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Santoshnagar is located in Telangana
Santoshnagar is located in India
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°21′24″N 78°30′44″E / 17.35666°N 78.512199°E / 17.35666; 78.512199Coordinates: 17°21′24″N 78°30′44″E / 17.35666°N 78.512199°E / 17.35666; 78.512199
Country  India
State Telangana
District Hyderabad
Metro Hyderabad
Zone South Zone
Ward 21
 • Body GHMC
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 500 059
Vehicle registration TS
Lok Sabha constituency Hyderabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency yakutpura
Planning agency GHMC

Santosh Nagar is a residential and commercial area in Hyderabad, India. It is nearer to Saidabad, Old City of Hyderabad and DRDO defense labs. Hyderabad International Airport is about 14 km from here, spanning a 30 minutes drive. It is divided into two areas - the Old Santoshnagar Colony and The New Santoshnagar Colony. Santoshnagar falls under Yakutpura assembly constituency, which is represented by All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen Legislator Mumtaz Ahmed Khan.

Commercial area[edit]

The choice for shops at Santosh Nagar is very good,with supermarkets like MORE, Big bazaar, Fresh@ present on the main road. Nearest market for wholesale vegetables and groceries is Madannapet Mandi in Saidabad - 2 km. Yadagiri 70mm is a popular movie theater among the people living in and around this area. Venkateshwara and Kankadurga are the most popular Temples and Masjid e Sahaba is the most popular Masjid in Santoshnagar..

Several banks have their branches like ICICI Bank, Canara Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Andhra Bank, State Bank of India, Bank of Maharashtra, ING Vysya Bank, HDFC Bank apart from ATMs of Axis Bank.

Public transport[edit]

Santosh Nagar is connected by buses run by TSRTC and is well connected with rest of the city. Buses that run through this area are 102, 103,104, 203, 253,478 etc.

The nearest MMTS train stations are at Yakatpura and Malakpet respectively.

Nearest Airport is Hyderabad International Airport, Shamshabad - 19.5 km.

Colonies around Santosh Nagar[edit]

Edi bazar[1] Maruthi Nagar, Durga Bhavani Nagar, Yadagiri Nagar, Champapet, Saidabad Colony and Lab quarters. There are Inner colonies in it like Khalander Nagar, M.B.Haat(Mama Baqtawar Haat) and Banu Nagar.

Healthcare and Education[edit]

Apollo DRDO, Owaisi Hospital, Srinivasa, Nightingale are hospitals in the area.

Deccan College of Medical Sciences is a famous medical college present in the locality. MVSR engineering college is located 7 km from Santosh Nagar.

Santosh Nagar has many schools such as the Famous - Iqra Islamic International School, Preston High School, Vikas High School, The Indo English High School, Bhashyam High School, Gnanodaya High School and Sacred Heart High School, St. Joseph's Grammar High School, Vidya Dayini Model High School etc. There are educational institutions and coaching centres too such as Student's Point Coaching Center [2] etc.

The area also has many Higher Education colleges such as Narayana Junior College[3] and Srinivasa Junior College etc.