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Rooma



Rooma(Hindi:रूमा)(Urdu:روما) is a satellite town situated about 20 kilometres east of Kanpur, India and a major industrial and institutional centre on Kanpur–Allahabad Highway of National Highway 19.[1] Its one of the major towns enlisted in Kanpur metropolitan area.

Rooma(रूमा)

Rooma
town
Nickname(s): 
Textile City of Uttar Pradesh
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Rooma(रूमा) (India)
Coordinates:
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictKanpur Nagar
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • BodyRooma/Chakeri Municipality
Area
 • Total7.21 km2 (2.78 sq mi)
Elevation
123 m (404 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total9,868
 • Density1,647/km2 (4,270/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
209 402
Vehicle registrationUP-78
Nearest cityKanpur
Literacy85%
Lok Sabha constituencyAkbarpur (Lok Sabha constituency)
Vidhan Sabha constituencyMaharajpur
Civic agencyRooma/Chakeri Municipality/ward-10/Zone-2
Websiteup.gov.in

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Economy

There are many industries situated in the U.P.S.I.D.C. developing area. Many automotive showrooms are located on NH-2 National Highway 19. TECHNO INDIA is Service centre of Makita and Bosch power tools. Rooma has immense potential to be developed as major industrial city in Uttar Pradesh as the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor passes from here and Rooma has its own railway station on the corridor.

Textile Park

The Project has been set up on 173 acres of land on National Highway No.2 (Kanpur-Allahabad Section). Facilities like Training Centre, Fashion Design Centre, CETP, etc. for textile units in the area has been set up in the project.[2]

Leather Complex

UPSIDC has developed a leather goods complex along with township at Rooma.[3]

New Rooma Industrial Estate

UPSIDC has planned to develop a new industrial estate named as New Rooma Industrial Estate to give fuel to small scale industries.[4]

IT Hub

Rooma is soon to become a major IT hub in Uttar Pradesh. The construction of large Airport terminal by 2020 in its sister town Chakeri has resulted in immense potential of Rooma to be developed in IT and electronics centre in the near future.

Banks :

  • Bank of Baroda
  • State Bank of India
  • Allahabad Bank

Education

Rooma is one of the educational hubs in Kanpur, having a number of Engg. Institutes like Kanpur Institute of Technology, AXIS Colleges, Allenhouse Group, Vision Institute of Technology, Mount Litera Zee School etc.


Demography

Religions in Rooma
Religion Percent
Hindus
94%
Muslims
3.5%
Jains
0.2%
Others†
2.2%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

Tourist Attractions

A meditation center situated at near Ema at Rooma
  • Radha-Swami Asram
  • Habiba Masjid, Jajmau
  • Jajmau Tila
  • Dhamma Kalyana International Meditation Centre, Dhorighat
  • Beramh Dev Temple
  • Balaji Mandir, Salempur Mod

Transport

Road

National Highway 19 (old number:NH 2) which connects Delhi with Dankuni near Kolkata passes from Rooma. Rooma has a bus stop near the highway and buses for major cities like Kanpur, Allahabad, Agra, Mathura, Faridabad, Jaipur etc. are easily available here. Kanpur Metropolitan Bus Service has bus routes from Rooma to different parts of Kanpur city and metropolitan area. Multinational cab companies like Ola and Uber have their services in Rooma.

Railways

Rooma (RXM) has a railway station on Delhi–Howrah main line but only passenger trains and Lichchavi Express halt here. There is a proposal to convert Rooma into terminal station as it is developing at very fast rate.[5] Sarsaul Railway Station which has some express/mail trains stoppage is 10 km from here and Kanpur Central Railway Station is 14 km from here.

Airways

Kanpur Airport is the nearest airport connected with major domestic destinations in India and is proposed to be an international airport in near future.


References

Bank Bank of Baroda Allahabad bank





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Information as of: 20.08.2021 06:19:02 CEST

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