About District Library (Faridabad)
Faridabad is the most famous city in the Indian state of Haryana and a part of the National Capital Region of Delhi. Agra Canal and the Yamuna River is commonly referred to as Greater Faridabad. Faridabad is a major industrial hub of Haryana. Faridabad is famous for henna Mehendi production from the agricultural sector, while tractors, motorcycles, switch gears, refrigerators, shoes, tyres and garments constitute its primary industrial products.
The city was founded in 1607 by Sheikh Farid, treasurer to the Mughal emperor Jahangir, to protect the Grand Trunk Road between Delhi and Agra, and lies in the cultural region of Braj Bhoomi. In Independent India, Faridabad was initially a part of Gurgaon district which was later made an independent district on 15 August 1979.
There are many private and government hospitals in Faridabad.
• Asian Institute of Medical Sciences
• ESIC Medical College
• Fortis Escorts Hospital
• Metro Heart Institute Hospital
• QRG Central Hospital & Research Centre
• Sarvodaya Hospital & Research Centre
• RG Stone Urology & Laparoscopy Hospital
• IBS Ashwani Hospital
• Park Hospital
• Badshah Khan Hospital popularly known as BK Hospital
• QRG Health City
• Badkhal Lake
Badkhal Lake was located in Badkhal village, 8 km from Delhi Border. The lake fringed by Aravalli hills was a man-made embankment which has now dried up. The lake complex, spread over 40 acres, had come up in 1969. In June 2015, Haryana government decided to revive the Badkhal lake here to once again attract tourists.
• Surajkund Tourist Complex and International Crafts Fair
Situated at a distance of around 8 km from South Delhi. It is a 10th-century water reservoir which believed to be built by Tomar king Surajpal. Place is known for its annual fair "Surajkund International Crafts Mela". 2015 edition of fair was visited by 1.2 million visitors including 160,000 foreigners with more than 20 countries participating in fair. The Suraj Kund Lake. Retrieved on 2012-01-10. here is surrounded by rock cut steps.
2016 edition of Surajkund International Crafts Mela was the 30th edition and People's Republic of China will be participating in the fair. Participation of the China will be the part of agreement signed between India and China in 2014 to celebrate year 2016 as "Year of China in India".
• Nahar Singh International Stadium
The Nahar Singh Stadium previously known as Mayur Stadium is a cricket stadium in the Indian city of Faridabad.
Nahar Singh cricket stadium was built in 1981. On 14 September 1986 the then Chief Minister of Haryana Bhajan Lal sanctioned for the renovation of the stadium immediately.
District library was established in 1986 at 901/ Sector 15 A Faridabad. In 1988, it was shifted to 925/ Sector 15 Faridabad. than in 2015, it was further shifted to Pt. J.L.N. Government College, Faridabad . and finally in 2018, it got its place in a hall in Government College for Women, Faridabad. The library has a collection of 29508 books (English & Hindi Literature) and subscribed two newspapers. The library has 365 active members and it charges Rs 500 for a lifetime membership. It’s a traditional library with a sitting capacity of 20 and serves 8-10 readers on daily basis. Library working hours are from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (Monday to Saturday).