Sangareddy

Sangareddi or Sangareddy is the district headquarters of Medak district in Andhra Pradesh. Sangareddy is about 72 km from Medak and 55 km from Hyderabad and is located on Hyderabad—Mumbai Highway (NH9). Manjira Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary situated with an area of 20 square kilometres is nearby. This is the biggest town in Medak district. This is the nearest district headquarters to the capital of the state, Hyderabad. It has got its name by the ruler Sanga, who is the son of Rani Shankaramba, ruler of Medak during the period of Nizams.

With a population of more than 150,000 it has been graded as 1st grade municipality. It has three large-scale public sector industries in its constituency. Those are BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited-One of the NAVARATNA companies of Govt. Of India), BDL (Bharat Dynamics Limited, where one of India's most powerful missile PRITHVI is being produced), Ordnance Factory Medak (which manufactures the Sarath tanks for the Indian Army). It is also known for Pathancheruvu which is the biggest industrial corridor in Asia. Sangareddy can perhaps be called as the industrial capital of the Andhra Pradesh. Sangareddy is known for Manjeera water which is the sweetest and purest water available in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh. It is also known for its field hockey team which represent the Medak District from 1986 to 1991 was the golden period, during this period the district team won the Inter District Hockey championship four consecutive years. They were runner up for the remaining two years.

Manjeera Dam
At present one gate was opened due to increase in water level. The Singoor dam is constructed across the river Manjeera with main objective of providing drinking water to Hyderabad and Secunderabad. The Dam is situated to the North-West of Hyderabad at about 60 km (20km from Sangareddy the headquarters of Medak district in Andhra Pradesh). The Dam offers a very good sceneric silent atmosphere to the tourists.