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About Faridabad Police

Faridabad is located towards south of Delhi. In its north is Delhi, west district Gurgaon, in East Uttar Pradesh and in South Distt. Palwal. Its terrain is generally plain area except some area towards Surajkund and Palli which is hilly. It has three Divisions i.e. NIT Faridabad, Central Faridabad & Ballabgarh. Each division is headed by ACP. NIT Faridabad division has 7 Police Stations whereas Central Faridabad & Ballabgarh Division has 5 Police Stations each. Its total area is about 900 Sq. KMs. Its population is about 15 lacs.

ORIGIN & DEVELOPMENT


Faridabad was founded in A.D. 1607 by Saikh Farid, Treasure of Jahangir, with the object of protecting the highway which passed through the town. Shaikh Farid built a fort, a tank and a mosque which are in ruins. now after, it became the headquarters of a pargana which was held in jagir by the Ballabgarh ruler. The District Faridabad came on the map of Haryana on 15th August, 1979 as the 12th District of the state. The new district was carved out from erstwhile Gurgaon District.

LOCATION & BOUNDARIES


Faridabad is about 25 Kilometers away from ISBT Delhi in 28 25’ 16” North Latitude and 77 18’ 28” East Longitude. It is bounded by Union Territory of Delhi ( Nation Capital) on its north, Gurgaon District on the west and state of Utter Pradesh on its east and district Palwal towards south. The river Yamuna separate the District Boundary on eastern side with Utter Pradesh state. Delhi – Agra National Highway No 2 ( Shershah Suri Marg) passes through centre of the District. It has a railway station on the Delhi-Mathura double track broad-gauge line of the Indian Railway.

STRUCTURE


For police purpose, Faridabad is a Commissionerate with Police commissioner as head of the unit and for Police district Faridabad is divided in three parts i.e. NIT, Central & Ballabgarh Division. Each Police district is further divided into two subdivision each headed by an ACP

INFRASTRUCTURE


Faridabad has well connected networks of road and electricity. All the villages of the District are connected by metal led roads and all the villages have been supplied electricity since 1970. Faridabad is well connected with other parts of the country by Rail and Road. The broad gauge railway line of Northern and North- Central Railway passes through the District and most of the trains going to South and west of India passes through the District. Also Delhi- Mathura Agra road NH-2, passes through the middle of the district Faridabad and Ballabgarh, are the mains towns of the District on the National Highway.

INDUSTRY


There are now about 15,000 small, medium and large industries Faridabad district providing direct and indirect employment to nearly half a million peoples and ranks 9th largest industrial town in Asia. The combined turnover is estimated to be about Rs. 1500 billion. Many international/multinational companies like Whirlpool, Goodyear, Larson & Turbo, Asia Brown Bsoveri, GKN Invel, Woodward Governor, Castrol besides, Escorts, Eicher, Cutler Hammer, Hyderabad Asbestos, Nuchem are located in this district.