About District

Yadadri district is carved out of erstwhile Nalgonda district. The district shares boundaries with Nalgonda, Suryapet, Janagaon and Medchal  districts.The district comprises 17 mandals and 2 revenue divisions – Bhongir and Choutuppal. The district headquarters is located at Bhongir town which a prominent business centre in the region.

Named after the biggest and the most popular pilgrim centre in Telangana, yadadri is a district of historical and religious importance. The district boasts of Jain Temple at Kolanpaka and Bhogir Fort. Yadadri district claims an esteemed position for its historical prominence as well. This region is the birth place of Andhra Mahasabhalu, which ushered in the Indian freedom Movement in the Nizam state. Bhudan Pochampally in the district is the place where the social activist Vinobha Bhave’s Bhudhan movement was initiated.Local tanks and borewells are the major sources of agriculture which is the main occupation of the people in the rural areas of the district. Textile industry is also one of the focal points of the district. Pochampally handloom products are of national and international repute.Small and medium scale industries situated in and around Bibinagar and Bhongir are the sources of employment to many locals. Choutuppal, Yadagirigutta, Aler, Mothkur and Ramannapet are the other towns of significance in the district.

The district is well connected by road and Railways. There is a bus depot at Yadagirigutta. Yadadri also known as Yadagirigutta is a popular hindu temple situated on a hillock in Yadagirigutta. It is about 70 Kilometers from Hyderabad on the Hyderabad-Warangal Highway.The temple is an abode of Narasimha Swamy, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu.. As it is located at a distance of about 60 km from the Hyderabad, the flow of devotees / pilgrims visiting the temple for worship is very high. Telangana government is planning to develop Yadadri into a major religious tourist destination. In few months from now, it would become the most sought after tourist and pilgrimage centre. Bhongir fort, which stands on a monolithic rock, is considered a popular tourist destination and coupled with a thrilling climbing experience. It is a massive impregnable structure erected by Chalukya ruler, Tribhuvanamalla Vikramaditya VI and the fort is named after him. The town of Bhuvanagiri/Bhongir derives its name from this splendid fort. Jain Mandir is at Kolanupaka village, near Aler town is a 2000-year old temple. The temple which is embellished with beautiful images of Tirthankaras. is an important pilgrimage center for Svetambara Jains of South India. Kolanupaka Museum exhibits exquisite artifacts from the numerous historical monuments in Kolanupaka.