|Elevation||560 m (1,840 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Nearest city||Hyderabad, India|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Medak|
Narsapur is one of the major towns in Medak district, Andhra Pradesh, India. It is located 60 km north of Hyderabad. The history of this town dates back to the Kakatiya reign. Although people of various religious backgrounds live in Narsapur town, they have embraced the Telangana culture.
Narsapur is a small town with greenery, surrounded by hills and thick forest. Earlier Narsapur was known for "Naxalites"; but more recently it has changed substantially because of modernization and development in AP, especially in areas surrounding Hyderabad. Narsapur has one of the largest village irrigation tanks (Rai Rao Cheruvu) in Medak District. Narsapur was chosen as one of the first locations to start use of the MNIC (Multi-Purpose National Identity Card) in India.
Narsapur Reserve Forest, the largest forest in the suburbs of Greater Hyderabad, is spread between Gummadidala and Narsapur towns. This dense patch of forest spans 30 to 40 km². It has a mini-ghat section, thick forest with a variety of trees, shrubs, herbs (including medicinal plants), and grasses, several small lakes. The forest and irrigation tanks of this mandal support a range of wildlife (fauna include rhesus macaque, spotted deer, four-horned antelope, jackal, wild boar, leopard, rat snake, Russell's viper, peacock, and many other species of small mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds, fish, crustaceans, insects, spiders, ...). In the past, the Municipal Corporation of Hyderabad used this forest as the release site for monkeys captured in the city, and the approach road to Narsapur from Hyderabad is now often lined with troops of Rhesus Macaques begging for food from passing motorists. This forest is one of the regular venues for monthly Sunday field trips of the Birdwatchers Society of Andhra Pradesh (BSAP), which has records of bird observations from here dating back >30 years. Lately, the village has become a hotspot for trekking and Telugu film shootings. Films shot here include 'Ratri', 'Telangana', 'Adrustam', 'Chantigadu', 'Dee', 'A film by Aravind' and many more.
Narsapur is now known for the Padmasri Dr. B.V. Raju Institute of Technology, an engineering college. The college was started by the philanthropist Padmabhushan Dr. B. V. Raju garu. The college offers Post Graduate courses in Electronics and Chemical engineering streams. The college has also started to offer MCA.
Narsapur is vital constituency for local political parties. Vakiti Sunita Reddy has won the last three Assembly elections from here. Surpanch Erragolla Murailidhar Yadav has done many developments in the Village since 2 decades.
Schools in Narsapur
Narsapur is very good in Secondary education covering many Telugu and English medium schools
- Kavitha High School
- Oxford Grammar High School,
- Little Flower School,
- Vishnu Public School,
- Don Bosco High School,
- KrishnaVeni Talent School,
- Shantiniketan School.
- Nalanda Vidyalayam.
- Sir mata model school.
- Pragathi Junior College
- Geethanjali Junior College
- DSR Junior College
- Government Junior College
- Vaishnavai Junior College
- Government Degree College
- Sai Baba Temple
- 3 Hanuman Temples
- Renuka Yellama temple
Villages of Narsapur Mandal Ahmednagar - Avancha - Brahmanpalle - Chinna chinta kunta - Chippalthurthy -Hanumanthpur - Ibrahimbad - Kagazmaddur - Khazipet - Lingapur -Manthur -Moosapet - Nagulpalle - Narayanpur - Nathnoipalle - Pedda chinta kunta - Ramachandrapur - Reddipalle - Rustumpet - Tujalpur
There are many other small villages in Narsapur Mandal that are not listed here.
Khazipet is a famous village in Narsapur mandal with a special identity.
Narsapur is the major city.
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