Nizamabad, Telangana

Nizamabad is a city in the Indian state of Telangana. Nizamabad is a major urban agglomeration and third largest city in the state. It is governed by municipal corporation and is the headquarters of the Nizamabad district.[6] Although previously part of Hyderabad State and then Andhra Pradesh state, Nizamabad became a part of the newly formed state of Telangana by the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014.

Nizamabad

Nizamabad

Nizamabad City
Nizamabad
Clockwise from top : District Government Hospital, Nizamabad Junction Railway Station, District Court and Nizamabad Fort
Nickname(s): 
The City of Nizams
Nizamabad is located in Telangana
Nizamabad
Nizamabad
Nizamabad is located in India
Nizamabad
Nizamabad
Coordinates: 18°40′19″N 78°05′38″E / 18.672°N 78.094°ECoordinates: 18°40′19″N 78°05′38″E / 18.672°N 78.094°E
CountryIndia
StateTelangana
RegionDeccan
DistrictNizamabad
Found1905
Named forNizam
Government
 • TypeMayor-council
 • BodyNizamabad MC
 • MPK.Kavitha (TRS)
 • MLABigala Ganesh Gupta (TRS)
Baji Reddy Goverdhan (TRS)
Area
 • City42.9 km2 (16.6 sq mi)
 • NUDA169.37 km2 (65.39 sq mi)
Elevation
395 m (1,296 ft)
Population
 • City310,467
 • Rank3rd (state)148th (india)
 • Density7,200/km2 (19,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Nizamabadi
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu, Urdu
Time zoneUTC5:30 (IST)
PIN
503 001,002,003,186,230
Telephone code91-8462
Vehicle registrationTS 16 / AP25 (erstwhile)
Sex ratio1001/1000 /
Literacy80.31%
Lok SabhaNizamabad
Vidhan SabhaNizamabad Urban
Nizamabad Rural
Planning agencyNizamabad Urban Development Authority
Websitenizamabadcorporation.telangana.gov.in

Etymology

The name Nizamabad is derived from Nizam meaning Nizam of Hyderabad and abad means Long Live in Urdu. Sometimes the place is also referred as The City of Nizams.[7]

History

Nizamabad was founded in the year 1905[8] when Nizam's Dominion were recognized, where up to it was known as Indur.[9][10] The Nizam of Hyderabad ruled over the Deccan region during the 18th century.

Nizamabad was a part of princely State of Hyderabad in 1724 and continued to be part of the Nizam's dominions until 1948.[11] After India gained independence in 1947, the Indian Armed Forces annexed Hyderabad and ended the rule of the Nizam in Operation Polo.[12] It was during 1876 Nizamabad became a separate district when the districts in Hyderabad State were reorganized by Salar Jung-I, the then prime minister. In 1905 the railway line between Secunderabad and Manmad was laid.[13] The city was named after Nizam ul Mulk, the fourth Nizam of Hyderabad state. And during the reign of last Nizam, Nizam Sagar dam was constructed in 1923 across the Manjira River at the village of Achampet which irrigates 250,000 acres (1,000 km2; 390 sq mi) of land in Nizamabad District.[14]

Geography

Nizamabad is located at 18°41′N 78°6′E / 18.683°N 78.100°E.[15] The city is bounded on the North by Nirmal, on the East by Jagtial and Karimnagar, on the South lies Kamareddy, and on the West it shares its boundaries with Nanded of Maharashtra State.

The city is administrated into 3 zones, Nizamabad North and Nizamabad South Mandal of Nizamabad Urban constituency, Nizamabad Rural Mandal of Nizamabad Rural constituency.[16][17] The Nizamabad Urban Development Authority with a geographical area of 169.37 square kilometres (65.39 sq mi)[18][19] spreading across North, South and Rural mandals of the city sees over the infrastructure development and planning for the 633,933[20][21] residents under its jurisdiction. The Nizamabad Municipal Corporation governs an area of 42.9 square kilometres (16.6 sq mi) under Nizamabad Urban constituency which mainly comprises the suburbs of Nizamabad North and South mandals.

Climate

As the city is situated at a considerable distance from the coast, the climate is tropical savanna with most rainfall from June to October.In winter there is less rainfall than in summer. In the month of May 2015, Nizamabad recorded 46.1 °C (115.0 °F) which was highest recorded temperature in Telangana during this summer.[22] The temperature goes as low as 5 °C (41 °F) while the average is 18 °C (64 °F) during winter, while in summer the temperature rises as high as 47 °C (117 °F) and the average is 46 °C (115 °F). Average annual temperature is 27 °C (81 °F).The average annual rainfall is 1108 mm.[23]

Demographics


As of the 2011 India census,[26] Nizamabad had a population of 311,152. Males constituted 51 percent of the population, and females constituted 49 percent. Nizamabad has an average literacy rate of 80.31 percent, higher than the national average of 74.04 percent; male literacy is 86.82 percent and female literacy is 73.83 percent. In Nizamabad, 13 percent of the population is under six years of age. The major languages spoken in the city are Telugu (53.8 %) and Urdu (37.6 %) and are also the official languages. Marathi is also spoken by nearly 4.2 % of the population. [27]

The Government of Telangana released a GO in 2017 setting up Nizamabad Urban Development Authority which merged the adjoining villages[28] of Nizamabad Rural Mandal into Nizamabad Urban Constituency increasing the population to 633,933.

Administration

Municipal corporation

The Nizamabad Municipal Corporation is the municipal governing body of the city. It was constituted as a municipality in 1937. The jurisdiction of the civic body is spread over an area of 42.9 km2 (16.6 sq mi) and has 50 municipal wards.[30] The municipal corporation consists of democratically elected members, is headed by a mayor and administers the city's infrastructure and administration. The Municipality was constituted in the year 1931 and upgraded as special grade Municipality in the year 1987. The Nizamabad Municipality upgraded as Nizamabad Municipal Corporation on 5 March 2005 vide GONo:109

E-Governance services

For providing facilities to the people the Government of Telangana started MeeSeva[31] (At your service) centres all around the city and the state. The main purpose of this facility was to bring public services closer to home. MeeSeva provides online signed digital certificates like Income Certificates, Residence Certificates, Land Records and other Registration Records. These records are further stored online for database.[32] Nizamabad along with Hyderabad are the only districts[33] in the Telangana state which have their own Regional Passport Offices (Passport Seva Kendras), these offices carter the need of Adilabad, Karimnagar, Medak, Warangal, Rangareddy, Khammam, Mahbubnagar and Nalgonda of Telangana state.[34][35]

Law and order

Nizamabad Police Vehicle
Nizamabad City Police SUV

The Nizamabad Police Commissionerate is the local law enforcement agency for the city and is headed by the Commissioner of Police. The city police traces its origins to 1847 under Hyderabad State. The city is under strict vigilance by the commissionerate as there are 72 CCTV cameras installed at various traffic junctions[36] and the infrastructure includes Interceptor Vehicles, Online Presence and a large fleet of Mahindra Bolero SUVs. Apart from Crime branch, the police also has Traffic branch, SHE teams, Blue Colts and Mobile patrolling fleet.

Healthcare

Being the third largest city in the state, Nizamabad is known for its medical care in northern Telangana region. Government General Hospital is one of the largest government hospital in the state, also serving patients from the cities and neighbouring districts of Nanded and Adilabad.[37] Khaleelwadi, also known as Doctor's Lane, is a densely hospital clustered area comprising more than 200 major private hospitals[38] and many laboratories. Considering the better infrastructure and resources available, Government Medical College was established in 2012. There are speciality hospitals for maternity care, chest hospitals, Meghna Hospital for Dental care, Indur Cancer Hospital. Apart from these multi-speciality hospitals in the city, Pragati Hospital is one of the only hospitals among the neighbouring districts which has recently established a heart transplantation wing.

Transport

Public transport

The Telangana State Road Transport Corporation operates buses to various destinations from Nizamabad bus station of the city.[39] The city has 2 bus depots for storage and maintenance of buses.[40]

Roadways

The city is well connected to the major destinations through various national and state highways. National Highway 44 bypasses the city, which is a major national highway connecting north and south India.[41] The 460 km (290 mi) long National Highway 63, originates at Nizamabad and connects Jagadalpur of Chhattisgarh.[42][43] The city corporation maintains roads of a total length of 772 km (480 mi), including of 387 km (240 mi) of surfaced and 385 km (239 mi) of unsurfaced roads.[44]

Railways

Nizamabad Junction is administered under Hyderabad railway division of South Central Railway zone and is the convergence station for Nizamabad-Peddapalli section and Jankampet-Bodhan Line with Kacheguda-Manmad section.[45][46]

This Nizamabad-Peddapalli section connects Nizamabad with the Grand Trunk route of New Delhi-Chennai main line and the distance from Nizamabad to Karimnagar and Warangal reduced to a large extent.[47][48]

Economy

Shopping Mall Nizamabad
Shopping Malls on RP Road
Sri Ram Sagar Project (Pochampahad)
Pochampahad Project

The economy of the city is largely based on industries and private businesses [49] which are both under government and public sector. For most families the main source of income is either government jobs or family citizens working in Gulf countries. After the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, with an initiative to develop the backward districts the state government has set up industrial parks in rural areas such as Sarangpur and Nehru Nagar.

Some of major industries include Nizam Sugar Factory which was the biggest sugar factory in Asia during the reign of Nizams,[50] and major Spice Park.[51] As Nizamabad is the largest producer of rice in the state there are many of Rice mills situated across the district and mostly in Khanapur region.[52]

Real estate

Real estate in Nizamabad is booming since recent years[53] with large number of high rise apartments and commercial complexes as high as 10 floors are under construction. There had also been a large overgrowth around the city for some years.[54]

Nizamabad City Panorama
Panorama of Nizamabad overlooking east

Culture

Nizamabad's culture enriched under the patronage of Nizams.The city has a diverse culture with major proportion of city population being Hindus and Muslims and this mixing of religions has also resulted in many festivals being celebrated in Nizamabad such as Ganesh Chaturthi and Diwali of Hindu tradition and Eid ul-Fitr and Eid al-Adha by Muslims.Telugu and Urdu are major languages spoken by the city people, however English is also widely used for communication purpose. Even though the city has different religious communities, the people of Nizamabad are known for their harmony, cultural amalgamation and religious unity .[7]

Cuisine

Nizamabadi cuisine mainly comprises rice, wheat and meat dishes. South Indian cuisine which include Dosa, Vada, Puri and Idly are common breakfast items. Hyderabadi biriyani with its blend of Mughlai and Arab influences and Tahari are other dishes. The traditional food items like Harees , Haleem and Nihari are common foods during Ramadan.[55][56]

Tourism

Gurudwar Nizamabad
Gurudwara in Nizamabad

Nizamabad Fort is situated on the southwest of the city which was built by Rashtrakuta Kings in around the 10th century, the fort was captured by Asaf Jahis who were the Nizams of Hyderabad, who then rebuilt the fort.[57][58] Archaeological and Heritage Museum was opened in October 2001 and is situated in the Tilak Garden premises which is opened seasonally. The Museum houses various artifacts and antiquities representing the evolution of human civilization from Paleolithic to Vijayanagara Empire(i.e. 16th. A.D). The Museum is divided into three sections, namely Archaeological Section, Sculptural gallery and Bronze and Decorative gallery. Bidri articles and arms and weapons of extensive variety are also exhibited.[14]

Alisagar is a park and tourist attraction which is 13 km from Nizamabad and 2 km (1.2 mi) off the Nizamabad-Bodhan road.[59] The garden is spread across a large 33 acres of area, it has a deer park, trekking and water sports facility. It also has a hilltop guest house built by Nizam and is under renovation as of 2015. Ashok Sagar is a lake, park and tourist attraction situated in Jankampet area, 07 km from centre of the city. It has a beautiful rock garden with illuminated rocks and has excellent boating facilities.[60]Badapahad dargah is one of the oldest Muslim pilgrim centres, built in the memory of Hazrat Syed Hussaini, built on top of a hillock, located at a distance of 38 km from the city.

Education

VREC,A Block
VREC, A Block, Nizamabad

Nizamabad is a major education centre in Telangana. The city is the home to 10 Engineering colleges, Vijay Rural Engineering College, Nizamabad (VREC), affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad (JNTUH) is the reputed institution located in city. Kakatiya Institutions of Nizamabad is a group of well known schools & colleges in state of Telangana and the erstwhile Andhra Pradesh, as they have been constantly fetching state top ranks. Some other major educational institutions for higher education are Arkay College of Engineering and Technology,[61] Kshatriya College of Engineering,[62] Kakatiya Engineering College for Women, Ganga Pharmacy college, Government Medical College,[63] Nishitha Degree College, etc. Many students from neighbouring districts of Nanded, Adilabad and Karimnagar take up admissions here for their higher education. Also 15 Model schools were established in the year 2013 by central government in EBBs, to uplift the education system & provide free education in English medium.

Telangana University is a public university under the Government of Telangana, located at Dichpally, 15 km from the city. Telangana University alone has 149 college affiliations of which 86 colleges are in Nizamabad and 63 colleges in Adilabad district.[64] The university has also signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Chicago State University of United States for exchange of students and teachers. The MoU was signed by the officials of the two universities in the presence of Chief Minister K.Chandrasekhar Rao.[65]

Notable people

For people from Nizamabad district, not the city itself, please see Nizamabad district

  • Nikhat Zareen is an Indian boxer who won gold medals at international boxing tournaments.
  • Nithiin (known as Nitin Reddy) is an Indian film actor known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema.
  • Sreemukhi is an Indian television anchor, famous as host in TV shows, Actress television anchor
  • Malavath Purna is an Indian mountaineer who scaled highest peak mount Everest at the age of 13 and she became the youngest girl in the world to climb mount everest.
  • Mohammad Hussamuddin is an Indian boxer who won bronze medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

See also

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Chammak Chandra

Chammak Chandra is an Indian comedian and actor, known for the Jabardast comedy show. Chandra was born in Venkatapur in Nizamabad, Telangana. He made his film debut in the Teja movie Jai. Later he performed skits with actor Dhanraj and Venu and earned the attention of producer Mallemala. He found an opportunity in performing in the Jabardast comedy show. He entered Kollywood by appearing in the Tamil film Seyal.

Dichpally Ramalayam

Dichpally Ramalayam is a Lord Rama temple located in Nizamabad, Telangana built in 14th century by Musunuri Kamma kings. It is also called Indhoor Khajuraho or Nizamabad Khajuraho. Ramalayam is also called Khilla Ramalayam, as there is an old fort wall down the way.

Government General Hospital, Nizamabad

Government General Hospital, also known as Nizamabad Government Hospital, is a major state-owned hospital situated in Nizamabad, Telangana. The hospital is funded and managed by the state government of Telangana.It is one of the largest hospitals in the state.

Government Medical College, Nizamabad

Government Medical College also Nizamabad Medical College is a government owned medical college located in Nizamabad, Telangana, India. It began its academic year from 2013-14. It is affiliated to Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences.

Huzurabad

Huzurabad is a town in Huzurabad mandal of Karimnagar district of the Indian state of Telangana. It is the newly formed Municipality in the district It falls in semi urban city category and It is centrally located on Warangal and Karimnagar cities on NationalHighway563 which connects with the NH63 stretched between Jagdalpur(Chattisgarh) to Nizamabad (Telangana).

Ex Prime Minister Shri.P.V.Narsimharao studied his high school education here in Govt Boys High school. Huzurabad is educational hub and General Hospital services for nearby towns and villages. Govt High school and Govt Junior College have best play grounds and interstate competitions often held in this town. This town raised prime minister for India and few became state ministers among elected.

Best known Land marks in this town are, Super Bazaar Road/DCMS Complex/Hanuman Temple/Karimnagar Road Petrol Bunk/Warangal Road Petrol Bunk/Nataraj Theatre/Annapurna Theatre/Bus Depot/KCCamp/Ranganayakula gutta/Government Hospital

MODEL CHERUVU is the biggest Cheruvu in Huzurabad town and now it is going to become reservoir.

Kakatiya Institutions

Kakatiya Institutions is the group of private educational institutions comprising High schools, IIT foundation academy, Intermediate College and a Women's Engineering College based in Nizamabad, Telangana, India. They have been consistently getting high rankings in the state.

Mohd. Ali Khan

Mohd. Ali Khan (born 01/01/1948 Birth Place Village Rudrur, District Nizamabad (Telangana)) is the politician from Indian National Congress Party. He was elected to Rajya Sabha from state of Andhra Pradesh of the ticket of INC since April 2008.He is appointed as Whip for INC in Rajya Sabha.He continue to represent Andhra Pradesh State in Rajya Sabha after its re-organization since 2 June 2015.

Nikhat Zareen

Nikhat Zareen (born 14 June 1996) is an Indian boxer from Nizamabad, Telangana. In 2018, she won Gold medal at the 56th Belgrade International Boxing Tournament in Serbia.

Nizamabad Agriculture Market

Nizamabad Agriculture Market also NAMC is an agriculture market located in Nizamabad, Telangana.[1] It is second-biggest grain market in Telangana. It is spread over 67 acres. The market won the award for the best eNAM market in India in 2016.

Nizamabad Junction railway station

Nizamabad Junction Railway Station is an A-Category railway station which serves the city of Nizamabad, Telangana, India. It is a major station on Secunderabad-Manmad railway line, also serving as the junction point for Secunderabad, Peddapalli, Jankampet/Mudkhed Junctions. The station falls under Hyderabad railway division of South Central Railway which is one of the zones of Indian Railways.

Jankampet Junction railway station is another station located in the city from where the Secunderabad-Manmad railway line branch towards Bodhan.

Nizamabad North Mandal

Nizamabad North is an administrative district located in the revenue division and city of Nizamabad under Nizamabad Urban Constituency. It is one of the 27 mandals within Nizamabad District in the Indian state of Telangana.On 11 October 2016, the government of Telangana reorganized the districts and mandals of the state. During reorganisation, the erstwhile Nizamabad mandal was divided into four mandals namely Nizamabad North, Nizamabad South, Nizamabad Rural and Mugpal.

Nizamabad Police

The Nizamabad Police Commissionerate or Nizamabad Police, is the local law enforcement agency for the city and district of Nizamabad and is headed by Commissioner of Police. The city police traces its origins to 1847 under Hyderabad State. The whole jurisdiction of the district is administrated by District Police Commissionerate Office located in Nizamabad.

Pocharam Srinivas Reddy

Pocharam Srinivas Reddy is the Assembly Speaker of Telangana.He is a Member of the Legislative Assembly from Banswada constituency. He was the Minister for Agriculture from 2014-2019 in Telangana State.

Sirnapally Waterfalls

Sirnapally Waterfalls, Janaki Bai Waterfalls or Telangana Niagara Waterfalls are located at Sirnapally village in Dharpalle Mandal. It is 20 kilometres from Nizamabad, Telangana.

Telangana University

Telangana University is a public university located at Dichpally in Nizamabad,Telangana, India, established in 2006 by the government of United Andhra Pradesh.The campus encompasses 600 acres (2.4 km2) of land. The university consists of 7 buildings they are administrative building, University College, University College of Law, University College of Commerce and Management, two hostels one for girls and other for boys. Telangana University was established through Act Number 28 of 2006, state government, to cater to the academic pursuits of the backward and rural student community of Nizamabad and Adilabad districts.

It was established at Dichpally of Nizamabad district. The State Government handed over around 577 acres of land in Suddapally and Nadipally villages of Dichpally Mandal to the university.

The university introduced 6 postgraduate courses in September, 2006, 7 Courses were added during 2007-2008 and 5 courses were included in 2008, raising the number of courses to 18. Till 2008 university functioned at Girraj Govt. College (Autonomous), Nizamabad. In 2009 it shifted to its own campus at Dichpally.

Telangana University is recognised by the University Grants Commission under section 2(b) and 2(f) of the U.G.C.Act. The University is the 3rd largest government universities in the state of Telangana after Osmania and Kakatiya universities.The university became a member of Association of Indian Universities. Telangana University has taken over the affiliation status from Osmania University and Kakatiya University to recognize degree, postgraduate, B.Ed and other colleges of Nizamabad & Adilabad districts. Now, the jurisdiction of the University is extended to Nizamabad & Adilabad districts, covering 149 Degree, postgraduate, B.Ed and other colleges from 2011. The university is planning to introduce Credit Base Choice System (CBCS) gradually to assess the academic performance of the students.

The university offers 18 courses with 1250 students pursuing their studies in courses at University Main Campus and the South-Campus of Bhiknoor, Nizamabad District both abutting the National High Way 44. . Accommodation is provided separately for girls and boys with furnished hostels and playgrounds within.

Steps are being taken to develop playgrounds opposite the classroom complex and girls hostel. Massive planting is going on to make Telangana University into a green campus. The plantation works are done under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme. The campus will soon have avenue of trees, nursery beds and landscape designing.

Varikuppala Yadagiri Goud

Varikuppala Yadagiri is a well known singer, music director and lyricist in the Telugu film industry. He is from Nizamabad Telangana in India.

He got a wider publicity with popular hit movie Bachelors, released in 2000 as a singer and lyricist, though he started his lyricist career with the movie,V.Yadagiri composed songs as a music director for movies like Bhageerathudu and Oka Ammai Oka

Abbai, kotha katha, ayomayam apartment, he prabhu dekhade (oriya), nuvvante nenani, etc.

Vijay High School

Vijay High School (VHS) Mubarak Nagar, Nizamabad, Telangana, India, and Vijay High School (VHS) Mamidipalli, Armoor, Telangana, India, are the Prestigious Institutions for the Privileged. The Secretary and the Promoter is Amrutha Latha.

Vijay Rural Engineering College

Vijay Rural Engineering College fondly called as VREC is a private engineering and diploma college established in 1997 in Nizamabad, Telangana, India.It is 8 kilometres (5 miles) away from Nizamabad railway station and 9 kilometres (5.6 miles) from Nizamabad Bus Station.The college is affiliated to JNTU Hyderabad and approved by AICTE, New Delhi.

Climate data for Nizamabad (1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 30.8
(87.4)
33.6
(92.5)
37.3
(99.1)
40.2
(104.4)
41.6
(106.9)
36.6
(97.9)
31.8
(89.2)
30.6
(87.1)
31.8
(89.2)
32.2
(90.0)
31.0
(87.8)
30.2
(86.4)
34.0
(93.2)
Average low °C (°F) 15.2
(59.4)
17.7
(63.9)
21.2
(70.2)
24.6
(76.3)
27.1
(80.8)
25.1
(77.2)
23.7
(74.7)
23.0
(73.4)
22.9
(73.2)
20.7
(69.3)
17.0
(62.6)
14.2
(57.6)
21.0
(69.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 9.7
(0.38)
4.6
(0.18)
11.8
(0.46)
13.8
(0.54)
17.3
(0.68)
145.8
(5.74)
286.1
(11.26)
295.6
(11.64)
160.0
(6.30)
83.9
(3.30)
12.4
(0.49)
4.8
(0.19)
1,045.8
(41.16)
Source: IMD[24]
Nizamabad city population 
CensusPop.
190112,871
191117,35334.8%
192115,672-9.7%
193118,80920.0%
194132,74174.1%
195155,19568.6%
196179,09343.3%
1971115,64046.2%
1981183,06158.3%
1991241,03431.7%
2001288,72219.8%
2011311,1527.8%
Sources: [25]
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