Yamunanagar District is one of the 22 Districts in the State of Haryana and came into existence in November 1989, being carved out of District Ambala. Yamunanagar was earlier known as Abdullapur.


The name Haryana has been derived from the Sanskrit Words(the Hindu God Vishnu) and ayana (home), meaning “The Abode of God”.
Also it is believed that the name could have been derived from Hari (Sanskrit Harit, “Green”) and Aranya (“Forest”). The State of Haryana is one of the 29 States of the Country and came into existence on 1st of November 1966, carved out of the State of Punjab with joint Capital of both States at Chandigarh. The State of Haryana is 22nd in terms of Land Area of the Country with 44212 Square Kilometres, appx. 1.40% of Land Area of India. It is situated in the North of the Country, adjacent to the National Capital New Delhi. The Geographical Location of State Capital Chandigarh is : Longitude : 77.47 Latitude : 30.44.

The Population of Haryana as per 2011 census is 2.54 Crores. The GDP of the State estimated in 2017-18 is Rs. 6.87 Lac Crores (USD 96 Billion) which is at 13th position in the Country wise ranking. The Per Captia income in 2017-18 is estimated at Rs 1.97 Lacs (USD 2700), Fifth highest in the Country against the National average of USD 1600. The GDP of the State is derived as follows

  • Agriculture : 14%
  • Industries : 34%
  • Services : 52%

The District of Faridabad is highly industrialized and the most populous in the State of Haryana. The District of Gurugram is the leading financial hub of the State with host to a Number of Fortune 500 Companies, IT companies and also being the Centre of the largest Passenger Vehicle Manufacturer of India, Maruti Suzuki Limited and the biggest Manufacturer of MotorCycles, Hero Motors Ltd.


The District is situated on the National Highway 73 and is connected both by Road and Railway. Yamuna Nagar District is bound by the State of Himachal Pradesh in the North 30° 17 Latitude, by the State of Uttar Pradesh in the East, and South East by the Districts of Karnal and Kurukshetra in the South North, by Ambala District in the West. The District is sub-mountainous and is situated at the foothills of Himalayas, the Shiwalik Range nearby the Sirmour District of HP. The Yamuna River flows on the Eastern part of the District and is also the Border of UP and Haryana States. Yamunanagar District is located at a Height of 274 Meters from the Sea level. The District is located in Toposhet No. 53/F,2,3,4,7,8,11 and 12 of Survey of India.

It is about 106 Kms from Chandigarh, 225 Kms from New Delhi 110 Kms from Dehradun and also the District’s nearest three Airports.

The District has 4 Tehsils :

  • Jagadhri
  • Chhachrauli
  • Bilaspur
  • Radaur

And 3 Sub Tehsils :

  • Sadhaura
  • Khizrabad
  • Saraswati Nagar (Mustafabad)

The Land Area of the District is 1757 Square Kms. The Population as per 2011 Census is 12.14 Lacs. The Literacy of the District is 79%. Sugarcane, Wheat and Rice are the main agricultural Crops. The District has abundant Groundwater. A good cultivation of Eucalyptus and Poplar Trees is also done for commercial use in Industries. The District is the Second biggest generator of revenues in the State of Haryana. The District has a prosperous Small scale Sector with the No. of MSME Units at close to 5000 providing employment to a close of 50000 to 75000 people. The District has Two planned Industrial Estates in the Town Yamunanagar and Manakpur, close to the Town of Jagadhri. Also areas on Delhi Road are well developed industrially with Khajuri, Pansara, Damla, Rattangarh having maximum no. of Industries. The Main Industries include Wood based and Plywood Units numbering 1000 appx. Producing Plywood, Block Board, Flush Doors, Laminates etc. Metal based Units again numbering close to 1000 including Stainless Steel, Brass and Aluminium Utensils and Industrial Sheets. Engineering Goods industry producing Sugar Machinery, Hydraulic Presses, Automobile Leaf Springs, Paper, Cement and Chemical Plants Machinery, Mini Cement Plants, Plywood Units Machinery, Iron Castings, Hydraulic Jacks, Electrical Industry machinery and a lot of related Engineering items. Other Industries include M/s Railway Workshop, Jagadhri Workshop in Public Sector, engaged in the repair of Railway Carriges and Wagons of the Indian Railways. Bilt producing Paper and paper Board, Saraswati Sugar producing Sugar, Blue Craft producing Maize Starch, yet others in the field of Rectified Spirit, Automobile Moulded and Electroplated Plastic Parts, Metal Alloys, Electrical Panels, Calcium Carbonate, Glue, Zinc Oxide etc. The District has a well developed Mining Industry along the River Yamuna and a huge requirement of the Construction Sector of Northern India is met from here. In District Yamuna Nagar there are appx. 15 to 20 Units, that are exporting their Products to various Countries like U.S.A., U.K., Germany, France, Switzerland, China, Indonesia, Canada, & Gulf Countries. The major Exporting Units include : M/s Indian Sugar & General Engineering Corporation, Yamuna Nagar, M/s Yamuna Gases & Chemicals Ltd. Jagadhri, M/s Oriental Engineering Works Pvt. Ltd. Yamuna Nagar, M/s Erol Export Pvt. Ltd. Yamunanagar, M/s Polyplastic Industries India Pvt. Ltd., etc. The Units are exporting items like Sugar, Paper Machinery Parts, Cable jointing Kits & Accessories, Spray paint equipment, Transmission jacks, Wooden cable Drums, Automobile Leaf Springs, Paper & Paper Board, Aluminium Cookware, Brass Sheets etc.

1 Ballarpur Industries Ltd.Yamuna Nagar. Paper and paper Board
2 Bluecraft Agro Pvt. Ltd.,Yamuna Nagar. Glucose
3 Jamna Auto Industries Ltd.,Yamuna Nagar. Automobile Leaf Springs
4 Indian Sugar & General Engg. Corporation, Yamunanagar Mechanical Press, Hydraulic Press, Pressure Vessels, Heat Exchanger, Steam Drum, and Chlorine Containers etc.
5 Kamal Encon Industries,Yamuna Nagar. Cast tube Air Pre Heaters, Tembers
6 Kay Iron Works (Jorian) Pvt. Ltd., Yamuna Nagar. Sugar, Paper, Cement & Power Plants Machinery, Material Handling and Chemical Machinery, Structural M.S. & Stainless Steel Fabrication Work, Chains for All Industries and IBR Jobs, Waste Tyre Pyrolysis Plants.
7 Kay Iron Works (YNR) Pvt. Ltd., Yamuna Nagar. Sugar, Paper, Chemical, Bricks & Hydro Mechanical Machinery
8 Saraswati Sugar Mills, Yamuna Nagar. Sugar
9 Haryana Distillery,Industrial Area, Yamuna Nagar. Rectified spirit.
10 Railway Works, Jagadhri Workshop. Periodical overhauling of Railway coaches & wagons
11 Oriental Engg. Works Pvt. Ltd. Industrial Area, Yamuna Nagar. Hydraulic Jacks & Iron casting.
12 Surya Vikas Plywood Pvt. Ltd., Vill.Damla. Plywood, Black Board.
13 Kunal Calcium P.Ltd.,Vill.Shahpur. Calcium Carbonate.
14 Polyplastics Industries India Pvt. Ltd., Industrial Area, Yamuna Nagar Parts & Accessories for Motor vehicles & their engines, Components of Plastic Electrical Fuse Boxes, Electrical Fuses & Wheel Parts.
15 Pragati Hightech, HSIIDC, Vill.Manakpur. Bagasse Board.
16 Erol Exports Pvt. Ltd. Unit-II, E-4, Industrial Area, Yamuna Nagar Components and Assemblies of Abrasive Blasting machine and Spray Paint Equipment.
17 Bimal Aluminium Pvt. Ltd., 35, Industrial Area, Yamuna Nagar Aluminium Alloys Milkcans, Aluminium Utensils and Dairy Equipments
18 Chanana Udyog, Chaneti Road, Jagadhri Aluminium and Stainless Steel kitchen Utensils
19 Vishal Metal Industries, Plot No.35, HSIIDC,Manakpur , Jagadhri Stainless Steel & Aluminium Utensils
20 Chanderpur Works Pvt. Ltd., Jorian, Yamunanagar Cement Plant Machinery
21 Krishna Engg,New Chhachhrauli Road , Jagadhri Brass Coils
22 Kalyan Industries, Jagadhri Road, Yamunanagar Wood Working Machinery & Parts
23 Bramco Engineers, Yamunanagar Pulp & Paper Machinery
24 Yamuna Power & Infrastructure Ltd., Sardana Nagar, Ambala Road, Jagadhri Cable Jointing Kits, and Accessories
25 J.K. Metal Industries, Gbindpuri Road, Jagadhri Aluminium/SS, SS/Cu/MS Utensils, Wooden Items, Rice.

The District is also blessed with Quality Educational Institutes in the Disciplines of Engineering, Management etc., Good Financial Banking infrastructure, Service Trade including Chartered Accountants, Insurance Companies, Hotels, Commercial Markets and Malls etc.

The Places of Tourism and devotional interest in the District and nearby include :

  • Ashoka Dharam Chakkar, Yamuna Nagar
  • Chaneti Bodh Stupa, Jagadhri
  • Kalesar Wide Life Sanctuary
  • Herbal Nature Park
  • Saraswati Udgam Sthal, AadiBadri.
  • Bilaspur and Kapal Mochan
  • Ban Santur
  • Fort, Buria
  • Surya Kund Temple, Amadlpur.
  • Hathni Kund Barrage
  • Gurdwara, Paonta Sahib.
  • Panchmukhi Hanuman Mandir, Bilaspur Road.
  • Canal Guest House on Banks of River Yamuna.

Eastern Railway Freight Corridor from Amritsar to Kolkata stated to be readied by 2020 passes through Yamuna Nagar District. This dedicated Corridor shall enhance in business attractiveness of the District. This District is ideally located to have a ICD with good railway connectivity. Nearby Industrial Area of Uttrakhand, Haridwar, Dehradun, Kala amb, Paonta Sahib and Baddi in HP, Ambala, Chandigarh industrial belt are within 100 km radius of Yamuna Nagar. The Industrial environment of the District is peaceful and conducive for Business and has ample facilities to develop more.

Atul Gupta