Gachibowli

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Gachibowli
neighbourhood
Gachibowli hyd.jpg
Gachibowli is located in Telangana
Gachibowli
Gachibowli
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°26′14″N 78°20′40″E / 17.4372°N 78.3444°E / 17.4372; 78.3444Coordinates: 17°26′14″N 78°20′40″E / 17.4372°N 78.3444°E / 17.4372; 78.3444
Country  India
State Telangana
District Ranga Reddy District
Metro Hyderabad
Government
 • Body GHMC
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 500 032
Lok Sabha constituency Chevella (Lok Sabha constituency)
Vidhan Sabha constituency Serilingampally (Vidan Sabha constituency)
Planning agency GHMC

Gachibowli is a major IT suburb of Hyderabad, Telangana, located in the Serilingampally mandal of the Rangareddy district.[1] It is situated about 5 km away from HITEC City, another IT hub. Both these suburbs lie in the north-west part of Hyderabad city.[2]

Economy[edit]

Rock Show at the University of Hyderabad
Microsoft R&D Campus
Sky Line of Gachibowli From ICICI Bank Towers

Gachibowli has grown into a software hub for companies operating from Hyderabad. It is home to some of the top IT companies like the Microsoft, Amazon.com, Thoughtworks, Deloitte, Accenture, TCS, Virtusa, Sierra Atlantic, Wipro, Computer Associates, Infosys, Capgemini, Polaris, NVIDIA, CMC Limited, FactSet and DLF cyber city phase I and II.

International banking institutions such as the Franklin Templeton Investments, Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS), Brigade Corporation and Bank of America have made their home here. ICICI Bank runs its Regional Operations from here. The area is also home to several multinational Contract Research Organizations such as Medtronic, Covidien, Dupont, Parexel, Neuland Laboratories, Inventiv Health, PRA Health, Avesthagen, Makhteshim Agan etc.

Gachibowli IT suburb

Hotels[edit]

Hospitality has been introduced in this area by Ista group of hotels and Indus Palm hotel. The region is also being developed as an international business hub, by the Real estate giant Tishman Speyer, with its signature waverock buildings. Other hotels that have come up recently in Gachibowli are Lemon Tree Hotel, Hyatt Hyderabad, The Pearl Inn, Radisson, to name just a few. [3][4]

Hospitals (24/7 Emergency)[edit]

  • Himagiri Hospitals[5]
  • Continental Hospitals
  • Rajitha Hospital

Education and Research[edit]

Gachibowli stadiums in the foreground, high rises in the background

Sports[edit]

Gachibowli Aquatics Complex

Apart from the IT industry, Gachibowli is also a sports hub. Some of the best stadiums in the city are located here including the Swarna Telangana State Sports Complex, the GMC Balayogi Stadium, the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, a hockey stadium and an aquatics complex. The Military World games, World badminton championships were conducted at Gachibowli.. A golf course with natural rock formations has come up there recently. Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy is also located in Gachibowli.

Transport[edit]

Gachibowli is well connected by roads to another IT hub, the HITEC city, and also to the rest of the city.TSRTC buses, no 216, 217 connects Gachibowli to Mehdipatnam and Koti, the major city centers. The closest MMTS Train station is at Lingampally Railway Station (6 km away) and HITEC city (7 km away). The Outer-Ring Road connects Gachibowli to the International airport at Shamshabad. A metro train service is also being planned in Hyderabad, which would provide better connectivity and provide another public transport for commuters.

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