Kalvakuntla Taraka Rama Rao
Mr Kalvakuntla Taraka Rama Rao, popularly known as KTR, is the honourable Cabinet Minister for Information Technology and Panchayat Raj, Telangana State, and has been representing Sircilla Assembly Constituency since 2009 for the Telangana Rashtra Samithi.

After completing his MBA, KTR worked as an IT professional in the US from 2001 to 2006. He moved back to India and joined the TRS, and actively participated in the Telangana movement between 2009 and 2014, where he played a stellar role in ensuring that the issue was represented well at the national level.

He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology from Nizam College, Hyderabad, an M.Sc. in Biotechnology from University of Pune, and an MBA in Marketing and E-Commerce from Baruch College-City, University of New York, New York.

KTR’s vision is to build Hyderabad into one of the best cities in the world for startups and entrepreneurship activities. Key to this goal is T-Hub, a unique initiative to create a comprehensive ecosystem for technology innovators, initially across an entire city, and then for the whole State of Telangana.