Patancheru is a rapidly developing industrial suburb in Hyderabad. It is also called as Pathan Cheru’ or ‘Potla Cheruvu’. Patancheru is a few km away from HITEC City. It is home to several pharmaceutical industries, banks, educational institutions, and theatres.
It was established during the Nizam rule and also has a lake called ‘Patancheru lake’.
Patancheru is home to renowned educational institutions such as :
• ICRISAT : International Crops Research Institute For Semi-Arid Tropics – This is an international (United Nations) organization dedicated specifically to the field of agriculture.
•GITAM University, Hyderabad Campus – Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management, Hyderabad Campus is also located at Patancheru.
•TRR College of Engineering –
•Maheshwara Engineering College
•Maheshwara Institute Of Technology
•RRS College of Engineering –
•ELLENKI College of Engineering and Technology.
Apart from these some of the renowned schools across the city are located at Patancheru, some of them are: Sri Vani High School, St. Joseph’s High School, Sri Chaitanya High School, Vidyaniketan High School, Geeta High School, International School of Hyderabad and Brilliant Grammar High School.
In addition to that it is a hub for several banks and their branches spread across the land of Patancheru. These banks are State Bank of India, Andhra Bank, Axis Bank Ltd, Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank, Punjab National Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Sahara India Pariwar, UCO Bank Central Bank of India, IDBI Bank and Bank of Baroda.
Theatres and Dhabas :
Patancheru is one stop to fulfill your craze for South Indian movies! There are two major theatres at Patancheru i.e., Venkateshwara Theatre and Rukmini 70mm, where several Tollywood movies are premiered.
Being an Industrial zone, Patancheru has fewer residential facilities and more agricultural or industrial lands. Therefore, it has lot of fast food joints and street food options whose aroma will make your stomach growl with hunger. There are lot of local dhabas at the area and serve some great desi food. Therefore, if you’re in the mood for some Tandoori Naan, Kebabs, Chicken Tandoori, and Mutton Kadai, the dhabas are the perfect place to soothe your cravings!
Considered as a major industrial hub of the state, Patancheru houses industries like Agarwal Rubber Limited (makers of Tyres & Butyl tubes) and Asian Paints, Aurobindo Pharma, paragon polymer products Pvt ltd, hardware, Fenner, Pennar Kirby Building Systems, Rotec Transmissions. However, The large scale industrial sector here is also responsible for the pollution in the area. There are several warehouses of market giants like Dmart, Grofers, and Trent.
Apart from these, it is home to some popular temples like ‘Ganesh Temple’ and ‘Yellama Temple..
Patancheru is more of an Industrial and educational hub than a residential area.