Hyderabad, capital city of the Indian state of Telangana is one of the important educational, business and trade centers in the country. Hyderabad is a fast growing city of Eastern India with educated manpower with technological skills and English language skills in abundance. It is home to many famous banks, educational institutes, universities, art and entertainment centers and business conglomerates of the world.
The modern city of Hyderabad is currently in the grip of growth and development.
The nominal GDP of the city in 2008 itself was USD 60 bn, making it the fourth in the country and 93rd in the world. The city and its suburbs have the highest number and area of Special Economic Zones. Knowledge, manufacturing and tourism are the main economic activities, with service sector contributing to more productivity and employment.
The city was stablished in the 16th century by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, Hyderabad was ruled by the Shah dynasty for nearly a century before being annexed by the Mughal Empire. Soon after, Asif Jah I, a Mughal viceroy, declared his sovereignty and formed the Jahi dynasty or the Nizams of Hyderabad. They ruled the princely state of Hyderabad as a subsidiary of the British Raj for more than two centuries. In 1948, a year after India attained independence, the then Nizam signed an agreement, making Hyderabad a part of India
The magnificent palaces and the forts still stand tall, inviting you to experience the glorious history of the past, as the royal legacy of the city of Hyderabad waits to embrace you with its warm hospitality and myriad attractions. Add to that a contrast of modern, high developed culture, business arena, urban sites and night life and you’ll find that you have it all in Hyderabad.