Chanda Nagar

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Chandanagar
చందా నగర్
neighbourhood
Chanda Nagar చందా నగర్ is located in Telangana
Chanda Nagar చందా నగర్
Chanda Nagar చందా నగర్
Chanda Nagar, Greater Hyderabad, Telangana, India.
Coordinates: 17°29′48″N 78°21′41″E / 17.4968°N 78.3614°E / 17.4968; 78.3614Coordinates: 17°29′48″N 78°21′41″E / 17.4968°N 78.3614°E / 17.4968; 78.3614
Country India India
State Telangana
District Ranga Reddy (RR), previously 'Hyderabad (Rural)'[1]
Revenue Division Chevella
Revenue Mandal Serilingampally (Mandal Code #6)
Lok Sabha Constituency Chevella (Constituency #10) Member of Parliament = Konda Vishweshwar Reddy
Vidhan Sabha Constituency Serilingampally (Constituency #52)
Government
 • Type Municipal Corporation
 • Body Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC)
Elevation 536 m (1,759 ft)
Time zone UTC+5.30 (IST)
Postal Index Number (PIN) 500050
+Country Code-Area Code +91-40

Chanda Nagar is a suburb of Hyderabad and is located close to Lingampally and Miyapur.[2] 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 kilometres (2.5 mi) 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, Polaris, CMC, Honeywell,CTS 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 Bobba Navatha Reddy has won the corporator seat.

Commercial area[edit]

There are many shopping malls and super markets located in this area.

Large malls (Clothing) Chennai Shopping Mall, RS Brothers. Leading brands Stores like Reebok, Addidas, BATA, Reymonds, Peter England, Pepe etc. Among many super markets, Vijetha, Ratandeep, Heritage are the most famous. Also Big Bazaar is planning an outlet just opposite to Chennai Shopping Mall and the work is already in progress. Leading Electronic Stores like Bajaj Electronics, YES Mart, Reliance Digital are in this area. Health - Apollo Clinic, Pranam Hospital.

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.

Public transport[edit]

The state-owned TSRTC runs the city bus service, connecting Chandanagar to all the major centers 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.

The proposed road from Myhome Jewel on NH9 to Navayuga SEZ on Old Mumbai road as per the master plan may be laid as early as possible which will be more convenient and easier for public to move from miyapur to gachibowli. Also it will be more convenient for public who travel by MMTs up to Chandanagar and wish to go to Gachibowli as the proposed road passes near by the MMTS station of Chandanagar.

IT/ITES Park (SEZ)[edit]

The Ameenpur area in Chandanagar is declared as Special Economic Zone. Phoenix Living Spaces Pvt Ltd has initiated plans in setting up the infrastructure

Food and entertainment[edit]

There are many restaurants and bars located in Chandanagar few examples are Kritunga, Angaara,Biryani's, Kaveri, Mughal Bawarchi, KS Bakers. ETC Swagath Hotel.

Cine town at Miyapur is the closest multiplex. There are 2 more upcoming malls in the area namely Maruthi Mall and GSM Mall. Sridevi, Sri latha theaters are located in Chandanagar.

Locality[edit]

The major apartments/communities around are Girija Marvel, Divine Allura, Concrete Melody, Sri Lakshmi shubham Arcade, Sigma Pride,,Ushodaya Signature,Shriya West Metro, My Home Jewel, SBEC Enclave, Udaya Polygon, Udaya Emerald, SRI Kalki Heights, Janapriya Nile Valley, EECO Valley, R.V. Maanyatha, Green hills, Landmark, CBR Estates, LuxorPark, Luxor Heights, Four Square, Aparna Hillpark Boulevard,Harshitha Classic, Sri Lakshmi Residency,Amrutha Residency Aparna Hillpark Avenues and Aparna Hillpark Lakebreeze and a government project under the Rajiv Swagruha scheme named as Aarambh Township.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Archived 26 May 2012 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Chandanagar Police Station Retrieved 16 July 2018.