Ranga Reddy district

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Ranga Reddy district

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Ranga Reddy district
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Ranga Reddy district
Ranga Reddy district (India)
Coordinates: 17°18′N78°06′E / 17.3°N 78.1°E / 17.3; 78.1 Coordinates: 17°18′N78°06′E / 17.3°N 78.1°E / 17.3; 78.1
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Government of Telangana Logo.png Telangana
Headquarters Shamshabad
Founded15 August 1978
Named for Konda Venkata Ranga Reddy
Government
  Type Zilla Parishad (part), GHMC (part)
  BodyHMDA part
   District Collector Amoy Kumar, IAS
Area
  Total5,031 km2 (1,942 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
  Total2,446,265
  Rank2nd
  Density486/km2 (1,260/sq mi)
Languages
  Official Telugu, Urdu
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
500 0XX, 501 5XX, 501 2XX, 501 1XX
Telephone code91-, 040, 08413, 08414, 08417
Vehicle registration TS–07, AP-28(old) [1]
Website rangareddy.telangana.gov.in

Ranga Reddy district, formerly Hyderabad Rural, abbreviated as R. R. district, is a district in the Indian state of Telangana. The district headquarters is located at Shamshabad. [2] [3] The district was named after the former deputy chief minister of the United Andhra Pradesh, Konda Venkata Ranga Reddy. [4] The district shares boundaries with Nalgonda, Yadadri, Hyderabad, Medchal–Malkajgiri, Nagarkurnool, Mahabubnagar, Sangareddy and Vikarabad districts.

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History

The district was formed in 1978 when it was split from Hyderabad district. [5] [6] Originally named Hyderabad Rural district, it was renamed after Konda Venkata Ranga Reddy, a freedom fighter who fought for the independence of Telangana from the Nizams and who went on to become the deputy chief minister of Andhra Pradesh. In 2016, it was carved out during the district's reorganisation to create the new Vikarabad district and Medchal–Malkajgiri district. [4]

Geography

Ranga Reddy District occupies an area of approximately 7,500 square kilometres (2,900 sq mi). [7]

A freshwater reservoir, called Osman Sagar, Himayath Sagar, on the river Musi at Gandipet, is the prime drinking water source for the capital city of Hyderabad/Secunderabad.

Demographics

According to the 2011 census, Ranga Reddy District has a population of 2,446,265, of which 1,254,184 were males and 1,192,081 were females. [8]

Economy

In 2006 the Indian government named Ranga Reddy one of the country's 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640). [9] It is one of the 33 districts in Telangana currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF). [9]

Administrative divisions

The district will have five revenue divisions: Chevella, Ibrahimpatnam, Rajendranagar, Kandukur and Shadnagar. They are sub-divided into 27 mandals. [2] Amoy Kumar IAS is the present collector of the district. [10] [11]

Mandals

The table below categorizes mandals into their respective revenue divisions in the district: [2]

#Chevella revenue divisionIbrahimpatnam revenue divisionKandukur revenue divisionRajendranagar revenue divisionShadnagar revenue division
1 Chevella Abdullapuramet Amangal Gandipet Chowderguda
2 Moinabad Hayathnagar Balapur Rajendranagar Farooqnagar
3Shahbad Ibrahimpatnam Kandukur Serilingampally Keshampeta
4 Shankarpalle Madgul Kadthal Shamshabad Kondurg
5 Manchal Maheswaram Kothur
6 Yacharam Talakondapalle Nandigama
7 Saroornagar

Assembly constituencies

There are 7 assembly constituencies in Ranga Reddy district. They are Chevella, Rajendranagar, L. B. Nagar, Shadnagar, Serlingampally, Ibrahimpatnam and Maheshwaram

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