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|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Secunderabad|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Amberpet|
The shopping area is good with some good shopping complexes and many grocery stores.
It has very good temples in and around like Ahobil Mutt and Ayyappa swamy temple. Ayyappa swamy temple is famous for its importance of ayyappa puja in the month of December and January. Ahobil Mutt is also a famous temple of Narsimhaswamy lord. It is a very popular temple for people in and around shivam temple. Ramalayam, Shiva Temple (Puttu Lingala Gudi) Shirdi Sai Baba temples.
Shivam Road is well connected by TSRTC buses.
The closest MMTS Train station is at Vidya nagar.
There are many good schools and educational institutions in this area like ATI (Advanced Training Inistitute), Hyderabad institute of Physics(HIP) popularly known as jmr's institute of physics which offers best coaching in physics for +2 students.It has some famous schools like Sri Sathya Sai Vidhya Vihar High School,Narayana e techno school, Aurobindo International school (ICSE),Mothers Integral and Srinivasa High School. Osmania University is adjacent to D.D. Colony and it is one of the oldest and famous universities in Hyderabad and across India.It also has a famous Law college in D.D.Colony and has Intermediate colleges named Rama Chandra college (Shifted some time back) and Sarath Jr College.
There is a great famous temple called shivam temple. There is a lord Shiva vigraham in this temple. There are many book stalls like vishal book store, bhavani bookstall in this road. There are also many medical shops like Harish medical store, hetero medical store, bhavani medical store. It has a vegetable market. There are many hospitals in and around Shivam road. There are a lot of malls and general stores. It also has many bakeries, restaurants (like Dickeys, Subway, Daffodills, Coffee Day, Food 9, etc.) and hotels.
There are many good restaurants in this area. Some of them are
- Surabhi Grand
- US Pizza
- Filmi Thadka
- Hotel Shanthi Delux Pure Vegetarian Hotel
- Hotel Raghavendra Vegetarian Hotel
- Baskins & Robins Ice Cream
- Just Bake
There are many banks and atms in this area.
- OBC ATM
- Indian Bank & ATM
- SBI & ATM
- Syndicate Bank & ATM
- Corporation Bank & ATM
- Karur Vysya Bank & ATM