Indri, India

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Indri City
Indri City is located in Haryana
Indri City
Indri City
Indri City is located in India
Indri City
Indri City
Location in Haryana, India
Coordinates: 29°53′N 77°04′E / 29.88°N 77.07°E / 29.88; 77.07Coordinates: 29°53′N 77°04′E / 29.88°N 77.07°E / 29.88; 77.07
Country  India
State Haryana
District Karnal
Settled 1888
 • Type Democratic
 • Body Bharatiya Janata Party
 • MLA Karan Dev Kamboj (BJP)
Population (2011)
 • Total 17,487
 • Official Hindi & Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 132041
Telephone 0184
ISO 3166 code IN-HR
Vehicle registration HR 75

Indri is a city and a municipal committee in Karnal district (National Capital Region) in the Indian state of Haryana. Indri is situated on state highway #7. The Indri city is divided into 13 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. From an archaeological point of view, Indri might have some significance, As there are a lot of old structures present in and around it. There is an old fort which is totally under sand now ( Area around 7-8 acre and height is around 25 meters ). Old fort walls can be found 2–6 meters below the ground level at some other places as well. Indri is famous for fair of a saint from Pakistan called simran das ji (Kachi Samadhi).


As of 2011 India census,[1] Indri had a population of 17,487 of which 9,199 are males while 8,288 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.

Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 2349 which is 13.43% of total population of Indri (MC). In Indri Municipal Committee, Female Sex Ratio is of 901 against state average of 879. Moreover, Child Sex Ratio in Indri is around 834 compared to Haryana state average of 834. Literacy rate of Indri city is 75.41% lower than state average of 75.55%. In Indri, Male literacy is around 80.82% while female literacy rate is 69.47%.


City has gone through various phase of development since Congress Rule Of Bhupinder Singh Hooda As Then CM And Bhim Sain Mehta As MLA.News roads were constructed with proper light guide, Tree plantation was done on both sides of roads, Installation of street light was done to remove dark spots with huge work like New Herbal Park for the city and Sub Division Of Indri Halka.


The main source of income is agriculture. Farmers of Indri and surrounding areas produce wheat, rice, sugarcane and vegetables, which supply local mills and markets. Best Food International Pvt. Ltd.(Rice Export Mill) India's largest manufacturer and exporter is located in Indri. Indri is also known as the seed hub. Choudhary Export (Seed Processing Plant) in Sheikhpura Village is one of the largest wheat and paddy seed producer and exporter in Punjab, haryana and uttar pradesh.


Karan Dev Kamboj is a current BJP (MLA) Member of legislative assembly of Indri constituency in the Haryana Legislative Assembly, and was sworn-in as minister of state Food and Supplies & Forests of Haryana after BJP's win in the Haryana Legislative Assembly election, 2014.


Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Ex MLA Bhim Sain Mehta has done upgradation of Indri tehsil as a sub-division after huge win in by-election. The Punjab and Haryana high court has decided to open a sub-divisional court at Indri which is operational in Q4 2015.The Vehicle HR-75- is Registered in Indri RTO office in Haryana.

Flora And Fauna[edit]

Indri has much of biodiversity in flora and fauna. City has its own new Herbal Park. Trees and plants found over this township region are babul/kikar, eucalyptus, sehtoot/mulberry, jamun, putus bushes, congress grass or gajar ghans etc. Birds found over this township region are sparrows, mynas, pigeons, kingfishers, parrots, egrets, etc. The species of fauna found over this township region include domestic animals such as cows, buffaloes, horses, monkey etc. including some reptiles such as mongoose, snakes etc.


Temperature is Extreme throughout the year.


Indri is Town with Sub-Division having Regional Transport Office, Subdivisional Court, Tehsil, Civil Hospital.

Utility services[edit]

The water supply in Indri is managed by its Jal Board and is very well managed. Indri Electric Supply Undertaking is managed by the UHBVN. BSNL provides tele-services for landline and mobile and many other services. Many private telecom operators are also offering their services in the city as Vodafone Essar, Airtel, Idea, Reliance, Jio 4G, Tata, MTS, Aircel. Currenty Jio services is operating on BAND 3(1800Mhz), 5(850Mhz), 40(2300Mhz). Utility services are well managed including water supplies, irrigation and agriculture, banking.


There is a civil hospital run by state government having variety of facilities fulfilling the purpose of ill and diseased people. There is also a Veterinary Hospital in Indri.


  • Civil Hospital Indri
  • Amrit Hospital
  • Dev Nursing Home

Law and Order[edit]

Law and order is maintained by Haryana Police, having a police station at Main Bazar.

Religion and Social Structure[edit]

People over here are very peaceful and they all love communal harmony. This town also has a multicultural aspect with the people having different religious belief residing in this town. Population constitute Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims.


  • Devi Mandir
  • Hanuman Mandir
  • Geeta Mandir
  • Guru Ravidas Mandir
  • Shiv Mandir
  • Krishan Mandir
  • Sai Baba Mandir
  • Ram Mandir
  • Budh Nath Dera
  • Guru Valmiki Mandir


  • Gurudwara Singh Sabha
  • Gurudwara Guru Teg Bahadur Sahib (Gudha) Karnal Road

Other religious societies and communities[edit]

Trade, Commerce and Banking[edit]

It is also the trading hub as this are has a good cultivation & productivity of rice & wheat as well. It has a Grain Market and Vegetable Market . it also has various warehouse for the storage of food grains. Government of Haryana has embarked on a revolutionary e-governance initiative through the “e-Kharid” portal to usher in transparency at all levels in the food grains procurement process. It will enable ease of doing business to the traders and will empower the farmers by providing real time information and timely payment. The “e-Kharid” portal is a joint initiative of the Haryana State Agricultural Marketing Board and the Department of Food & Supplies, Govt. of Haryana.

Commercial Banks[edit]

There are various banks facilitating people of the town as well as other from near by areas. ATMs of these banks are also situated all over the town for the facility of banking activities.

Wards And Colonies[edit]

The Indri city is divided into 13 wards.

  • Gurdyal Singh Colony
  • Punjab Colony
  • Bajaj Colony
  • Nirankari Colony


  • Mehta Market
  • Bajaj Market
  • Sheela Market
  • New Grain Main Market
  • Jewellery Market
  • Rai Market
  • Mehta Palace
  • Diwan Palace
  • Bajaj Palace

Employment and education[edit]

Primary and secondary schools[edit]

Graduation College[edit]

Play School[edit]

  • Shemrock Play School


Indri is well connected via Road routes. National Highway 1 (India) Grand Trunk Road built by Sher Shah Suri is just 18 km from the City. It is also well connected by Haryana State Road Transport Corporation, especially because it falls on the Delhi-Yamunanagar route. State Highway 7 passes through Indri, and a substantial amount of trade and commercial activities are carried in and around the GT road settlements.

Villages in Indri Sub-Division[edit]

List of Villages in Indri Tehsil[edit]