About Fatehgarh

fatehgarhThe cantonment town Fatehgarh belongs to Farrukhabad district in Uttar Pradesh. The cantonment was established in 1870. Fatehgarh is the administrative headquarters to its district. The can also be termed as a military town. The city operates under the Kanpur division of Uttar Pradesh. This beautiful city is located along the banks of holy river Ganges; the city is named after Fateh Khan the seventh son of King Behlol Lodi in 1478, but it is also said the city got its name from its old fort which is located and found in the city in 1714.

Fategarh has a major Indian Military establishment like the 114 Territory army, Rajput Regimental Centre and Sikh light Infantry Centre operate on its grounds including the Gun Factory which was established in 1818. Fatehgarh and Farrukhabad are called as twin cities of the district Farrukhabad. The land is famous for its pilgrim centres like Sthan Shri Baba Neebkarori ji Maharaj, Shri Siddheshwar Hanuman Mandir and Samadhi Mandir of Lalaji Maharaj. Hindi is the most spoken language of the city apart from which Urdu, Bengali also exist. Dialect of modern Hindi is also spoken by certain people in this region as other parts of the state. People of all disciplines reside in Fatehgarh, but Hindus and Muslims being the majority religion followed by the people. The city has well developed transport facilities. River Ganga, Ramganga and Kali Nadi nourish the city, does making the soil fertile which promote agricultural activities in the city. The city is famous for its agricultural markets and its related products. The city manufactures and exports agricultural products, perfume, cotton prints and saltpeter.

Geography of Fatehgarh


Fatehgarh covers an area of about 28.86 km2 that is 11.14 sq miles. It is elevated 138 m that is 453ft above sea level. It is located north east of Agra. The city is bounded in the east by Fatehgarh tehsil, in the north by Rajepur tehsil, in the south by Kamalganj tehsil and in the west by Mohamdabad tehsil. The coordinates of the city is 27.37° north latitude and 79.63° east longitude. Farrukhabad, Shamsabad, Sikanderpur are the nearby cities from Fatehbarg, in which the tehsil headquarters Farrukhabad is only 5 km away from Fatehgarh. Shyam Nagar village, Kadrigate, Iti and Devrampur are some of the important areas of the city. Summers are very hot and dry in the city where are the winters are very cold. The city is a level plain with few ups and downs.

Demography of Fatehgarh


As per 2011 census the total population of the city is about 290,540 out of which males were 154,630 and females were about 135,910. The city has a literacy rate of 75.60 percent. The city has a sex ratio of about 842/1000. The pin code of the city is 209601 and the telephone code being 05692. The vehicle registration number in UP 764 and has a time zone of IST (UTC + 5:30).

Culture of Fatehgarh


Festivals are lifeline of people in Fatehgarh. Diwali, Holi, Dussehra, Eid are popular festivals in the city which is celebrated with sweets, lights, feast, greetings and fairs. Idol worship and religion rituals are common among people. Wheat is the staple food in the city. Both veg and non-veg meal is popular in the city; the daily meal is a combination of chappatis or puris with delicious gravy and a homemade sweet. Homemade sweets were given much importance as they are given as offering in prayers & pujas and also during special festive occasions. Sweets, desserts, drinks are popular among people. Lassi and sharbhats were the popular drinks which come in variety of flavours that is unique for the state.

Administration in Fatehgarh


Rajput regimThe administrative setup of the district is divided into three tehsils they are the Farrukhabad, Kaimganj and the Amritput, out of which Farrukhabad is designated as the tehsil headquarters of Fatehgarh. The Farrukhabad tehsil is further divided into three blocks namely Barhpur, Kamalganj and the Mohammadabad. The district has a total of 7 blocks, 523 gram panchayats and 1020 revenue villages. The district has one Cantt. board operating in Fatehgarh. The district magistrate residing in the city is responsible for the tax collection, enforcing government policies in the city and indirectly manages the law & order of the city through heading the Superintendent of police. The administrative headquarters Fatehgarh operates many important government agencies and military establishments in its grounds. Here is the detailed list of government offices in the city.

Military Area

Cantt Area
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh 209601

Customs Central excise Office
KVRRC, Cantt Area
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh 209601
www.cbec.gov.in

Post Office Fatehgarh
KVRRC, Cantt Area
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh 209601

SDM Office
City Majistreet Road
Phoos Banglow Colony
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh 209601

City Magistret
City Majistreet Road
Phoos Banglow Colony
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh 209601

ADM Office
City Majistreet Road
Phoos Banglow Colony
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh 209601

Suprendent of Police Office
Phoos Banglow Colony
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh 209601

District Supply Officer Office
City Majistreet Road
Phoos Banglow Colony
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh 209601

District Magistrat Office
Phoos Banglow Colony
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh 209601

Fatehgarh Kotwali
State Highway 29A
PWD Colony
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh 209601

District Jail
Gulistan Colony
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh 209601

Bijli ghar
Loco Road
Sheesham Bagh, Cantt Area
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh 209601

Yaquitganj Police Post
State Highway 29A
Yaqut Ganj, Uttar Pradesh 209601

CJM Office
Phoos Banglow Colony
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh 209601

Lifestyle of Fatehgarh


People of Fatehgarh lead a simple lifestyle and they are traditional in thoughts. Western culture has also influenced the city. Women in the city wear bright coloured sari, salwar and modern outfits whereas the men in the city wear kurta pyjama or normal shirts and pants. On special occasions men wear pagri on their head and women cover their head with their sari. Functions are celebrated in grand scale in the city. Religious rites are famous in the city. Hina gent’s parlour in the city is specialist in men grooming and hair dressing.

Hina Gents Beauty Parlour & Hair Dresser in Fatehgarh
Shop No-4, Kanpur Road
Nagar Palika Complex
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh- 209601
Phone no.: + (91)-930783161

Tourist Places near Fatehgarh


The city is close to many tourist destinations like Kampli in Tehsil Kaimganj, Sankisa, Kanpur, Lucknow, Agra, Vrindavan and Mathura with in the state, all of these destinations can easily accessed from Fatehgarh as they are within 200km from the city through the well versed roadways and railways system in Fatehgarh. The city is also not too far away from the tourists spots in its adjacent states like Delhi, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh which are all can be reached within ten to twelve hours of journey from the centre of Fatehgarh.

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Sports in Fatehgarh


The district sports authority is responsible of selecting the sports talents in the city through various zonal and district level competitions. Nehru Stadium in the city consists of a quality ground, an average seating capacity and a track for various sports training and practices. The stadium also hosts various entry and main level tournaments. There is also a stadium ground very near to the Nehru Stadium at a 63 m also has a quality ground for the sports talents to practice.

Stadiums in Fatehgarh

Nehru Stadium
Nehru Stadium Road
Phoos Banglow Colony
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh 209601

Stadium Ground in Fatehgarh
Nehru Stadium Road
Phoos Banglow Colony
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh 209601

Business and Economy of Fatehgarh


The cantonment city is primarily an agriculture sound city with its majority population earns through agriculture sector. The city is weak on industrial development. The state government has taken necessary actions to promote business sector in the city. Here is the list of some companies operating in the city.

Meriladliradhe Infotech
Shishambagh cantt, 138a
Sheesham Bagh, Cantt Area
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh 209601
Phone no.: 099 35 949457

Best Way Fatehgarh
Bholepur
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh 209601
Phone no.: + 91 86 04 650048

Parag Dairy in Fatehgarh
Ghatia Ghat Road
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh 209601

Amit Lokvani
MIC Road
Phoos Banglow Colony
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh 209601
Phone no.: +91 94 15 924294

Micron Technology
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh-209601

Healthcare Facilities in Fatehgarh


The healthcare centres in the city provide accommodation, quality healthcare facility, well-experienced doctor and a well-trained staff. Certain centres also run pharmacy, scanning unit and pathology labs in its premise. Here are the details of few healthcare centres in Fatehgarh.

District Hospital Fatehgarh
District Hospital Road, PWD Colony
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh 209601

Shri Ji Hospital
State Bank Road, PWD Colony
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh 209601

B.L.M. Hospitals Pvt. Ltd.
1/39, Bajariya Allianz
Kanpur Road
Phoos Banglow Colony
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh 209601
Phone no.: 05692 234 777

Tiwari Nursing Home
Sheesham Bagh
Cantt Area
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh 209601

Das Nursing Home in Fatehgarh

1/139, Talaya Lane
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh – 209601
Phone no.: + (91)-9919299993
Landmark: Near Bank Of India

Dental Revolution Clinic
Jai Narayan Verma Road
Sainik Colony
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh 209601

Sitapur Eye Hospital
Phoos Banglow Colony
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh 209601

Society of Fatehgarh


NGOs, Non Government Organisations, in the city works for the cause of social issues like the women welfare, children welfare, senior citizen welfare, sports welfare, tribal welfare. The NGOs are non-profit organisations that are recognised by the government to aid the people in need. They also voice against social discriminations. These organizations also runs charitable trust to educate and health aid the under privileged people, they also run orphanages and old age homes to shelter homes less. Here are the details of the NGOs operating in Fatehgarh.

Anjuman Madarsa Madinatul Uloom Society
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh - 209601
Phone no.: + (91)-5692-238383

Prayash Samajsevi Sansthan in Fatehgarh
Nawadia
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh - 209601
Phone no.: + (91)-5692-235444

Emergency Services in Fatehgarh


The city has all its emergency services like the police stations, ambulance service, medical stores and fire service that provides 24 hours service to the needy. Here is the list of police stations in the city.

Superintend of Police
Phoos Banglow Colony
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh - 209601
Phone no.: + (91)-5692-234410

Police Station
Co City (R)
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh - 209601
Phone no.: + (91)-5692-235085

Police Station
Distt. Control Room
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh - 209601
Phone no.: + (91)-5692-234542

Police Station
Police Line
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh - 209601
Phone no.: + (91)-5692-234544

Police Station
Kotwali Fatehgarh
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh - 209601
Phone no.: + (91)-5692-234203

Police Station
Mau Darwaja
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh - 209601
Phone no.:+ (91)-5692-247413

Police Station
Co City (O)
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh - 209601
Phone no.: + (91)-5692-235079

Police Station
City Control Room
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh - 209601
Phone no.: + (91)-5692-223791

Pharmacy in Fatehgarh


They provide 24 hours pharmacy service on submitting the doctor prescription.
Adarsh Medical Store: PWD Colony, Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh 209601

Fatehgarh Important Links


To communicate important messages to the people the government updates the same through the websites; here are the details of few important links.

Fatehgarh, City Details
http://farrukhabad.nic.in/adminpers.asp

Cantonment board Fatehgarh
http://cbfatehgarh.org.in/?page_id=319

Important contacts
http://farrukhabad.nic.in/contacts.asp

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    Arvind Kumar Gupta from Fatehgarh 628 Days ago

    It's my birthplace,a fantastic city having many memories up to age 21 year's.my secondary education is done government boy's inter college, fatehgarh. I salute this city and it's traditional & modern mix culture.

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