Study the land use and master plan of Faridabad (Haryana)
Mamta Kumari, Suman Singh
Faridabad is the largest city in the north Indian state of Haryana, in Faridabad district. It is a leading industrial center and situated in the National Capital Region (India) near the Indian capital New Delhi. It is located between Delhi, Noida, Greater Noida and Gurgaon. Faridabad enjoys a prime location both geographically and politically. Faridabad-Ballabgarh Complex is situated on Delhi-Mathura road (NH-44) at a distance of 32 KM from Delhi. It is one of the largest agglomerations consisting of three towns, namely Faridabad Old, Ballabgarh and N.I.T. Faridabad. This complex, being within 32/40 KM radius of Delhi, is one of the recommended Metro towns of N.C.R. The river Yamuna forms the eastern district boundary with Uttar Pradesh. The newly developed part of Faridabad (Sec. 66 to 89) between Canal and Yamuna is commonly referred as Neharpar or Greater Faridabad. The Delhi-Agra National Highway No.2 (Sher Shah Suri Marg) passes through the centre of the district. Faridabad is also a major industrial hub of Haryana. 50% of the income tax collected in Haryana is from Faridabad and Gurgaon. Faridabad is one of the most populated and industrialized cities of Haryana. The city is famous for Henna production in agriculture sector while tractors, motor cycles, switch gears, Refrigerators, shoes & tyres are other famous industrial products of the city.