Pearls come in many shapes and of particular interest is the 'rice-pearl' – a tiny variety. [133] The city is home to more than 1300 IT and ITES firms that provide employment for 407,000 individuals; the global conglomerates include Microsoft, Apple, Amazon, Google, IBM, Yahoo!, Oracle Corporation, Dell, Facebook, CISCO,[77]:3[174] and major Indian firms including Tech Mahindra, Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Polaris, Cyient and Wipro. With the defeat of his forces, Nizam VII capitulated to the Indian Union by signing an Instrument of Accession, which made him the Rajpramukh (Princely Governor) of the state until it was abolished on 31 October 1956. In 1687, the city was annexed by the Mughals. The National Institute of Design, Hyderabad (NID-H), will offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses from 2015. The impact of Mughlai culture is likewise obvious in the area's unmistakable food, which incorporates Hyderabadi biryani and Hyderabadi haleem. It also has a number of engineering colleges with proper facilities for the students. District statistics. [31], In 1769 Hyderabad city became the formal capital of the Asaf Jahi Nizams. [108]:97 The survey also reported that a third of women and a quarter of men are overweight or obese, 49% of children below 5 years are anaemic, and up to 20% of children are underweight,[108]:44, 55–56 while more than 2% of women and 3% of men suffer from diabetes. [172] Hyderabad is a global centre of information technology, for which it is known as Cyberabad (Cyber City). These streets talk about their ancestors and their contribution to the betterment of the city and the society. [101], The Commissionerate of Health and Family Welfare is responsible for planning, implementation and monitoring of all facilities related to health and preventive services. Only 61% of children had been provided with all basic vaccines (BCG, measles and full courses of polio and DPT), fewer than in all other surveyed cities except Meerut. The Lower City Civil Court and the Metropolitan Criminal Court are under the jurisdiction of the High Court. Top Localities in Hyderabad - Find Hyderabad Areas, Locations, Maps, Shopping Complex, Hospitals, Clinics, Railway Stations and Bus Stands in Hyderabad. A significant use of luminous gold and white colours is generally found in the Golconda style. [133][134], Heritage buildings constructed during the Qutb Shahi and Nizam eras showcase Indo-Islamic architecture influenced by Medieval, Mughal and European styles. Since 1956, Rashtrapati Nilayam in the city has been the winter office of the President of India. Other major railway stations in Hyderabad are Hyderabad Deccan Station, Kacheguda Railway Station, Begumpet Railway Station, Malkajgiri Railway Station and Lingampally Railway Station. Below is a map of Hyderabad providing an overview of Hyderabad. [60] The city receives 2,731 hours of sunshine per year; maximum daily sunlight exposure occurs in February. The Old City of Hyderabad is a walled city of Hyderabad, Telangana, India, located on the banks of the Musi River built by Qutb Shahi sultan Muhammed Quli Qutb Shah in 1591 AD. [242][243], There are 13 universities in Hyderabad: two private universities, two deemed universities, six state universities and three central universities. [270], As of 2018[update], there are over 5.3 million vehicles operating in the city, of which 4.3 million are two-wheelers and 1.04 million four-wheelers. 100% Payment Protection. The Asman Garh Palace and Raymond's Tomb are also located at Malakpet. The circles are subdivided into 150 wards, each with around 36,000 people in 2007. [12] The region comprising modern Hyderabad and its surroundings was ruled by the Chalukya dynasty from 624 CE to 1075 CE. [17] In 1347 when Ala-ud-Din Bahman Shah, a governor under bin Tughluq, rebelled against Delhi and established the Bahmani Sultanate in the Deccan Plateau, with Gulbarga—200 km (124 mi) west of Hyderabad—as its capital, both the neighboring rulers Musunuri Nayakas of Warangal and Bahmani Sultans of Gulbarga engaged in many wars until 1364–65 when a peace treaty was signed and the Musunuri Nayakas ceded Golconda fort to the Bahmani Sultan. [224] Hyderabadi cuisine is influenced to some extent by French,[225] but more by Arabic, Turkish, Iranian and native Telugu and Marathwada cuisines. [194] Organisations engaged in the advancement of literature include the Sahitya Akademi, the Urdu Academy, the Telugu Academy, the National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language, the Comparative Literature Association of India, and the Andhra Saraswata Parishad. [77]:55 Overall literacy in the slums is 60–80% and female literacy is 52–73%. A previous franchise was the Deccan Chargers, which won the 2009 Indian Premier League held in South Africa. [95] Deaths resulting from atmospheric particulate matter are estimated at 1,700–3,000 each year. [37], On 1 November 1956 the states of India were reorganised by language. We also have here detailed maps of Central Hyderabad, Central Secunderabad, Hyderabad Old City, Cyberabad plus many suburb maps – Kukatpally, Dilsukhnagar, Uppal, Mehdipatnam, etc. Mir Alam Mandi, A vegetable market in Old City Hyderabad. Maximum speed limits within the city are 50 km/h (31 mph) for two-wheelers and cars, 35 km/h (22 mph) for auto rickshaws and 40 km/h (25 mph) for light commercial vehicles and buses. [221][222] The Hyderabadi biryani and Hyderabadi haleem with their blend of Mughlai and Arab cuisines,[223] carry the national Geographical Indications tag. [77]:59, The historic city established by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah on the southern side of the Musi River forms the "Old City", while the "New City" encompasses the urbanised area on the northern banks.