|District||Gautam Buddha Nagar District|
|Elevation||216 m (709 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Dadri is located at  It has an average elevation of 216 metres (709 ft). It has world's largest power project..
As of 2001[update] India census, Dadri had a population of 57,457. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Dadri has an average literacy rate of 84%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 90% and, female literacy is 78%. In Dadri, 18% of the population is under 5 years of age.
Raja Rao Dargahi Singh Bhati the Gurjar chieftain of Dadri Bhatner Riyasat in 1818 possessed 133 villages at a fixed revenue of Rs.29,000. A fort at Parlchhatgarh in Meerut District, also known as Qila Parikishatgarh from Mughal emperor in the eighteenth century, and 277 village he posses by his own fund in 1818 with capital in Kathera village, by this era he rules all over Noida, greater Noida and part of Ghaziabad by this era, in 1828 British troops attack at night and kill him and take over his all wealth, fort and 5000 bigha of land which distribute to Indian quisling.
It has a power station owned and operated by National Thermal Power Corporation that generates about 840 MW of electric power by means of coal-fired thermal power plant and 830 MW of electric power generated by the gas-fired plant. Two new units of 490 MW each have come up at the same plant in 2010. This plant is also the home to a big switchyard with the power handling capacity of more than 5000 MW. It has India's first and now second biggest HVDC transmission system in which power is transmitted from Rihand Super Thermal Power Station to the National Capital Territory Power Project, by 805 km long Bipole HVDC transmission line operating at 500 kV and handling power at 1500 MW designed and built by ABB and now operated by PGCIL. The plant also caters to multiple infrastructure projects and industries such as two large cement plants producing pozzolana cement, a railways traction substation at Dadri Railway station serving the north-east railway corridor, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, etc. in and around the NCR region. The power is mainly consumed in the NCR power system. It has eight outgoing transmission lines.
Dadri is also an upcoming town of technology and new facilities. One such project is a 100 bed general hospital known as Mohan Swarup Charitable Hospital, on the national highway, equipped with the state of art facilities. Schools like G.R.Global Academy are providing a better place in modern education. It is situated on phoolwati nagar, Bishara NTPC road Dadri. Tied up with Tata Interactive System, it is playing a role to educate the children in a modern way.
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Dadri
- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.