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Administration in Secunderabad

With the advent of e-governance, administration is now easy for diverse departments. Information Technology has changed the way government departments function. services have become fast and efficient. You can witness this change also in cities of Telangana.

Municipal Corporation in Secunderabad

Secunderabad Municipality was formed in 1945. In the year 1950, two separate corporations were formed based on the Hyderabad Corporation Act, 1950, one each for Hyderabad and Secunderabad. However, in 1960, both Hyderabad Municipal Corporation and Secunderabad Municipal Corporation  were merged into a single Corporation (under  Hyderabad Municipal Corporation Act, 1955). In 1956, Hyderabad became the capital of Andhra Pradesh.

On April 2007, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) was formed for proper administration of Secunderabad. It looks after the infrastructural growth and general administration of  Secunderabad.

Mohammed Majid Hussain is the present Mayor of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation and Raj Kumar is the Deputy Mayor. Mohammed Majid Hussain belongs to All India Majlis-e Ittihad al-Muslimin party.

Secunderabad Cantonment along with many other areas of Secunderabad, where defense installations are based, come under administration of Secunderabad Cantonment Board.

Assembly Constituencies

Secunderabad is also a part of Secunderabad Lok Sabha constituency. It consists of seven Legislative Assembly seats, namely, Musheerabad, Amberpet, Khairatabad, Jubilee Hills, Sanathnagar, Nampally and Secunderabad.

12 municipalities from Rangareddy and Medak districts were merged into Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation. These include L.B. Nagar, Malkajgiri, Quthbullapur, Patancheru, Gaddiannaram, Kapra, Kukatpally, Ramachandrapuram, Uppal Kalan, Alwal, Serilingampalli and Rajendranagar.

Judiciary in Secunderabad

The High Court, CBI court, labour court are all in Hyderabad. But Hyderabad and Secunderabad are twin cities and not separate cities. The denizens of Hyderabad and Secunderabad have access to all these courts and government offices which function for their welfare.

Andhra Pradesh High Court
City College Road, Reqab Gunj,
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh-500066
Phone: 040 2344 6344

AP High Court Advocates Association 
Charminar , Hyderabad 
Phone:  (040) 24412019

CBI Court
Criminal Court, Red Hills, Nampally,
Pedestrian Overpass, Red Hills, Lakdikapul,
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh 500004
Phone: 040 2344 2400

Police in Secunderabad

Police in Secunderabad too is prompt in maintaining law and order in the city. There are cyber cells and special police stations for women. The traffic police takes care of streamlined traffic movement in the city.

Prisons in Secunderabad

During the British rule, Victorian Prison was used as confinement quarters. It is situated just near the Tirumalgiri (Trimulgherry) fort. It is no more  used as a jail. However, 15 kms from Secunderabad, there is a jail known as Cherlapalli Central Jail. One of the oldest jails located in old city of Hyderabad in Chanchalguda locality is the Chanchalguda Central Jail. It is known also for its architecture and design.

Cherlapalli Central Jail
Cherlapalli, Ranga Reddy District,
Cherlapalli Industrial Area,
Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh-501301
Phone: 040 2726 1206

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