Pocharam Municipality
Location in Telangana, India
Pocharam (India)
Coordinates: 17°25′32″N 78°38′42″E / 17.425460°N 78.644985°E / 17.425460; 78.644985
Country India
 • TypeMunicipality
 • BodyMunicipal Administration and Urban Development Department, Telangana
 • Total20.74 km2 (8.01 sq mi)
 • Total21,946
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN code
Telephone code040
Vehicle registrationTS 08 XX XXXX

Pocharam is a satellite town of Hyderabad.[1]Pocharam is a village located in the Medak district of the Indian state of Telangana. It is situated approximately 60 kilometers north-east of the state capital, Hyderabad. Pocharam is known for its historical and cultural significance, attracting tourists and researchers alike.


The presence of Warangal highway and metro station at Uppal has led to large scale boom in real-estate activity in and adjoining areas of Narapally, Boduppal and Peerzadiguda. It is home to integrated residential and commercial project, Singapore Township aka Sanskruthi Township.[2] The software company, Infosys, has its 447-acre second campus in Hyderabad, here known as Prakriti Park. This facility is an SEZ and, when constructed fully, it will be able to accommodate 25,000 employees. The campus is Infosys' world's biggest campus. Next to this is Raheja Mind Space IT Park in 100 acres. Companies like Genpact, Axis Bank and other IT and ITES companies have set up their offices in Raheja Mind Space.[3]


Historically, Pocharam has been an essential center of activity for several centuries. The village's roots can be traced back to the period of the Kakatiya dynasty, which ruled much of the Deccan region from the 12th to the 14th century. During this time, the area was known for its agricultural prosperity and strategic importance.

Pocharam Wildlife Sanctuary

One of the significant landmarks in Pocharam is the Pocharam Wildlife Sanctuary, which spans over an area of several square kilometers. The sanctuary is home to diverse flora and fauna, including various species of migratory birds that visit the region during certain times of the year. The serene Pocharam Lake, nestled within the sanctuary, further enhances the natural beauty of the area and provides a serene environment for visitors.

Temples and Architecture

Additionally, Pocharam is renowned for its ancient temples and architecture. The village houses several temples dedicated to various Hindu deities, showcasing the rich religious and cultural heritage of the region. These temples, often built in traditional South Indian architectural styles, attract devotees and art enthusiasts from different parts of the country.


The local economy of Pocharam is primarily based on agriculture, with the fertile lands surrounding the village supporting the cultivation of various crops. Agriculture remains a crucial source of livelihood for the majority of the population.

Development and Infrastructure

Over the years, Pocharam has also witnessed some development in terms of infrastructure and amenities, enhancing the overall quality of life for its residents.


  1. ^ "Ponnala writes to Sibal, seeks nod for ITIR". The Times of India. 17 December 2010. Archived from the original on 23 May 2012. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  2. ^ V. Rishi Kumar (1 July 2002). "Demand-supply mismatch". The Hindu Business Line. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Infosys starts 2nd Hyderabad centre". The Times of India. 11 August 2008. Archived from the original on 23 May 2012. Retrieved 19 January 2014.