The largest city in Haryana, a state in North n, Faridabad
is part of the Capital Region, bordering New . It is a leading industrial centre surrounded apart from Delhi
, Greater Noida
, and Gurgaon
. It is also famous for henna production. Not only is it home to many large-scale companies, it also houses the headquarters of many directorates of different Union government ministries.
City infrastructureGreater Faridabad
, the residential and industrial part of the city that lies between Canal and the Yamuna River is being developed as a self-sustained sub-city, with wide roads, tall buildings, malls, educational institutions, and health & commercial centres. Through the centre of the Faridabad
district passes the - Highway-2.
The city boasts many railway stations Old and New Town being the major ones. The extension of Metros Violet Line to Faridabad
has further increased this citys accessibility from the national capital. There also are plans of linking Faridabad
by the Metro. Currently, the Faridabad
corridor of Metro Violet Line is the longest corridor in NCR. Other
infrastructural projects that are soon to reach completion include two upcoming bridges over the Yamuna and the Kalindi Kunj bypass project. Faridabad
has also been selected as one of the 100 cities to be developed under the Centres Smart Cities Mission.
Haryana Power Generation Corporation Ltd (HPGCL) will be establishing a solar power plant at the site of a defunct thermal power plant. And, construction work on four additional bridges connecting Faridabad
with Greater Faridabad
will soon be started by the Haryana Urban Development Authority.
has emerged as one of the most attractive investment destinations in the countrys real estate sector, after Gurgaon
, and Noida
. The top locations for property in Faridabad
are Kabulpur Patti Mahtab
, NIT 3
, Pali Village
, and Sector 17
. It is a highly sought-after residential destination, offering a wide array of living options at affordable prices. Property prices here are generally lower than other parts of NCR, a major factor drawing investors. Surajkund
(trial area), Ballabhgarh
, and Greater Faridabad
are some of the upcoming locations seen as lucrative for investment in residential property.
Badkhal Lake, located in Badkhal village, is a prominent tourist spot in the vicinity. Fringed by Aravalli Hills, the lake complex is spread over 40 acres, and was revived by the Haryana government in June 2015 to attract tourists. Other
popular attractions include Tourist Complex and International Crafts Fair, Dam, and religious sites like Shri 1008 Parshvanath Digambar Jain Mandir, Jharna Mandir Village, and ISKCON Temple. Singh Cricket Stadium in this city can accommodate around 25,000 people and has hosted several prestigious matches.
There are a large number of private schools in Faridabad
, as well as numerous educational institutions offering courses on higher education in the fields like science, arts, commerce, engineering, MCA, etc. There also are a host of private and government hospitals in the city to cater to the health care needs of the residents.