|GHMC North Zone|
Raintree Park (Malaysian Township)
|• Type||state government|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
500 072,500 085
|Lok Sabha constituency||Malkajgiri|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Kukatpally|
Kukatpally is a Suburb of Hyderabad in the Indian state of Telangana. It is the headquarters of Kukatpally mandal in Malkajgiri revenue division of Medchal-Malkajgiri district. It was a municipality prior to its merger into the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, Now it is the headquarters of North Zone of GHMC Kukatpally (North zone)
The main language spoken is Telugu and Urdu. It is one of the busiest business hubs in Hyderabad famous for its clothing and eateries. It has the largest density of population within Hyderabad with 33,076 persons per km².
Kukatpally used to be an Industrial corridor in the northwestern part of Hyderabad. Its population began to grow after the early 1990s, with many people migrating from Andhra Pradesh and settling in and around Kukatpally. It currently hosts the Kukatpally Housing Board, which is the largest residential colony hub in Asia.
The presence of Mumbai national highway and Kukatpally Housing board has led to large scale boom in retail activity and currently Kukatpally is a bursting commercial hub in the north western part of Hyderabad. Kukatpally is also home to large portion of NRI population of Hyderabad. It is also home to the large chuck of IT people due to its proximity with Hitech city. A number of PG accommodations and hostels have come up in this area. It also had led to the commercial boom with many malls coming up in this area. One can find almost every branded outlet in this area. Kukatpally also has very wide roads which has effectively contributed to the development of this locality. Kukatpally has the largest number of residential apartments in Hyderabad. It also has one of the largest proportion of Telugu immigrants settled in United States of America
There are many small scale industries based in Kukatpally - Sanathnagar belt.
Kukatpally is well connected by road, rail and air. The nearest airport is Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Shamshabad The railway station for this area is Lingampally. It has two Metro Stations at Kukatpally Metro and KPHB Metro and can also be reached by MMTS near to Hitech city/ Bharathnagar. TSRTC operates the bus in this area it has excellent connectivity with almost all the parts of Hyderabad.
Points Of Interests
Kukatpally is known for its beautiful IDL lake, where people come in the evenings to watch the sunset and also there are mobile food trucks present providing all the street foods and healthy beverages. Also this lake is known for Ganesh idol immersion. Also the famousJawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad is in Kukatpally. There are 3 entertainment malls of which one of them is Forum.
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- "Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation". www.ghmc.gov.in. Archived from the original on 1 January 2016. Retrieved 2 November 2016.
- Nemmani Sreedhar. "Kukatpally sits high on the rental graph". The Hindu.
- "Kukatpally population density to double by 2041". THE HANS INDIA. 18 June 2018.
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