Sangareddy

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Sangareddy
Town
Sangareddy is located in Telangana
Sangareddy
Sangareddy
Sangareddy is located in India
Sangareddy
Sangareddy
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°37′46″N 78°05′30″E / 17.6294°N 78.0917°E / 17.6294; 78.0917Coordinates: 17°37′46″N 78°05′30″E / 17.6294°N 78.0917°E / 17.6294; 78.0917
Country  India
State Telangana
District Sangareddy
Government
 • Type Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 13.69 km2 (5.29 sq mi)
Elevation 496 m (1,627 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 72,344
 • Density 5,300/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 502 001
Telephone code code-08455
Vehicle registration TS 15
Website www.sangareddy.telangana.gov.in

Sangareddy (formerly Sangareddypeta) is the district headquarters of the Sangareddy district in the Indian state of Telangana. It was named after the ruler Sanga, who was the son of Rani Shankaramba, a ruler of Medak during the period of Nizams.[citation needed]

Office buildings in Sangareddi.

Government and politics[edit]

Civic administration[edit]

The Sangareddi Municipality, classified as a first grade municipality with 31 election wards, was created in 1954. The jurisdiction of the civic body is spread over an area of 13.69 km2 (5.29 sq mi).[1]

Economy[edit]

The city has three large-scale public sector industries. These are Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (one of the MAHARATNA companies of the Indian Government), Bharat Dynamics Limited (where one of India's most powerful missiles, PRITHVI was produced), and Ordnance Factory Medak (which manufactures the Sarath tanks for the Indian Army).

The city includes the Old Sangareddy and New Sangareddy sections. Old Sangareddy is known for its bazaars and old district jail, which has been converted to a jail museum.[2]

Education[edit]

Schools[edit]

The following text is a list of local schools and colleges.

  • Govt High school, Sangareddy
  • Gandhi Centenary High School
  • St. Anthony's High School, Shanthi Nagar
  • Rishi high school
  • Sri Sai Krishna High School
  • Nagarjuna Junior College
  • Anthony Junior College
  • Government Tara Degree College
  • Wisdom Degree College
  • St. Anthonys High School, Vidya Nagar
  • St. Peter's High School
  • Karuna high school
  • Pioneers International School
  • Akshaya Junior College
  • Spectra High School
  • Kendriya vidyalaya, ODF
  • Sri Chaitanya Junior College, Ammenpur.
  • Krishnaveni Talent school
  • Spoorthy degree college
  • Kakatiya Techno school
  • Sahiti public high school

Transport facilities.[edit]

Roads[edit]

The NH-9 road passes through the city.

About 15 km Away from Sangareddy there is an outer ring road which connects to Shamshabad airport - Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad, Gachibowli, and Medchal.

A By-pass road to NH44 is linked from sangareddy to shadnagar through chevella.

Rail[edit]

The nearest railway stations are Lingampally, which is about 30 km away, Secunderabad (about 50 km away) and Nampally Station, which is around 55 km away.

Air[edit]

The nearest air transport facility is Hyderabad International Airport, which is 70 km from Sangareddy.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Urban Local Body Information" (PDF). Directorate of Town and Country Planning. Government of Telangana. Retrieved 28 June 2016. 
  2. ^ Arif, Mohd. (10 March 2015). "First-ever Jail Museum". The Hindu. Retrieved 28 June 2016.