Genome Valley


Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC),Hyderabad,
Andhra Pradesh State,


BioAsia 2013 is taking place at Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC) in the city of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Hyderabad is the capital city of Andhra Pradesh With a population of 6,290,397 people, Hyderabad is the sixth most populous metropolitan area in India. This fifth largest city of India is endowed with a rich history that can still be seen and felt and at the same time has kept pace with the world. Hyderabad presents a veritable fascination mix of values, progress, technology and a vibrant economy. An acknowledged IT hub and home to leading pharmaceutical companies, insurance firms, Hyderabad attracts leading multinationals and blue chip companies to set up shop and leverage the numerous opportunities in this mystical yet contemporary city. Hyderabad presents a unique lifestyle that is truly urbane with its burgeoning young breed of achievers and go-getters and a socially aware population. Truly cosmopolitan in nature, Hyderabad effortlessly mixes pubs, global restaurant chains, international shopping and entertainment avenues with a quaint old world charm and heritage that continues to boost the state's tourism industry. The city has played host to distinguished international leaders such as Bill Clinton, George Bush, Bill Gates and Tony Blair.

The city of Hyderabad India is very well connected through air, rail, bus and Taxi from within and out of India. The major places of the district are also well connected through rail and buses. The Government of Andhra Pradesh constituted the Quli Qutub Shah Urban Development Authority to provide better civic amenities including water supply, drainage, communication, electricity, housing, Hospital, Clinic, Schools, Banks, hotels, education recreational and marketing facilities.

The IT industry of Hyderabad is one of the main sources of revenue for the district and the state. At present more than 150 companies are registered with Hyderabad's Software Technology Park ( STP) including Satyam Computers, Baan Software, Oracle, Microsoft, Dell, Google, Metamor and Intergraph. The district of Hyderabad is known for its IT and IT Enabled Services, Pharmaceuticals and Entertainment industries (UTC), call centers, BPO firms, and other technological services.

The various handicrafts of the district are ornaments made with Rice Pearls, lacquer bangles studded with stones, silverware, Jewellery, saris, nirmal and kalamkari paintings and artifacts, bidri handcrafted items, silk-ware, and handloom-based clothing.

Hyderabad is a lively 400-year-old metropolis, famous as the former seat of the extremely wealthy Nizams. It is a hot tourist destination. The popular attractions of Hyderabad district are:

Charminar, Mecca Masjid, Golconda Fort, Hussain Sagar, Jama Masjid, St. Joseph's Cathedral, St. Mary's Church, Birla Mandir, Birla Planetarium, Falaknuma Palace, Hi-Tech City, Qutub Shahi Tombs, Paigah Tombs, Chote Hazrat, Ki Dargah, Raymond's Tomb, Sanjeevaiah Park, Indira Park, Public Gardens, Nehru Zoological Park

In southern India, Hyderabad occupies a prominent place in the field of education. The 6 Universities functioning in this district are: Osmania University, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, A.P. Agriculture University , Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Open University , Hyderabad Central University , Potti Sri Ramulu , Telugu University . Other prestigious Colleges and Institutes of Hyderabad are: International Institute of Information Technology, Gandhi Medical College, Indian School of Business, National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology.

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