Difference between revisions of "Kanpur"
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Kanpur is a city in Uttar Pradesh.
Kanpur a major industrial and commercial city located on the banks of the River Ganges. It has an area of over 1000 km² and had a population of around 2.7 million in the 1991 census. Kanpur is home to several educational institutions, including CSJM University, one of the Indian Institutes of Technology, Harcourt Butler Technological Institute (HBTI), University Institute of Engineering and Technology and GSVM Medical College.
Being located on the national corridor of railways the city of Kanpur is well connected with the rest of India by rail services.
You may take a flight to New Delhi/Calcutta/Bombay and then a flight to Lucknow. From Lucknow taxi takes about 2 hours to reach Kanpur. Alternatively you may take a flight to Delhi and then a train from Delhi to Kanpur.
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpurwww.iitk.ac.in
walk in d morning at motijheel.... watch movies at rave 3 or d new malls right now kanpur has 3 malls... check out the market of naveen market, ppn market, mall road, arya nagar , swaroop nagar, tilak nagar, gumti no 5
Business & Industry
Kanpur was once called the Manchester of the East,and was famous for Textile Mills, Ordnance Factories, Leather Tanneries, due to labour unrest and government policies many large textile mills have closed down, however Kanpur is still one of the most important industrial & trade center in North India.
New industries like detergent, saddlary. food processing, pan masala, tea packaging, leather processing & goods have developed in the city.
UPSIDC has setup a Software Technology Park (STPI) which has provided a place to incubate many new software & outsourcing firms in the city.
BPO & KPO sectors are also in the offing with entrepreneurial efforts from city's technocrats. Medical Transcription, Software Development, Call Center.
Rajiv Rungta & Amit Agrawal both alumni of IIT Kanpur have promoted an Engineering Process Outsourcing (EPO) A R Digitech
Leather Goods on Meston Raod (Bada Chauraha)
Big FM: 92.7 MHz
Radio Mirchi: 98.3 MHz
Kanpur is a great place for “chat” lover’s, city is planked with chat shops serving pani puri, allu tikki, dahai chat etc., famous for mouth watering sweets. For a range of multi cuisine restaurants vist The Mall & Swaroop Nagar , restaurants open to 11:00 PM. check out Aromas in Swaroop Nagar for some awesome burgers.Try the mushroom burger if you're the adventurous kind; you won't be disappointed.
Tea at Motijheel X-ing try out the pubs at landmark hoetl or d new malls
Landmark Hotel d only 5 star here though u may also try out the hotels on mall road,G.T road near gumti no 5
lucknow about 80 kms agra about 300 kms allahabad 300 kms