Faridabad is the largest city in the north Indian state of Haryana and a leading Industrial Center and situated in the heart of National Capital Region. Faridabad is surrounded by Delhi to its North, Noida to its North East, Greater Noida to its East and Gurgaon to its West.
The newly developed residential and industrial part of Faridabad (Sec. 66 to 89) between Agra Canal and Yamuna River is commonly referred as Greater Faridabad. Faridabad is also known as the Industrial capital of Haryana with good rail and road connectivity. It is on the broad gauge of the New Delhi – Mumbai Line.
Delhi Metro Violet Line connects Faridabad with Delhi. Faridabad is well connected with Delhi through Delhi Faridabad Skyway (Badarpur Flyover) and is also connected well with Gurgaon through the Gurgaon-Faridabad toll.
Faridabad has a large number of private schools and colleges like Delhi Public School (Sector-19 & Greater Faridabad), Manav Rachna International School, Modern School Barakhamba, Modern Vidya Niketan, Modern DPS, Manav Rachna International University, YMCA University of Science and Technology, Lingaya’s University, etc.
Faridabad also is well versed with health care facilities. There are many private hospitals in Faridabad including Asian Institute of Medical Sciences, Fortis Escorts Hospital, Metro Heart Institute Hospital, Sarvodaya Hospital, etc.
Faridabad also has an International cricket stadium named ‘Nahar Singh Stadium’ in the city which has a seating capacity of approx. 25,000 and has hosted 8 international cricket matches so far.