24 Facts About Noida


Noida, short for New Okhla Industrial Development Authority, is a planned city located in Gautam Buddha Nagar district of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

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Noida is a satellite city of Delhi and is a part of the National Capital Region of India.

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Noida was ranked as the Best City in Uttar Pradesh and the Best City in Housing in all of India in "Best City Awards" conducted by ABP News in 2015.

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Noida came into administrative existence on 17 April 1976 and celebrates 17 April as "Noida Day".

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The Noida Authority is among the richest civic bodies in the country.

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Noida is located in the Gautam Buddh Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh state India.

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Noida is about 25 kilometres southeast of New Delhi, 20 kilometres northwest of the district headquarters, Greater Noida, and 457 kilometres northwest of the state capital, Lucknow.

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Noida falls under the catchment area of the Yamuna River, and is located on the old river bed.

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Apart from these three Zonal DCPs, Noida Police has four other DCP looking after Headquarters, Traffic, Crime, and Women Safety.

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The current Commissioner of Noida Police is Alok Singh, an Indian Police Service officer.

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Court for Noida is situated at District Court Complex, Surajpur Greater Noida, Gautam Budh Nagar formed in 2012 with 18 courts in function.

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Noida is famous for its tall buildings and comes 2nd in India after Mumbai in this parameter.

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Noida has so much surplus funds with it that it can run the city even if it does not take any taxes from its allottees for 5 years in a row.

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Noida is home to India's largest unicorn startup Paytm, a financial services company with multiple ventures including eCommerce, mutual-fund investments, utility bill payments and person-person payments.

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Noida is connected by rail by the Noida Metro and Delhi Metro.

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Noida is not directly connected via high-speed rail, but there are railway stations nearby reachable by road, including Ghaziabad railway station and Anand Vihar Terminal.

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Noida has roads laid mostly in a grid pattern, and all main roads are 6 lanes wide.

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Noida will become the city with the highest number of elevated roads and underpasses in India.

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Nearest airport to Noida is the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi.

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Noida is the location of UPTU and various colleges affiliated with it.

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Noida is a prominent location for the Indian entertainment industry, with many films, television series, news channels, and other media being filmed here.

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Films with urban stories become big hits and Noida lends the perfect flavor for urban-themed movies and song sequences.

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In 2011, Greater Noida hosted the inaugural Formula One Indian Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit constructed by Jaypee Group.

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Noida originally consisted of around 81 villages, but now comes under the Gautam Buddh Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh.

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