(Begum petta or Begum's Village) is a neighborhood in Hyderabad
Begumpet is named after the daughter of the second Nizam
, Basheer Ul-Unnisaa Begum , who received it as part of her wedding dowry was married to the second Amir of Paigah The Shums ul Umra Amir e Kabir 1
. Later this entire village of Begumpet was received by Shahzadi Jahandaar un-nisa Begum
also known as H.E.Lady Vikar ul Umra
daughter of H.H Nawab Afzal ud Dowla Bahadur
the fifth Nizam of Hyderabad
for her Paandaan ka Kharcha , is one of the major commercial and residential suburbs in Hyderabad
. The Greenlands
flyover also known as Begumpet flyover connects the city of Hyderabad
to this area. The Bowenpally
Road in Secunderabad also provides access to the region.
Begumpet was an initially a small suburb between Hyderabad
. The expansion of commercial activity further north of Hyderabad as well as the airport
located here has made Begumpet an urban centre of importance.
Begumpet has developed into a commercial district in Hyderabad. The region is home to many government and corporate offices. Software companies Fast Forward Technologies, Yash Technologies, Quad Asia, Verinon technologies, Pramati Techonologies are located in the area.
There are some sites with historical importance and constitute visiting places for the tourists. Paigah palaces, Spanish mosque, Hyderabad Public School
(former Jagirdars college), Sir Ronald Ross Institute
, built in 1895
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