Gautam Buddha Nagar

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Gautam Buddha Nagar

The Yamuna River separates the district from Haryana state and Delhi to the west. The district is bounded by Ghaziabad District to the north, Bulandshahr District to the east, and Aligarh District to the south.

History Of Gautam Buddha Nagar
The district was created on June 9, 1997 from portions of Bulandshahr and Ghaziabad districts. It has a total area of 1354 km2. Because of its proximity to Delhi and better infrastructure facilities as compared to other districts in Uttar Pradesh, it is proving itself to be the favorite and most important investment destination for major companies and industries in India. At present, major industrial areas in the district are Noida, Greater Noida, Dadri and area along Taj Express Highway.

The historical village Rampur Jagir/Jahangir where the great revolutionary Pandit Ram Prasad Bismil lived for some time in 1919 when he was hidden underground after Mainpuri conspiracy also comes under its jurisdiction. A park has been named after him by the U.P. government. The District Gautam Buddh Nagar was formed on 6/9/97 with effect from Govt. order no 1249/97/82/97 by carving out the portions of Ghaziabad and Bulandshahar.

District Gautam Buddh Nagar includes Dadri and Bisrakh blocks carved out of gaziabad, while Dankaur and Jewar blocks have been carved out of Bulandshahar District. 18 other villages from Bulandshahar have also been carved out and have been included in Dankaur and Jewar.

However the area occupied by this district has a very glorious past, which has a root in Tretayug (Ramayan Kaal) as Bisrakh the birthplace of Rawan s father, Viseswa Rishi, lies in this land. In Dwapar Yug (Mahabharat Kaal)- Dankore was the Dronacharya s Ashram, where Kaurav n Pandav took their training in Astra n Shastra.

Eklavaya-the disciple of Dronacharya also hails from this place. In medieval India , Kasna was known as Keshav Garh. The Gurjjar Community- their primary occupation was cattle raring-has always dominated this region. Bhati Rajput from Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) came here to rule this area. They got married their children to Gurjjar community. Children from these marriges r now known as Bhati -Gurjjar.

Rulers from Nagore (Rajasthan) also came here to rule. They also got married their children to Gurjjar s. Children from these marriges r now known as Nagar s . Sati Nihal Dei belongs to this land, she used to visit Surajpur Lake for sacred bath.

People from this land were actively associated with the National Freedom Struggle. Shri Gopi Chand, Shri Ram Nath, Shri Harsharan Singh etc. are a few names. Even Bhagat Singh, Sukh Dev n Rajguru used village Nalgara – on Noida-Greater Noida Express way to hide during the freedom struggle. They planned bomb attack on The district was created on June 9, 1997 from portions of Bulandshahr and Ghaziabad districts. It has a total area of 1354 km2. Because of its proximity to Delhi and better infrastructure facilities as compared to other districts in Uttar Pradesh, it is proving itself to be the favorite and most important investment destination for major companies and industries in India. At present, major industrial areas in the district are Noida, Greater Noida, Dadri and area along Taj Express Highway.

The historical village Rampur Jagir/Jahangir where the great revolutionary Pandit Ram Prasad Bismil lived for some time in 1919 when he was hidden underground after Mainpuri conspiracy also comes under its jurisdiction. A park has been named after him by the U.P. government. The District Gautam Buddh Nagar was formed on 6/9/97 with effect from Govt. order no 1249/97/82/97 by carving out the portions of Ghaziabad and Bulandshahar. District Gautam Buddh Nagar includes Dadri and Bisrakh blocks carved out of gaziabad, while Dankaur and Jewar blocks have been carved out of Bulandshahar District. 18 other villages from Bulandshahar have also been carved out and have been included in Dankaur and Jewar. However the area occupied by this district has a very glorious past, which has a root in Tretayug (Ramayan Kaal) as  Bisrakh the birthplace of Rawan s father, Viseswa Rishi, lies in this land. In Dwapar Yug (Mahabharat Kaal)- Dankore was the Dronacharya s Ashram, where Kaurav n Pandav took their training in Astra n Shastra.

Eklavaya-the disciple of Dronacharya also hails from this place.In medieval India , Kasna was known as Keshav Garh. The Gurjjar Community- their primary occupation was cattle raring-has always dominated this region. Bhati Rajput from Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) came here to rule this area. They got married their children to Gurjjar community. Children from these marriges r now known as Bhati -Gurjjar. Rulers from Nagore (Rajasthan) also came here to rule. They also got married their children to Gurjjar s. Children from these marriges r now known as Nagar s . Sati Nihal Dei belongs to this land, she used to visit Surajpur Lake for sacred bath. People from this land were actively associated with the National Freedom Struggle. Shri Gopi Chand, Shri Ram Nath, Shri Harsharan Singh etc. are a few names. Even Bhagat Singh, Sukh Dev n Rajguru used village  Nalgara – on Noida-Greater Noida Express way to hide during the freedom struggle. They planned bomb attack on assembly from Nalgara.

Infrastructure Of Gautam Buddha Nagar
The importance of Gautam Budh Nagar and its major industrial areas increases all the more because of its inclusion in the proposed Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor. The growth of industries in this district has been such that the not restricting to the earlier designated industrial area of Noida, further industrial lands/ areas are being developed in the district in the form of greater Noida, Dadri, Yamuna Express Highway from greater Noida to Agra, a 165 km highway. The ganga expressway of 30,000 crores.

Geographical Position
District Gautam Budhh Nagar is situated in the west of Uttar Pradesh.The district has area between the two main rivers of india namely Ganga and Yamuna. In the North of the district Ghaziabad and borders of Delhi,in the south Aligarh, In the east Bulandshahar, in the west Border of Haryana State are located. Due to the Sandy and Loam Soil , the main crops of the district are wheat, rice and sugar cane . In some areas, millet is also planted. The total geographical area of the district is 1442 sq. km.

Administrative Divisions
The district is divided into three TEHSILS named as Sadar, Daadri & Jewar. Tehsils are divided into Development Blocks. Dankaur is the development block in the Sadar tehsil, Bisrakh & Daadri are the development blocks in the Daadri Tehsil, Jewar is the development block in the Jewar tehsil.

Source of Living
The main source of living for the people of this district is agriculture.The main crops of the district are wheat, rice and sugar cane . In some areas, millet is also planted. However, due to Noida & Greater Noida industrial area under Bisrakh block , the main means of livelihood here are industrial workers, technical, engineering & management services.

Economical Structure
Being in the purview of ncr, the development of the district is moving with a fast pace.Noida & Greater Noida of the district are world class industrial hubs.In Noida / Greater Noida industrial areas many large scale industries have been established by the multinational companies like Daewoo Motor, HONDA MANUFACTURING, CL, BPL, LG, HCL , etc. Industrialisation is taking place in other areas of the district also.So, in terms of economical structure the district is important not just at state level but also at national level. 25% of the total revenue of Uttar Pradesh is recieved from Gautam Buddh Nagar.

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