Ranga Reddy district
Ranga Reddy district
Location in Telangana, India
|Founded||15 August 1978|
|Named for||Konda Venkata Ranga Reddy|
|• Type||Zilla Parishad (part), GHMC (part)|
|• Body||HMDA part|
|• District Collector||Amoy Kumar, IAS|
|• Total||5,031 km2 (1,942 sq mi)|
|• Density||486/km2 (1,260/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
500 0XX, 501 5XX, 501 2XX, 501 1XX, 509 3XX
|Telephone code||91-, 040, 08413, 08414, 08417|
|Vehicle registration||TS–07, AP-28(old)|
Ranga Reddy district, formerly Hyderabad Rural, abbreviated as R. R. district, is a district in the Indian state of Telangana. The district headquarters is located at Shamshabad. The district was named after the former deputy chief minister of the United Andhra Pradesh, Konda Venkata Ranga Reddy. The district shares boundaries with Nalgonda, Yadadri, Hyderabad, Medchal–Malkajgiri, Nagarkurnool, Mahabubnagar, Sangareddy and Vikarabad districts.
The district was formed in 1978 when it was split from Hyderabad district. Originally named Hyderabad Rural district, it was renamed after Konda Venkata Ranga Reddy, a freedom fighter who fought for the independence of Telangana from the Nizams and who went on to become the deputy chief minister of Andhra Pradesh. In 2016, it was carved out during the district's reorganisation to create the new Vikarabad district and Medchal–Malkajgiri district.
Ranga Reddy District occupies an area of approximately 7,500 square kilometres (2,900 sq mi).
- Medium-scale industries and Cement Corporation Of India (CCI)'s cement factories are established at Tandur.
- Another major company is Hyderabad Chemicals and Fertilizers, established at Moula-Ali in 1942.
In 2006 the Indian government named Ranga Reddy one of the country's 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640). It is one of the 33 districts in Telangana currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).
The district will have five revenue divisions: Chevella, Ibrahimpatnam, Rajendranagar, Kandukur and Shadnagar. They are sub-divided into 27 mandals. Amoy Kumar IAS is the present collector of the district.
There are 12 Municipalities and 3 municipal corporations in Ranga Reddy district. They are Adibatla, Amangal, Badangpet, Bandlaguda Jagir, Ibrahimpatnam, Jalpally, Manikonda, Meerpet, Narsingi, Pedda Amberpet, Shadnagar, Shamshabad, Shankarpally, Thukkuguda, Thurkayamjal.
The table below categorizes mandals into their respective revenue divisions in the district:
|#||Chevella revenue division||Ibrahimpatnam revenue division||Kandukur revenue division||Rajendranagar revenue division||Shadnagar revenue division|
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