14 Facts About Faridabad


Faridabad is the most populous city in the Indian state of Haryana and a part of Delhi National Capital Region.

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Faridabad is famous for henna production from the agricultural sector, while tractors, motorcycles, switch gears, refrigerators, shoes, tyres and garments constitute its primary industrial products.

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In 2018, Faridabad was considered by the World Health Organization as the world's second most polluted city.

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In 2020, Faridabad ranked 10th in the Swachh Survekshan Survey's top ten dirtiest cities in India in 2020.

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Faridabad has been selected as one of the hundred Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under Government of India's flagship Smart Cities Mission by Ministry of Urban Development.

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In Independent India, Faridabad was initially a part of Gurgaon district which was later made an independent district on 15 August 1979.

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Faridabad has a borderline hot semi-arid climate just short of a dry-winter humid subtropical climate .

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Faridabad has been selected as one of the hundred Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under PM Narendra Modi's flagship Smart Cities Mission.

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Many directorates of different union government ministries are headquartered in Faridabad including Central Ground Water Board, Department of Plant Quarantine and Central Insecticide Lab, and Union Government Offices from Haryana including the Commissioner of Central Excise within Department of Revenue, Government of India, Department of Explosives, and Department of Labour.

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Faridabad is home to large-scale companies like Escorts Limited, India Yamaha Motor Pvt.

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Faridabad is on the broad gauge of the New DelhiMumbai Line.

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The extension of Violet Line to Faridabad was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 6 Sepetmeber 2015.

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Faridabad is well connected with Delhi through Delhi Faridabad Skyway .

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Faridabad has been selected as one of the 100 Smart Cities in India.

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