, the capal of Uttar Pradesh, is one of the fastest growing cies in India. The cy is bounded by Raebareli, Barabanki
, Unnao, Hardoi and Sapur. It lies approximately 123 metres above the sea level on the northern shore of the Gomti river. The cy is a major economic and cultural centre and this has fueled demand for real estate in several areas.
A Dial 100 Control Room is being built in Lucknow
which will be the biggest emergency response centre in Uttar Pradesh. The Highways 24B, 24, 56, 25 and 28 pass through Lucknow
. The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) bus network serves the cy wh multiple terminals spread throughout. There is an inter-state bus terminal located at Alambagh
, along the Highway 25. The cy has several railway stations, wh the Junction being the major one. The Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport offers domestic as well as cargo traffic handling facilies. The international terminal will be expanded in future to increase passenger traffic volumes. The Metro, the Mass Rapid Trans System and the Monorail are under-construction and are likely to be completed by 2106-17. The commencement of the metro rail is likely to raise the real estate prices in the cy. Lucknow
is also one of the bicycle-friendly cies in India. There are several bicycle tracks and sete lanes for cyclists in the cy. A cycle track network is also being constructed by the state which will be the biggest in India upon completion.
An inforon technology (IT) cy is under-construction in Lucknow
which will not only generate job opportunies but also improve fuel real estate demand. Construction of an n Instute of Technology (IIT) is also underway. An embankment road along the Gomti river, connecting and the outer ring road, is expected to trigger more housing projects in Lucknow
. There is a plan by the Municipal Corporation (LMC) to construct two flyovers from Crossing to Crossing. The flyovers will be built at the junctions of the Ashok Marg, the Vidhan Sabha Marg and the Station Road. Projects in pipeline in Lucknow
include a world-class stadium, the -Kanpur
industrial corridor and the Smart Cy project.
Homes and Living
The real estate market is picking up in Lucknow
wh heightened business and economic growth and prospery of the cy. Demand is high in areas like Hazratganj
, Amar , Gomti Nagar
, aizabad Road, Raebareli Road
, Extension, Sultanpur Road
and the Sapur Highway. Property rates have already gone up in these destinations and they offer good returns to investors and property buyers. D, Aliganj
, Niralanagar and Mahanagar
also offer good returns wh demand touching unbelievable levels in these areas. Jankipuram
and Jankipuram Extension
are other areas which are wnessing a huge rise in demand. Sushant Golf City
, located at the -Sultanpur Road
, is a hi-tech cy township which is being built over an area of 3,530 acres. Omaxe City
on Amar spread over an area of 14-acre, Cy, DLF Garden City
, One Place Cy and ra Cy Homes are some of the integrated townships which are soon to be a part of the cy. The Registrars Office does property registration. Property registration charges were raised in 2009 and have to be paid depending on the stamp duty. The Nagar Nigam (LNN) is responsible for the collection of property taxes in the cy.
The population of Lucknow
is 2.8 million, according to the Census of India
2011. The cy recorded the decadal growth of 25.36 per cent as compared to that of 2001. The leracy level in Lucknow
is 84.72 per cent as compared to 56.3 per cent of the entire Uttar Pradesh.
houses the Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha along wh several government department buildings and the Bench of the High Court. The Municipal Corporation handles all civic duties wh executive powers held by the municipal commissioner of Lucknow
. The corporation has elected members from 110 wards. There are multiple agencies which are responsible for the urban governance and the management of the infrastructures. The key urban service provider in Lucknow
are the Development Authory (LDA), the Nagar Nigam (LNN), the Jal Sansthan (LJS) and the UP Jal Nigam (UPJN). The cy is also the headquarters of the Central Command of the n Army. The Senior Superintendent of Police heads the police department in Lucknow
Industry and employmentLucknow
is home to several industries, including machine tools, aeronautics, furnure, distillery chemicals and Chikan embroidery. There are several well-known R&D centres in Lucknow
, including the Central Instute of Medical and Aroc Plants, Dairy Development Board, Handloom Development Corporation and UP Export Corporation. The State Government is a major employer in the cy, while other major sectors include biotechnology, medicine, IT, processing and manufacturing and others. Major companies like Tata Consultancy Services, Sony Corporation and Reliance Retail have a significant presence in the cy. An IT cy is being planned by the government along wh a Special Economic Zone (SEZ). Manufacturing companies like Hindusatn Aeronautics Limed, Eveready Industries, Scooters Limed and Omax also have their uns in Lukcnow. The cy is an export hub for marble products, art pieces, hardware products, software, textiles, gems and jewellery, glass ems, silk, brass products, chemicals, leather goods, electronics and apparel. A textile cluster is also being developed in the cy. Real estate is also one of the leading provider of employment in Lucknow
now. Many real estate developers are investing in the cy.
has a charming culture and archectural elegance of s own. Several tourist attractions, monuments and landmarks dot the cy. The royal Nawabs of Lucknow
are known for their love for music, dance, art, lerature and theatre. The growing urbanisation and commercialisation is giving a modern approach to the life in the cy. Many pubs are coming up in the cy. There are several cultural centres in the cy which is known for s poetry, Nawabi elegance and artistic superiory. The cy is home to numerous restaurants and eateries which serve everything from continental and n to lip-smacking Nawabi fare. There are several festivals held annually, including the Mahotsav. The cy is home to several shopping markets and malls. Some of the best shopping malls in the cy are ra Ganj Mall, un Republic Mall, Phoenix Mall, Ruverside Mall and many others. or recreational activies, Lucknow
has many gardens and amusement/water parks such as Dalibagh, Telibagh
, i Water Park and 4 Season uncy Water Park. The cy has several music and dance venues and offers abundant patronage to the arts.