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HYDERABAD: Industries minister KT Rama Rao said the pharma industry in Hyderabad contributes up to 30% to 40% of domestic pharma production. He said the city-based Bharath Biotech has developed the first indigenous vaccine for Covid-19, which is currently under clinical trials.
KTR participated in an online session hosted by the World Economic Forum on the topic ‘Harnessing the potential of Telangana’s pharmaceutical sector in the global health eco-system’.
He highlighted the life sciences eco-system of Hyderabad and said post-Covid 19 world would provide great opportunities for the pharma and life sciences sector in Telangana.
KTR said Genome valley, Medical Devices Park and Hyderabad Pharma City have transformed the city into a global pharma destination for investors.
He also mentioned various innovative programs taken up by the Telangana government along with the WEF and highlighted that blood and vital medicals are being supplied via drones under ‘Medicine from the sky’ programme.



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