08 October 2009

Dehradun - The Capital of Uttarakhand

Dehradun is the Capital city of Uttarakhand state and is often termed as Drona Nagri. It is believed that Guru Dronacharya trained his disciples Kauravas and Pandavas here hence, named as Drona Nagri. Dehradun is a beautiful city with so many beautiful picnic spots like Lacchhiwala, Sahastra Dhara, Mussoorie, Kempty falls etc. Dehradun is well known for its renowned schools and that is why also called as School Capital of India. There are so many other educational institutions and colleges here.
dehradun is also well renowned for Forest Research Institute (FRI), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS).

How To reach?

Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant (approximately 25 Kms from Dehradun)
Nearest Railway Station: Dehrarun Station
Road Transport: NH 87


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