Noida in India
NOIDA

About the City

Located in Gautam Buddh Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh State, Noida is a short form for the New Okhla Industrial Development Authority. It has its administrative headquarters in Greater Noida whereas the District Magistrate (DM) lives in Noida. Formed on 19th April, 1976, people of Noida celebrate its foundation day as Noida day on April 19 every year. The city mainly comes under Uttar Pradesh Government. During the period of emergency (1975–1977), it was Sanjay Gandhi who came forward to form the city under Uttar Pradesh Industrial Area Development Act. Noida is one of the planned cities in India that known for its modern infrastructures and best-in class amenities. Noida is seen as the highest per capita income in the entire NCR of Delhi. The city is also known for its greenery, wider and excellent roads. As per the official data, Noida Authority is one of the richest civic bodies in India.

Noida is a part of State Legislative Seat (Vidhan Sabha) whereas its Lok Sabha (Parliamentary) seat falls under Gautam Buddha Nagar. The city shares its border with Delhi and it is reported that more than 50 per cent of its population travel to the national capital for official works. With passing years, the connectivity between Delhi and Noida has become quite good due to the constructions of many flyovers and wider roads. Due to this fact, the city has now become the most preferred destination for the entrepreneurs and corporate sector to set up their dream ventures. At present, Noida has a number of corporate office and MNCs like- IBM, Wipro, HCL, TCS, Agreeya Solutions, Mercer, Genpact, GlobalLogic, EXL, Birlasoft, Impetus, STMicroelectronics, MtronPTI, Fiserv, Adobe Systems, CSC, ATC Labs, Interra and Xansa.

Noida is also the houses of media sector and film studio as most leading news channels have their offices in its Film City area located in Sector 16A. Delhi Metro connects many parts of Delhi to Noida. However, the city also has its own Inter-City operated buses. Noida has many eateries, restaurants, multiplexes and shopping malls where people can spend their quality time. The World of Wonders Adventure and Water Park is quite famous among the youth.

General Information on Noida

Location

On the eastern side of NCT of Delhi

Total Area

203 km2 (78 sq mi)

Population

637,272

Language

English, Hindi

Website

gbnagar.nic.in

Telephone Code

0120

Shopping Malls in Noida

  • Spice World Mall
  • CenterStage Mall, Sector-18
  • Shopprix mall, C-134B, Sector 61
  • Great India Palace (GIP) in Sector 18
  • Sab Mall, Atta Market, Sector 27
  • Mall of India, Sector 18

School in Noida

  • Apeejay School
  • Army public School
  • Delhi Public school
  • Ryan International
  • DAV Public School

Institutions in Noida

  • Amity University, located in Sector-44
  • FDDI - Institute providing education in footwear design
  • JSS Academy of Technical Education
  • JIITU, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology University
  • The VV Giri National Labour Institute located in Sec 24
  • EDCIL (Education Development Consultants India Ltd.)

Hospitals in Noida

  • Metro Heart Hospital in Sector 12
  • Prakash Hospital in Sector 32
  • Fortis Hospital, Sector 62
  • Kailash Hospital and Research Center situated in Sector 27
  • Max Hospital in Sector 19
  • Apollo Hospital in Sector 26