Manikonda

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Manikonda
మనికొండ
Neighbourhood
Manikonda is located in Telangana
Manikonda
Manikonda
Manikonda is located in India
Manikonda
Manikonda
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°24′25″N 78°22′12″E / 17.406994°N 78.370085°E / 17.406994; 78.370085Coordinates: 17°24′25″N 78°22′12″E / 17.406994°N 78.370085°E / 17.406994; 78.370085
Country  India
State Telangana
District Rangareddy
Metro Hyderabad
Government
 • Body Panchayat
Languages
 • Official Telugu and Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 500 089
Vehicle registration TS
Lok Sabha constituency Chevella
Vidhan Sabha constituency Rajendra Nagar
Planning agency GHMC
Website telangana.gov.in

Manikonda is a commercial hub and a residential suburb in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. This suburb has boomed in recent years due to the presence of leading software company headquarters in the area as well as Lanco hills, a luxury hi-rise residential project, and an upcoming Chitrapuri Colony residential layout for Telugu cinema workers.[1][2]

Development[edit]

Manikonda is the site of significant commercial and residential development. The area is sought after for its posh locale. Several software professionals who work at Gatchibowli and Hi-tec City are purchasing flats and land in Manikonda. The area's infrastructure, shopping and entertainment are rapidly growing. The highways leading to Manikonda include one from Darga via OU Colony and another from Sheikpet via Sports complex and filter beds. It consists of two revenue villages named Manikonda and Puppalaguda. Several dozen towers of the multi-billion dollar Lanco hills as well as Chitrapuri Colony are located in Manikonda village. To reach this bustling locale from the airport, one should exit from Outer Ring Road at Nanakramguda/Gachibowli junction and take Lanco Hills Road.

Panorama showing Manikonda and Lanco Hills under construction

Commercial areas[edit]

Manikonda/Puppalaguda, OU Colony, and Secretariat Main Roads are turning into commercial hubs with many plush metroplexes and eateries. The recently opened Shaikpet Nala, a large mall contains leading brands including Brand Factory, Reliance, Mc Donalds, as well as reputed two- and four-wheeler showrooms.Exclusive Sports: Manikonda Sports Galore is located in Manikonda. Manikonda connected to Film Nagar via an upcoming four-lane road at Shaikpet Nala. There is a state of the art radial road coming up behind Pupalaguda within the next year. Other leading areas of commercial activity in close proximity include Jubilee Hills, Kondapur, Gachibowli, and Nanakramguda..

Transport[edit]

It is well connected by TSRTC buses that run from Mehdipatnam to Manikonda Marri Chettu Junction, and Lanco Hills.

The closest MMTS Train station is at HITEC City.

It's easily accessible to tourist attractions such as Khajaguda Historic Rock Formation next to Lanco Hills, Golkonda, Qutb Shahi tombs, Osman Sagar lake near Gandipet, Outer Ring Road, Hyderabad, Gachibowli Athletic Stadium, Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, HITEC City etc.

Schools[edit]

There are several reputed schools like Mt Litera Zee, Sanskriti Global Preschool,Gautami Talent School, Scholars, Lotus, Lakshanika international school, CBSE in this suburb. Also, adjacent to famous international schools such as Delhi Public School (DPS) and Oakridge International School, International covering CBSE and IB syllabus are in close proximity to Manikonda.

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