Madhapur

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Madhapur

Hitech City
Cyber Gateway at Madhapur
Cyber Gateway at Madhapur
Madhapur is located in Telangana
Madhapur
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°26′30″N 78°23′30″E / 17.44167°N 78.39167°E / 17.44167; 78.39167Coordinates: 17°26′30″N 78°23′30″E / 17.44167°N 78.39167°E / 17.44167; 78.39167
Country India
StateTelangana
DistrictRangareddy
CityHyderabad
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
500 081
Vehicle registrationTS-07
Lok Sabha constituencyChevella
Vidhan Sabha constituencySerilingampally
Civic agencyGHMC
Planning agencyHMDA

Madhapur is a suburb of Hyderabad, India. It is noted as a centre of information technology activity. The heart of this area is called HITEC City which has the highest concentration of IT/ITES establishments in the city.[1] Located in Ranga Reddy district of Telangana, It is administered as Ward No. 107 of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation.[2]

Geography[edit]

The entire city sits below 550m. The official elevation sits at about 576m.[3] In the southeast corner of the city, next to the Inorbit Mall, there is a lake named Durgam Cheruvu which is being destroyed by the construction activities in that area affecting the swans in the lake.

Economy[edit]

Lake Durgam, located close to the Hitec city

Madhapur has transformed from a small, rocky village in the early 1990s into a modern IT and BPO hub.[4] Madhapur has made its mark on the city map by having the highest concentration of IT/ITES companies in Hyderabad city. Top IT/ITES and Telco companies from all over the world are located in this suburb, fuelling the software and BPO businesses. Cyber Towers, Cyber Gateway and Cyber Pearl were the first IT structures to come up. Later on big names like Broadcom, Qualcomm, CSC, Tata Communications, Accenture, Tata Consultancy Services, Automatic Data Processing(ADP), NTT Data, Tech Mahindra, Deloitte, Amazon.com, Convergys, Oracle Corporation, IBM, Dell, Google, Verizon, CA Inc., Infosys, Wipro, Tata Consultancy Services, AppLabs, Invensys, Keane, Cognizant, Patni, Ram info solutions, Cyient, Capital IQ, Genpact, Novartis, Deloitte, Sitel India, Colruyt , Netcracker Technology and many others have made the city their business centre.

This suburb is also home to National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT),[5] Sri Venkateshwara college of Architecture: Sri Venkateshwara college of Arts and pharmacy college, Manthan International School and CGR International school, which are leading new International Schools in Hyderabad.

Real estate is on the rise with big names such as Ramky Estates, Aparna, Aliens, Lanco Infratech and many others constructing skyscrapers, luxury homes, SEZs etc.[citation needed] Companies choosing Madhapur for their business ventures have made Madhapur an integrated and modern city.

Madhapur also has become the preferred meeting place, with many international conferences and meetings taking place at Hitex Convention Center and Hotel Novotel, Hotels like Westine, Lemon Tree, Trident and other business hotels in surrounding areas like Banjara Hills and Jubilee Hills has enhanced the value of Madhapur over the last decade.

Transport and infrastructure[edit]

TSRTC, a state-owned bus service, connects Madhapur with other parts of the city. The bus numbers plying to Madhapur are 10H, 127K, 222A. Madhapur is served by MMTS train service, the station is HiTech City Station, which is a kilometer away. Taxis and autos shuttle between the station and the city. Hyderabad Metro Rail is also available at a distance.

Inner and outer ring roads are being developed to ease traffic during peak hours, and also to provide connectivity to the new Hyderabad International Airport near Shamshabad.

Hospitals[edit]

Landmarks[edit]

  • Shilparamam Auditorium, Arts and crafts centre
  • State Gallery of Arts
  • HITEX Convention Centre
  • Fortune Towers
  • Mind Space campus
  • Vanenberg IT Park
  • Cyber Pearl
  • Image Hospital
  • Cyber Towers
  • Cyber gateway
  • Durgam cheruvu
  • Inorbit Mall
  • Botanical gardens 3 km from madhapur
  • Peddama Temple is 4 km from madhapur

References[edit]

  1. ^ A wave of change in Madhapur
  2. ^ "Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation wards" (PDF). Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  3. ^ "Madhapur Elevation (576.61 M)". www.distancesto.com. Retrieved 3 April 2017.
  4. ^ Madhapur: From a sleepy village to Hyd’s Silicon Valley
  5. ^ NIFT Hyderabad
  6. ^ FirstHealth Diagnostics Archived 21 August 2015 at the Wayback Machine