The city of Nizams, Hyderabad has an old-school charm to it which keeps drawing you back to the city. Whether it is the aromatic and deliciously spicy food or the welcoming people or just the sheer cultural heritage, the city of Hyderabad has always given visitors a warm-hearted welcome. The hospitality of the local people is spoken for and the city has blended its old-school charm with modern ways.
In the early decades of the nineties, there was a software boom going on in the west. The dedication to convert itself into the premier Technology hub has given us fruitful results with the process being slow and gradual but the results are massive. The policies of the local government support development and growth for the sectors of Information Technology, Research and Development as well Biotechnology. The growth and emergence of Hyderabad as an IT focal point has rivaled that of the city of Bangalore which is considered the ‘Silicon Valley’ of India.
The industrial location here provides jobs to a lot of people in the country as well as people from all over the world. In this list, we will see two of the tech places and a tourist attraction in Hyderabad that draws crowds globally.
The city of Cyberabad was commissioned as an extension of the Hyderabad metropolis. Now the combined area is come to be known as Greater Hyderabad. It was a top priority in the Government’s urban development agenda to develop Cyberabad as an IT hub as well as a modern, smart city with good living conditions. The dedication to technology is prevalent in the name as it literally translates to ‘The home of computer culture’ or more popularly, the Cyber City. IT was created as a special zone with priorities over development of the area. There was a separate planning board to oversee the process. It is home to a beautiful national park right at the heart of the city. Today, Cyberabad houses several IT companies as well as companies with Bio-Pharmaceutical R&D facilities which attract talents from across the country and the globe. Nearby the area falls the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport which is a pioneer of sorts in the aviation and hospitality sector.
- HITEC City
With the rapid evolution of Cyberabad as an IT hub, the state was focused on being the top performer in the field. Enters HITEC city, an entire township based on this dream and an amalgamation of modern ideas. Entirely dedicated to the technological development of the state and the country, the HITEC city is a planned city with offices and facilities of global giants present among its vicinities. There are residential townships which exist and are planned for the future as it makes the commute short for work and is an ideal place to live with all the modern amenities available. Global giants include General Electric, NTT Data, Deloitte, Bank of America, Accenture and many more. Microsoft houses a huge campus here in the HITEC city. It is considered as the largest campus the company has outside its home country, the United States of America. It is also the first one constructed in the country. Facebook has also set up shop here with its fourth office in the world. With several Global companies present here, there is also a hospitality sector catering to the expats with names like the Radisson, Lemon Tree and several others.
- Ramoji Film City and Film Nagar
Considered by Guinness as the biggest integrated Studio complex in the world, the Ramoji Film city is a major tourist attraction for people that are denizens of Hyderabad as well as people visiting from nearby countries. Hyderabad City is a major player in the South Indian film industry. With the presence of major studios in the city, all are located within the vicinity of the place called Film Nagar. The place is home to the who’s who of the echelons of the southern film fraternity.
With a major growth in population and a Tech savvy generation coming into existence, the Goliaths of the world have recognized India as a crucial market in which their presence is necessary. India has also emerged as a leading service provider in the field.