Ghatkesar

Ghatkesar
ఘటకేసర్
Suburb
Ghatkesar Railway Station
Ghatkesar Railway Station
Ghatkesar is located in Telangana
Ghatkesar
Ghatkesar
Ghatkesar is located in India
Ghatkesar
Ghatkesar
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°26′58″N 78°41′07″E / 17.4494°N 78.6853°E / 17.4494; 78.6853
Country  India
State Telangana
District Medchal district
Metro Hyderabad
Government
 • Body Major Gram panchayat
Area[1]
 • Total 13.83 km2 (5.34 sq mi)
Population [1]
 • Total 19,763
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration TS-08

Ghatkesar is a suburb in the Medchal district of the Indian state of Telangana. It is the mandal headquarters of Ghatkesar mandal in Keesara revenue division.[2][3] It also a part of Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority.[4]

Geography

Ghatkesar is located at 17°26′58″N 78°41′07″E / 17.4494°N 78.6853°E / 17.4494; 78.6853.[5]

Education

Town has notable engineering colleges that include, Kommuri Pratap Reddy Institute Of Technology, Sreenidhi Institute of Science and Technology, Nalla Narasimha Reddy Education Society’s Group of Institutions, and CVSR College of Engineering.

Transport

Ghatkesar is very well connected by road and rail. National Highway 163 passes through the town, that connects it to the cities of Hyderabad and Warangal.

Town also has a railway station, which is on the SecunderabadKazipet line, that comes under South Central Railway of Indian Railways. Ghatkesar has topped the fourth fastest growing mandal in population growth, with a decadal population growth record of 112%.[6]

References

  1. ^ a b "District Census Handbook – Karimnagar" (PDF). Census of India. p. 58. Retrieved 6 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "Medchal−Malkajgiri district" (PDF). New Districts Formation Portal. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  3. ^ Geetanath, V. (9 May 2014). "For a well oiled public transport". The Hindu. Retrieved 2 November 2016. 
  4. ^ "HMDA list of villages" (PDF). Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority. p. 3. Retrieved 2 November 2016. 
  5. ^ "Ghatkesar, India Page". www.fallingrain.com. Retrieved 2 November 2016. 
  6. ^ [articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com]