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Gajwel is a town, , and Assembly constituency in the in the state of , .
== Geography ==
Gajwel is located at coor d|17.8517|N|78.6828|E|.<ref>[http://www.fallingrain.com/world/IN/2/Gajwel.html FallingRain Map - elevation = 568m (Red dots are railways)]</ref> It has an average elevation of 568 meters (1866 ft). Gajwel is approx 35km from secunderabad contonment on Rajiv highway. It is one of the fastest developing town with new industries setting up their base. Nearest Airport is Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad (capital of Andhra Pradesh) 60km.
== Demography ==
Gajwel mandal is spread across convert|52659|acre|km2|0 of land. There are approximately 10,600 houses in the mandal. As per 1991 census, Gajwel mandal has a population of 55,320, 27,840 men and 27,480 women.
Villages in Gajwel Mandal:
# BANGLA VENKATAPUR
# MAQTA MASANPALLE
== Assembly Constituency ==
Gajwel is one of the largest assembly constituencies of Medak district in Andhra Pradesh. Gajwel constituency consists of Daulatabad, Toopran, Wargal, Mulug, and Jagadevpur mandals. Hounarable state minister for heavy industries and sugar Smt. Dr.J.Geeta Reddy represents the assembly segment.
== Economy ==
Agriculture is the primary source of income. There are no special minerals found in this region. There are about 13 reasonable size tanks which supply water to about convert|2836|acre|km2|0 of land. There are about 147 ponds which supply water to about convert|2852|acre|km2|0. There are about 1,685 wells and 2,346 bore-wells. Approximately convert|49997|acre|km2|0 of land is suitable for irrigation. Maize is widely grown in this area, other major crops are paddy, cotton, sugarcane etc., There is a dairy chilling factory in Gajwel,
== Education ==
Gajwel mandal consists of 24 primary schools, 10 upper middle schools and 5 high schools along with several government and private junior and degree colleges.
There are several higher educational institutions catering to the needs of local population. A private engineering (minority owned) college, Govt. Residential Polytechnic College, and a B-ed college are located near Gajwel town. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya also caters to the population of Gajwel.
== Hospitals ==
Gajwel town has government civil hospital of 100 beds capacity. There are several private medical practitioners along with nursing home facilities.
== Entertainment ==
Gajwel town has four cinema halls. Two 70 mm Theaters, Santosh 70 mm ,Yadagiri 70 mm. Two 35 mm, Sangeeth 35 mm, Balaji 35mm theaters.This is the only major source of entertainment available.
== Banking ==
Several banks are located in the mandal which includes State Bank of India, State Bank of Hyderabad, Manjeera Grameena Bank, Co-operative Bank.
ATM is also available at state Bank of Hyderabad.
== Mosques ==
There are 6 mosques in the town. They are Madina Masjid, Jama Masjid, Mohammedia Masjid, Salaheen Masjid, Jalal Masjid, Ek Minar Masjid.
== Temples ==
There are quite a few big temples in Gajwel. Main temples like the Ramalayam, Krishna Temple, Ayyappa Temple, Anjaneyswami temple, Siva temple, Venkateshwara Swamy Temple, Santhosh matha temples.
== Transport ==
The nearest railway station is about 25km away.
== By ==
Gajwel, Medak Dist.
Andhra Pradesh INDIA.
Part or or all of this text stems from the original article at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gajwel
October 23, 2008 new by sriramnani