Miryalaguda

Miryalaguda
city
Miryalaguda is located in Andhra Pradesh
Miryalaguda
Miryalaguda
Coordinates: 16°31′30″N 79°21′14″E / 16.525°N 79.354°E / 16.525; 79.354
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
Region Telangana
District Nalgonda
Named for Rice Industries
Government
 • MLA Julakanti Rangaredy
Elevation 413 m (1,355 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 103,855
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 508207
Telephone code +91-8689
Vehicle registration AP 24
Sex ratio 1000:995 /
Literacy 82.09%
Website [miryalaguda.org]

Miryalaguda (variants: Mirialguda, Miryalguda) is a town in Nalgonda District of the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

Tractors in Miryalaguda

It is the home town of a key commercial center, town, mandal & revenue divisional headquarters in the region of Telangana. This town is well developed with Underground Drainage System, Sagar Water for drinking and cement roads in all interior streets. This town has good number of apartments and the living standards are high.

Miryalguda is famous for the paddy growth and it is listed among the top 5 paddy markets in Andhra Pradesh. The new agriculture market yard constructed is the largest in Andhra Pradesh, with a size of 45 acres (180,000 m2). Water from Left canal of Nagarjuna Sagar makes Miryalguda and its surroundings green and commercially rich. The town is quite famous for its large number of rice mills in state and country, and it also has famous F.C.I (Food Corporation Of India)near to the chinthapally village and superfine quality rice exported to other districts, states and other countries. The rice industries has given more employment in the city.

The young town has been promoted as Municipality in the year 1985, youngest in the district and is competing with district capital Nalgonda. The population has been growing rapidly due to industrialization and its convenient location between coastal Andhra and Telangana. It is in close proximity to river Krishna. The only town in the district with safe, saturated and well organized drinking water supply. The town reflects both ancient traditions and carrying culture of Telangana, at the same time with new generation innovative activities.

Miryalaguda Street

The town gradually changing its infrastructure with the construction of new municipal offices, shopping complexes, apartments and other important commercial establishments. The State highway constructed through the city in year 1994 poured great opportunities to the town in terms of accessibility and exposure. It has become the most congested town in the district as a result of new settlers and rapid expansion. The land rates around have gone up 3 fold in 4 years due to real estate speculation. But there is no guarantee that this kind of growth will sustain due to future realization about true value of the output from investment. Also many innocent people are being lured into real estate investment by the local land owners who started ventures without proper government approval. This along with uncertain future growth and employment potential in the region, real estate business is set to doom in near future. Collector of Nalgonda had issued various notices to the realtors to prevent real estate fraud. Fifth Additional District Court in Nalgonda District is established in Miryalaguda in the year 2008.

Geography

Street protest in Miryalaguda

Mirialguda or Miryalaguda is located at 16°52′00″N 79°35′00″E / 16.8667°N 79.5833°E / 16.8667; 79.5833.[1] It has an average elevation of 105 metres (344 ft). It is around 140 km from Hyderabad/160 km from Vijayawada,120 km from guntur,180 km from Warangal

Railway station: Miryalaguda railway station connects to secunderabad(148 km distance) and Guntur. There is a good rail connectivity to this town from various cities.

Demographics

As of 2013 India census, Miryalguda had a population of 115,260. The sex ratio of Miryalaguda is 995 per 1000 males. However the child sex ratio is 948 per 1,000 males.[2] Miryalguda has an average literacy rate of 82.09%, higher than the national average of 74.04.5%: male literacy is 89.34%, and female literacy is 75.01%. In Miryalaguda, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Miryalguda developed after the construction of Nagarjuna Sagar Dam. Growth of Miryalguda is fueled by the good irrigation facility for cultivation, which has also helped the growth of industries. Cost of living is increasing day by day. More than 300 rice mills are situated in and around the town. People from surrounding villages are doing rice related businesses there. The rice from Miryalguda is very famous in India. Rice from here is supplied to Major states of the country(Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Bihar etc.) Rice is supplied to other countries and mostly to Dubai.Because of rice mills one can find lorries in every part of the town automobile shops are a common sight here.

The AP tourism boat park in miryalaguda is a place of recreation where one can enjoy the sight of lake as well as boating.

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