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|State||Andhra Pradesh (AP)|
|District||Ranga Reddy (RR), previously 'Hyderabad (Rural)'|
|Revenue Mandal||Serilingampally (Mandal Code #6)|
|Lok Sabha Constituency||
Chevella (Constituency #10)Member of Parliament = Reddy,Shri Jaipal Sudini
|Vidhan Sabha Constituency||Serilingampally (Constituency #52)|
|• Type||Municipal Corporation|
|• Body||Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC)|
|Elevation||536 m (1,759 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5.30)|
|Postal Index Number (PIN)||500050|
|+Country Code-Area Code||+91-40|
Chanda Nagar (Telugu: చందా నగర్) is a suburb of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh and is located close to Lingampally and Miyapur. It has a mixture of commercial and residential property with shopping malls and housing colonies. Power equipment manufacturer Bharat Heavy Electricals(BHEL)- is about 4 km and the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)- is about (8 km) from Chandanagar.
It has undergone a drastic change in the recent years specially due to proximity to major IT companies like CA, Microsoft, Wipro, TCS, Infosys, Capgemini, CMC, Honeywell, and Infotech and Hi-Tech city. Many IT professional choose to stay at Chandanagar for the all-round facilities provided and the peaceful environment. Major educational institutes such as Indian School of Business(ISB), International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) and Hyderabad Central University are within 10 km and it is also the nearest major suburb to the newly established Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).
The area has become a multi community living area. In the recent GHMC elections Ashok goud has won the corporator seat.
There are many shopping malls and super markets located in this area. Large malls like RS Brothers and leading brands like Reebok, Addidas, Pepe etc. has showrooms here. Among many super markets, Vijetha is the most famous store.
Chandanagar also has many educational institutions like Sri Chaitanya Jr. college, Narayana Jr. college, etc. and schools like Bhavans, Sancta Maria in the vicinity. Mytri super specialty hospital, Tesla diagnostics are located here with many other clinics and general hospital.
Gangaram Hanuman temple and Venkateshwara Swamy temple are the most prominent temples in the area. Hyderabad St. Thomas Marthoma Church is also located in Chandanagar.
The state-owned APSRTC runs the city bus service, connecting Chandanagar to all the major centres of the city and IT Parks. Chandanagar is on the Hyderabad-Mumbai NH road which was widened to six lanes
It is also serviced by Hyderabad's local train MMTS Train service. This has made it very well connected to all parts of the city.
Food and entertainment
There are many restaurants and bars located in Chandanagar; Kadai, A-lounge, De Banyan, and Swagath.
Talkie town at Miyapur is the closest multiplex.
The major apartments/communities around are My Home Jewels, Janapriya Nile Valley, R.V. Maanyatha, Green hills, Landmark, CBR Estates, LuxorPark, Luxor Heights, Four Square, Aparna Hillpark Boulevard, Aparna Hillpark Avenues and Aparna Hillpark Lakebreeze. Apart from these Andhra Pradesh government has also completed a project under the Rajiv Swagruha scheme here.