Neemrana

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Neemrana
नीमराणा
Town
Neemrana Fort Palace terrace and the town below.
Neemrana Fort Palace terrace and the town below.
Neemrana is located in Rajasthan
Neemrana
Neemrana
Neemrana is located in India
Neemrana
Neemrana
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 27°59′20″N 76°23′18″E / 27.98889°N 76.38833°E / 27.98889; 76.38833Coordinates: 27°59′20″N 76°23′18″E / 27.98889°N 76.38833°E / 27.98889; 76.38833
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Alwar
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Nearest city Behror

Neemrana is an ancient historical town in Alwar district of Rajasthan, India, situated at 122 km from Delhi and 150 km from Jaipur on the Delhi-Jaipur highway in Behror tehsil. It is situated in between Behror and Shahajahanpur. Neemrana is an industrial hub. This area is also known as Ahirwal region, It is the site of a 16th-century hill-fort occupied by Chauhans till 1947. The erstwhile ruling family is considered to be of the direct lineage of Prithviraj Chauhan. Some distance from Neemrana is another fort, Kesroli in Alwar district, that is one of the oldest heritage sites. Historians trace it to the Matsya Janapada of the Mahabharata times. In Kesroli one gets to see the oldest remains of Buddhist Vihara at Viratnagar where the Pandavas spent the last year of their exile incognito; Pandupole, with the only reclining statue of Hanuman; the samadhi of the ruler saint Bhartrihari.

Industry[edit]

The Rajasthan government, through Rajasthan Industrial Cooperation RIICO, has developed industrial zones in various stages in Neemrana in Alwar district in the past several years. Apart from the usual industrial areas, the Export Promotion Industrial Park (EPIP) and the Japanese industrial zone in Majra kath is particularly noteworthy. Companies from India and abroad have set up their units in these industrial areas and many more new industries are arriving, creating new employment opportunities. Japanese industrial zone developed by RIICO is an extension of previously existing industrial zone. The Korean Zone is also coming up.

Hotels[edit]

Hotel Neemrana Palace, a Haveli Theme Hotel, located on Delhi-Jaipur Highway,near bus stop Neemrana.

Affordable A/C & NON A/C Luxury Rooms well equiped with all modern facilities and amenities

providing FREE* Wi-Fi, serving in a fine dinning restaurant with Banquet hall and Conference hall facilities.
 
Neemrana Fort and the Palace Hotel.
Baba Khetanath Aashram Garden
New residential Buildings
Ghiloth Industrial area in Neemrana

Neemrana Fort was built from 1464 AD, Neemrana Fort-Palace is located on a high hillock and commands magnificent views of the surrounding beauty. It is among India's oldest heritage resort hotels, as it was created in 1986. Its name derives from a valiant local chieftain named Nimola Meo. The Chauhan capital was shifted from Mandhan (near Alwar) to Neemrana when the fort was established by Raja Dup Raj in 1467.[1] Nowadays, the Neemrana fort is a heritage resort.

Tourism[edit]

Located in the heart of the 'golden triangle'. Kesroli is almost equidistant from the tourist sites of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. It is used as a base to visit the Sariska tiger sanctuary, Kankwadi fort, Neelkanth Temples, Pandupol, the monuments of Tijara, Siliserh Lake, Jaisamand Lake, Bhangarh-Ajabgarh, the hot springs in Talvriksh, Rajgarh, Machari, Viratnagar, Deeg, the sanctuary in Bharatpur, Baba Khetanath Ashram, the Jat mud fort of Govindgarh, the ancient city of Mathura and its renowned museum.

Education[edit]

Neemrana is the site of Saint Margaret Engineering College which was established in 2002, NIIT University which won the India Today award for the Greenest Campus. Raffles University, School of Aeronautics(Neemrana) is one of the best Aviation colleges in North India with good placements, and one polytechnic college and Rao Sohanlal College for UG Courses are also located at Neemrana. Cambay Institute of Hospitality Management, Neemrana under Neesa Group is one of the best institute in India for making career in Hotel Management and is attached to luxury hotel Cambay Sapphire so that students can avail practical exposure. CIHM branches are also in Jaipur - Kukas, Udaipur City and Gandhinagar Gujarat.

Real Estate and Commerce[edit]

The massive industrial growth along with ambitious plans to make Neemrana a Knowledge city with 38 upcoming universities, has given a major push to real estate in this region.Proffesionals moving for job opportunities and the student inflow will lead to high demand for residential options. Many noteworthy builders are already present in the area. Projects are being launched keeping the needs and lifestlye of the Japanese and Korean expats in mind. Many hotels are also opening up and the existing ones have started to turn their offerings to appeal to the many Japanese working there.

Nearby villages[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Neemrana". The Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 19, p. 120-1. 1909. 

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