Haridwar or Hardwar is an ancient town of Astrologers in Haridwar India located on the foothills of Shivalik mountain range of
Himalayas. Shivalik means Shiva's hills. Haridwar is situated on the banks of the holy river Ganga or
Ganges. Geographically it's present in the Uttarakhand state of India & it's latitude is 29.58° &
longitude is 78.13°.
Haridwar is made up of two
words: - Hari & dwar. Hari means God & dwar means door or gate, which means gateway to the abode of
Gods because from this place various pilgrims start 'Char Dham Yatra' it means journey for Badrinath,
Kedarnath, Gangotri & Yamunotri, when the
sun enters in the sign of Aries every year. The deity
of Kedarnath is Lord Shiva & the deity of Badrinath is Lord Vishnu. Gangotri is the
the origin point of Ganga river & Yamunotri is the origin point of Yamuna river.
Every year many Sikh pilgrims start their journey to the Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara from Haridwar.
Other names of Haridwar are Kapilasthan, Best Astrologers in Haridwar Gangadwar, Mayapuri & Tapovan. It's called Kapilasthan
because the sage Kapila lived & meditated in this place. Hardwar is also called Gangadwar because it's
the place where the river Ganga leaves the mountains in its journey & touches the plains.
Haridwar is one of the holiest places for Hindus since Famous Astrologers in Haridwar India ancient times. Throughout the year large number
of pilgrims come to Haridwar to bathe in the holy river Ganga at the 'Har-ki-Pauri' or 'Hari-ka-charan'
ghaat (bathing spot), where a footprint of Vishnu is worshipped. Other ghaats in Haridwar
are Gangadwara, Kankhal, Nila Parvata, Bilva Teertha and List of Astrologers in Haridwar Kushavrata.
Hardwar is the home of many Ashrams (hermitages and
places for meditation) and Dharamshalas (rest houses for pilgrims) that have
been established by various swamis, yogis and religious institutions.
Hardwar is also one of India's Mokshapuris, or Seven Sacred Cities, Top Astrologers in Haridwar where moksha
(spiritual liberation) may be more easily attained.
A large pilgrimage festival is held every year in April at the beginning of
the Hindu solar year.
Haridwar (also spelled Hardwar) is a holy city and municipal board in the Haridwar District of Uttarakhand, India. In Sanskrit, Haridwar stands for Dwar of Hari or Gateway to God, 'Hari' meaning god and 'dwar' meaning gate. Haridwar is regarded as one of the seven holiest places to Hindus.
River Ganga after flowing for 253 kilometres (157 miles) from its Leading Astrologers in Haridwar source at Gaumukh, at the edge of the Gangotri Glacier, enters the Indo-Gangetic Plain of North India for the first time at Haridwar, and this is what gave the city its ancient name, Gangadwára, the place where the Ganges descends to the plains.
According to Hindu scriptures, Haridwar is one among the four sites Jyotishi in Haridwar where drops of the elixir of immortality, Amrit, accidentally spilled over from the pitcher, in which it was being carried away by the celestial bird Garuda, after the Samudra manthan. These four spots – Ujjain, Haridwar, Nasik, and Allahabad – have today become places, where the Kumbha Mela is celebrated once every 3 years in any of these 4 places and after a period of 12 years, the Maha Kumbha Mela is celebrated every 12th year at Prayag in Allahabad. Horoscope Readers in Haridwar Millions of pilgrims, devotees, and tourists congregate here from all over the world to celebrate the event. They perform ritualistic bathing on the banks of the river Ganga, which is considered to be the equivalent of washing away one's sins to attain Moksha. The spot where the Amrit fell is considered to be the Brahma Kund at Har ki Pauri (literally, "footsteps of the Lord,"), the most sacred ghat of Haridwar.
The Haridwar district came into existence on 28 December, 1988 as part of Saharanpur Divisional Commissionary, On September 24, 1998 Good Astrologers in Haridwar Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly passed the 'Uttar Pradesh Reorganisation Bill', 1998', eventually the Parliament also passed the Indian Federal Legislation - 'Uttar Pradesh Reorganisation Act 2000', and thus on 9 November 2000, Haridwar became part of the newly formed Uttarakhand (then Uttaranchal), the 27th state in the Republic of India.
Today, the city is developing beyond its religious importance, as a major industrial destination of state, with the fast developing Industrial Estate of State Infrastructure and Industrial Development Corporation, SIDCUL, and the close by township of BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited) and its affiliated ancillaries.
History of Haridwar
Suryavanshi prince Bhagirath performed penance here to salvage the souls of his ancestors
who had perished due to the curse of sage Kapila. The Eminent Astrologers in Haridwar penance was answered and the river Ganga
emerged from the Lord Shiva's hair locks and it's bountiful water revived the sixty thousand sons of
king Sagara. In the tradition of Bhagirath, devout Hindus stand in the sacred waters here, praying for
salvation of their departed elder.
A paradise for nature lovers, Haridwar presents a kaleidoscope of Indian Renowned Astrologers in Haridwar culture and civilization. In the scriptures it has been variously mentioned as Kapilsthan, Gangadwar and Mayapuri. It is also an entry point to the Char Dham (the four main centers of pilgrimage in Uttarakhand viz, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri), hence, Shaivaites (followers of Lord Shiva) and Vaishnavites (followers of Lord Vishnu) call this place Hardwar and Haridwar respectively, corresponding to Har being Great Astrologers in Haridwar Shiv and Hari being Vishnu.
"O Yudhishthira, the spot where Ganga rusheth past, cleaving the foremost of mountains which is frequented by Gandharvas and Yakshas and Rakshasas and Apsaras, and inhabited by hunters, and Kinnaras, is called Gangadwara (Haridwar). O King, Sanatkumara regardeth that spot visited by Brahmarshis, as also the Tirtha Kanakhala (that is near to it), as sacred.
-- The Mahabharata, Vana Parva: Tirtha-yatra Parva: Section XC.
In the Vanaparva of the Mahabharat, where sage Dhaumya tells Yudhisthira about the tirthas of India, Gangadwar, i.e., Haridwar and Kankhal, Jyotish in Haridwar have been referred to, the text also mentions that Agastya Rishi did penance here, with the help of his wife, Lopamudra (the princess of Vidharba).
Sage Kapila is said to have an ashram here giving it, its ancient name, Kapila or Kapilastan.
The legendary King, Bhagirath, the great-grandson of the Suryavanshi King Sagar (an ancestor of Rama), is said to have brought the river Ganga down from heaven, through years of penance in Satya Yuga, for the salvation of 60,000 of his ancestors from the curse of the saint Kapila, a tradition continued by thousands of devout Hindus, who brings the ashes of their departed family members, in hope of their salvation. Lord Vishnu is said to have left his footprint on the stone that is set in the upper wall of Har-Ki-Pauri, where the Holy Ganga Leading Astrologers in Haridwar touches it at all times.
Haridwar came under the rule of the Maurya Empire (322–185 BCE), and later under the Kushan Empire (c. 1st–3rd centuries). Archaeological findings have proved that terra cotta culture dating between 1700 BCE and 1200 BCE existed in this region. First modern era written evidence of Haridwar is found in the accounts of a Chinese traveller, Huan Tsang, who visited India in 629 AD. Astrologer in Haridwar during the reign of King Harshavardhan (590–647) records Haridwar as 'Mo-yu-lo', the remains of which still exist at Mayapur, a little to the south of the modern town. Among the ruins are a fort and three temples, decorated with broken stone sculptures, he also mentions the presence of a temple, north of Mo-yu-lo called 'Gangadwara', Gateway of the Ganga.
The city was also invaded by Timur Lang (1336–1405), a Turkish invader on January 13, 1399.
During his visit to Haridwar, first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak (1469–1539) bathed at 'Kushwan Ghat', wherein the famous, 'watering the crops' episode took place, his visit is today commemorated by a gurudwara (Gurudwara Nanakwara), according to two Sikh Janamsakhis, this Vedic Astrologers in Haridwar visit took place on the Baisakhi day in 1504 AD, he later also visited Kankhal enroute to Kotdwara in Garhwal. Pandas of the Haridwar have been known to keep genealogy records of most of the Hindu population. Known as vahis, these records are updated on each visit to the city, and are a repository of vast family trees of family in North India.
Ain-e-Akbari, written by Abul Fazal in the 16th century during the reign of Haridwar Astrologers Mughal Emperor Akbar, refers to it as Maya (Mayapur), known as Hardwar on the Ganges”, as seven sacred cities of Hindus. It further mentions it is eighteen kos (each approx. 2 km) in length, and large numbers of pilgrims assemble on the 10th of Chaitra. It also mentions that during his travels and also while at home, Mughal Emperor, Akbar drank water from the Ganga river, which he called ‘the water of immortality’. Special people were stationed at Haridwar Astrologer Sorun and later Haridwar to dispatch water, in sealed jars, to wherever he was stationed.
During the Mughal period, there was mint for Akbar's copper coinage at Haridwar. It is said that Astrological Services in Haridwar Raja Man Singh of Amber, laid that foundation of the present day city of Haridwar and also renovated the ghats at Har-ki-pauri. After his death, his ashes are also said to have been immersed at Brahma Kund by Mughal emperor Akbar himself. Thomas Coryat, an English traveller, who visited the city in the reign of Emperor Jahangir (1596–1627) mentions it as 'Haridwara', the capital of Shiva.
Being one of the oldest living cities, Haridwar finds its mention in the ancient Hindu Astrological Consultation in Haridwar scriptures as it weaves through the life and time stretching from the period of the Buddha, to the more recent British advent. Haridwar has a rich and ancient religious and cultural heritage. It still has many old havelis and mansions bearing exquisite murals and intricate stonework.
One of the two major dams on the river Ganga, the ‘Bhimgoda Dam’, is situated here. Built in 1840s, to divert the waters of Ganga, to the ‘Upper Ganges Canal’ which irrigated the surrounding lands. Though this caused severe deterioration to the Ganga water flow, and is a major cause for the decay of Ganga as an inland waterway, which till 18th century was used heavily by the ships of the East India Company, and a town as high up as Tehri, was considered a port city. The headworks of the Ganga Canal system are located in Haridwar. The Upper Astrological Guidance in Haridwar Ganga Canal was opened in 1854 after the work began in April 1842, prompted by the famine of 1837-38. The unique feature of the canal is the half-kilometre-long aqueduct over Solani river at Roorkee, which raises the canal 25 metres above the original river.
Haridwar as a part of the United Province, 1903 'Haridwar Union Municipality' Astrological Help in Haridwar was constituted in 1868, which included the then villages of Mayapur and Kankhal. Haridwar was first connected with railways, via Laksar, through branch line in 1886, when the Awadh and Rohilakhand Railway line was extended through Roorkee to Saharanpur, this was later extended to Dehradun in 1900.
In 1901, it had a population of 25,597 and was a part of the Roorkee tehsil, in Saharanpur district of the United Province, and remained so till the creation of Uttar Pradesh in 1947.
Haridwar has been an abode of the weary in body, mind and spirit. It has also Astrological Consultancy in Haridwar been a centre of attraction for learning various arts, science, and culture. The city has a long-standing position as a great source of Ayurvedic medicines and herbal remedies and is home to the unique Gurukul (school of traditional education), including the Astrology in Haridwar Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, which has a vast campus, and has been providing traditional education of its own kind, since 1902. expert astrologers in haridwar Development of Haridwar took an upturn in the 1960s, with the setting up of a temple of modern civilization, BHEL, a 'Navratna PSU' in 1962, which brought along not just a its own township of BHEL, Ranipur, close to the existing Ranipur village, but also a set of ancillaries in the region. The University of Roorkee, now IIT Roorkee, is one of the oldest and Astrological Advice in Haridwar most prestigious institutes of learning in the fields of science and engineering.
It takes place every six years in the form of Ardh Khumbh & Haridwar Astrology Poorna Khumb
in alternate succession. Poorna Kumbh takes place when Jupiter (Guru or Brihaspati) enters the sign of
Aquarius (Kumbha Rashi) & Sun enters the sign of Aries (Maish Rashi).
Ardha Kumbh takes place when Jupiter (Guru or Brihaspati) enters the sign of
Leo (Singh Rashi) & Sun enters the sign of Aries (Maish Rashi). Ardha Kumbh is also called as
'Singhasth'. A large number of pilgrims and devotees converge to Top Jyotish in Haridwar commemorate this divine
event of Kumbha.
Kumbha Mela in Mythology
According to mythology, 'Devas' (Gods) and 'Asuras' (Demons) churned the ocean to obtain Nectar
and when the coveted 'Kumbha' (pitcher) of Elixir (Amrita) which gave immortality was obtained
from the depths of ocean, one of the 'Devas' whisked away the 'Kumbha' from the 'Asuras' and while
evading from the 'Asuras', stopped at four places viz. Hardwar, Allahabad (Prayag), Nasik
and Ujjain before he finally arrived into the safety of heaven. A few drops of Elixir are supposed to
have spilled over on the water at these four places and sages, Best Jyotish in Haridwar saints and pilgrims started periodically
to flock to each of these 'Tirthas' to celebrate Kumbha Mela. In fact , it is a unique event that blends
religious and social features alike.
It is said that a holy dip in the river Ganges during the Kumbh & Ardh Kumbh gives you Moksha or
Nirvaana. People gather in huge number to take the holy dip during Kumbha Mela. There
are Saints, Naga Sadhus, Politicians almost every one is here. Famous Jyotish in Haridwar India Ensure your accommodation well in
advance if going during the Kumbh.
Important Snaans of Kumbh Mela 2010
|1.||Makar Sankranti ||January 14, 2010 (Thursday)
|2.||Mauni Amavasya & Surya Grahan ||January 15, 2010 (Friday)
|3.||Basant Panchami||January 20, 2010 (Wednesday)
|4.||Magh Purnima||January 30, 2010 (Saturday)
|5.||Maha Shivratri - Pratham Shahi Snaan||February 12, 2010 (Friday)
|6.||Somvati Amavasya - Dvitiya Shahi Snaan||March 15, 2010 (Monday)
|7.||Navsamvatsar||March 16, 2010 (Tuesday)
|8.||Ram Navami||March 24, 2010 (Wednesday)
|9.||Chaitra Purnima||March 30, 2010 (Tuesday)
|10.||Maish Sankranti / Baisakhi (Pramukh Shahi Snan)||April 14, 2010 (Wednesday)
|11.||Vaishakh Adhik Maas Purnima Snaan ||April 28, 2010 (Wednesday)
Government of Uttarakhand's endeavours in preparation for world's largest religious gathering
|1.||Khumbh Mela area is divided into 10 zones and 32 sectors. Dedicated efforts have been made to ensure memorable and comfortable visit to Uttarakhand.|
|2.||32 police stations and 42 chowkies are set up within the Mela premises for maintenance of law and order.|
|3.||36 fire stations are established to control any incident of fire.|
|4.||Uninterrupted power supply will be provided for the comfort of the pilgrims.|
|5.||Special care has been taken to ensure safe drinking water and hygenic sanitation services.|
|6.||A Media Centre fully equipped with computers, scanners, editing, uplinking and downloading facilities for all media fraternity.|
|7.||A Central Control Room (CCR) with all modern communication systems is stationed round the clock for monitoring of crowd and other arrangements.
Contact Details (STD Code: 01334, ISD Code: 0091)
|Additional Mela Officer||226849|| ||
|DIG Mela Police||221211, 270005|| ||firstname.lastname@example.org
|District Magistrate||239561|| ||
|Deputy Director (Press), Mela Authority||226695|| ||
|Police Station||265874|| ||
|Health Officer||220891|| ||
|District Hospital||266775|| ||
|District Tourism Officer||265304|| ||email@example.com
|Media Center||262620-21|| ||firstname.lastname@example.org
|1.||Please observe rules and regulations prescribed by Khumbh Mela Authority.|
|2.||Abstain from using polythene and plastic as it is unhealthy for the environment.
|3.||Throw all non-degradabale litter, empty bottles, tins, polythene bags etc in wastebins.
|4.||While taking photographs respect local culture, traditions & privacy.
|5.||If any unclaimed item/baggage is found, immediately inform the nearest Police check post.
|1.||Avoid using pollutants such as detergents and soaps in the holy Ganga.
|2.||Do not leave burning cigarettes or make open fire in the Kumbha Mela areas.
|3.||Do not consume alcohol, other intoxicants and non-vegetarian food in the Kumbh Mela areas.
|4.||Do not tempt local children by offering them food stuff or sweets.
|5.||Keep sound level of music system low to avoid noise pollution.
|6.||Do not encourage beggars.
Places to Visit (Sightseeing) in Haridwar
Har ki Pauri
This sacred Ghat was constructed by the king
Vikramaditya in the memory of his brother Bhratrihari. It is
believed that Bhratrihari eventually came to Hardwar to
meditate on the banks of holy Ganga. When he died, his brother
constructed a Ghat in his name which later came to be known as
Har-Ki-Pauri. This sacred bathing ghat is also known as
Brahamakund. The reflection of golden hues of floral diyas in
the river Ganga is the most enchanting sight in the
evening during the Ganga Aarti (Worship). The ghat
is regarded as the most sacred in Haridwar and this is the most
auspicious point to bathe in the Ganga. A clock tower was also
constructed here by Seth Birla which is worth watching.
The temple of Goddess Mansa Devi
is situated at the top of
Bilwa Parwat (Bilwa mountain).
People with a lot of faith climb the top of the mountain
to reach the temple on their feet. Here one statue
of the Goddess has three mouths and five arms while the other statue has
eight arms. The beautiful view of the city can be seen from this place.
There is also available a cable car service (ropeway) to take devotees to the old hilltop of Mansa Devi.
Chandi Devi Temple
According to Indian Mythology the army chief
Chanda-Munda of a local demon King Shumbh- Nishumbha was killed by goddess
Chandi here after which the place got the name Chandi Devi .
The temple of Chandi Devi at the top of Neel Parvat
on the other bank of river Ganga was constructed in1929 A.D.
by the King of Kashmir-Suchat Singh. It is 3 kms. trek from
Chandighat. It is believed that the main statue was
established by the Adi Shankaracharya in 8th century AD. It is
situated at a distance of 6 kms. on Neel Parvat on the other
bank of the main Ganga river. Cable car service is available to reach the temple if one
can not climb on foot.
Maya Devi Temple
This is an ancient temple
of Maya Devi the Adhisthatri deity of Hardwar, known as one of
the Siddhapeeths. Said to be the places where the hearts and
navel of Goddess Sati had fallen.
Daksha Mahadev Temple
ancient temple of Daksha Mahadev is situated in the south
Kankhal town. The mythological story about this place is that
king Daksha Prajapati, father of Sati (Lord Shiva's first
wife) performed yagya at this place. Daksha Prajapati did not
invite Lord Shiva and Sati felt insulted. Therefore she burned
herself in the yagya kund. This incident provoked the
disciples and followers of Mahadev who killed King Daksha, but
later on Lord Mahadev brought him back to life. Daksha Mahadev
temple is thus a tribute to this legend.
Sureshvari Devi Temple
Temple of Goddess Sureshwari, situated in midst of beautiful Rajaji National Park. Serene and religious makes this temple
abode of worshipers, saints etc. Located at outskirts of Haridwar in Ranipur and permission from forest rangers is necessary.
Bhimgoda Sarovar or tank is at a distance
of about 1 km from Hari-ki-Pauri. It is said that while Pandavas were going
to Himalayas through Haridwar, Bhim made this tank with the blow of his
Situated in Harihar
Ashram, Kankhal. Shivling weighing about 150 kg and Rudraksha tree are
main attractions here.
Shanti Kunj Ashram
Shantikunj was founded by the
Saint-Scholar-Philosopher par excellence, Pandit
Shriram Sharma Acharya, who in his youth was
also a freedom fighter.
Shantikunj has emerged over the
years as a unique center and fountain-head of a global
movement of Yug Nirman Yojana (Movement for the
Reconstruction of the Era) for moral as well as spiritual
regeneration in the light of very old Indian heritage. It
is the head-quarter of Yug Nirman Yojna of the
All World Gayatri Pariwar, which has a following of more
than twenty million devoted disciples and seventy
million persons all over the world.
The 'Dargah' of Hazrat Makhdum
Allauddin Ali Ahamed 'Sabir' on the outskirts of Roorkee town is a
worth-visit-place for every visitor. It is situated towards the south of
Haridwar. This place is one of the living examples of unity between the
Hindu and Muslim religions. Famed for its mystical powers that fulfill the
desires of the devout, the Dargah is visited by millions of devotees from
all religions from India and abroad. The Urs is celebrated at this Dargah
every year, from the first day of sighting the moon to the sixteenth day
during the Rabeeull month of the Islamic calendar.
Rajaji National Park
Haridwar is also a popular
destination for nature and adventure lovers. The Rajaji National Park is
about 820 sq. km. in area; attracts wildlife lovers with its pristine
scenic beauty and rich bio diversity. Three sanctuaries of the Shivalik
range of western U.P. - Rajaji, Motichur and Chilla were amalgamated into a
large protected area and named Rajaji National Park in year 1983. It has 23
species of mammals and 315 avifauna species. One may watch a herd of
elephants roaming majestically in the jungle or may find oneself excited
by wildlife of many kinds including tigers, leopard, jungle cat, Himalayan
yellow throated marten, samber, cheetal, barking deer, wild boar,
langoor, ghural, sloth beer, king cobra, woodpecker etc. The river
shelters fish in abundance. For further information on the subject, one
may contact the Director's office, 5/1 Ansari Marg, Dehradun-248001, Phone
Bharat Mata Mandir
A multi-storey temple, dedicated to Bharat Mata, Mother India, with each floor depicting an era in the Indian History, from the days of Ramayan till India's independence.
Sapt Rishi Ashram
According to Mythology the seven sages- Kashyap, Vashisht,
Atri, Vishvamitra, Jaindayani, Bhardwaj and Gautam-were deep
in meditation here. The Ganga, not wanting to disturb them and
facilitating each her easy approach prefer rather split
herself into seven channels around each Rishi.
Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar
This Bird Sanctuary is situated on the main Ganga river, or Neel Dhara, at the Bhimgoda barrage, it is a paradise for bird watchers and home to many migratory birds during the winter season.
Anandmayi Ma Ashram
Situated in Kankhal, one of five sub-cities of Haridwar, the ashram houses the smaadhi shrine of Sri Anandamayi Ma (1896-1982), a noted saint of India.
It is an amusement or recreation water park near bahadarabad, where tourists stop to relax & enjoy. Phone Nos: 99270-65948, 99270-65949.
How to reach Haridwar
The airport of Dehradun is the nearest from Haridwar. It is known by the name of Jolly Grant Airport and is located
approximately 35 km away from the holy city. Though there are not a large number of airlines that operate from New Delhi
to Dehradun, you will easily get a Simplifly Deccan flight, which operates on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Haridwar has a railway station of its own, connected with all the major cities of India. Many trains coming from Delhi,
Mumbai, Varanasi, Kolkata, etc halt here and bring in the large rush of visitors who come to take a bath in the waters of
the holy Ganges. There are a large number of trains available for reaching Haridwar from New Delhi, with the ones to Dehradun
also making a stoppage here.
Haridwar, with it's good road network, is easily accessible from the key cities in India. The city is around 215 km from New
Delhi and since the National Highway passes through it, reaching there by road is not at all a problem. Buses and taxis are
easily available to and from the major cities like Delhi, Dehradun, Agra, Lucknow, Jaipur, etc.
District Level Officers in Haridwar
|District Magistrate||239440||226891, 226677
|Sr. Supdt. of Police (SSP)||239777||239866
|Addl. District Magistrate||239554||234674
|Chief Development Officer||239097||232755
|Public Service Commission||214143, 214282||NA
|Chief Medical Officer||226023||NA
|District Informatics Officer (NIC)||239511||NA
|Income Tax Office||225915||NA
|Dy. Director, Rajaji National Park||225193||NA
|Dist. Development Officer||239097||NA
|Station Supdt. Railway||227461||NA
Hospitals in Haridwar
|District Hospital||223311, 226060
|District Women Hospital||227490
|BHEL Main Hospital||227350
|Rama Krishna Mission Hospital||244176, 246141
|Ganga Mata Charitable Eye Hospital||226090
|Bhooma Nikatan Charitable Eye Hospital ||260173, 260722
|Mehra Nursing Home ||226135
|Gulati Nursing Home||227756
|Shivalik Nursing Home||225396-97
|Sondhi Nursing Home||254212
|Preet Maternity Home & ENT Centre||251477
|Dr. Leela Gupta Nursing Home ||250268
|Dr. Wadera Nursing Home||254547
|Dev Bhoomi Hospital||227390
|Dr. Seema Gupta Maternity Home||254575
Haridwar: An Industrial City also
Along with the Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), which is a Navratna PSU (Public Sector
Undertaking) working in the town from many decades, Haridwar has also emerged as a hub for
various industries with reputed names like Hindustan Unilever Limited, Anchor, Kirby, Lakhani Vardaan, Mahindra & Mahindra,
Hero Honda, Indo Asian Switchgear Limited, ITC, Havell's, Sterlite Opticals, Controls & Switchgears
Limited, SBL, Akums Drugs, Manikchand, Vijai Electricals, Genus Inverters & many more. Also a shopping
mall entitled Pentagon is being constructed by Supertech Limited of Noida. Various residential
apartments & villas are also coming up in the vicinity of the town.