| Yamunanagar - 135001
Yamunanagar, alongwith its twin town Jagadhri, is a well developed industrial town off the Delhi-Chandigarh highway. The popular industrial hub of Yamunanagar District spanning over 1700 square kilometers came into existence on 1st November, 1989. It has 655 villages, 10 towns, 2 Sub-Divisions, 3 tehsils and 3 sub-tehsils. Before being named Yamunanagar it was known as Abdullapur. A large part of the district lies under the Shivalik foothills. Sugarcane, wheat and rice are its main crops. It is an important industrial town having metal utensil and plywood industries. Big industrial plants of Isgec Heavy Engineering Limited and Avantha are located here.
At Yamunanagar we have a self-contained gated employee colony. It has its own dispensary, a small shopping complex for daily needs and a well equipped clubhouse which includes a health-club, swimming pool, tennis court and a cricket field. Housing is spacious with guaranteed 24-hour power and water supply at highly subsidized rates.
Connectivity: Yamunanagar has good connectivity by rail and road network. It has its own Railway Station. Itís a four-hour drive from Delhi, being less than an hour from Ambala at one end and Saharanpur at the other. Chandigarh and Dehradun are conveniently connected by a two-hour drive.
Hotels, Restaurants and Shopping
Hotel Sapphire, Swagath, Jyoti Palace etc. have good accommodation options. Besides, there are modern restaurants and rustic dhabas, which cater to varied tastes and budgets. In addition, Bikaner Sweets & Karimís Kebabs there are leading standalone and multi-brand outlets for apparels and other shopping options in its main market.
Popular weekend breaks include Dehradun, Mussoorie, Chandigarh and Ambala for shopping and sightseeing.
Yamunanagar has many good convent schools for boys and girls. Delhi Public School, Sant Nischal Singh School are two of the good English medium schools. Colleges and Engineering Institutes including JMIT (Radaur), HEC (Jagadhri) and GEC (Bilaspur).