Is Osman Sagar open now?

Is Osman Sagar open now?

Gardens, waterfalls and lakes such as Gandipet Lake present a beautiful touch of nature around the city of Hyderabad. Also known as Osman Sagar, Gandipet Lake is spread across an area of 46 Km….Gandipet Lake Timings.

Day Timing
Saturday 09:30 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday 09:30 am – 5:00 pm

How big is Osman Sagar?

17.76 mi²
Osman Sagar/Area

Why was himayat Sagar built?

The idea of the two reservoirs was the brainchild of Nizam VI Mir Mahboob Ali Khan, who with the help of eminent engineer M Visvesvaraya planned it to prevent flooding of the city then. The two water bodies — Himayat Sagar and Osman Sagar (Gandipet) were constructed in the aftermath of the 1908 floods in Hyderabad.

In which state the Osman Sagar dam situated?


Osman Sagar
Country India
Location Gandipet, Ranga Reddy District, Telangana, India
Coordinates 17°23′N 78°18′ECoordinates: 17°23′N 78°18′E
Purpose Multi-purpose

Who built Hussain Sagar?

Ibrahim Quli Qutb Shah
Hussain Sagar was built across a tributary of the Musi river in 1563 by Ibrahim Quli Qutb Shah. The lake was named after Hussain Shah Wali, who was the Master of Architecture in the Kingdom. It is an artificial lake that holds water perennially fed by canals from Musi river.

Who built himayat Sagar dam?

Capable of storing about 3.0 TMC of water, this lake was built under the supervision of engineer Late Khaja Mohinuddin. The construction of this reservoir was completed in the year 1927 and the same was named after Himayat Ali Khan- the youngest son of the last Nizam of Hyderabad, as Himayat Sagar Lake.

Why is Hussain Sagar dirty?

Hussainsagar is bombarded by a variety of chemicals from agricultural waste to pharma residues and municipal sewage to industrial effluents. “Frothing in Hussainsagar is an indication of critical pollution of the lake.

How deep is Hussain Sagar lake?

Hussain Sagar/Max depth

How many Sagar are there in Hyderabad?

Lakes in and around Hyderabad:

Hussain Sagar Lake Tank Bund Road
Osman Sagar Lake Ranga Reddy District
Himayat Sagar Lake Ranga Reddy District
Durgam Cheruvu CBI Colony
Ameenpur Lake Sangareddy District

Is Hussainsagar dirty?

Dirty waters draining into Hussainsagar continues to raise a stink. Even after spending crores over the past few years on trying to divert sewage of various drains from discharging into the Hussainsagar, the Telangana government has remained unsuccessful.

How do I clean my Hussainsagar?

In 2018, the Hussainsagar cleaning project was handed over to NACOF, a Bengaluru-based company. It treated the lake water using effective microorganisms (EM) technology, sprayed EM solution and introduced Bokashi balls (EM mud balls) in the lake. The outcome was satisfactory for a while, as the water quality improved.

Who built Hussain Sagar dam?