Udham Singh Nagar
|Area||2,542 sq. km|
|Longitude and Latitude||280 E 300 N : 780 E 810 E|
|Total Population||1,648,902(as per 2011 census)|
In the vicinity of the spectacular Kumaon lies the district of Udham Singh Nagar which was a part of district Nainital before it gained the identity of a separate district in October 1995. The district was named in memory of Late Shri Udham Singh who was a great freedom fighter and killed General Dyre after the brutal Jaliyanwala Bagh massacre. Udham Singh Nagar is basically an industrial and agricultural district. It is perfect example of 'Unity in Diversity' for which India is so widely known as in U.S. Nagar different cultures, religions and life styles are blended in absolute harmony. With the aim and objective to accelerate the industrial progress in the State, at present, more than 150 industries are established here and are in productive stage. The fertile land lends itself to different forms of agriculture giving rise to agriculture related activities and industry making this land a green place which has resulted into prosperity all around. Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar is a leading temple of learning in the fields of agriculture and technology with one of the finest built university all around the world. Atariya Mandir Mela and Chaiti Mandir Mela are famous where one can find local folk activities and mingle with local culture and traditions.
PLACES OF INTEREST
Atariya Temple, Nanak Matta, Chaiti Devi Temple, Giri Sarovar, Nanak Matta Dam, Tumariya Dam, Drona Sagar..