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|Founded by||British Empire|
|Named for||River Godavari and Mines and power stations|
|• Body||Ramagundam Municipal Corporation|
|• Total||15 km2 (6 sq mi)|
|• Density||17,000/km2 (44,000/sq mi)|
|• Official||Telugu, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Godavarikhani is a city in Peddapalli district of the Indian state of Telangana state. It is located on the banks of Godavari River and hence, the name Godavari Khani (Khani=mines). This city is popular for its coal mines, controlled mostly by SCCL. The main source of income for most of the inhabitants is the wage provided by SCCL.
Godavarikhani (GDK) TSRTC depot ply buses to surrounding villages and to various parts of the state.Its a good revenue region for TSRTC. This city has bus connectivity directly to many cities like Bengaluru, Guntur, Vishakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Tirupathi, Warangal, Nizamabad, Karimnagar, kurnool, Bhadrachalam, khammam, kadapa, Bodhan, Rajahmundry, Narsampet, Manuguru, Mancherial, Hanmakonda, Thorrur, Bodhan, Bhupalpalle.There is direct connectivity of Four Lane Express Highway road from Hyderabad - Karimnagar - Ramagundam Highway which is called Rajeev Rahadari (SH-1). Its a tollpay road.
This city has railway station named Ramagundam railway station which is the on the Kazipet–Ballarshah section of Secunderabad division. This Railway station is junction and potential stoppage for trains which pass this route to New Delhi,Indore,Gorakhpur,Jabalpur,Patna,Lucknow,Korba, Mumbai,Bikaner,Jaipur,Ahmedabad,Darbanga,Dehradun,Gandhidham,Jammu tawi,Ranchi,Bilaspur,Bhopal,Ahmedabad,Jaipur,Mannargudi,Madurai,Mysore,Gandhidham,Bilaspur,Patna,Nagpur,Varanasi,Vaishnodevi Katra from stations of Secunderabad,Trivandrum,Chennai,Bangalore,Vijayawada,Madurai,Visakhapatnam.
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Godavarikhani is the major region for Singareni and it has Three regions namely RG-1,RG-2& RG-3 and Adriyala longwall project. Godavarikhani has 4 opencasts and 14 underground mines . Mainly coal excavated from this city is supplied to various industries and NTPC Ramagundam for power generation.
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