Chanda Nagar (Telugu: చందా నగర్) is a suburb of Hyderabad and is located close to Lingampally and Miyapur. It has a mixture of commercial and residential property with shopping malls and housing colonies. Power equipment manufacturer Bharat Heavy Electricals(BHEL)- is about 4 km and the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)- is about (8 km) from Chandanagar.
Venkateshwara Swamy temple and Gangaram Hanuman temple are the most prominent temples in the area.
It has undergone a drastic change in the recent years specially due to proximity to major IT companies like CA, Microsoft, Wipro, TCS, Infosys, Capgemini, Polaris, CMC, Honeywell,CTS and Infotech and Hi-Tech city. Many IT professional choose to stay at Chandanagar for the all-round facilities provided and the peaceful environment. Major educational institutes such as Indian School of Business(ISB), International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) and Hyderabad Central University are within 10 km and it is also the nearest major suburb to the newly establishedIndian Institute of Technology (IIT).
There are many shopping malls and super markets located in this area.
Large malls (Clothing) Chennai Shopping Mall, RS Brothers. Leading brands Stores like Reebok, Addidas, BATA, Reymonds, Peter England, Pepe etc. Among many super markets, Vijetha, Ratandeep, Heritage are the most famous. Also Big Bazaar is planning an outlet just opposite to Chennai Shopping Mall and the work is already in progress. Leading Electronic Stores like Bajaj Electronics, YES Mart, Reliance Digital are in this area. Health – Apollo Clinic, Pranam Hospital
Chandanagar also has many educational institutions like Sri Chaitanya Jr. college, Narayana Jr. college, etc. and schools like Bhavans, Sancta Maria in the vicinity. Mytri super specialty hospital, Tesla diagnostics are located here with many other clinics and general hospital.
Gangaram Hanuman temple and Venkateshwara Swamy temple are the most prominent temples in the area. Hyderabad St. Thomas Marthoma Church is also located in Chandanagar.
The state-owned TSRTC runs the city bus service, connecting Chandanagar to all the major centres of the city and IT Parks. Chandanagar is on the Hyderabad-Mumbai NH road which was widened to six lanes
It is also serviced by Hyderabad’s local train MMTS Train service. This has made it very well connected to all parts of the city.