awards 2021

Special Contribution (IT Services): Telangana State Industry Awards 2021

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Malavika Jaggi

Malavika Jaggi

109 week ago — 4 min read

The Telangana Industry Awards recognise the best businesses in the State across six categories. For the fourth consecutive year, the Government of Telangana has leveraged the GlobalLinker platform to run these annual awards for SMEs -- right from the application to  judging process. And today we are revealing the winners in the category of Special Contribution (IT Services).


But first, here is what some of the illustrious jury members have to say about the participating businesses and selection process.


It is heartening to see the industrial growth in Telangana through companies which are not only innovative but also have sustainability built into their fabric. The future belongs to such companies which not only create wealth for themselves but are also socially responsible.

Jayesh Ranjan - IAS, Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce and ITE&C Departments, Government Of Telangana  - Chairman


We are extremely pleased to host the Telangana State Industry Awards on the GlobalLinker platform for the fourth year in a row. It's wonderful to see the enthusiastic participation and as a jury member I can say that selecting the best of the best was no easy feat.

Sameer Vakil - CEO & Co-Founder, GlobalLinker


The contestants revealed the growth of industrialization in the State and the maturity of innovations. It has been a wonderful experience and a tough journey to go through the outstanding profiles of the industrialists of Telangana in various fields. Innovation-led entrepreneurship establishes its uniqueness of Telangana translating policy into action. Those who missed the Awards this year are no less winners than those who received them. Hearty congratulations and best wishes to all. 

Yerram Raju - Director & Advisor, TIHCL


The variety of scale, industries and types of innovation was very impressive. We got to see so many innovations which we would otherwise not have known about, thanks to this initiative. Keep it up. 

Ajit Rangnekar - Director General, RICH


Other jury members include -- Manicka Raj, IAS, Commissioner of Industries, Government of Telangana; E V Narasimha Reddy, VC & MD, TSIIC; Vatsala Mishra, OSD, Industries and Commerce Dept., Government of Telangana.


Winners of Special Contribution (IT Services)


Large Category - Tata Consultancy Services

Tata Consultancy needs no introduction but some of their key achievements include - crossed the INR 16,000 Cr milestone in annual revenue, in the year FY 20-21,reduction in Carbon Footprint by 51% in FY20-21 compared to a year ago, Over 20,000 trees were planted in Hyderabad. eToilets were constructed in 368 schools, in 10 districts of Telangana, including 119 schools in tribal areas. Over 1100 prison inmates were groomed in computer education to improve their employability. 


Medium Category - 24-7 Intouch (Formerly Knoah Solutions Pvt. Ltd.)

24-7 Intouch is a global digital customer care and technology company that provides value-driven, future-forward customer experience  solutions. For over 20 years, it has been the people and technology behind the world's biggest brands. Operating out of 25 locations in 9 countries, it expanded to India last year with the acquisition of Knoah Solutions. Its people, culture and future ready technology helped the company quickly transition to WFH and grow by ~100% during the pandemic. Contributing to the vision of Golden Telangana, it has added 1500 jobs across entry, mid and senior levels while establishing global centers of excellence in Hyderabad that powers its global operations.

Congratulations to the winners!