Ghatkesar

Ghatkesar
ఘటకేసర్
Ghatkeshwaram
Suburb/Town/Mandal
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 Malkajgiri district
Metro Hyderabad
Government
 • Body Major Gram panchayat
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 501 301
Vehicle registration TS-08

Ghatkesar is a suburb, mandal and also a town in Ranga Reddy district, which will now be part of proposed Malkajgiri district.

Geography

Ghatkesar is located at 17°26′58″N 78°41′07″E / 17.4494°N 78.6853°E / 17.4494; 78.6853.[1] It has an average elevation of 469 metres (1541 feet), and is on the east of Hyderabad city. Ghatkesar Mandal is home to Singapore Township.

The town is growing enormously as a residential and commercial suburban area due to presence of IT/ITES companies.[2]

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 poluation growth, with a decadal population growth record of 112%.[3]

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