Sangareddy

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Sangareddy
Sangareddy is located in Telangana
Sangareddy
Sangareddy
Location in Telangana, India
Sangareddy is located in India
Sangareddy
Sangareddy
Sangareddy (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
StateTelangana
DistrictSangareddy
MetroHyderabad Metropolitan Region
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
Area
 • Total13.70 km2 (5.29 sq mi)
Elevation
496 m (1,627 ft)
Population
 (2020)[1]
 • Total1,527,628
 • Density110,000/km2 (290,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu, Urdu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
502 001
Telephone codecode-08455
Vehicle registrationTS 15
Websitewww.sangareddy.telangana.gov.in

Sangareddy (formerly Sangareddypeta) is a town and the district headquarters of 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 Sangareddy Municipality, classified as a first grade municipality with 38 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.

  • Karuna High School, Sanjeeva Nagar
  • Keshava Reddy Concept School, Kandi
  • St.Joseph's high school, Shanthinagar
  • BVM Concept school, sangareddy
  • shree Gayathri high school, sangareddy
  • Pioneers International School
  • Govt High school, Sangareddy
  • Gandhi Centenary High School
  • St. Anthony's High School, Shanthi Nagar
  • Rishi high school
  • Daffodils high school
  • Sri Sai Krishna High School
  • Nagarjuna Junior College
  • Anthony Junior College
  • Government Tara Degree College
  • Wisdom Degree College
  • Ellenki Degree College
  • St. Anthonys High School, Vidya Nagar
  • St. Peter's High School
  • St. Arnolds High 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
  • Bhavani Primary School
  • National Public school

Higher Education[edit]

The following are the centres of higher education in Sangareddy district:

  • Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, Kandi Village, Sangareddy
  • MNR Medical College,MNR Nagar,Fasalwadi,Narasapur Road,Sangareddy-502294
  • JNTUH College of Engineering Sulthanpur
  • GITAM University
  • Prof N Ranga Agricultural University
  • Horticultural University

Transport facilities.[edit]

Roads[edit]

The NH-65 road passes through the town.

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 Shankarpalli railway station which is about 22 km away, Lingampally, which is about 30 km away, Secunderabad (about 50 km away) and Nampally Station, which is around 53 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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 June 2016. Retrieved 28 June 2016.
  2. ^ Arif, Mohd. (10 March 2015). "First-ever Jail Museum". The Hindu. Retrieved 28 June 2016.