Udham Singh Nagar District Of Uttarakhand

udham singh nagar district, uttarakhand

Udham Singh Nagar is a district located in the state of Uttarakhand, India. The district was created in 1995 when the larger district of Nainital was divided into two separate districts. The district is named after the Indian revolutionary Udham Singh, who is known for assassinating Sir Michael O’Dwyer, the former Lieutenant Governor of Punjab in India, in revenge for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.

Udham Singh Nagar is known for its agricultural production and is often referred to as the “Gateway to Kumaon.” The district is home to Pantnagar University, which is one of the leading agricultural universities in India. The university is known for its research in the field of agriculture, animal husbandry, and forestry.

Apart from agriculture, the district is also known for its industrial development, especially in the areas of food processing, pharmaceuticals, and textiles. The district has a number of industrial estates and is home to companies such as Tata Motors, Nestle, and Britannia Industries.

Udham Singh Nagar is also known for its natural beauty and is home to a number of tourist attractions, including the Corbett National Park, which is a popular destination for wildlife enthusiasts. Other popular tourist attractions in the district include the Nainital Lake, Bhimtal Lake, and the Kumaon Hills.