In the vicinity of the spectacular Kumaon lies the district of Udham Singh Nagar which was a part of district Nainital before it gained the identity of a separate district in October 1995.
The district was named in memory of Late Shri Udham Singh who was a great freedom fighter and who killed General Dyre after the brutal Jaliyanwala Bagh massacre.
The district comprises of three main sub divisions Rudrapur, Kashipur and Khatima and is surrounded by the exotic Himalayan ranges.
General Information :
Area : 1989 acre.
Altitude : 550mts.
Population : 61,280 ( Only town area, as per 1991 census)
Season : Round the year.
Clothing : Summer -Light cotton & in Winter - Woollen
Languages : Punjabi, Hindi & English
How to Go
Nearest Airport - Pant Nagar,11kms
Rail :- Udham Singh Nagar ( Rudrapur) is well connected to Delhi, Lucknow and Calcutta by direct broad gauge line.
Road :- Udham Singh Nagar ( Rudrapur) is well connected to important towns & cities of the country and nearby area.
Distance in Km
Delhi - 254kms, Agra - 301kms., Lucknow - 343kms., Faizabad - 473kms., Ayodhya - 481kms., Gorakhpur - 620kms., Kashipur - 56kms., Tanakpur - 101kms., Hardwar - 228kms. & Dehradun - 285kms.
Fairs and Festivals
Tharuwat Buxad Mahotsav
Where to Stay
Irrigation Dept. Inspection House
Forest Rest House
P.W.D. Inspection House
Hotel Mid Town
Hotel Mani Palace
Hotel Siddhu Palace
Tourist Office, Nainital Tel:05942-235337