Telangana Government Invites Aspiring Entrepreneurs to Encourage Innovation in E-mobility Sector

Hyderabad, January 31, 2023: With the goal of speeding up innovation in connected, autonomous, shared, and electric mobility, the Government of Telangana has asked Indian start-ups to show off their scalable business ideas and innovative solutions at the C.A.S.E. Mobility Grand Start-up Challenge.

The start-ups that are taking part will come up with new ways to solve problems in the Indian E-mobility sector. The final round of the challenge will take place on February 7, 2023, during the Hyderabad E-Mobility Week. The top seven start-ups will pitch their ideas to an eminent jury made up of Government representatives, industry veterans, start-up founders, and academic thought leaders.

TVS Motor Company is a well-known company that makes two-wheelers and three-wheelers all over the world. They are the only industry partner for this prestigious contest, which is being held as part of Hyderabad E-Mobility Week from February 5–11, 2023.

Shri Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce (I&C) and Information Technology (IT), Govt. of Telangana, said about the contest, “Innovations in CASE mobility will drive the next revolution in the automobile industry. This grand challenge gives start-ups a unique chance to talk to technology experts, get feedback from thought leaders, and plan the next stage of their growth. I invite all start-ups to come to Hyderabad to show off their newest innovations and business ideas that can be scaled up for the sector.”

The winner of the C.A.S.E. mobility challenge will get up to INR 10 lakhs in grants, and the runners-up will get up to INR 5 lakhs in grants. The winners will also join T-start-up Hub’s incubation programmes and get help from top leaders in their industries. During the event, the winners of T-AI Aim’s Grand Challenge, which took place in October 2022, will also be honoured.

More than 100 and more start-ups from all over the country have said they want to take part in the challenge. All of the start-ups that are taking part will be judged on how original, innovative, and doable they are.

Shri Satish Sharma, President of Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa (APMEA) for Apollo Tyres Ltd., said, “It is an honour for us to work with the Telangana Government on the Hyderabad E-Mobility Week. After opening a Digital Innovation Centre in the UK last year, we are now opening a second innovation hub in Hyderabad. This hub will not only help us improve organisational efficiency, but it will also help us on our way to developing tyres for connected, autonomous, shared, and electric (CASE) mobility.
Industry experts like Vikram Garga, Group Head of Marketing at Apollo Tyres, Sanjeev P, Head of EV Micromobility at TVS Motor Company, Sascha Ricanek, Vice President at ZF Race Engineering, Harsha Bavirisetty, Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer at Biliti Electric, Prof. Rajalakshmi P, Director of TiHan at IIT Hyderabad’s Innovation Hub, and Harsha Bavirisetty are on the jury

Shri Maheswaran Calavai, TVS Motor Company’s Chief Digital and AI Officer, said, “C.A.S.E. Mobility is a big step by the government of Telangana to give start-ups a place to work, and TVS Motor is proud to be a part of this unique effort.” TVS Motor has always been on the cutting edge of driving innovation and green technologies in the industry. It is the leader in the two-wheeler and three-wheeler segments with its electric and connected vehicles.

“We’ve been putting money into world-class digital and AI platforms, and we want to keep setting new standards for building cutting-edge digital skills. Being a part of this innovation challenge is in line with our mission, and it gives us a chance to see the many creative and unique ideas that these young entrepreneurs have,” said Shri Calavai.

Start-ups that take part in the C.A.S.E. challenge will also show off their products and technologies at the Hyderabad E-Motor Show, which will take place from February 8th to 10th, 2023. This space is just for start-ups. At the Hyderabad E-Motor Show, the Pininfarina Battista, the Citroen eC3 Car, and electric cars made by Quantum Energy, Urban Sphere, and Gravton Motors will be shown for the first time.

Go to for more information and to sign up for the challenge.

Please contact Kuldeep Singh at APCO Worldwide at +91 9711306379 or for more information.

Simran Kalra APCO Worldwide +91 9958422400

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