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Ranga Reddy
Ranga Reddy
district is one of the 31 districts in the Indian state
Indian state
of Telangana. The district headquarters are located at Shamshabad.[2][3]. The district was named after the former deputy chief minister of the joint state of Andhra Pradesh, Konda Venkata Ranga Reddy.[4]

Contents

1 History 2 Geography 3 Demographics 4 Economy 5 Administrative divisions

5.1 Mandals 5.2 Assembly Constituencies

6 References

History[edit] The district was formed in 1978 when it was split from Hyderabad district.[5][6] Originally named Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Rural district, it was renamed after Konda Venkata Ranga Reddy, a freedom fighter who fought for the independence of Telangana
Telangana
from the Nizams
Nizams
and who went on to become the deputy chief minister of Andhra Pradesh. In 2016, it was carved out during the districts re-organisation to create new Vikarabad district
Vikarabad district
and Medchal– Malkajgiri
Malkajgiri
district.[4] Geography[edit] Ranga Reddy
Ranga Reddy
District occupies an area of approximately 7,500 square kilometres (2,900 sq mi).[7] A fresh water reservoir, called Osman Sagar, Himayath Sagar, on the river Musi at Gandipet is the prime drinking water source to the capital city of Hyderabad/Secunderabad. Demographics[edit] According to the 2011 census Ranga Reddy
Ranga Reddy
District has a population of 2,446,265. Of which males were 1,254,184 and females were 1,192,081.[8] Economy[edit]

Medium-scale industries and Cement Corporation Of India
India
(CCI)'s cement factories are established at Tandur. Another major company is Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Chemicals and Fertilizers, established at Moula-Ali
Moula-Ali
in 1942.

In 2006 the Indian government named Ranga Reddy
Ranga Reddy
one of the country's 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640).[9] It is one of the nine districts in Telangana
Telangana
currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).[9] Administrative divisions[edit] The district will have five revenue divisions of Chevella, Ibrahimpatnam, Rajendranagar, Kandukur
Kandukur
and Shadnagar. They are sub-divided into 27 mandals.[2] Ranghunandan Rao is the present collector of the district.[10] Mandals[edit] The below table categorizes mandals into their respective revenue divisions in the district:[2]

# Chevella
Chevella
revenue division Ibrahimpatnam revenue division Kandukur
Kandukur
revenue division Rajendranagar
Rajendranagar
revenue division Shadnagar
Shadnagar
revenue division

1 Chevella Abdullapuramet Amangal Gandipet Chowderguda

2 Moinabad Hayathnagar Balapur Rajendranagar Farooqnagar

3 Shahbad Ibrahimpatnam Kandukur Serilingampally Keshampeta

4 Shankarpalle Madgul Kadthal Shamshabad Kondurg

5

Manchal Maheswaram

Kothur

6

Yacharam Talakondapalle

Nandigama

7

Saroornagar

Assembly Constituencies[edit] There are 7 assembly constituencies in Ranga Reddy
Ranga Reddy
district. They are Chevella, Rajendranagar, L.B Nagar, Shadnagar, Serlingampally, Ibrahimpatnam and Maheshwaram.[11] References[edit]

^ "District Codes". Government of Telangana
Telangana
Transport Department. Retrieved 4 September 2014.  ^ a b c "Rangareddy district" (PDF). New Districts Formation Portal. Government of Telangana. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 November 2016. Retrieved 26 March 2017.  ^ " Shamshabad
Shamshabad
to be Ranga Reddy
Ranga Reddy
district". Deccan Chronicle. 3 October 2016. Retrieved 30 March 2017.  ^ a b " Ranga Reddy
Ranga Reddy
district set to shrink". The Hindu. 3 October 2016. Retrieved 3 October 2016.  ^ Law, Gwillim (2011-09-25). "Districts of India". Statoids. Retrieved 2011-10-11.  ^ "Salient Features of Rangareddy District". Rangareddy District Official Website. Collectorate Rangareddy District. Retrieved 19 December 2012.  ^ Srivastava, Dayawanti et al. (ed.) (2010). "States and Union Territories: Andhra Pradesh: Government". India
India
2010: A Reference Annual (54th ed.). New Delhi, India: Additional Director General, Publications Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (India), Government of India. pp. 1111–1112. ISBN 978-81-230-1617-7. CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link) ^ http://www.rangareddy.telangana.gov.in/rangareddy/censusRangareddy.apo ^ a b Ministry of Panchayati Raj (September 8, 2009). "A Note on the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme" (PDF). National Institute of Rural Development. Retrieved September 27, 2011.  ^ "K Chandrasekhar Rao appoints collectors for new districts". Deccan Chronicle. 11 October 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016.  ^ " Ranga Reddy
Ranga Reddy
district map". newdistrictsformation.telangana.gov.in. Retrieved 22 August 2016. 

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Ranga Reddy
Ranga Reddy
district

District headquarters

Vikarabad

Revenue divisions

Chevella Saroornagar Malkajgiri Rajendranagar Vikarabad

Mandals

Balanagar Rajendranagar

Cities

Hyderabad Ranga Reddy

Towns

Chevella Tandur

Census Towns

Dundigal Bachpalle Kompalle Medchal Jawaharnagar Nagaram Ghatkesar Boduppal Medipalle Peerzadguda Turkayamjal Omerkhan Daira Jillalguda Meerpet Badangpet Kothapet Narsingi Bandlaguda (Jagir) Kismatpur Navandgi Shamshabad Ibra

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