Godavarikhani

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Godavarikhani
Godavarikhani is located in Telangana
Godavarikhani
Godavarikhani
Location in Telangana, India
Godavarikhani is located in India
Godavarikhani
Godavarikhani
Godavarikhani (India)
Coordinates: 18°45′07″N 79°30′48″E / 18.7519°N 79.5133°E / 18.7519; 79.5133Coordinates: 18°45′07″N 79°30′48″E / 18.7519°N 79.5133°E / 18.7519; 79.5133
CountryIndia
StateTelangana
DistrictPeddapalli
Named forRiver Godavari and Coal mines
Government
 • TypeDemocratic
 • BodyRamagundam Municipal Corporation
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu Urdu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
505209, 505214
Telephone code+91-8728
Vehicle registrationTS22

Godavarikhani is a neighbourhood of Ramagundam in the Indian state of Telangana.Also called as The Manchester City, Coal city, City of Black Gold.[1] It is a part of Ramagundam Municipal Corporation, located on the banks of Godavari River in Peddapalli district Godavari khani is Rich in Coal reserves and NTPC (a navaratna Company) is located in Godavari khani which supplies electricity to 5 south indian states including Goa. FCI (Fertilizer corporation of India) is located at Jyothi Nagar. Ramagundam and Godavari khani are twin cities located on the banks of River Godavari. Connected with Ramagundam Railway station (Major Railway Rout connecting North India), State Highway also called as Rajeev Rahadari (HKR Roadways) and Airport (Basanthnagar). It's one among few Municipal Corporations in Telangana State. Most populous town after Warangal and Karimnagar. [2] It has open cast coal mines of Singareni Collieries Company Limited.[3]

Government and politics[edit]

Law and order[edit]

Ramagundam Police Commissionerate is a city police force with primary responsibilities in law enforcement and investigation within Peddapalli, Ramagundam, Godavarikhani and Mancherial areas.[4]

Politics[edit]

Korukanti Chandar, who won as MLA in the 2018 elections from Ramagundam constituency as an independent candidate against current MLA Somarapu Satyanarayana who is representing the TRS party. Somarapu Satyanarayana, who won as MLA in the 2014 elections from Ramagundam constituency, has been appointed as Telangana's first TSRTC Public Transport Chairman in 2016.[5]

Transport[edit]

Godavarikhani bus depot of TSRTC ply buses to surrounding village as well as inter state destinations.[2] There is direct connectivity of Four Lane Express Highway road from HyderabadKarimnagarRamagundam Highway which is called Rajeev Rahadari (SH-1). Ramagundam railway station provides rail connectivity and its A+ category station and on Chennai central to New Delhi main railway line which is also a potential stoppage in terms of revenue and passengers. Ramagundam Airport is old airport and government is planning to reopen this runway due to its proximity in between 4 districts and to make it connected to major cities.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minister reviews arrangements for police commissionerates". The Hindu. Retrieved 14 June 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Ramagundam 50°C: A day in the mining town of Telangana". The Indian Express. 31 May 2015. Retrieved 14 June 2017.
  3. ^ "RTI". The Singareni Collieries Company Limited. Retrieved 16 March 2015.
  4. ^ "Minister reviews arrangements for police commissionerates". The Hindu. Retrieved 19 June 2017.
  5. ^ "Somarapu to take charge as RTC chief today". Metro India News.