Location of Udham Singh Nagar District
Udham Singh Nagar District is located in the neighbourhood of the Kumaon region and was a part of the Nainital district before it was divided in October 1995.
History of Udham Singh Nagar District
Udham Singh Nagar District is named after Late Shri Udham Singh who was a brave freedom fighter and killed the brutal General Dyer who was responsible for the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre.
Geography of Udham Singh Nagar District
Udham Singh Nagar District is located in the Terai region and is part of the Kumaon Division. It is enclosed by Nainital district on the North, Champawat district on the Northeast, Nepal on the East and by Uttar Pradesh state on both the South and West. Udham Singh Nagar district compromises of three main sub-divisions Rudrapur, Kashipur and Khatima and is bounded by the exotic Himalayan ranges. The district is situated at 28 degree south east, 30 degree north latitude, 78 degree and 81 degree east longitude of Kumaon.
Education of Udham Singh Nagar District
Udham Singh Nagar District is rich in agricultural and technological educational facilities. Here the Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology is a popular university teaching the students about the modern development in agriculture and technology. G.B. University is the first ever agricultural university of India. It was inaugurated by the first Prime Minister Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru on the 17th of November, 1960 as the Uttar Pradesh Agricultural University (UPAU). Later the name was changed to Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology in 1972 to memorialize the great freedom fighter Govind Ballabh Pant. It is located at a distance of 5km from Rudrapur. This university lies in the town of Pantnagar in the district of Udhaam Singh Nagar in the state of Uttarakhand.
Culture of Udham Singh Nagar District
Udham Singh Nagar District is rich in cultural heritages like handicraft industry and the handloom industry. Here the culture is also defined by Chaiti Fair and Ataria Fair. Chaiti Fair is held at Chaiti Temple during the auspicious occasions of Navaratri in the month of March. To attend this fair large number of devotees congregate here. Ataria Fair is held at the Ataria temple during the months of March and April at sacred occasion of Navratris. This temple is located at a distance of 2kms from the city Rudrapur en route Haldwani.
Tourism in Udham Singh Nagar District
Udham Singh Nagar District is filled with many tourism opportunities. Some of the popular tourist attractions in Udham Singh Nagar District are Nanak Matta, Giri Sarovar, Nanak Sagar, Atariya Temple, Chaiti Devi Temple, Pantnagar and Kashipur. This district of Uttarakhand allures the tourists during the regional festivals and fairs also.
The nearest airport is Pant Nagar located at a distance of 11kms. This airport is 14kms from Rudrapur and about 40kms from Haldwani. The nearest railway station, Rudrapur is well connected wilth major cities of India. Udham Singh Nagar District (Rudrapur) is well connected to major towns and cities of India and the region.