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 9121219629.

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. Kona Sasidhar,IAS

    Chairman&Principal Secretary(FAC) ITE&C Department

    Sri R. Pavana Murthy

    Chief Executive officer (FAC)
    AP Innovation Society

    APIS Core Team
    S.No Name Designation Domain Of Operation Phone Number linkedin profile
    1 K.Yedhukondalu Senior Manager 30Years industry experience in entrepreneur development and EDP training, mentoring startups, product & Technology advisory. 9121219612
    2 K.P Siddhartha Senior Manager 7 Years experience in startup facilitation,incubation activities ,funding coordinations ,liaison with strategic partners . 9121219614 https://www.linkedin.com/in/pranay-s-kolikipudi-25b3b519/
    3 M.Geethasree Manager 13 years experience in capacity building ,campus interface, acceleration centers operations. 9121219615
    4 K.Venkateswarlu Manager 8 Years experience in startup marketing ,branding,liaison with government departments ,product demos. 9121219626 https://www.linkedin.com/in/kesineni-venkateswarlu-775b54155/
    5 A. Nagaraju Manager 6 years experience in IT/Incubation & IT Infrastructure. 9121219616 https://www.linkedin.com/in/nagarajuandavarapu/
    6 R P.Teja Manager 4 years experience in Marketeing and Operations with Corporate & Multinational Organizations 9121219618 https://www.linkedin.com/in/tejarp
    6 B.S Anil Kumar Manager 10 years experience in Governance,Regional incharge- ATL & AIC division. 9121219622
    7 U.Suryanarana Manager 3 years experience in Regional incharge- ATL & AIC division,Incubation. -

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