Shadnagar

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Shadnagar
Shadnagar is located in Telangana
Shadnagar
Shadnagar
Location in Telangana, India
Shadnagar is located in India
Shadnagar
Shadnagar
Shadnagar (India)
Coordinates: 17°05′27″N 78°13′07″E / 17.090917°N 78.218536°E / 17.090917; 78.218536Coordinates: 17°05′27″N 78°13′07″E / 17.090917°N 78.218536°E / 17.090917; 78.218536
Country India
StateTelangana
DistrictRanga Reddy
Government
 • TypeDemocratic
 • MLAY.ANJAIAH YADAV
Area
 • Total5.16 km2 (1.99 sq mi)
Elevation
648 m (2,126 ft)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total1,40,000(estimate)
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
509216
Telephone code91-08548
Vehicle registrationTS 07

Shadnagar is a Town and assembly constituency in the Ranga Reddy district in Telangana. As part of the District re organisation of Telangana Government, Shadnagar separated from Mahabubnagar district and merged into Ranga Reddy district Headquarters. Shadnagar also has ISRO centre (NRSC) which is very famous centre for data reception from various satellites. Famous personalities likes Bill Gates had visited this place. It is very near to the Hyderabad international airport 30 km and 50 km to Hyderabad.

History[edit]

Shadnagar was founded between 1869 and 1911 under the sixth Nizam - Mir Mahboob Ali Khan.

Maharaja Sir Kishen Pershad, who was the then Prime Minister of Hyderabad Deccan at that time, was also an accomplished Urdu poet. He was famous among his peers and was known by his pen name ‘Shad’. Shadnagar was formed based on the pen-name ‘Shad’. Neighboring to Shadnagar a village known as Janampet is there which is now renamed as Farooqnagar.[citation needed]

Venkateshwara Swami Temple Shadnagar
National Remoting Sensing Centre (ISRO) Shadnagar