Manikonda

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Manikonda
neighbourhood
Manikonda is located in Telangana
Manikonda
Manikonda
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°24′25″N 78°22′12″E / 17.406994°N 78.370085°E / 17.406994; 78.370085Coordinates: 17°24′25″N 78°22′12″E / 17.406994°N 78.370085°E / 17.406994; 78.370085
Country  India
State Telangana,
Andhra Pradesh
District Rangareddy
Metro Hyderabad
Government
 • Body GHMC
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 500 089
Lok Sabha constituency Chevella, Andhra Pradesh
Vidhan Sabha constituency Rajendra Nagar
Planning agency GHMC

Manikonda is a commercial hub and residential suburb in Hyderabad, India. It is located in the common capital area shared between the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. This suburb has boomed in recent years due to the presence of leading software company headquarters in the area as well as upcoming residential projects including Lanco Hills and Chitrapuri Colony.[1][2]

Development[edit]

Manikonda is the site of significant commercial and residential development. The area is sought after for its posh locale. Several software professionals who work at Gatchibowli and Hi-tec City are purchasing flats and land in Manikonda. The area's infrastructure, shopping and entertainment are rapidly growing. The highways leading to Manikonda include one from Darga via OU Colony and another from Sheikpet via Sports complex and filter beds. It consists of two revenue villages named Manikonda and Puppalaguda. Several dozen towers of the multi-billion dollar Lanco hills as well as Chitrapuri Colony are located in Manikonda village. To reach this bustling locale from the airport, one should get down from Outer Ring Road at Nanakramguda/Gachibowli junction and take Lanco Road.

Commercial areas[edit]

Manikonda/Puppalaguda, OU Colony, and Secretariat Main Roads are turning into commercial hubs with many plush metroplexes and eateries. The recently opened Shaikpet Nala, a large mall contains leading brands including Brand Factory, Reliance, Mc Donalds, as well as reputed two- and four-wheeler showrooms. Manikonda connected to Film Nagar via an upcoming four-lane road at Shaikpet Nala. There is a state of the art radial road coming up behind Puppalaguda within the next year. Other leading areas of commercial activity in close proximity include Jubilee Hills, Kondapur and Gachibowli.

Transport[edit]

It is connected by TGSRTC buses that run from Mehdipatnam.

The closest MMTS Train station is at HITEC City.

Easily accessible to Golconda, Seven tombs, Gandipet (Osman Sagar lake) out ring road, Gachibowli stadium, Hi- Tech city

Schools[edit]

There is Mount Litera Zee School which is newly launched in Manikonda with all features. There are several reputed schools like Scholars and Lotus, Lakshanika international school,CBSE in this suburb. Also, adjacent Gachibowli has strong schools such as DPS. Gautami Talent School (Manikonda) is having higher standings in this area. There is a reputed trust school named International at shekpet village in close proximity to Manikonda.

References[edit]