About APIS

About Us


Our Vision

To create a world class technology start-up ecosystem by fostering entrepreneurship and a culture of innovation which contributes to increased knowledge, wealth and employment in our society.

AP Innovation Society

ITE&C Department is the nodal department for supporting the development of startup innovation ecosystem in the state of Andhra Pradesh. AP Innovation Society is the dedicated agency within ITE&C department which has a dedicated team of 18 staff and a CEO exclusively overseeing the implementation of the Innovation and Startup Policy.

CEO,Andhra Pradesh Innovation Society is nodal officer for implementation of startup and innovation policy.

For more information contact : +91 7396603335 / 7396665334.

The following are the Executive Council and General Councils:

Executive Council :

    1. Chairman: Principal Secretary, ITE&C.
      Member Convener: CEO, AP Innovation Society.
      Member: Co-opted.
      Member: Co-opted.
      Member: Co-opted.
      Member: Co-opted.
  • Governing Council :

    1. Chairman: Hon'ble Chief Minister of AP.
      Vice Chairman: The Minister for ITE&C.
      Member: Advisor (e-Governance, Electronics & IT).
      Member: The Chief Secretary, Govt.of A.P.
      Member: The Spl.CS/Principal / Secretary, Planning.
      Member: The Spl.CS/Principal / Secretary, Finance.
      Member: Co-opted.
      Member: Co-opted.
      Member: Co-opted.
      Member: Co-opted.
      Member: Principal Secretary/Secretary (Industries).
      Member: Chairman & Managing Director, Net India Group.
      Member Convener: Principal / Secretary, ITE&C Department.
  • Team


    Sri. Saurabh Gaur, IAS

    Chairman&Principal Secretary to, ITE&C Department

    Sri. Anil Kumar Tentu

    Chief Executive officer
    AP Innovation Society

    APIS Core Team
    S.No Name Designation Domain Of Operation Phone Number linkedin profile
    1 Lavanya Chimata Joint Director (Administration & Infrastructure) 15 years of Experience in Management and Administration 8977117117 / 7396603335 -
    2 Manoj Ponnada Joint Director(Startup Ecosystem) 8 years of Experience in Startup Development Operations. 7396665336 -
    3 Singamala Sreedhar Manager (Startup Ecosystem) Over 12 years of Experience in Healthcare Start-up, Industrial & Institutional Colloborations and Government Department - href="https://in.linkedin.com/in/singamala-sreedhar-b99bba10"
    4 C SreeHari Reddy Innovation Officer 3 years Experience in startup facilitations and incubation activities 7396665334-
    6 Sangram Satpathy General Manager XIMB Alumnus with 15 years of experience in Development Operations, Sales & Business Development, Entrepreneurship & Skill Development 9945594427 linkedin

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