About Siddipet

 

About Siddipet

Siddipet is a city in Siddipet district of the Indian state of Telangana. It is a municipality and the headquarters of Siddipet mandal in Siddipet revenue division. Siddipet is located at 18.1°N 78.85°E.[3] It has an average elevation of 675 metres (2,215 ft). Komati Cheruvu, Narsapur Cheruvu and the Yerra Cheruvu are the major lakes nearby Siddipet.

Geography

Siddipet is located at 18.1°N 78.85°E. It has an average elevation of 675 metres (2,215 ft). Komati Cheruvu, Narsapur Cheruvu and the Yerra Cheruvu are the major lakes nearby Siddipet.

It is present in central part of the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh.

There is a need of forming siddipet district because it is far away from district headquarters sangareddy . And has all resources for forming siddipet a new district.

District name Siddipet , district headquarters is Sangareddy, and big town in district is Siddipet.

Education

Siddipet is the education hub in Siddipet district. The Government Degree College is the second biggest college in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh. The college campus also consists Osmania University’s Post Graduate College that offers courses including MCJ (Master of Communication and Journalism), MA (English), MA (Economics), MSc (Organic Chemistry), MBA and MCA. However, the PG College is going to withdraw MCA course from the academic year 2014-15. Ending Osmania University MCJ department’s monopoly over MCJ course, local MLA Tanneru Harish Rao had introduced the MCJ course in the PG College in 2013 after a brief fight with the state government. Siddipet also has a Govt. Degree College for Women. There are 3 Engineering Colleges in Siddipet: Indur Institute of Engineering and Technology, SSR Engineering College and Medak College of Engineering. There are three B.Ed. colleges, Andhra Pradesh College of Education in Duddeda, Islamia B.Ed College, Mustabad road and Princeton College of Education in Ponnala.There is one Pharmacy college SRI KRUPA INSTITUTE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES ( www.srikrupaips.com ) near Duddeda village. First English Medium School in Siddipet about 45 years old school St. John’s High School Near: Madhina Function Hall  [vidyaniketan high school],siddipet and SharadaNikentan High School.

Temples

There are more than 50 temples in Siddipet and approximately 25 temples surrounding the town. Sri Bhogeshwara Swamy and Sarabheswara Swamy temples are oldest temples located in the town. Many people believe that there is a secret under ground way between these two temples. another beautiful temple is The Lord Shiva temple, known as Kotilingala Gudi, was constructed by Sadguru Sree Madanananda Saraswatee Swamiji. Thadkamadla Mallaiah Gupta family, who worked very hard in completing the temple with graces of Sadguru Sree Madanananda Saraswatee Swamiji and is located near the Medak X Road. Sri Seetha Ramaswamy Temple is another old temple. Other some well known temples include Sri Venkateshwara Swamy, Gadi Maisamma, Borra Hanuman, Ganesh Nagar Hanuman Temple, Naga Devatha, Sri Sathya Narayana Swamy, Rama Raju Ragichettu Hanuman, Sri Neelakanteshwara Swamy, Shri Shiridi Sai Baba, Gita Bavan, Panchamukhi Hanuman, Ayyappa Swamy, Yellamma, Markandeya Swamy, Jai Santhoshi Mata, Bangaru Maisamma,Shankar nagar Shiva temple,Sri Sathya Sai Baba Prashanthi Nilayam, Brahamam gari temple at Kanchari bazar, Dikonda maisama near court and Pancha Mukhi Hanuman Temple. One of the very interesting thing that you found in Siddipet is that we will find a Hanuman Temple for Street. famous komuravelli mallikarjuna swami(komuravelli mallana) temple is just 25 k.m.away from siddipet and ananthasagar saraswathi kshetram is 20 k.m. away.

Masjid

Jama Masjid is a very old mosque located near Lal Kaman. Makkah Masjid is located at Charwadan Street and Sufia Masjid is located at Khaderpura. Other mosques include Masjid e Noor, Masjid e Mohammadia, Masjid e Zohra, Masjid e Elahi, Masjid UN Naseer located at Naseer Nagar, Masjid e Musallam is located Moinpura, Masjid e Ghaffaria, Masjid e Raza (Nasarpura) Masjid e Mehboob Unnisa, Masjid e Touheed at Bara-imam, Masjid e Firdauz, Masjid e Rabia Basri, Masjid e Sheikhan, masjid e Omer, Masjid-E-Hajera (Murshid Gadda) and Madina Masjid.

Important places

Siddipet is also known for its historical monuments like Lal Kaman and Burj. Lal kaman is built with red stone hence it is called as Lal Kaman,Recently it has undergone renovation and restored it to its original condition. Many people say that

 

there used to be 72 Burj in and around the city but all of them are got destroyed with no maintenance only one Burj is found now.

Health Care—Siddipet has a government run hospital, which provides comprehensive health care services in inpatient and outpatient settings including obstetric care. In addition, there are numerous, smaller private clinics and specialty specific hospitals commonly referred to as “Nursing homes”. All of these primary and secondary care centers cater to the population in and around the township.

Entertainment and food

Siddipet has Four 70mm Cinema Theatres includes Seeta Ramanjaneya,Srinivasa,Balaji,Venkateshwara Talkies which shows recent Telugu and Hindi movies.

Siddipet is famous for dhabas ; most of the dhabas are located in a village called Ponnala,Siddipet city outskirts. Siddipet is also famous for Kachori’s and Prem Nagar’s (masala poori).

There is Mahatma Gandhi Park and Chaman.

Air

Nearest Airports are Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad, which is 125 km away, and Warangal Airport, 85 km away.

Rail

Nearest railway stations are Jangaon which is 55 km away, Warangal, 80 km and Secunderabad 85 km from here. There has been a plan for a railway line connecting Hyderabad and Karimnagar via Siddipet but it has not yet been implemented. In 2010-11 Railway Budget, Railway department announced a plan to start survey for this railway line. If this track is complete, it reduces the distance between Hyderabad to Delhi by 60–70 km

A new line from Akkanapet to Siddipet was proposed for survey in 2013 Railway Budget 2013.

And there is also a plan to construct a new line from Siddipet to Kazipet Junction.

Transport

Road

Since Siddipet is near from HyderabadNizamabadKarimnagar, and Warangal. Siddipet is well connected by Roadways and it is located on Rajiv Rahadari which is SH-1 from Hyderabad to Mancherial. It is also connected by SH-16 from Suryapet to Ramayampet via Jangaon and Siddipet. The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation major destinations from Siddipet are HyderabadWarangalKarimnagarNizamabadJangaonGodavarikhaniAdilabadMancherialBodhanVijayawadaGunturNarsapuram,TirupathiMedakZaheerabadSangareddyJagitialManthonySuryapetYadagiriguttaBasaraMetpallyDharmapurikaleshwaramVemulawadaAsifabadKamareddy andMumbaiPuneSholapurChandrapurGondia, Aheri of Maharashtra State and BangaloreBidar of Karnataka State.

Siddipet has two Bus Stations which are Old for Ordinary Services, New for Express, Deluxe and Luxury services and a Bus Depot. The depot has 103 buses and convers 6 mandals i.e. Siddipet, Mirdoddi, Togutta, Kondapaka, Chinna Kodur, Nangnoor. The depot operates 2 interstate services from Siddipet i.e. Mumbai and Gondhya.