Durgam Cheruvu also referred to as Raidurgam Cheruvu is a freshwater lake located in Rangareddy district, Telangana, India. The lake, that is unfold over 83 acres, is located near the metropolis of Hyderabad. The lake is also known as Secret Lake due to the fact it's miles hidden between the localities of Jubilee Hills and Madhapur. Under the guideline of the Qutub Shahi dynasty, this lake served as the ingesting water source for the residents of Golkonda fort in 2001, the tourism branch of the neighborhood authorities initiated steps to sell the lake as a traveller vacation spot. As a part of this, five boats have been to be deployed at the lake.
In 2002, the lake commenced to emerge as a vacation spot for people who go for fishing as a pastime. Few residents from the nearby town of Hyderabad travel to this lake at the weekends to loosen up and experience fishing. Because of the specific rock formations abutting the lake, it become particular as a covered location. In 2001, the state excessive court issued an order to the neighborhood pollution board and the town's water supply and sewerage board no longer to permit improvement of new residential localities close to the lake. Furthermore, the court order also requested these agencies to take on the spot steps for prevention or collection and treatment of domestic sewage flowing into the lake from the residential colonies in the place and catchment area of the lake. This is very lovely visitor spot.