Kukatpally

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Kukatpally
Raintree Park (Malaysian Township)
Raintree Park (Malaysian Township)
Nickname(s): 
Kp
Kukatpally is located in Telangana
Kukatpally
Kukatpally
Location in Telangana, India
Kukatpally is located in India
Kukatpally
Kukatpally
Kukatpally (India)
Coordinates: 17°29′N 78°25′E / 17.483°N 78.417°E / 17.483; 78.417Coordinates: 17°29′N 78°25′E / 17.483°N 78.417°E / 17.483; 78.417
CountryIndia
StateTelangana
DistrictMedchal-Malkajgiri
CityHyderabad
Government
 • TypeMayor-Council
 • BodyGHMC
Area
 • Total20.68 km2 (7.98 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total252,830
 • Density12,225/km2 (31,660/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu, Hindustani
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
500 072,500 085
Vehicle registrationTS-07
Lok Sabha constituencyMalkajgiri
Vidhan Sabha constituencyKukatpally
Planning agencyHMDA
Civic agencyGHMC

Kukatpally is a suburb located in north western part of Hyderabad in the Indian state of Telangana. It is the headquarters of Balanagar mandal in Malkajgiri revenue division of Medchal-Malkajgiri district.[1] It was a municipality prior to its merger into the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, now it is the headquarters of "North Zone of GHMC".[2]

It has road connectivity and proximity to the Information Technology hub of Hitech city.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Geo coordinates of Kukatpally is 17°29′N 78°25′E. Languages spoken are Telugu and Hindi. [4] 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.[5]

History[edit]

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 Telangana and Andhra Pradesh and settling in and around Kukatpally.

Economy[edit]

The presence of Mumbai national highway and Kukatpally Housing board has led to a large scale boom in retail activity and currently Kukatpally is a commercial hub in the north western part of Hyderabad.[6] The land prices of Kukatpally are higher when compared to most of Hyderabad.

The Min Land Cost starts from 50000 per square yard and higher at 250000 per square yard.

Where as the residential flat price range min of 4500 PerSft to max of 8000 PerSft.

Industries[edit]

There are many small scale industries based in Kukatpally - Sanathnagar belt. The major industries are located in Prasanth Nagar which comprises both manufacturing, assembling, mechanical works.

Offices[edit]

Kukatpally is a hub for SME offices (Nosch Labs, LIC, IELTS).

Colleges[edit]

The place is also a hub for prestigious colleges like Avinash College, Tapasya College of Commerce and Management and Holy Mary College. It is also home to the All India Institute of Technology.

Transport[edit]

Bus terminal in Kukatpally

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Medchal−Malkajgiri district" (PDF). New Districts Formation Portal. Government of Telangana. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 November 2016. Retrieved 23 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation". www.ghmc.gov.in. Archived from the original on 1 January 2016. Retrieved 2 November 2016.
  3. ^ Nemmani Sreedhar. "Kukatpally sits high on the rental graph". The Hindu.
  4. ^ "Kukatpally, Hyderabad, Telangana Government".
  5. ^ "Kukatpally population density to double by 2041". THE HANS INDIA. 18 June 2018.
  6. ^ Realtors, NK (11 September 2019). "Hyderabad Retail Industry is Growing at a Scorching Pace". NK Realtors. NK Realtors.

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