The Telangana IT Minister Kalvakuntla Rama Rao has been saying time and again that he intends to convert Hyderabad (common capital for AP and Telangana for 10 years) into a free Wi-Fi zone. But what an average Hyderabadi needs is power city and not free Wi-Fi.
If the power crisis continues in the state, Telangana will lose out on lucrative business opportunities and this is bound to impact the urbanization of satellite areas and shrink the size of the city in due course. Apart from the daily grievances of public, continuous power crisis means that the city’s image both nationally and internationally will be at stake. But ‘power’ remains a huge problem for Telangana.
Unfortunately, neither are they in a position to procure power from neighbouring states nor are they in a position to generate power on their own. It is being widely felt that the T government must spend its monies on generating more power than spending on making the city a Wi-Fi zone. It would benefit the city economically if the T ministers focused on making Hyderabad a city with zero power cuts.