Tarnaka is one of the residential areas located in the eastern
premises of Hyderabad city. The place is bounded by some major road
links like Mallapur Main Road, Krishnadevaraya Road and Lalapet
Road. Tarnaka, unlike the rest of the city, is devoid of commercial
complexes. The region, however, has one feature that makes it stand
out and that is educational institutes.
There are several acknowledged academic institutes located in
Tarnaka region. Tarnaka and its adjacent city area Jamia Osmania are
card carrying learning centres located in the city. Some popular
institutes located in Tarnaka include St.Anns Degree College, Holy
Jesus Post Graduate and Degree College, Ponugoti Madavrao College
and Sanghi College.
The residential area is, more or less, planned part of the city
with small straight roads dividing the area into regular residential
plots. These places are provided with local stores and small
markets, health care units, schools and cheap restaurants. Krishna
restaurant, located in the township is a special treat here.
Tarnaka forms a great residing place for different students and
professionals who seek admissions in various academic and
professional courses here. The presence of Osmania University and
many other college in the nearby region has been responsible for
drawing great many students to the place.
The ESI Nacharam and Maithri are two primary health care centers
located in the Tarnaka region. The region also has a couple of
cinema halls and billiards clubs that provides means of amusement.
Area under Tarnaka :
- Tarnaka is a little more than 8 kms far from Hyderabad
Central. The city center lies to the west, a little south of
Tarnaka and is connected by link road. Buses and taxis ply to
the region from Hyderabad Central.
- Sitaphalmandi Railway Station is the nearest railway station
and a couple of kilometres away from the region. The railway
station lies to the west of the township.
- Hyderabad Airport lies to the far north east and about 8 kms