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To become the Leading life-sciences hub in Asia through innovation-driven & tech-enabled growth, while doubling the sectoral value to US$ 250 Billion and adding 400,000 new jobs by 2030



Hyderabad: Nucleus of Life Sciences in Asia

Contributes to 1/3rd of the global vaccine output

Only state in the world to have 214+ USFDA approved facilities

Home to 4/10 Top Global Pharmaceutical Firms

Accounts for more than 35% of India’s pharmaceutical production

Home to over 1000+ pharma and biotech companies with a valuation of over US$ 50 billion

20+ Lifesciences and MedTech Incubators in Hyderabad – Highest for any city in the Country


Genome valley

  • India’s first and Largest Life Sciences manufacturing cluster
  • Asia’s leading R&D and Innovation Hotspot
  • 4 out of 5 leading manufacturers of vacccine are present here and home to more than 200 companies

Medical Devices Park

  • India’s Largest medical devices park
  • Spread across 302 acres with dedicated ecosystem for MedTech innovation
  • Asia’s Largest coronary stent manufacturing facility

Hyderabad Pharma City

  • World’s Largest integrated pharma cluster
  • Regulatory enclave and Export promotion cell proposed as a part of the pharma city
  • Environmentally cleared cluster with investment potential of $9.7 Bn

Our Team

Mr. Jayesh Ranjan, IAS

Special Chief Secretary,
Department of commerce & Industries
Govt. of Telangana.

Mr. Shakthi Nagappan

(Life Sciences & Pharma)
& CEO (Telangana Life Sciences Foundation)
Govt. of Telangana.

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Life Sciences Grid


A cluster based model to “Work, Live, Learn & Play”, and  Leveraging the social drivers to maximize economic growth

Global Companies

Telangana is home to over 800 Life Sciences companies with valuation of over USD 50 billion

Contract Research & Manufacturing Services

The state has best in class CRO providing services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical devices in Country

Research and Development Institutes

Telangana is home to top R&D institutions such as Indian Institute of Chemical Technology. Institute of life Sciences, Center for Stem Cell Sciences


Telangana has over 4,500+ Engineering Colleges and 350+ Pharmacy Colleges

Skill Development

3,00,000+ students have been trained under the states flagship imitative TASK and over 2,50,000+ students graduate in various programmes in the state

Hyderabad Rated among Top 5 locations for R&D/ Product Engineering Talent in India

Hyderabad is home to World Class Talent for Research, Manufacturing and Innovation. More than 250,000 students in various graduation programs across 4,750 institutions.

It is also home to 30+ national research institutions.

Invest or Expand

Telangana has been consistently ranked among the top states in Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) Ranking conducted by the World Bank and Government of India.

Under our industrial policy, which makes time bound clearances within 15 / 30 days a RIGHT for the investor, has set new bench mark in transparency and efficiency and we have till date accorded approvals to over 14000 units, about 80% of which are already into commercial production. Also, life sciences sector in Telangana has attracted more than 700 new investments worth US$ 1.57 billion since 2015.


We do very well in India now and we have double-digit growth here with novel medicines. Our Hyderabad centre is one of the crown jewels of Novartis.

Dr. Vasant (Vas) Narasimhan

Global CEO; Novartis International AG

There is no doubt that Hyderabad has become not only a Pharma Capital, but also Life Sciences hub. Hence, we (LSTHM) went for Hyderabad to set up our India outpost.

Prof. Peter Piot

Director, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

Hyderabad is not only a bustling hub of the Life Sciences activity, R&D, but also recently it has been judged as the world’s most dynamic city and one of the best cities in India to live in.

Mr. Satish Reddy

Chairman, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories

Telangana has created a wonderful ecosystem which is required for any life tech / biotech hub in any part of the country. Hyderabad can feel proud to have created industry academia linkages, institutions of great eminence for research, entrepreneurs, start-ups, incubators; that are world-class, and in future is going to be a leading innovation hub, and a global innovation cluster.

Mrs. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

Executive Chairperson, Biocon

Right here in the city of Hyderabad, we [Novartis and Sandoz] have more than 2000 scientists working on the latest and most effective cures for human health.

Dr. Subodh Deshmukh

Global Head of Product Development, Sandoz, a Division of Novartis

Hyderabad has a very strong Life Sciences ecosystem; availability of talents is a big plus. The Government of Telangana are open to suggestions and are always working with us, to improve the ecosystem and to support our success.

Mr. Madan Krishnan

Vice President- Indian Subcontinent, Medtronic


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