A. S. Rao Nagar
Dr. A. S. Rao Nagar
A. S. Rao Nagar
A. S. Rao Nagar
Location in Telangana, India
A. S. Rao Nagar
A. S. Rao Nagar
A. S. Rao Nagar (India)
Coordinates: 17°28′23″N 78°33′59″E / 17.47306°N 78.56639°E / 17.47306; 78.56639Coordinates: 17°28′23″N 78°33′59″E / 17.47306°N 78.56639°E / 17.47306; 78.56639
Country India
StateTelangana
DistrictMedchal-Malkajgiri District
CityHyderabad
Named forDr. Ayyagari Sambasiva Rao
Elevation
543 m (1,781 ft)
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu, Urdu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN code
500062
Vehicle registrationTS-08
Parliament constituencyMalkajgiri
Assembly constituencyUppal
Civic agencyGHMC
Planning agencyHMDA

A. S. Rao Nagar, also known as Dr. A. S. Rao Nagar, is a major commercial and residential neighbourhood of Hyderabad, Telangana, India. It is located in the north eastern side of the city falling under Medchal-Malkajgiri district. It is administered as Ward No. 2 of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation.[1]

In 2012 A. S. Rao Nagar's high street area had the steepest hike in rental prices across the country.[2] It has many residential townships like Saket which is near suburbs including Neredmet, ECIL, Sainikpuri and Moula-Ali.[3]

History

It is named after Dr. Ayyagari Sambasiva Rao (Dr. A.S.Rao), the founder of the Electronics Corporation of India (ECIL) in Hyderabad. He was instrumental in forming ECIL Employees Co-Operative House Construction Society Limited in 1976, for the benefit of the employees of Department of Atomic Energy, ECIL, NFC and TIFR.

Economy

Many specialist retail outlets and commercial buildings have their establishments in the area.[4]

Transport

The neighbourhood is well connected to different parts of the cities. Many TSRTC buses operate from the area. The nearest local train station is R. K. Puram Railway Station and Moula-Ali. The suburb is well connected to Ghatkesar, ECIL, Neredmet, Keesara, Sainikpuri and Malkajgiri.

References

  1. ^ "Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation wards" (PDF). Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  2. ^ "A S Rao Nagar in high street map of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 8 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Small steps make a big difference". The Hindu. Retrieved 8 July 2016.
  4. ^ "On the fast lane: AS Rao Nagar turns a shopper's paradise". The Times of India. Retrieved 8 July 2016.