Manikonda is a commercial hub and residential suburb in Hyderabad. It is located in the common capital area shared between the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. This suburb has boomed in recent years due to the presence of leading software company headquarters in the area as well as upcoming residential projects including Lanco Hills and Chitrapuri Colony. It is connected by TGSRTC buses that run from Mehdipatnam. The closest MMTS Train station is at HITEC City. It has Easy accessibility to Golconda, Seven tombs, Gandipet (Osman Sagar lake) out ring road, Gachibowli stadium, Hi- Tech city. Manikonda, OU Colony, and Secretariat Main Roads are turning into commercial hubs with many plush metroplexes and eateries. The recently opened Shaikpet Nala, a large mall contains leading brands including Brand Factory, Reliance, Mc Donalds, as well as reputed two- and four-wheeler showrooms. Manikonda connected to Film Nagar via an upcoming four-lane road at Shaikpet Nala. There is a state of the art radial road coming up behind Puppalaguda within the next year. Other leading areas of commercial activity in close proximity include Jubilee Hills, Kondapur and Gachibowli. There is Mount Litera Zee School which is newly launched in Manikonda with all features. There are several reputed schools like Scholars and Lotus, Lakshanika international school, CBSE in this suburb. Also, adjacent Gachibowli has strong schools such as DPS. Gautami Talent School (Manikonda) is having higher standings in this area. There is a reputed trust school named International at shekpet village in close proximity to Manikonda.