|— Municipal Corporation —|
|District||Udham Singh Nagar|
|• Total||5.46 km2 (2.11 sq mi)|
|Elevation||218 m (715 ft)|
|• Density||22,000/km2 ( 58,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Sex ratio||911 ♂/♀|
Kashipur was known as Govishan or Govisana, during the time of Harsha (606–647 AD), when Xuanzang (631–641) visited this region. The ruins of the large settlement of those days are still to be seen near the city. Kashipur was named after Kashinath Adhikari, the founder of the township and governor of the pargana, one of the officers of the Chand Kings of Kumaon in the 16th and 17th centuries. Girital and Drona Sagar are well known spots and are associated with the story of the Pandavas. The Chaiti Mela is the best known fair of Kashipur. Today Kashipur is an important industrial township. In autumn, after the monsoon, one can see the snow-clad peaks of Trishul and its surroundings.
Kashipur was declared as Municipal Corporation on 26th January 2013 by the The Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna, First Election for the newly formed municipal Corporation held on 28th April 2013
Kashipur is located at  It has an average elevation of 218 metres (715 feet)..
The nearest airport is 72 km away at Pantnagar. Kashipur is connected to Ramnagar, Kathgodam, Moradabad, Bareilly, Lucknow and Delhi by rail network. Kashipur is connected by road with all the major cities of the state and region.kashipur is well connected with big cities like haridwar,dehradun,delhi,moradabad etc.It is located at national highway NH-74. Delhi is about 225 km away and Haridwar is about 176 km away from Kashipur.
As per provisional data of 2011 census Kashipur had a population of 121,610, out of which males were 63,625 and females were 57,985. The literacy rate was 83.40 per cent.
As of the 2001 India census, Kashipur had a population of 92,978. Males constituted 53% of the population and females 47%. Kashipur has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 62%. In Kashipur, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age. Languages spoken are Hindi, Kumaoni , Garhwali , Punjabi, and English.
Kashipur is a door to The beautiful hills of Nainital. Located near Jim National Corbett Park famous for tiger and elephant
Drona Sagar Lake
Drona Sagar is believed to be associated with Guru Dronacharya, teacher of the Pandavas and the Kauravas in the epic Mahabharata. Many believe that the Drona Sagar was created by the Pandavas as a Guru Dakshina (fee) for Dronacharya. The Skanda Purana states that the water of Drona Sagar is as holy as that of the Ganges.
At present a huge pond with lotus flowers is situated here. The pond is surrounded by temples of various deities. Earlier, there were 32 temples around the periphery of this pond. The excavated site at Drona Sagar is protected by the Archaeological Survey of India.
Shree Bheema Shankar (Moteshwar) Mahadev
Shree Moteshwar Mahadev also known as Shree Bheem Shankar Mahadev is an abobe of Lord Shiva in Kashipur, this place was known as the Dakini State in ancient days Shree Bheema Shankar (Moteshwar) Mahadev is also considered as one of the 12 Jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva...
Maa Bal Sundari Mandir
Bal Sundari Mandir also known as Chaiti Mandir, is the most famous temple in Kashipur. During Navratras in March a grand fair is held here every year. The fair draws thousands of pilgrims and devotees from far-flung areas. Devotees throng the temple to offer their prayers to the revered Goddess.The Chaiti mela is held every year here which is usually start with the start of 'Navratras'(as per the Hindu calendar). It remains for 15 days. This grand fair is also famous for trading of horses.
Shri Bhole Baba Pathari Wale Temple
This temple is situated around 10 kilometers away from Kashipur Station next to Kundeshari in Village Dhakiya No. 1
Gurdwara Sri Nankana Sahib
Gurdwara Sri Nankana Sahib is located in the city of Kashipur, Gurdwara is the main attraction for Sikhs of this region.
Central Government recently announced several benefits to promote trade and industry by providing various benefits and incentives, Kashipur is becoming a new industrial hub. Large industrial houses such as India Glycols Ltd (IGL), HCL, Videoconthere are also several paper and sugar mills in the vacinity of this city.
Kashipur is fast growing city in Uttarakhand where industries have sprung up at a great pace. The city is in developing stage in terms of education. ITI Kashipur is regarded one of the best ITIs in Uttarakhand and provides only Diploma Courses. Government Polytechnic Kahsipur is providing great engineers for the country. It is the biggest and oldest polytechnic in Uttarakhand.
The Indian Institute of Management is setting up a new campus in Kashipur which will give this city & its citizens a new direction in the field of education. IIM Kashipur to be operational from 2011, Approximately 200 Acres of Land in the Escorts Farm area of Kashipur, Uttarakhand have been allocated by the Government of Uttarakhand for the Institute.
|No.||Name of the School||Place|
|1||Shemford Kashipur||Singal Farms, P.O. Pratapur, Kashipur, Dist. Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand.Pin – 244713
|2||D.A.V||Aliganj Road, Kashipur, Dist. Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand.Pin – 244713
|3||Tularam Rajaram Saraswati Vidhya Mandir Kashipur||Near Chaiti more, Kashipur, Dist. Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand.Pin – 244713
|4||Vision Valley School||Kundeshwari Road, Kashipur, Dist. Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand
|5||Maria Assumpta Convent School||Dadiyal Road, Kashipur, Dist. Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand
|6||Little Scholars||Ramnagar Road, Kashipur, Dist. Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand
|7||Shri Guru Nanak Sr Sec School||Kundeshwari Road, Kashipur, Dist. Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand|
|8||Doon valley public school||near delta factory, huldwa uttrakhand|
|9||Sai Public School||Chaiti Chauraha, Kashipur, Dist. Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand|
|10||Krishna Public Colligeate||Moradabad Road, Kashipur, Dist. Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand|
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