The Osmania University, one of the well known Universities in Andhra Pradesh is located in Taranka. Taranka was previously known as Keerthi Gardens because of the large vineyards growing good verities of grapes that are situated around here during ruling of Nizam’s of Hyderabad.
Taranka had a telegraph office for important communications from their to the near and dear ones staying away from them and was also the cheap mode of passing messages, which was operative till the advent of the Information technology and one can find BSNL Office in lieu of it even now.
The name Taranka basically denotes for "Tar" in Hindi language it is for message or in the Urdu language its wire and "Naka" is the post or the place where one can receive the wired message. Taranka comes under the GHMC and both a Vidhanasabha and Loksabha constituency of Secunderabad. APSRTC has regular Bus services to Taranka and the nearest MMTS Railway Station is at Sitaphal Mandi. The postal Code of Taranka is 500 017.
Localities near to Taranka:
- Nagarjuna Nagar
- Hanuman Nagar
- Bhavani Nagar
- Gokhale Nagar
- HMT Nagar
Educational Institutions in and near Taranka:
o Indian Institute of Chemical Technology o Andhra Pradesh State Archives and Research Institute o Osmania University o Sandeepam Vidyalaya High School o St. Ann's High School for Girls o St. Jude's High School o David Memorial High School o Sacred Heart High School o Narayana Concept School
Hospitals around Taranka:
There are quite good number of Hospitals in Taranka providing good health care facilities to the residents and some of them are: o Innova Multispecialty Hospital o APSRTC Hospital o Sri Sai Hospital o Sri Sai Dental Clinic & Implant Centre o Taranka Dental Clinic o Smile Plus Specialty Dental Clinic o KG Hospital
Real Estate in Taranka:
Taranka is basically a residential area with many commercial establishments and the properties are mostly Houses and apartments with 1 BHK to 3 BHK that are for rent, lease and sale and the price trend is around Rs. 1800/- per Square feet to Rs. 5800/- per Square feet.
Apartments in and around Taranka:
o Shubha Nilayam o Divya Enclave o Sai Tirumala Residency o Creative Elegance o RV Himaja o Amity Villa o Ventura Sai Krupa Nilayam o Sai Mithra Ramanna o RV Sai Sudha o Vineyard Castle
For those who want to know the availability of flats and its prices charged per square feet in Taranka in Hyderabad, can log on to the website www.propertykhazana.com.