A. S. Rao Nagar
|A. S. Rao Nagar, Kapra|
Mc Donalds Restaurant at A.S.Rao Nagar, Kapra
|• Body||Kapra Municipality|
|Elevation||543 m (1,781 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|PIN code||ECIL Post - 500062|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Malkajgiri|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Malkajgiri|
|Planning agency||Kapra Municipality|
A. S. Rao Nagar, also known as Dr. A. S. Rao Nagar, is a major suburb of Hyderabad, Telangana, India. A. S. Rao Nagar is located in the north eastern side of the city which comes under Kapra municipality. The suburb has many residential townships like Saket which is nearby suburbs include Neredmet, ECIL, Sainikpuri and Moula-Ali.
In 2012 A. S. Rao Nagar emerged as number one high street destination in terms of notching the steepest hike in rentals across the country.
It is named after Ayyagari Sambasiva Rao, the founder of the Electronics Corporation of India (ECIL) in Hyderabad. He was instrumental in forming ECIL Employees Co-Operative House Construction Society Limited in the year 1976, for the benefit of the employees of Department of Atomic Energy, ECIL, NFC and TIFR.
Many specialist retail outlets and commercial buildings have their establishment at the area.
The suburb is well connected to different parts of the cities. Many TSRTC buses operate from the area. The nearest local train station is R. K. Puram Railway Station and Moula-Ali. The suburb is well connected to Ghatkesar, ECIL, Neredmet, Keesara, Sainikpuri and Malkajgiri.