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Economy of Secunderabad

Economy of Secunderabad is mainly dependent on the various small and large scale industries that have found base in this city and also many Information Technology companies that have generated jobs for the youth. The main industrial areas in Secunderabad are Bolarum, Moula-Ali, Nacharam, Ghatkesar, Uppal etc.

Units of the Department of Atomic Energy which include Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research (AMD), Nuclear Fuel Complex (NFC), ECIL etc. are located close to Secunderabad.

IT Companies in Secunderabad

IT Companies in Secunderabad

IT companies in Secunderabad include ITC, Infosys, Mahindra Satyam and Coromandel International. These are private companies which have offices in Secunderabad. Distance from Secunderabad to Raheja Mindspace IT Park in Pocharam Village (Main Road) is 18 kms. It is the largest IT park near Secunderabad and is spread over 100 acres. It is home to IT companies such as IBM, Accenture, ISOFT, CSC, VERIZON, Broadcom, QUALCOMM, AMAZON, ORACLE etc. Another IT park near Secunderabad is Hitec City in Hyderabad.

Hitec City
Hyderabad, Telangana-500081
Phone: 040 6628 0000

Mining in Secunderabad

Mining has led to economic growth in Telangana. As a result of mining, there has been infrastructural development and also growth in the industrial sector. Many industries have found base here to tap the opportunities that lie in the mining sector.

You will be surprised to know that Telangana is the second largest store house of minerals in India, the first being Jharkhand! Around 48 minerals have been found in various places on exploration in the State, including in areas around Hyderabad district where Secunderabad is located. These minerals include limestone, Fire Clay, asbestos, Quartz, Feldspar, Silica, Sand, Oil and Natural Gas, coal etc.

Director of Mines and Geology,
Government of Andhra Pradesh.
Phone: 91-40-23220649
Fax: 91-40-23225519
E-mail: dmgap@rediffmail.com

Agriculture in Secunderabad

Centre for Sustainable Agriculture (CSA) in Secunderabad is into promotion and development of locally adapted farming systems and farming practices. For promoting ecological balance, organic farming is encouraged with minimum use of pesticides. Methods to conserve water are also adopted. Under Farmers-Consumers Co-operative Federation known as Sahaja Aharam, direct marketing is done.

Centre for Sustainable Agriculture (CSA)

12-13-445, street no-1, Tarnaka,
Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh-500017
Phone: (+91) (040) 27017735, 27014302
Fax: 27002018

Water supply for Industry, Agriculture and Drinking

Water for manufacturing industries and also drinking water for denizens of Hyderabad and Secunderabad comes from Osmansagar and Himayatsagar dams. Singur Reservoir on Manjira River (in Medak District) also supplies water for industrial use as well as water for drinking in Hyderabad and Secunderabad. Two dams namely, Himayat Sagar and Osman Sagar are built on Musi River which is a tributary of Krishna River.

Nizam Sagar Dam is a reservoir constructed across the Manjira River which is a tributary of the Godavari River. It is situated between Achampet and Banjapalle villages of the Nizamabad district in Andhra Pradesh. Water from this reservoir also meets the drinking needs of twin cities Hyderabad and Secunderabad.

Manufacturing and Chemical Units in Secunderabad

There are many stone quarry establishments in Secunderabad. Besides these, other units include the oil units. Industrial units are banned in 10 square kms. area but lot of residential infrastructural development, development of commercial complexes and resorts has taken place in the area in and around Secunderabad.

Some other industries in Secunderabad are AP Explosive Private Limited, Ballarpur Industries Limited, GVR Electro Technique Private Limited, Indo Built Storage Systems Pvt. Limited, Mailam India Limited, Solker Industries Limited, Accew Limited, Admiral Industrial Corporation, Agarwal Salt Company and Ajay Home Products Private Limited.

Cotton Cultivation in Secunderabad

Economy from Cotton Cultivation in Secunderabad

Cotton is grown in areas around Hyderabad and Secunderabad. Agricultural department officials actually worry that because of high cultivation of cotton in the region and high prices of different varieties of cotton in the market, the growth of pulses and other crops will suffer. Mostly Bt-cotton is cultivated in the area which sells for as high as INR 4,000 to INR 6,000 a quintal. Good rains add to the yield of cotton. Farming has also given a means of livelihood to people here and is a sustainable and profitable profession.

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