need for a Hostel for the youth was felt in 1950's with the
growing challenges of urbanization and Higher Education. A small beginning
in 1951 and 1964 when a Hostel with an accommodation for 30
students was started in a rented building in Lingampally and
respectively. The aim of the elders in starting this was to
provide facility of accomodation and food to the students studying
in the colleges of the Twin Cities.
best intentions and sincere efforts, the Hostel could not run
continuously. However, the persistent efforts of all the concerned
1977, when the Association acquired a permanent premises in
Himayatnagar and restarted the Hostel with a capacity of 60
1990 the present multistoried building with all the required
facilities came into being. Today it accommodates 172 students and
caters to their various
interests, besides providing them boarding and lodging facilities.
Velama Hostel is a constituent body of Andhra Pradesh Velama
Association. The hostel is under the management of a committee
constituted by the Executive Committee of the association. It
consists of a Chairman, Convener and members in addition to the
President, General Secretary and Treasurer of the
as Ex-officio members. The warden, who is appointed by the
Executive Committee, looks after the day-to-day management of the
hostel under the
and control of the Hostel managing committee.
hostel building consists of 4 storey, Ground Floor and a cellar.
There are 27 rooms each in the I, II,III and IV th floors, 8 of
which are 2 sleepers and 9
are 3 sleepers. The Ground Floor consists of a Dining Hall, a
Reading Room, a Warden Room, a TV Lounge, a visitor's lounge,
office and committee
The Games room and spacious hall are housed in the cellar.
Charges : Rs 1280 per month
Rent : Rs 900 per
Total Charges: Rs 2180 per month
Yearly Maintenance Fee: Rs 1250
Address: Himayat Nagar, Hyderabad 500014.
Contact Numbers: Office Room: 040 27667494 Warden 9392482711
Hostel day celebrations 2011 inaugration by Hon Minister for Endowments Sri Jupally Krishna Rao & few photos from the event.