Greater Noida Facts
Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority(GNIDA) was established in Jan, 1991
Vision ❐ An Eco-Friendly Relaxed Environment.
for the City ❐ A Modern, Efficient City Of International Standards.
❐ A Pro-Active Investor-Friendly Framework.
❐ Holistic Planning to cover all Urbanisation issues.
❐ Participation Of The Rural Population In Urbanisation.
Area and ● Total Notified Area of 36,000 hectares
Population ● Current Urbanization - 5,000 Ha in Phase I
● Urbanizable area of 12,000 Ha. by year 2011
Overview of ODP -2011
Total Area 12000 HECTARES
Industrial 2600 hectares
Transportation 1280 hectares
Institutional & Commercial 2120 hectares
Open Area 3000 hectares
Residential 3000 hectares
City planned for a population of
7 Lakh by year 2011
12 Lakh by year 2021
Infrastructure ❐ Top Quality Housing & Social Infrastructure.
❐ Covered drains and Underground Cabling.
❐ Wider than normal access Roads.
❐ Corridors for each service.
❐ Inland Container Depot under construction.
❐ Convergence Network.
❐ Solid Waste Management System.
❐ State-of-the-art Telecom Linkages - A wired city
❐ First City in North India to Privatise Power Distribution (1994)
❐ Broadband Service Providers- Reliance, Tata Teleservices,
RPG Enterprises, Powergrid Corporation.
❐ All services- Voice, data, internet, National Lease Circuits, Lease Circuits,
eVPNs, Connectivity to MPLS network
❐ VSNL setting up STM-4 (expandable to 16) POP at Greater Noida.
Multiple STM 1 rings will originate which will go into customer premises.
Controlled ❐ Signage Master Plan prepared.
Signages ❐ No overhead signages permitted.
❐ Usage-wise colours defined.
❐ All Boards installed by GNA.
❐ Private Boards not permitted.
❐ Signages designed for all Shopping Centers.
Excellent ❐ Land allotted to 10 Hospitals. Kailash Hospital working.
Social ❐ Ansal Plaza Shopping Mall Operational.
Infrastructure ❐ Shopping Malls, Multiplexes coming up
❐ Greg Norman Signature Golf Club, Stellar Gymkhana, YMCA
❐ Adequate parking.
❐ Fashionable shopping areas in the vicinity
❐ Hotels, Restaurants.
❐ Country's first India Exposition Mart for export of Handicrafts (55acres).
❐ Banking & Postal services
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Green Areas ❐ An Eco-Friendly Relaxed Environment.
❐ 25% of Master Plan area reserved for Greenery.
❐ Organised flowing green belts- continuous lung space.
❐ Ornamental avenues - to control development, improve aesthetics and environment.
❐ 3000 acres Reserve Forest Area within the city limits.
❐ Minimal Pollution-The best urban environment in North India.
❐ Clean environment USP of GNoida.
❐ Polluting industry not permitted.
❐ Lab set up to measure ambient air quality.
❐ Display boards at entrance to GNoida to display air quality on daily basis.
❐ Green & impeccably planned, greenfield city in India.
❐ Wide roads (130 m), open spaces, lush roadside and central verge grass and tree plantations.
Education Facilities ❐ SCHOOL EDUCATION
Public and International schools- DPS, Ryan International, Somerville, Oxford, Kendriya Vidyalaya.
Excellent Preparatory and Kintergartens: Pragyan
❐ COLLEGE EDUCATION
150 Allotments made for Higher secondary schools, Engineering Colleges, Medical Colleges,
Management Institutes, Vocational Institutes
Emerging Knowledge Hub ❐ Greater Noida is developing Knowledge Park in three Phases:
Phase-I (320 acres), already developed.
Phase-II (407 acres), development nearing completion.
Phase-III (940 acres), planned.
❐ Allotments have already been made to several institutions : Schools, Management Institutes,
Vocational Training Institutes.
❐ 14 Engineering, 8 Management Colleges, IIT Roorkee, BITS Ranchi, National Law School,
Sharda Group prestigious Institutions 2 Medical Colleges, Homoeopathic College.
Connectivity ❐ Strategic Location within NCR - well linked to domestic & international markets via Delhi.
❐ Railway Station 45 min, International Airport 1 hour, ISBT 30 min.
❐ Connected to Delhi, Noida by 8-lane Expressway.
❐ Yamuna Expressway -link to Agra - construction work started
❐ Link from Noida via M.P. Road No.3.
❐ Link from N.H.24.
❐ Link from G.T. Road via Dadri ROB.
❐ Basic Infrastructure provisioned ahead of demand.
❐ Proposed International Airport, Aviation Hub, Railway Station in PPP.
❐ Corridor earmarked for future expansion of Metro/LRT.
Transport Hub ❐ Development of Boraki Railway Station into Greater Noida Station in PPP.
❐ Passenger and Goods Terminal Between ICD and SEZ (2500 acres).
❐ ROB for connectivity to GT Road- NH 24.
❐ Wholesale market, Fruits and Vegetable wholesale trade.
❐ No unnecessary truck parking/movement inside GNA- Clean City.
❐ Seamless merging of passenger transport systems.
❐ Likely Railway Station in PPP.
❐ RITES doing Pre-feasibility Study on Railway Station.
❐ Entire Hub in Private Partnership.
IT and other Industries ❐ Automotive
Honda Siel Cars
New Holland Tractors
❐ IT/ Electronics
12 units allotted plots
Pepsi, Vectra, Honda Power
Major Projects ❐ Proposed International Airport.
❐ Night Safari project (similar to Singapore) planned in 150 acres.
❐ Proposed Bird Sanctuary & World Nature Garden.
❐ Yamuna Expressway link to Agra.
❐ Ganga Expressway link to Balia (Bihar via Kanpur, Allahabad, Varanasi).
❐ Hindun Expressway link to Dehradoon (Uttranchal via Ghaziabad).
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