Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority
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Agency overview
Preceding agency
TypeUrban planning agency
HeadquartersHyderabad, Telangana
17°21′57″N 78°28′33″E / 17.36583°N 78.47583°E / 17.36583; 78.47583
Annual budget 54.5236 billion
Ministers responsible
Agency executives
  • Shri. Arvind Kumar, IAS, Metropolitan Commissioner
  • Shri.Santhosh B M, IAS, PD-ORR
  • Sri Santhosh B M, IAS, Secretary
Parent agencyDepartment of Municipal Administration and Urban Development

The Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) is the urban planning agency of Hyderabad in the Indian state of Telangana. The HMDA administers the Hyderabad Metropolitan Region, spread over an area of 7,257 km2 (2,802 sq mi) and covers the districts of Hyderabad district, Medchal district, part of Rangareddy district, Bhuvanagiri district, Sangareddy district, Medak district and Siddipet district.[1] HMDA was formed by the merging of the following erstwhile entities: Hyderabad Urban Development Authority (HUDA), Hyderabad Airport Development Authority (HADA), Cyberabad Development Authority (CDA) and Buddha Poornima Project Authority (BPPA). HMDA was set up for the purposes of planning, co-ordination, supervising, promoting and securing the planned development of the Hyderabad Metropolitan Region. It coordinates the development activities of the municipal corporations, municipalities and other local authorities, the Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply & Sewerage Board, the Telangana State Transmission Corporation, the Telangana State Infrastructure Corporation.

Outer Ring Road

HMDA built the Outer Ring Road at a cost of 6696 crores. The project started in 2005 and was completed in May 2018.[2]


In 2019, Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MA&UD) department, Telangana decided to revive the Hyderabad Urban Metropolitan Transport Authority (HUMTA).[3] HUMTA is a wing of Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA).[4] HUMTA acts as an umbrella for various agencies that are connected to traffic and transportation issues to ensure last-mile connectivity in Hyderabad.[5]


The areas under Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority include districts of Hyderabad district, Medchal district, part of Rangareddy district, Bhuvanagiri district, Sangareddy district,Nalgonda district, Medak district and Siddipet district.[6] The metropolitan region covers seven districts, 70 mandals, and 1032 villages, including Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation which consists of 175 villages and 12 municipalities / nagar panchayats consisting of 31 villages.

S.No District Mandals Total mandals
1 Hyderabad district Complete district 16
2 Bhuvanagiri district Bhuvanagiri Town, Bibinagar, Bommala Ramaram, Choutuppal, Boodhan Pochampally 5
3 Medchal-Malkajgiri district Complete district - Ghatkesar, Shameerpet, Medchal, Uppal, Keesara, Quthubullapur, Medipally, Bachupally, Dundigal, Kapra, Balanagar, Kukatpally, Malkajgiri, Alwal 14
4 Ranga Reddy district Chevella, Hayathnagar, Ibrahimpatnam, Kandukur, Maheshwaram, Manchal, Moinabad, Rajendranagar, Saroornagar, Shahbad, Shamshabad, Shankerpally, Yacharam, Abdullapurmet, Balapur, Farooqnagar, Gandipet, Kothur, Nandigama, Serilingamapally 20
5 Sangareddy district Patancheru, Ramachandrapuram, Sangareddy, Ameenpur, Gummadidala, Jinnaram, Kandi, Hathnoor 8
6 Medak district Manoharabad, Narsapur, Shivampet, Tupran 4
7 Siddipet district Markook, Mulugu, Wargal 3

Development charges

The Government approved a 50 per cent increase in the development charges for the builders for construction of buildings in the extended areas of the HMDA.[7]


  1. ^ "About HMDA". Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority. Archived from the original on 8 February 2015. Retrieved 25 March 2016.
  2. ^ "Another 260-km ring road planned for city | Deccan Chronicle | 2010-12-04". Archived from the original on 6 December 2010. Retrieved 13 December 2010.
  3. ^ "Hyderabad: Umbrella body to be one-stop urban window".
  4. ^ "Proposal to lay 19 cycle tracks in Hyderabad, non-starter".
  5. ^ "Hyderabad Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority idea likely to be revived soon".
  6. ^ "HMDA Districts and Villages" (PDF). Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  7. ^ "Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority hikes development charges". The Times of India. 13 July 2012. Retrieved 19 May 2018.