Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority

Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority
హైదరాబాద్ మెట్రోపాలిటన్ డెవలప్మెంట్ అథారిటీ
Agency overview
Formed 2008
Preceding agency
Type Urban Planning Agency
Headquarters Hyderabad, Telangana
17°21′57″N 78°28′33″E / 17.36583°N 78.47583°E / 17.36583; 78.47583
Annual budget 54.5236 Billion
Minister responsible
Agency executives
  • Shri.Pradeep Chandra,I.A.S (Addl. Charge), Metropolitan Commissioner
  • Shri. I.Samuel Anand Kumar,I.A.S, PD-ORR
  • Sri. P. Rama Rao, Secretary
Parent agency Municipal Administration and Urban Development
Child agency
  • Hyderabad Urban development

The Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority or HMDA is the urban planning agency of Hyderabad, Telangana, India. It was formed in 2008 by expanding the Hyderabad Urban Development Authority. It contains the entire area of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation and its suburbs. The enlarged jurisdiction of HUDA now extends to 54 Mandals located in five districts with a total area of nearly 7,250 km2. It is the 2nd largest urban development area in India, after the Bangalore Metropolitan Region Development Authority (8,005 km2). The area under the former HUDA had nearly 300 villages to which 549 villages are now added.
HMDA was formed by the merging of the following erstwhile entities: Hyderabad Urban Development Authority (HUDA), Hyderabad Airport Development Authority (HADA), Cyberabad Development Authority (CDA) and Buddha Poornima Project Authority (BPPA). HMDA was set up for the purposes of planning, co-ordination, supervising, promoting and securing the planned development of the Hyderabad Metropolitan Region. It coordinates the development activities of the municipal corporations, municipalities and other local authorities, the Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply & Sewerage Board, the Telangana state Transmission Corporation, the Telangana State Infrastructure Corporation

HMDA has 4 zonal offices, located in Medchal, Shankerpally, Ghatkesar and Shamshabad.[1] The HMDA area is 7,250 km2[2]

Outer Ring Road

HMDA is building Outer Ring Road at a cost of 6696 crores. The project started in 2005 and is expected to complete all the phases by December 2012.[3] It is also building Inter City Bus Terminal in Miyapur, Hyderabad, at a cost of 100 crores.


The areas under Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority includes Rangareddy district, parts of Mahabubnagar district, Nalgonda district and Medak districts.[4]

District Mandals Total mandals
Hyderabad district Complete district -
Ranga Reddy district Chevella, Ghatkesar, Hayathnagar, Ibrahimpatnam, Kandukur, Keesara, Maheshwaram, Manchal, Medchal, Moinabad, Quthubullapur, Rajendranagar, Saroornagar, Shahbad, Shameerpet, Shamshabad, Shankerpally, Uppal, Yacharam 19
Medak district Hathnoor, Jinnaram, Mulugu, Sangareddy, Tupran, Wargal 6
Nalgonda district Bibinagar, Bommala Ramaram, Bhongir, Choutuppal, Pochampally 5
Mahbubnagar district Kothur, Farooq Nagar 2

Development charges

The Government approved 50 per cent increase in the development charges for the builders for construction of buildings in the extended areas of the HMDA.[5]


  1. Official website of HMDA-Source-Government of India
  2. "Officials Prefer Capital in VGTM-UDA Area". The New Indian Express.
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on December 6, 2010. Retrieved December 13, 2010.
  4. "HMDA Districts and Villages" (PDF). Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  5. "Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority hikes development charges". 16 July 2012.
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