Issapur Delhi

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Issapur (ईसापुर, इस्सेपुर) is a big village on Delhi-Haryana border (West Delhi, under Najafgarh block). Issapur village has more than 11500 acres of land second highest in Najafgarh after Dichaon Kalan. National Bureau Of Plant Genetic Resources, Experimental station is located in Issapur about 45 Km away from headquarter near Delhi-Haryana (Dhansa) border. It is established during 1976, on 100 acre land obtained from Gaon Sabha, Issapur on 99 year on lease. The village also has a Air Force station on its land. A free school called Kalinga Institute of Social science, a joint venture between Govt. of NCT of Delhi & Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences, Bhubaneswar, Odisha is also being run on the village land . "KISS Delhi is a revolutionary step in bringing the wards of the poorest sections at par with other sections of the society" - Smt. Sheila Dikshit, Former Chief Minister of Delhi. The village also has a forest called issapur village.

Gotras

Dagar[1]

History

This is a very old village of Delhi and was founded in 664 Ad . Village is at more elevation compared to other villages of the region . It is on a height of 190 metres. Due to this flood waters from najafgarh drain were never able to enter issapur village . The Airforce station was constructed on this village because of its height .

Location

The village is a few kilometres away from najafgarh in south west delhi. It is located on the border of Delhi and Haryana . The village is just 2 kms away from Kundli Manesar Expressway.

Being on the outskirts of Delhi, this village has good agricultural land. Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has plans to set up a mega-city (like Dwarka) in this area by the year 2021.

Nearby Cities Bahadurgarh 13 KM near Jhajjar 23 KM near Gurgaon 27 KM near

Nearby Air Ports Indira Gandhi International Airport 25 KM near

Nearby RailWay Station Bahadurgarh Rail Way Station 16 KM near

Population

8000

Notable persons

Major Hari singh was the first graduate of Issapur village and Ist commissioned officer in Army.

Late Ch. Baldev Singh Dagar S/o late sh Goverdhan was very famous and popular leader in the area. He won two times councillor election from Issapur ward. His son Sh. A. S. Dagar was retired as IAS Officer. Sh. A S Dagar is the first IAS officer of issapur village.

External Links

http://www.nbpgr.ernet.in/News_Details/aid/241.aspx http://kissdelhi.ac.in/facility/all-facilities.php


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