Gajwel is located at 17.8517°N 78.6828°E. It has an average elevation of 568 meters (1866 ft) above sea level. Gajwel is about 53km from Secundrerabad on the Rajiv highway. The nearest airport is Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in the Telangana capital city, Hyderabad. Till 2012 Gajwel was a Panchayat and in the year 2012 it was upgraded as Nagara Panchayat vide G.O. No.34, dated: 251-01-2012, duly merging surrounding three (3) Gram panchayats i.e., 1. Pragnapur, 2. Mutrajaplly and 3. Kyasaram Gram Panchayats and 5 numbers of hamlets namely Rajireddy Pally, Sangupally, Sangapur, Lingarajpet and Gundannapally in Medak District.
Gajwel-Pragnapur Nagara Panchayath is spread over an area of 49.26sq. km. out of which about 6.3Sq km is habituated area and remaining area is vacant land . town is divided into 20 wards and elected body is in place to govern ULB.