Localities in YamunanagarOne of the most important aspects of the city of Yamunanagar is that it has seen growth and expansion of its surface area and land coverage in the recent few years. The expansion is mainly due to a large section of human population that have migrated and have settled here as they have got full time job opportunities and good earning avenues in this place.
This progress in Yamunanagar has led to its full fledged development and there are a number of schools, colleges, hospitals, market areas, residential areas and colonies that have come up in different parts of the city. However, there are some places, in Yamunanagar, which are old and have a strong influence on the overall demeanor of the city.
Important Localities in YamunanagarSome of the important localities of Yamuananagar are as follows:
Model Town: This is one of the oldest areas of Yamunanagar and it came into existence during the time of partition, when a lot of refugees from Pakistan migrated to this place seeking refuge and shelter. Thus, they got settled here and a lot of diverse cultures and values got intermingled in this place, giving rise to the various types of cultures that are prevalent in the city of Yamunanagar today. This place is a very important trade hub as well and has many important shops and markets in this place and in the nearby areas.
Also, there are a large number of banks, which have their branches and ATMs here. There are also, a number of hospitals, schools and colleges in this place. Hotels like J.K Residency and banks like Punjab National Bank have their set ups and establishments here. This locality is also famous for the Barnala Shopping Mall, along with various other shops of branded merchandise like Planet Fashion and departmental stores like N G Mall etc.
Rampura Colony: This place is another important locality in the city of Yamunanagar and is also one of the oldest residential colonies. The people who are settled here, do have their houses and settlements from the pre-independence era. This place has undergone a lot of development and there are a large number of posh houses and markets that have come up in this place.
Shastri Colony: Another place of prime importance in Yamunanagar is this place called the Shastri Colony, which is close to the Jagadhri Workshop. The Jagadhri Railway Station is close to this palce and some of the nearby landmarks is the Christian Hospital. Other hospitals like Civil Hospital, Dayasheel Hospital, Waryam Singh Hospital, Dr. B.R. Kalra Eye and General Hospital and many others are in this place and nearby to this locality. Important educational institutions are also here and the State Bank of India and State Bank of Patiala have their ATMs here.
Industrial Estate: One of the most significant localities from the standpoint of revenue and economy is this place known as the Industrial Estate. A lot of the current progress and improvement in the city of Yamunanagar is due to this locality as this place houses some of the important industries of the country. Be it heavy engineering industries, paper mills, sugar mills, plywood manufacturing units or any other industry that Yamunanagar houses, all of them are present in this area. Industries like Continental Engineering Corporation and GN Engineering works have their establishments here.
Paper Mill Colony: Housing the famous Ballarpur Industries, which is the renowned paper mill in Yamunanagar, this place is one of the focal points from the industrialization standpoint. This colony belongs to Ward number 24 and is one of the localities, which came into existence around the same time like other places of Yamunanagar like the Jaswant Colony, Industrial Estate, Sant Nagar Part, Starch Mill Colony etc. which are also in its vicinity.
Model Colony: This is a separate colony and people often tend to confuse this as the same place as Model Town. However, this is a locality, which has its own existence and is strategically very important to the city of Yamunanagar as important commercial establishments have their base here. Also, the famous Shiv Temple of Yamunanagar is located in this place.
Some of the other places of great importance from a residential settlement and commercial standpoint are Kartarpura, Mahabir Colony, New Kartarpura, Lal Dwara, Ram Pura, Madhu Colony, Raghunath Puri, Kalindi Colony,Uncha Tibba, Karam Singh Gali, Area behind Civil Hospital, Subhash Nagar, Professor Colony, Gobindpuri, Yogesh Nagar, Green Park, Vidhya Nagar, Area behind Gaba Hospital, Ram Nagar,Lekh Raj Market, Old Hamida Part, Gulati Gali, Gurudwara Road, Jain Kaur Mohalla, Namdhari Gali, and others.
There are many other places in Yamunanagar, which are well populated and play an important role in the day to day functioning of the city. As the city has expanded a lot in recent times, thereby a lot of new colonies were created like Telecom Colony, Ravidass Colony, Vikash Nagar,Gobindpuri Part, Sarojini Colony Phase-II, Chopra Garden, Vishal Nagar, Gupta Colony, Adarsh Nagar, Luxmi Nagar, P & T Quarter,Vijay Colony, Public Health Quarter, Kuldeep Nagar, Vishnu Nagar, Deep Advocate Wali Gali, Guru Teg Bahadur Nagar Block-1, Shiv Puri, Tara Puri Raja Garden, Inderpuri and many more.