Hyderabad City, India – An Introductory Overview

Hyderabad is 5th largest city in India and well-known worldwide for its offshoring. Hyderabad is the capital of the latest state of India, Telangana state. Telugu is the regional language of Telangana. Hyderabad was a sleepy city known for its defence scientific organizations before it became a hub for IT outsourcing.

Before Indian independence, a dynasty called Nizams under British rule and protection. This kingdom held territory over 3 states of current India which had different south Indian local languages, while the Nizam’s administrators came from North India. This caused the development of cosmopolitan culture in the capital city, which is now called the old city.  But lack of development and progress in this part of the city has seen many of the original inhabitants leave to other parts of the Hyderabad city.

Hyderabad is becoming the IT hub for major multinationals like Amazon, Qualcomm, Google and so on. In the 80s, Hyderabad started developing as a bulk drug manufacturing hub and several large pharma companies are located here.

The location of Hyderabad is a unique selling point of this city, centrally located in India, it is easily accessible from anywhere in India when it is compared to Delhi, Mumbai or Bengaluru, other cities of India. It is not located in the far South or far North like Chennai and Delhi respectively. Hyderabad is located on the Musi River, a tributary of Krishna River which it joins at Vadepally in Nalgonda district.

Transportation facilities:
Hyderabad has good transportation services within the city and also intercity transporting services. Intercity connectivity is efficient with rail, road and air accessibility to the other major cities of India like Delhi, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Pune, Jaipur and many more. Hyderabad has a great network of roads and rails that allows its residents to commute without any hassle. With high-quality rings roads and amazing rail connectivity, Hyderabad is going off the charts in terms of internal connectivity.

Second Silicon Valley of India:
Bengaluru is known as the silicon valley of India for its IT services, but Hyderabad is expanding its wings in the service and IT sector to become the second silicon valley of India. Hyderabad is providing plenty of opportunities to the software engineers, entrepreneurs and software companies to explore the depth of the IT sector.

Educational institutions:
Hyderabad is known for its educational facilities. At the state level, there is the Osmania University and JNTU Hyderabad. Central level educational institutions in Hyderabad include the University of Hyderabad, IIIT- Gachibowli,  IIT- Hyderabad and NALSAR.  Also, many private educational institutions like BITS, ICFAI, Narsee Monjee, GITAM University and KLU among others are located around Hyderabad. Hyderabad is going leaps and bounds as an education center.

Historical places in Hyderabad:
Hyderabad is historically an old city that has seen many dynasties rule from here.  There are so many historical places in Hyderabad city.

  • Akkana Madanna Temple, Karmanghat Hanuman Temple, Ujjain Mahakali Temple
  • Charminar, Salar Jung Museum, Chowmalla Palace & Paigah Tombs
  • Golkonda Fort / Qutub Shahi Tombs
  • Rachakonda Fort

More places to roam around:
Besides historical places in Hyderabad, there are many more places to explore and visit. Youngsters in the city have so many options to enjoy their weekends, to enjoy their holidays with enthusiasm and enjoyment. There are many options available to get a day out of your boring lives like:

  • Ramoji Film City
  • Many good restaurants
  • Durgam Cheruvu, Tank Bund Road Area
  • IKEA Store and many malls

Benefits of living in Hyderabad:
Hyderabad is a great place to live if anyone wants to relocate to the city. People in the city are amazing with welcome nature. There are so many amenities for the residents of the city. From metro connectivity to pleasant weather, this city welcomes you from all fronts. Hyderabad has a well-developed road network with the many wide ring roads, well developed public transport facility including bus and metro combined with affordable living standards.

Hyderabad city is thriving and at the same time striving to become a global hub for trade, commerce and livability. Hyderabad is more of a cosmopolitan city that has assimilated many languages and cultures. Hyderabad is all in all an amazing place to explore, to live or to relocate.